Alex Cardiasmenos
Alex Cardiasmenos
Birth Date: 08/15/1983
Height: 5-10
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Castro Valley, CA
High School: Castro Valley H.S.
2005 Track & Field: Alex led off his senior season for the Gauchos with 4th and 1st place finishes in the Home Opener 1500m and 3000m respectively. Later Alex ran a hard 5k at the All-Cal Challenge Cup to take a 30 second PR (14:41.76) and 2nd place. At the Cal-Nevada Championships Alex ran a strong race to place third in a PR of 3:55.39. Alex finished his career at the Big West Championships with a PR in the 3000m Steeplechase (9:17.29) and a 6th place finish to score team points.

2004 XC Recap: Alex ended his 3rd season in uniform for the Gauchos as the third man on the Conference team. He was consistent throughout the entire season and finished 18th at the Big West Conference Championships.

2004 Track & Field Recap: Ran personal bests at all distances in 2004, finishing 6th in the Big West Championships 3000m Steeplechase. He set a best in that event at 9:18.6 at the All-Cal Challenge Cup.

2003 XC Recap: Alex opened the season with a UCSB Lagoon XC 8k best of 25:24...logged 8k XC pr of 25:06.8 at the Riverside Inv...was the Gaucho's top finisher at the Cal Poly Invite.

2003 Track Recap: Alex qualified for the Big West Championships in the steeplechase with a personal best 9:39.75 at the UCSB/Cal Poly dual meet.

2002 XC Recap: Capped off red-shirt freshman season with 10th place finish at the Titan Invitational in an 8k PR time of 26:09.

2002 Track Recap: Posted quality freshman marks in the 5,000m(15:17.78) and 10,000m(32:25.55).

Coaches Notes: Qualified for the team in January '02. Has personal marks the Gaucho program prides itself on developing into high-quality runners.

1500m - 3:55.39 - 4/23/05
3000m - 8:39.41 - 2/19/05
Steeple - 9:17.29 - 5/13/05
3200m - 9:46 - 2001
5000m - 14:41.76 - 3/5/05
10,000m - 32:22.00 - 5/14/04