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  Alex Wind

Alex  Wind

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North Canton, Ohio

High School:


Men's Cross Country Opens Season on Saturday

`Cats travel to Oxford, Ohio to take on the Miami RedHawks

2016: Started the season at the Flyer 5k Challenge where he ran the 5k race and finished with a time of 15:47.5 which was good enough for 10th place…Went on to the Virginia Tech Alumni Invite where he ran the 8k race and finished in 21st place with a time of 15:28.0…Competed at the All-Ohio XC Championship in the 8k race, finishing in 12th place with a time of 25:47.1…Finished in 29th place in the 8k race at the Pre-National Invitational with a time of 25:38.2…Ran in the 8k race at the MAC Championship and finished in 8th place with a time of 25:37.8…Finished the season at the Regional Championship, running the 10k race at a 32:10.2 pace.

Started the season off strong by taking second at Dayton in the 3.1 mile with a 15:42.2 time...Finished 11th in the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational 8k by posting a 25:07.2 time...Recorded a 22nd place finish at the All-Ohio XC Championships 8k in 25:06.9...Posted his season-best time of 24:44.4 in the 8k at the Mid-American Conference Championships to finish 15th...Ended the season at the NCAA Division I Great Lakes Region XC Championships’ 10k in 32:30.3 to finish in the top 75.

Started the season with a ninth place finish at the Ohio XC Invitational posting a 27:31.0 mark…Traveled to the Miami University XC Invitational 5K and took 20th with a 15:33.5 finish…Recorded a season-best time of 25:06.4 and a 22nd place finish at the All-Ohio Intercollegiat Championships…Finished in the top 40 at the MAC Championships with a 25:29.0 time.

Ran a season-best 5k time of 16:04.90 at the Miami Invitational... Notched a seventh-place finish at the Ohio Invitation in a 5k mark of 16:09.01... Posted an 8k time of 26:49.69 to help the team place fourth at the Wake Forest Invitational.

Personal: Born May 17, 1995... Son of Lisa and Brian Wind... Has two older sisters... Is nicknamed the "Windy City"... Favorite teams are the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians... Is majoring in Finance and Business Pre-Law.