Nadia Alexander

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingston, Jamaica

High School:
St. Hugh's HS

Position:
Throws

Experience:
2L

Nadia Alexander

2008: Qualified and competed in Nationals for the shot put in both the indoor and outdoor season...Earned a fourth place finish in the shot put at regional...Named All-WAC for both indoor and outdoor seasons...Won the outdoor WAC championship in the shot put with a school record throw of 54-6.75...Her outdoor record setting throw also earned her Al-LSWA honors in the shot put for outdoor...Won the WAC indoor championship in the shot put with a throw of 52- 10.25...Set the school record in the indoor shot put in the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. with a throw of 53-7.5...Top discus throw for the outdoor season came in the Snowbird Invitational with a throw of 152-1.00...

2007: Finished tenth in the women's shot put finals representing Jamaica after throwing 51 feet, 10 inches in the Pan American Games over the summer... placed second with a throw of 52-6.50 at the 2007 WAC Indoor Championships... named All-WAC for the 2007 Indoor season...took a collegiate sixth place finish after throwing for 51-7 at the Tyson Invitational... had the highlight of the meet for Tech in the women's shot put with a school record tying throw of 52-3.75 for a first place finish at the Bayou Bengal Invitational... Competed at the Central American and Columbian games for an eighth place finish in the shot with a throw of 48-1... All-LSWA Team in shot put...

2006: Named All-WAC for indoor season and outdoor seasons...Placed third in at the WAC indoor championships in the shot put with a throw of 48- 0.50"...Placed fifth in the outdoor WAC championships with a throw of 47-10"...

2005: Finished second in the women's shot put with a throw of 44-1.25 at the Houston Indoor Opener Jan. 15, 2005...Placed seventh in the WAC indoor championships with a throw of 44- 3.0"...Finished eighth in the WAC outdoor championships in the shot put with a throw of 43- 5.25"

High School: Graduated from St. Hugh's High School in Kingston, Jamaica in 2004 ... competed in track and field ... became just the second Jamaican ever to win the high school shot put competition at the Penn Relays in 2004.

Getting Acquainted: Daughter of Wilfred Alexander and Janice Chance... Has one brother, Jeremy... Majoring in Nutrition... Born Dec. 27, 1985

Getting Acquainted: Daughter of Wilfred Alexander and Janice Chance... Has one brother, Jeremy... Majoring in Nutrition... Born Dec. 27, 1985