Alex Arteaga
Alex Arteaga
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Joseph, Ill.
High School: St. Joseph-Ogden
Events: Multis

PERSONAL BESTS

EVENT TIME/MARK MEET DATE
60-Indoor 7.56 IWU Keck 2/7/2014
55 Hurdles-Indoor 8.01 UAA Indoor Championships 2/28/2014
60 Hurdles-Indoor 8.67 Titan Triangular1/16/2016
200-Indoor 24.61 IWU First Chance 12/1/2012
1,000-Indoor 2:54.47 IWU Keck 2/7/2015
High Jump-Indoor 1.90m UAA Indoor Championships
2/28/2016
Pole Vault-Indoor 4.41m UAA Indoor Championships2/28/2016
Long Jump-Indoor 6.71m UAA Indoor Championships
2/28/2014
Triple Jump-Indoor 13.18m UAA Indoor Championships
3/1/2015
Shot Put-Indoor 11.60m IWU Keck 2/7/2015
Heptathlon-Indoor 4,767 Polar Bear Final Qualifier3/5/2016
200-Outdoor 24.35 WUSTL Mini Meet 3/22/2013
110 Hurdles-Outdoor 15.55 Rose-Hulman 4/18/2014
High Jump-Outdoor 1.81m UAA Outdoor Championships
4/26/2015
Long Jump-Outdoor 6.76m UAA Outdoor Championships 4/28/2013
Triple Jump-Outdoor 13.24m UAA Outdoor Championships 4/26/2015
Shot Put-Outdoor 10.96m WU Invite 3/28/2014
Javelin-Outdoor 46.84m WU Invite 3/28/2014
Bold denotes school record

 

2015-16: Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in the heptathlon, where he finished 12th with a score of 4,585 ... Earned Indoor All-UAA honors with a runner-up finish in the high jump (1.90m) ... Also finished fourth in the pole vault (4.41m), fifth in the long jump (6.56m) and fifth in the 60 hurdles (8.84) at the UAA Indoor Championships ... Broke his own school record in the heptathlon (4,767) at the Polar Bear Final Qualifier March 5 ... USTFCCCA Indoor All-Region in the heptathlon ... Named the UAA Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week Feb. 8 and March 7.

2014-15: Finished fourth in the long jump (6.45m) and triple jump (13.18m), while also placing fifth in the 60 hurdles (9.16) and sixth in the high jump (1.86m) at the UAA Indoor Championships ... Placed fourth in the long jump (6.49m), fifth in the triple jump (13.24m) and eighth in the high jump (1.81m) at the UAA Outdoor Championships.

2013-14: Won the UAA Indoor title in the long jump with a mark of 6.71m ... Added a third-place finish in the 55 hurdles to earn all-UAA indoor honors ... Set the school record in the indoor heptathlon with a score of 4,709 at the IWU Keck Invite Feb. 7 ... Selected as the UAA Indoor Men's Field Athlete of the Week Feb. 10.

2012-13: Won the UAA Outdoor title in the long jump with a season-best mark of 6.76m ... Also finished fourth in the triple jump (13.08m), fifth in the 110 hurdles (15.83), and tied for fifth in the high jump (1.73m).

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and four-year letterwinner in track & field at St. Joseph-Ogden High School ... Also earned three letters in cross country ... Earned all-state honors in the 300 intermediate hurdles in 2011 and 2012 ... Ran on 1,600 relay that finished third at state in 2012 ... Also qualified for state in the long and triple jumps ... Named the 2012 team MVP ... Selected as St. Joseph-Ogden's Field Event MVP in 2011 ... Received Most Improved Runner award for cross country in 2010 ... Four-year academic letterwinner.

PERSONAL: Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Son of Matthew and Carie Arteaga.