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Alex Becker
  Alex Becker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guelph, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Our Lady of Lourdes

Height:
5-4

Position:
Distance

Experience:
10L


Personal Bests
Cross Country: 5K: 16:33, 6K: 20:06
Indoor: One-mile: 4:41.35, 3,000m: 9:13.80, 5,000m: 15:58.52
Outdoor: 1,500m: 4:22.39, 5,000m: 15:58.01, 10,000m: 33:44.63

Tulsa: A 12-time letterwinner . . . a six-time All-American (Cross Country, Indoor - 3,000m, 5,000m, Outdoor - 5,000m twice, 10,000m), and is the only athlete in Tulsa school history to do so . . . earned second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America honors during 2010 season . . . an eight-time Conference USA individual champion . . . a 16-time all-C-USA selection . . . named the 2007 C-USA Female Athlete of the Year in cross country, indoor and outdoor track . . . named first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District for District VI in 2007 and `10 . . . a four-time C-USA All-Academic Team member . . . holds six school records.

2009-10: (Cross Country) Did not compete . . . (Indoor) Ran in six meets . . . named an All-American after finishing fifth in the 5,000m at the NCAA Championships . . . set a new school record in the 5,000m at the NCAA Championships with a time of 15:58.52 . . . won the Conference USA title in the 5,000m with a time of 16:22.51 . . . finished second in the mile-run (4:50.35) and fourth in the 3,000m (9:37.03) at the conference indoor meet . . . set an NCAA provisional qualifying time in the mile-run at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 4:45.88 . . . also set an NCAA provisional mark in the 3,000m (9:15.10) at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Participated in three meets . . . set a new school record in the 5,000m at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 15:58.01 . . . ran a season-best time of 4:25.68 in the 1,500m at the John McDonnell Invitational . . . suffered a season-ending injury at the Mt. SAC Relays . . . named a second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American . . . earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI First Team honors . . . named to the C-USA All-Academic Team.

2008-09: (Cross Country) Competed in four meets . . . named C-USA Outstanding Senior of the Year . . . finished second at the C-USA Championships with a time of 17:03 . . . was Tulsa's top finisher in all four meets she ran in . . . placed in the top 10 overall of all four meets . . . named to the C-USA All-Academic second team . . . (Indoor) Did not compete . . . (Outdoor) Ran in seven meets . . . named an All-American in the 5,000m and 10,000m . . . placed fifth in the 10,000m at the NCAA Championships with a time of 34:00.82 . . . finished sixth in the 5,000m at nationals in 15:34.63 . . . earned second-team all-C-USA honors in the 5,000m with a regional-qualifying time of 16:22.06 . . . also named second-team all-conference in the 10,000m with a time of 35:12.03 at the conference meet . . . finished third in the 5,000m at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a season-best time of 16:16.80 . . . set a new school record in the 10,000m at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 33:44.63 . . . a TU Dean's List and C-USA All-Academic honoree.

2007-08: (Cross Country) Competed in five meets . . . earned TU's first cross country All-America honor after finishing 15th at the NCAA Championships . . . was named an all-Midwest region performer after placing third to qualify for her second-straight NCAA Championships with a school-best time of 20:06 . . . named the 2007 C-USA Female Athlete of the Year . . . was the 2007 C-USA Individual Champion with a time of 17:34 in the 5K course . . . also earned first-team all-C-USA honors . . . placed first at the Southern Stampede with a school-record time in the 5K of 16:33 . . . named to C-USA all-academic team . . . ran at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships and was the top Canadian finisher (63rd) . . . ran the 8K course in 28:20 . . . (Indoor) Ran in five events . . . repeated as Conference USA Champion in the 3,000m . . . was part of the distance medley relay team that won the conference championship . . . finished second in the mile with a time of 4:47.19 . . . set a new school record in the 3,000m with a time of 9:13.80 at the Washington Invitational . . . qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the Mile and 3,000m but didn't run due to injury . . . (Outdoor) Did not compete.

2006-07: (Cross Country) Participated in four meets . . . finished 34th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:24 . . . placed 13th at the NCAA Midwest Regional in the 6K race with a time of 21:19 . . . earned first-team all-C-USA honors after finishing third at the C-USA Championships in a time of 17:45 . . . ran a personal-best of 21:07 in the 6K at Pre-Nationals, placing 45th . . . (Indoor) Competed in seven meets . . . earned All-America accolades after finishing seventh in the 3,000m at the NCAA Championships with a time of 9:19.69 . . . placed 13th in the preliminaries of the one-mile at the NCAAs with a time of 4:47.54 . . . broke the school record in the 3,000m at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 9:19.10 . . . was a member of the distance medley relay team that set a new meet and school record with a time of 11:40.37 at the C-USA Championships . . . bettered her school record time in the one-mile at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 4:41.35 . . . moved into second-place in TU history in the 1,000m with a time of 2:52.17 at the Missouri Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Competed in six meets . . . earned All-America status after finishing seventh in the 5,000m with a time of 16:00.34, while also setting a new school record . . . finished first in the 5,000m at the C-USA Championships with a time of 16:50.11 . . . placed second in the 1,500m with a time of 4:27.13 at the C-USAs . . . set a new school record in 1,500m with a time of 4:22.39 at the Drake Relays . . . was a member of the distance medley relay team that shattered the school-record with a time of 11:30.46 at the Drake Relays . . . selected to the C-USA All-Academic team.

2005-06: (Cross Country) Participated in all six meets . . . captured a personal-best and a third-place finish in the two-mile run with a time of 11:28 at the Hurricane Festival . . . tallied a personal record in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:13.20 at the Southern Stampede . . . turned in a time of 22:57.3 in the 6,000-meter run for a personal-best at the Chile Pepper Invitational . . . (Indoor) Competed in five meets . . . claimed a personal-best and a school record in the mile run with a time of 4:50.90 at the Iowa State Classic . . . registered a team-leading, personal-best time of 2:57.65 in the 1,000-meter run at the Missouri Invitational . . . at the Husker Invitational, claimed a career-best time of 9:51.64 in the 3,000-meter run . . . a member of the distance medley relay team that set a school record time of 11:42.25 at the Iowa State Classic . . . her distance medley relay team registered a top finish in the C-USA Championships, earning her first-team all-C-USA honors . . . received second-team all-conference honors in the mile run . . . named TU Student-Athlete of the Week on January 23rd . . . (Outdoor) Participated in seven meets . . . registered a personal-best time of 2:14.52 in the 800-meter run at the Tulsa Duels . . . at the Stanford Invitational, turned in a career-best time of 4:26.64 in the 1,500-meter run . . . recorded a ninth-place mark with a time of 4:31.89 in the 1,500-meter run at the NCAA Midwest Regional . . . a member of the 4x1,600-meter relay team that claimed a sixth-place finish and a school-record time of 20:25.54 at the Drake Relays . . . in the distance medley relay, helped her team set a school-best time of 11:38.54 at the Drake Relays . . . received all-C-USA third-team honors . . . a C-USA All-Academic Medalist.

High School: Finished seventh at the Canadian Nationals in the 1500m with a time of 4:37.1 . . . set school records for the 800m (2:13.2) and 1500m (4:37.1) at Our Lady of Lourdes . . . helped her 4x400m relay team set a school record . . . named the District Most Valuable Player in track and cross country as a senior . . . was also a four-year runner for the Guelph Track Club . . . was the all-province 1500m indoor champion . . . was a member of the 4x400m relay team that won provincials . . . named club MVP . . . also participated in hockey, soccer and dance.

Personal: An elementary education major . . . daughter of Lucinda and Robert Becker.