Crusaders Men's Track & Field BIO
Alexander Escada
Player Profile:
Alexander Escada 2603145
Position: Multi-events
Year: Junior
Hometown: East Greenbush, N.Y.
High School: Columbia

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the high jump, long jump, shot put, pole vault, discus throw and heptathlon
  • Also ran the 60-meter dash, 1,000-meter run, 55 and 60-meter hurdles
  • Posted career-best distance in the long jump (6.33m) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (2/24) and the shot put (10.41m) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17)
  • Recorded career-best times in the 60-meter dash (7.53) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17), the 1,000-meter run (2:53.53) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17) and the 55-meter hurdles (8.43) at the UNH vs Holy Cross Meet (1/21)
  • Posted career-best score in the heptathlon (4311pts) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
  • Recorded career-best height in the pole vault (3.50m) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
  • Results from the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships:
    • Finished seventh in the 60-meter hurdles (9:10)
    • Seventh in the long jump (6.14m)
    • Seventh in the 1,000-meter run (2:53.53)
    • Ninth in the shot put (10.41m)
    • Ninth in the high jump (1.72m)
    • Ninth in the pole vault (3.30m)
    • Tenth in the heptathlon (4274pts)
  • Results from the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships:
    • Sixth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.11)
    • Fifth in the long jump (6.33m)
    • Fourth in the 1,000-meter run (2:55.72)
    • Eighth in the shot put (9.92m)
    • Seventh in the 60-meter dash (7.62)
    • Sixth in the high jump (1.75m)
    • Seventh in the pole vault (3.50m)
    • Sixth in the heptathlon (4311pts)
  • Led the Crusaders in the long jump and heptathlon

2015-2016:

  • Led the Crusaders in the decathlon with a team-best mark of 5,332 at the Holy Cross Decathlon (4/20)
  • Also competed in the 60, 100, 400, 1,000 and 1,500-meter runs, the 55, 60 and 110-meter hurdles, as well as the high jump, long jump, pole vault, shot put, discus, javelin, heptathlon and decathlon events
  • Posted top times in the 60m (7.69) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19), in the 100m (11.81) at the Minutemen Invitational (4/16), in the 400m (53.73) at the Holy Cross Decathlon (4/20), in the 1,000m (2:59.55) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19), in the 1,500m (5:04.04) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6), in the 55m hurdles (8.74) at New Hampshire (1/16), in the 60m hurdles (9.00) at the UMass Boston Open (10/5) and in the 110m hurdles (16.53) at the Holy Cross Decathlon (4/20).
  • Cleared personal best distances in the high jump (1.80m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19), in the pole vault (3.20m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6), in the long jump (6.23m) versus Rhode Island and Worcester State (4/27), in the shot put (9.37m) at the Holy Cross Decathlon (4/20), in the discus (29.09m) versus Rhode Island and Worcester State (4/27) and in the javelin (39.19m) at the Holy Cross Decathlon (4/20)
  • Recorded top marks in the heptathlon (3,872) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19)
  • Also ran as part of the 4x400m relay team 

Before Holy Cross:

  • Competed for four years with the Columbia track and field program.
  • Team captain his junior and senior years.
  • Named Most Valuable Player his senior year.
  • Four-time Suburban Council All-Star and two-time Times Union Sectional All-Star.
  • Three-time sectional champion.
  • National Honor Society member.

Personal:

  • Son of Lorrie, has one sister (Melanie).
  • Majoring in Economics and Math

Escada’s Top Performances

Event

Time/Dist./Pts.

Meet (Date)

60m

7.53

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/17/2017)

100m

11.81

Minutemen Invitational (4/16/2016)

400m

53.73

Holy Cross Decathlon (4/20/2016)

1,000m

2:53.53

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/17/2017)

1,500m

5:04.04

Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6/2016)

55m Hurdles

8.43

UNH vs Holy Cross Meet (1/21/2017)

60m Hurdles

9.00

UMass Boston Open (10/5/2016)

110m Hurdles

16.53

Holy Cross Decathlon (4/20/2016)

High Jump

1.80m

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19/2016)

Long Jump

6.33m

NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (2/24/2017)

Pole Vault

3.50m

NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (2/24/17)

Shot Put

10.41m

Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17/2017)

Discus

29.09m

Rhode Island and Worcester State (4/27/2016)

Javelin

39.19m

 Holy Cross Decathlon (4/20/2016)

Heptathlon

4,311

NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (2/24/17)

Decathlon

5,332

Holy Cross Decathlon (4/20/2016)