Alex Knoedler
Alex Knoedler
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Canon City, Colo.
High School: Canon City
Position: Distance
Major: Aerospace Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
Mile - 4:36.72
3000m - 9:12.51
5000m - 15:31.88

5000m - 15:23.71
10,000m - 31:44.45

2016-17: NEWMAC Champion (10,000m)... All-Region (Outdoor - 10,000m)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Competed in nine meets... Was second in the 10,000m at the D3 New England Outdoor Championship in a season-best 31:44.45 and won the NEWMAC Championship in 32:37.96... Ran a season-best 15:23.71 in the 5,000m at the Sean Collier Invitational, where he finished fifth.

NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... competed in five outdoor meets ... opened the season by setting a personal best time in the 5000m (15:34.85) at the MIT Quad Meet (4/9) ... clinched first place in the 10,000m run with a time of 33:16.35 at the Sean Collier Invitational (4/23) ... ran a season best time of 32:31.84 in the 10,000m run when he placed 12th at the New England Division III Outdoor Championship (5/5-7).

2014-15: Competed in five indoor meets as a freshman ... opened his collegiate career with a sixth place finish in the 5000m run (15:53.16) at the MIT vs. Bates and Colby Meet (1/10) ... notched a personal best time of 9:12.51 in the 3000m run the very next weekend at the Bowdoin Invitational (1/17) ... had a highest placement of second when he registered a season-best mark of 15:46.10 in the 5000m run at the Art Farnham Invitational ... competed in four outdoor meets ... finished ninth in the 10,000m run with a personal best time of 31:58.37 at the New England Division III Outdoor Championship (4/30-5/2) ... crossed the line third in the 10,000m run (32:45.76) at the NEWMAC Championship (4/25).

Off the Track: Also a member of the MIT men’s cross country team... Majoring in aerospace engineering with a minor in political science... Member of Air Force ROTC... Earned the Catalent Global Scholarship... Zero Robotics UROP... Philanthropy Chair of the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity... Earned the Hurliman Foundation Scholarship.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Canon City High School … first team Academic All-State … five time varsity letterwinner … also competed in swimming … Colorado Scholastic Orienteering League State Champion … National Honor Society … Eagle Scout … National Honor Society (president) … Army JROTC … Student Council (head boy) … Speech and Debate Team (captain) … valedictorian … Air Force ROTC Scholarship … Hurliman Foundation Scholarship.