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

Collegiate Personal Bests
Indoor:
Mile - 4:36.72
3000m - 9:12.51
5000m - 15:21.31

Outdoor:
5000m - 15:14.30
10,000m - 31:44.45

2017-18: All-New England (Outdoor - 10,000m)... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (10,000m)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Competed in seven meets... Finished third in the 5,000m at the Bowdoin College Invitational with a time of 15:35.74... Was second in the 5,000m at 15:16.19 in a dual meet with Williams... Finished second in the 10,000m at the NEWMAC Championship in a time of 32:42.73... Ran a season-best 15:14.30 in the 5,000m at the New England D3 Outdoor Championshp while finishing second in the 10,000m at 31:52.59.

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.

2015-16:
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 at MIT: Majoring in aerospace engineering with a minor in political science … Was a member of the MIT men’s cross country team as an undergraduate … interning at Zero Robotics Middle School … member of Phi Kappa Sigma … Philanthropy Chair for Phi Kappa Sigma... Earned the AFROTC Scholarship and the Hurliman Foundation Scholarship … Air Force ROTC Wing Commander... Did research on Advanced Space Based Laser Communication... MIT Lincoln Lab Military Fellow.

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.