Alex Harkins
Alex Harkins
Height: 5-9
Weight: 140
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Ramon, Calif.
High School: De La Salle
Position: Event=>Steeple Chase

IN 2009: Ran througout cross country season ... In track in spring of 2009, ran a personal best on the track in the following events: 1500m - 4:01.8; 5000m - 15:09 (2008) and 3000m Steeple Chase - 9:27.

IN 2007: Hornet Invitational 3/24: Finished second in the 3000 meters with a time of 9:07.29 ... Johnny Mathis Invitational 4/7: Finished 22nd in the 800 meters with a time of 2:01.42. Finished 22nd in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:11.88 ... Woody Wilson Open 4/14: Finished 13th in the 5000 meters with a time of 15:13.80 ... In Cross Country, ran a personal best of 25:33 in the 8k in 2007.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif. ... coached by Kevin Selby ... also played soccer for coach Brian Voltatorni ... cross country team was three-time North Coast Section champs, finished sixth in state ... soccer team won NCS title in 2004-05 season, reached NCS semifinals in 2005-06 season ... named first-team All-NCS in 2005 ... named to Contra Costa Times team in 2004 and '05 ... three-time All-League honoree ... involved in the Ski Club ... earned Service Award for peer counseling.

PERSONAL DATA: Son of Joseph and Lindsey Harkins ... father played soccer at Santa Clara ... has two older sisters, Maddy and Megan ... Megan played soccer at the U.S. Air Force Academy ... enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, the beach, and playing soccer ... majoring in civil engineering.