Alex Noakes
Alex Noakes
Height: 6-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Watkinsville, Ga.
High School: North Oconee
Position: Throws
Major: Computer Science

2014: (Outdoor): wrapped up season at the New England Division III Championships (5/3) finishing 12th in the shot put by throwing 44-01.25, and 15th in the discus clearing 122-11 … finished sixth in the hammer throw clearing 143-04 and ninth in the discus throw hitting 109-10 at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26) … season best distance in the hammer throw at the Sean Collier Invitational (4/19) clearing 150-09 to finish fifth … best shot put throw came at Bates (4/12) where he hit 45-01.50 … best discus throw was at the Engineer’s Cup (4/5) throwing for 136-11 … (Indoor): placed 12th in the shot put at the New England Division III Championships (2/22) with a season best distance of 45-01.00 … finished fourth in the shot put with a distance of 45-00.25, and seventh in the weight throw clearing 45-04.25 at the Tufts Stampede Invite (2/1) … best weight throw of 46-09.00 came in a second place performance at the Art Farnham Invitational (1/25) where he also finished third in the shot put clearing 39-10.75.

2013: (Indoor): came in 16th in the shot put with a throw of 11.20m and was 14th in the weight throw with 12.00m at the Harvard Challenge (1/19) … improved to 12.04 in the weight throw at the Tufts Stampede (2/02), finishing in 20th … (outdoor): was third in the discus with a throw of 39.34m at the Engineer’s Cup (4/06) … came in fifth in the shot put with a throw of 12.79m, third in discus in 39.68m and fifth in hammer with a throw of 40.02m against Bates, Colby and USM (4/13) … finished in fifth place in discus in 39.68m at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27).

Off the Track: Majoring in computer science with a concentration in philosophy … also part of the MIT football team.

High School: A 2012 graduate of North Oconee High School … twice named the Lineman of the Week … offensive MVP of the Week … varsity letterwinner in football and track … set school records in the discus and shot put … National Honor Society … student government … Georgia Governor’s Honors Program.