Crusaders Men's Cross Country BIO
Alex Campagna
Player Profile:
Alex Campagna 2915843
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bristol, R.I.
High School: La Salle Academy

2016-2017 Track:

  • Competed in the 1 mile, 1,500, 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs
  • Reached the finals in every meet
  • Posted season-best times in the 1 mile run (4:35.82) at the Maine and Holy Cross Men Duel Meet (2/4), the 1,500-meter run (4:10.58) at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24), the 3,000-meter run (8:53.12) at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invite (2/10) and the 5,000-meter run (15:38.00) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
  • Placed eighth in the 1 mile run (4:35.82) at the Maine and Holy Cross Men Duel Meet (2/4)
  • Finished 13th in the 3,000-meter run (9:10.04) at the Tiger Track Classic (4/7)
  • Placed 10th in the 5,000-meter run (15:38.00) at the Holy Cross Invitational
  • Finished first in the 5,000-meter run (15:59.70) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2016 Cross Country:

  • Posted top 8k performance at the Paul Short Invitational with a time of 26:40.
  • Also ran the 8k in 27:23 at the Nassaney Invitational, 27:35.25 at the New England Championship, 27:31.50 at the Patriot League Championship and 28:38 at the IC4A Championship
  • Ran the 5k versus New Hampshire and Providence in 17:08
  • Ran the 10k at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship in 35:25.35
  • Ran the five mile in 28:51 at the National Catholic Invitational
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

Before Holy Cross:

  • A two-year member of the varsity cross country team at La Salle Academy under head coach Ken Skelly, serving as team captain in 2016
  • Named first team All-State (2016)
  • Team was New England Champion (2015 and 2016)
  • Held a personal record of 16:50 in the 5K
  • Also was a three-year member of the varsity track and field team under head coach Vin McGinn, serving as team captain in 2016
  • Named third team All-State (2016)
  • Team was indoor State Champion (2014, 2015 and 2016) and outdoor State Champion (2015)
  • Ran career-best times in the 3K (9:04), 1,500-meter (4:07) and 1K (2:40)

Personal:

  • Son of Fred and Diane
  • Has one brother (Domenic) and one sister (Mia)
  • Has not yet declared a major

Campagna's Top 8K Performances

Year Time Meet (Date)
2016 26:40 Paul Short Invitational (10/1)

Campagna's Top Track Performances

Event Time Meet (Date)
1 mile  4:35.82 Maine and Holy Cross Men Duel Meet (2/4)
1,500m 4:10.58 Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24)
3,000m 8:53.12 Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invite (2/10)
5,000m 15:38.00

Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)