Men's Cross Country

Alex Norstrom
Alex Norstrom
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Coventry, CT
High School: Coventry
Position: Distance

Collegiate Personal Bests:
1,500 Meter Run: 4:09.95
One Mile Run: 4:18.62
3,000 Meter Run: 8:31.50
5,000 Meter Run: 14:30.71
10,000 Meter Run: 29:57.96
3,000 Meter Steeple: 9:36.51
5K (XC): 15:29.5
8K (XC): 25.20.9
10K (XC): 32:56.0
5 Mile Run (XC): 25:51.8

2019 Outdoor: Won the bronze medal for the 5,000 meter with a time of 15:04.52 and came in fifth place in the 10,000 meter at 33:29.95 at the NEC Championship...Came in fourth for the 10,000 meter at the NEICAAA New England Outdoor Championship with a time of 32:15.53.

2018 Cross Country: Finished in third place and set a personal best in the 4.97 mile run, 25:02.7, at the Shawn M. Nassaney Memorial Invitational...Finished first for the 8K course with a time of 26:45.0 at the 16th Annual Ted Owen Cross Country Invitational...Set a personal best and finished 12th for the 8K with a time of 25:20.9 at the NEICAAA Cross Country Championship...Finished fourth for the 8K at the NEC Championship with a time of 25:57.5...Named NEC Athlete of the Week two times...One of three Blue Devils named to the 2018 Men's Cross Country All-Conference Team.

2018 Outdoor: Finished first for the 5000 meter run at the Black & Gold Invitational...Ran a personal best time of 29:57.96 for the 10,000 meter run at the Bison Outdoor Classic...Placed first for the 3000 meter run at the CCSU Track & Field Invitational...Finished third in the 5000 meter, 10,000 meter, and 3000 meter steeple at the Northeast Conference Championship...Placed second overall for the 10,000 meter run at the IC4A ECAC D1 Outdoor Track & Field Championships...Finished 43rd overall at the NCAA East Preliminary Round for the 10,000 meter run.

2018 Indoor: Placed first for the mile at the 2018 Yale Collegiate Invitational...Finished first for the 3000 meter run at the Joe Donahue Games...Recorded a personal best for the 5000 meter run (14:30.71) at the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic...Ran a fastest mile of 4:18.62 at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational...Ran the 3000 and 5000 meter run at the 2018 NEC Indoor Track & Field Championship coming in second in both races, setting a personal best for the 3000 meter (8:31.50).

2017 Cross Country: Ran the 5M at the IC4A ECAC XC Championship finishing 21st overall with a personal best time of 25:51.8.

2017 Indoor: Ran at the Northeast Conference Indoor Championships finishing the 5,000 meter run in 15:54.02 taking 14th place overall.

2016 Cross Country: Competed at the NCAA Northeast Region XC Championship 10K race finishing in 33:24.2... Finished ninth overall at the Northeast Conference Championships, running the 8K course at Saint Francis PA in 28:06.8...Took fifth place with his best 8K time of the season, 25:49.7, at the 14th Annual Ted Owen Invitational.

2016 Outdoor: Earned bronze in the 10,000 meter run (32.42.27), the 5,000 meter run (15:44.68), and the 3,000 meter steeplechase (9:49.24) at the Northeast Conference Championships...Competed in the IC4A Championships running a personal best 10,000m time of 30:57.74...Ran a collegiate fastest time of 14:47.95 in the 5,000 meter run at the Sam Howell Invitational.

2016 Indoor: Took bronze in the 3,000 meter run (8:33.45 PR), and fourth place in the 5,000 meter run (14:56.82) at the Northeast Conference Championships...Ran a personal best time of 4:21.84 in the mile at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.

2015 Outdoor: Finished 3rd in the 3,000 meter steeplechase and 4th in the 10,000 meter run at the NEC Championships...Had a season best time in the 10,000 Meter Run at the NEICAAA Championships, crossing the finish line in 32:07.26.

2015 Cross Country: Earned All-Northeast Conference honors, finishing eighth at the NEC Championships with a time of 25:38.5...Four-time Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week...Placed 16th at the CCSU Mini Meet (15:29.5)...Placed second in the Ted Owen Invitational with a time of 26:29...Finished in 16:02 at the Nassaney Invitational and was the top finishing freshman (38th)...Led CCSU at the Stony Brook Invitational with a time of 19:17.84...Earned a spot on the Northeast Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Before Central: Earned All-Conference honors in cross country and track seven times in his tenure at Coventry High School...Earned All-State honors in cross country...Earned All-Area honors in track four times from his freshman year to senior year...Holds eight school records in cross country and track combined.