I have been a fan, athlete, coach, official, prep editor, author, blogger, and photographer since 1953.
I have announced the NCAA West, the Pac-12, the Stanford Invitational, the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, the Mt. SAC Relays, the North Coast Section, the Sac-Joaquin Section, and the California State High School Meet.
I have attended five Olympic Games and four World Championships.
I am a U.S. Correspondent for Track and Field News.
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Alex Short (San Francisco)
Cambridge University/Southend High Grammar School For Boys
2016 Track & Field: NCAA West Preliminary Championships semifinalist in the 10,000 meters … qualified for the NCAA regional field after taking 18th at the Stanford Invitational on April 1, turning in a time of 29:19.55 … clocked in with a time of 14:13.48 to take 13th in the 5,000 m at the Stanford Twilight on April 22.
2015 Cross Country: An All-West Coast Conference and All-West Region performer during his first campaign on the Hilltop...Named the WCC Runner of the Month for September...2015 NCAA Championships Qualifier...Took first place at the Boise State dual meet, pacing the Dons with a time of 24:55.1...Earned a top five finish at the Roy Griak Invitational, completing the courst in 25:04.8...Placed 31st at Pre-Nationals with a time of 23:45.7..Put himself on the All-WCC team with a fourth place performance at the conference championships, completing the course in 24:58.2...Named to the NCAA All-West Region team after taking 15th overall with a time of 21:26.2...Earned a spot at the NCAA Championships as an at-large bid, the third year in a row the Dons have sent an individual qualifier to the national meet.
High School and Personal: Finished 7th in the BUCS Championship in cross country in 2015...Finished 19th place at the English Cross Country Championships in 2015...Competed in the Home Countries International and the U-23 European Cross Country Championships in 2014...Won the 3000m of the Essex County Championships in 2012 with a time of 9:09.11...Ranked 49th in the United Kingdom in the 5000m among U-23 competitors...Personal bests include: 2:06.5, 4:08.47 (1500m), 8:49.55 (3000m), 15:11.67 (5000m)...Coached by Phillip O’Dell and Gupta Deli...Son of Christopher and Michelle Short...Enjoys watching movies and listening to music during free time.