Simon Alford
Simon Alford
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dublin, Ohio
High School: Dublin Coffman
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Mathematics

Collegiate Personal Bests
800m - 1:53.70
1,000m - 2:28.77

800m - 1:57.21

2017-18: Indoor New England D3 Champion in the 1,000 meters... All-New England (Indoor - 1,000m and 4x800, Outdoor - 4x800)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... Competed in 11 meets... Ran a season-best 2:28.77 in the 1,000 at the BU John Thomas Terrier Classic... Won the 800 at the Bates/Colby Tri-Meet and the 4x800 at the Bowdoin College Invitational... Won the 1,000 at the New England D3 Indoor Championship in 2:30.20 and sixth in the 4x800... Ran a season-best 1:53.70 in the 800 at the BU Last Chance Qualifier... Was sixth in the 800 in 1:57.21 at the NEWMAC Championship and second in the 4x800 at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship in 7:50.66.

2016-17: New England All-Region (Indoor - DMR)... Competed in three meets... In his collegiate debut at the Tufts Cupid Challenge, he was third in the 800m in a season-best time of 1:58.52... At the D3 New England Championship, he finished 10th in the 1,000m in 2:33.27 and was a member of the fourth-place DMR team that finished in a time of 10:26.13.

Off the Track: Majoring in mathematics... Intern with Germain APM... Plays the piano in the CMS Jazz Combo.

High School: Ran track and cross country at Dublin Coffman High School... Was a four-year track letter winner and earned three varsity letters in cross country... Won both the Most Improved and Most Valuable Awards in track and field, along with the Most Dedicated Award for cross country... Finished seventh in the Division I state championship in the 800 meters in 2016... Has a PR of 1:52.99 in the 800, which is the second-fastest time ever at his high school... Also has a PR of 4:22.11 in the 1600... Honda Math Medal recipient... Member of the robotics team, drama club, piano club, jazz ensemble and math team.