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Barry Alexia
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1996
Other Position: Men's Track & Field
Barry Alexia
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/28/2007
One of the finest hurdlers ever to wear the Maroon and Gold, Alexia was a 1978 All-America selection in the 400-meter hurdles... ranked as high as sixth in the nation and 15th in the world in the event... set a Mid-American Conference mark in the 400 of 50.6 seconds in 1978 that lasted for eight years... ran a leg on the 1978 record-setting 4x400 meter relay team... was undefeated for three years in outdoor dual meets in both the 110 and 400 hurdles... qualified for the 1980 Olympic Trials both events... a product of Wyandotte Roosevelt High School.