Alex Knapp
Alex Knapp
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Chester, Pa.
High School: B. Reed Henderson
Major: Aerospace Engineering

2018: NEWMAC All-Conference... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Competed in four events, including the Purple Valley Classic where he placed 122nd in a time of 28:27... Finished sixth at the NEWMAC Championship in 26:41 and 65th at the NCAA Regional in a time of 26:29.66... Placed 148th at the NCAA Championship with a time of 25:52.3.

2017: NEWMAC All-Conference... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Placed ninth at the NEWMAC Championship in a time of 26:07.

2016: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Finished 36th at the Purple Valley Classic in 26:27.5 and 129th at the NEICAAA Championship in 26:50.6... Placed 120th at the Border Battle with a time of 25:21, followed by a 16th-place performance at the NEWMAC Championship in 26:19.

2015: Competed in four races as a freshman ... placed a season-high 15th at the NEWMAC Championships with a time of 26:35 (11/1) ... came in 42nd in the season opening Purple Valley Classic at 26:30.7 (9/26) ... crossed the finish line 62nd with a time of 26:42.5 at the Connecticut College Invitational (10/17) ... placed 197th at the NEICAAA Championship with a time of 27:16.44 (10/10) ... [SEASON RESULTS]

Off the Cross Country Trail: Also a member of the MIT men’s track & field team... Majoring in aerospace engineering with a minor in computer science and a concentration in Russian language... Member of Air Force ROTC... Earned the Catalent Global Scholarship... Zero Robotics UROP... UROP in the MIT Space System Lab... Member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society... Software development intern at OSISoft, Inc... Conducted autonomy research at Skoltech University's Intelligent Space Robotics Lab in Russia.

High School: A 2015 graduate of B. Reed Henderson High School … eleven-time letter winner in cross country and track & field … Captain of both teams … two-time Cross Country State Team Champion … two-time Pennsylvania AAA State Cross Country Medalist … two-time NXN Team National Qualifier … First Team 2013 & 2014 All-Chesmont League … First Team 2014 All-District 1 … Second Team 2014 All-State PA … Third Team 2014 All-Region Northeast … Second Team 2013 All-District 1 … Third Team 2013 All-State PA … also played on the West Chester United Soccer Club (WCUSC) … earned the John Hay Memorial Scholarship and Catalent Global Scholars Scholarship … National Merit Honor Society Commendation … AP Scholar Award … National Honor Society … Italian Honor Society… President of Ski/Snowboard Club … Co-founder of Rock Climbing Club … Treasurer of CISV Brandywine Valley Junior Branch Board for two years.