Alex Loeper
Alex Loeper
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Medina, Ohio
High School: Medina
Major: Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

2019 (Sophomore): Competed in seven races for the Spartans during his sophomore season… Was among the team’s top-seven finishers on three occasions… Placed 267th overall and seventh among CWRU finishers at the NCAA Championships… Was the team’s eighth finisher and placed 53rd overall at the UAA Championships… Recorded a season-best 8K time of 26:10.7 at the Inter-Regional Rumble… Was the team’s seventh finisher and placed 23rd among DIII runners and 73rd overall at the All-Ohio Championships.

  Meet Dist. # of Runners Time Overall Pl. Team Pl.
Aug. 31 Sudeck Classic Stampede 6K 52 20:24.4 17 10
Sep. 7 Knight Invite (Open) 8K 154 26:49.0 6 N/A
Sep. 28 All-Ohio Championships 8K 301 (145 D3) 27:16.1 73 (23 D3) 7
Oct. 5 Live in Lou Classic 8K 276 26:12.0 107 6
Oct. 19 Inter-Regional Rumble 8K 342 26:10.7 96 9
Nov. 2 UAA Championships 8K 75 26:27.1 53 8
Nov. 23 NCAA DIII Championships 8K 280 27:06.4 267 7

 

Personal: Came to CWRU after competing for Ohio Northern for his freshman season... Finished 52nd out of 138 runners at the OAC Championships... Competed in five varsity races as a freshman and was among the team's top-seven finishers at three meets... Posted a career-best time of 26:58 at the Jenna Strong Invitational... Was a four-year member of the cross country and track & field teams at Medina High School, serving as a team captain during both his junior and senior seasons... Coached by Milt Place... Was a two-time qualifier for the OHSAA Cross Country State meet... Helped his team to a third-place finish in the state in 2017... Recorded career-best times of 16:40 in the 5K, 10:01 in the 3,200m run and 4:34 in the 1,600m run in high school... National Honor Society member... Born March 21... Son of David and Michelle... His brother, Ben, is a member of the cross country and track & field teams at Ohio Wesleyan.