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     Alex Christus
    Alex Christus

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Skokie, Ill.

    High School:
    Niles North

    Event:
    Sprints/Jumps


    Outdoor 2012: Garnered third-place honors at the Chicagoland Championships in the triple jump with a leap of 10.11m ... placed third at the DePaul Invite with a mark of 10.22m in the triple jump ... leaped a season-best 10.40m in the triple jump at the Marquette Invite on April 28.

    Indoor 2012: Placed fourth in the triple jump at the Dick Pond open with a leap of 9.84m ... took fifth place at the Tadd Metzger Invite in the triple jump with an indoor-best mark of 10.25m.

    Outdoor 2011: Placed ninth in the triple jump at the Poehlein Invitational (4/02/11).

    Indoor 2011: Placed third in the triple jump at the University of Chicago Duals (1/29/11) and seventh at the UWM Panther Tune-Up (2/18/11).

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track and two-year letterwinner in tennis at Niles North (Ill.) ... three-time All-Conference honoree of the Central Suburban League North ... three-time state qualifier ... named captain of her team senior year ... part of the record-setting 4X200 relay squad at Niles North ... born October 24, 1991, in Evanston, Ill. ... daughter of Demetra and Daniel Christus ... has three siblings, Maria, Georgia and Nick ... currently enrolled as a business major.

    Career-Best Outdoor Marks
    Triple Jump: 10.44m. (4/30/11)

    Career-Best Indoor Marks
    Triple Jump: 10.25m. (1/27/12)