Alex Eckert
Alex Eckert
Year: So.
Hometown: Bergenfield, N.J.
High School: Academy of the Holy Angels
Position: Vault/Triple

2013: Competed in the 60, 55 hurdles, 60 hurdles, 100 hurdles, pole vault and triple jump…recorded season-best times in the 60 (8.65) at the Jay Carisella Invitational (Dec. 1), 55 hurdles (9.27) at New Hampshire (Jan. 19), 60 hurdles (9.83) at the Joe Donahue Games (Jan. 25) and 100 hurdles (16.54) at the Brown Springtime Open (April 28)…also set season-best marks in the pole vault (2.90m) at both Maine (Feb. 2) and at the Holy Cross home meet (April 20) and in the triple jump (10.62m) at Maine.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity track & field team at Academy of the Holy Angels under coach Howard Shuman...named team captain as a senior...holds school records in the pole vault and high hurdles...also a four-year member of the varsity tennis team...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Volker and Deborah Eckert...has not yet declared a major.

 

Eckert's Top Performances

EventTime/Dist/HtMeet (Date)
60m8.65Jay Carisella Invitational (12/1/2012)
55m H8.92New Hampshire (1/18/2014)
60m H9.52Joe Donahue Games (1/24/2014)
100m H16.54Brown Springtime Open (4/28/2013)
Pole Vault3.35mJoe Donahue Games (1/24/2014)
Triple Jump10.62mMaine (2/2/2013)