Alex Rose
Alex  Rose

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Branch, Mich.

High School:
Ogemaw Heights HS

Position:
Throws

Major:
English

Graduated:
Y


2012 MAC Champion in the discus

2014 (Outdoor Track and Field): Won the discus throw (185-01) and fifth in the hammer throw (183-07.2) at the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invitational (3/29) ... placed second in the discus throw (187-11) at the Spartan Invite (4/5) ... finished second in the hammer throw with a new personal best of 184-08 and placed first in the discus throw (182-08) at the Hilltopper Relays (4/12).

2014 (Indoor Track and Field): Won the weight throw (58-06.94) at the CMU Jack Skoog Open (1/17) ... finished second in the shot put (56-07.5) and finished fourth in the weight throw (58-07.25) at the EMU Triangular-Quad (2/1) ... placed fifth in the shot put with a mark of 57-01.00, second in the weight throw (61-00.75) and won the discus throw (179-03) at the Akron Invitational (2/8) ... finished fifth in the weight throw (57-03.50) at the GVSU Tune-Up (2/22) ... placed third in the shot put (58-00.50) and seventh in the weight throw (59-01.25) at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/28).

2013 (Indoor Track and Field): First place in the Shot Put at the EMU Holiday Meet (54-08.75) (12/7) ... Finished 4th (56-1.75) in the shot put at the 2013 MAC Indoor Championships (2/24).

2012 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished runner-up in the shot put (54-00.50) and the discus (176-00) at the LSU Relays (3/24) ... finished third in the discus (163-09.75) and the shot put (56-02) at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (3/31) ... finished runner-up in the shot put (55-11.75) at the Spartan Invitational (4/7) ... won the shot put (55-11) and the discus (171-08) at the Northwood Open (4/14) ... won the discus (179-00) at the CSULA Twilight Open (4/19) ... finished 27th in the discus (169-04) at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/20) ... won the discus (180-07) and finished 6th in the shot put (49-09) at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/28) ... won the discus (184-10) at the Len Paddock Invitational (5/04) ... was the MAC Champion in the discus (180-10) and finished 3rd in the shot put (55-08.5) at the MAC Championships (5/10-5/12) ... finished 21st in the discus (169-11) and 44th in the shot put (48-04) at the NCAA East Prelims.

2012 (Indoor Track and Field): Redshirted

2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Earned All-America honors ... placed fifth in the discus at the NCAA Championships (6/8) with a mark of 185-10 ... scored four team points for CMU at the national championships ... qualified for nationals for the second consecutive year after earning third place with a mark of 186-0 at the NCAA Division I East Region Preliminary Round (5/28) ... threw the discus (184-02) at Defiance College (3/19) ... won the discus with a toss of 189-10 and took third in the shot put (53-8 3/4) at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (4/2) ... won the shot put (178-10) at the Mid-Major Challenge (4/8-4/9) ... set a new personal best 192-07 in the first-place effort in the discus at the Ed Adams Invite (4/9) ... finished third in the shot put (53-3 3/4) and the discus (175-7) at the John Jacobs Invitational (4/16) ... won the discus and qualified for regionals with a mark of 180-1 at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/30) ... took second in the discus with a toss of 178-11 at the Len Paddock Invitational (5/6-5/7).

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Took third in shot put at the Chippewa Open by throwing 51-3.74 ... won the shot put at the Chip Invite (1/14) with a toss of 55-0 3/4 ... finished fourth in the shot put with a throw of 54-09 1/2 at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (1/22) ... tied a career-best in the shot put en route to a win at The Cardinal (1/28) ... took fourth in the gold division shot put (54-4 1/2) at the Akron Invitational (2/12) ... also finished second in the discus (177-7) at the Akron Invitational (2/11) ... finished runner-up in the shot put at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25-2/26) after tossing the shot a career-best 58-3.

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the discus, where he finished 13th overall and third among freshmen with a toss of 177-2 ... finished seventh in the discus (179-5) at the NCAA East Region Prelims ... launched a season-best 181-3 to win the discus at the Len Paddock Invitational ... took eighth in the shot put with a season-best 53-10 1/2 at the MAC Outdoor Championships ... finished runner-up in the discus (188-8) at the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships to qualify for the IAAF World Junior Championships.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field): Finished runner-up in the shot put with a season-best 53-10 1/4 at the Jack Skoog Open ... also threw a season-best 51-5 1/2 in the weight throw at the Jack Skoog Open.

High School -- Won a state title in the shot put and finished runner-up in the discus in 2009 ... took fourth in the shot put at the state meet in 2008 ... set the school record in the shot put ... earned three letters in football, two in basketball and two in track ... twice earned all-conference honors in football.

Career Bests -- Shot put (58-3); discus (192-7); weight throw (61-00.75); hammer throw (184-08).

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