Alex Barr
Alex Barr
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Scripps Ranch HS
Position: Middle Distance
Major: Economics

2018 Cross Country 

Competed in six meets for his first cross country season. Opened up with a 25:35.4 8k clocking to finish 28th at the Mark Covert Invitational. Was the fifth man at the Big West Cross Country Championships by finishing 30th with a time of 25:54.7. Ended the season at the NCAA West Regional Meet with a clocking of 32:32.6 for 10k. 

2017-2018 Track

Competed in eight meets for his first season in the Gaucho uniform. Had a solid double at the 40th Annual Aztec Invitational running 3:57.24 for 1500m and 1:55.06 for 800m. Took 5th place at the Big West Challenge in the 1500m running 3:56.86. Set a personal best for 1500m at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a time of 3:54.22. Finished off the season by scoring at the Big West Conference Championships in the 1500m with a 5th place finish clocking 3:57.76.

2017 Cross Country

Redshirt season. Ran a personal 8k time of 25:06.9 to finish 19th overall at the Titan Invitational. 

Prep 

Attended Scripps Ranch High School where he was a two time individual qualifier for the state meet twice in division two cross country and once in track. Ended up breaking school records in the 1600m (held by former Gaucho and current 1500m school record holder Shyan Vaziri), 3200m, and cross country 5000m. Coached by Chuck Warren and Dean FleddarJohn. 

Personal

Parents are Victor and Christine Barr...Majoring in Economics...plans to purse a challenging/interesting job in the business field after receiving his degree...athletic goals are to become a major contributor to the team and to run at his fullest potential...hobbies inclue soccer, longboarding, and listening to music...fun fact: would not wear pants save on formal occasions until his senior year of high school. 

Collegiate Bests 

800m - 1:55.06 (2018 40th Annual Aztec Invitational)

1500m - 3:54.22 (2018 Bryan Clay Invitational) 

Big West Championships 

2018 - 1500m, 5th, 3:57.76

Big West Championships (Cross Country)

2018 - 8k, 30th, 25:54.7

NCAA West Regional (Cross Country)

2018 - 10k, 142nd, 32:32.6

Prep Bests

800m - 1:53.88

1600m - 4:12.84c

3200m - 9:14.09