Alexander

Escada

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Multi-events
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: East Greenbush, N.Y.
High School: Columbia

Bio

Career Honors:
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2017-2018, 2018-2019).

School Records:
Heptathlon (indoor) – 4,629 points (New England Championships, 2/2/19)

2019 Outdoor (Senior):

  • Had a personal best in the decathlon, placing fifth with a total of 6,150 points, at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/3-4).
  • Had a personal best in the discus (32.06m) at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/23).
  • Had a personal best in the 110 hurdles, running a 15.72, at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20).
  • Had a personal best in pole vault (3.70m) at the Black and Gold Invitational (3/29)

2018-2019 Indoor (Senior):

  • Placed sixth in the heptathlon with 4,579 points at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/16).  
  • Broke a school record in the heptathlon with 4,629 points to finish fourth at the NEICAAA Indoor Championships (2/1).
  • Placed fourth in the 60 hurdles, running an 8.85, at the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/25).
  • Had a personal best in the 55 hurdles, running an 8.05 to place third vs. UNH (1/19).
  • Placed third in the heptathlon with 4,391 points at the URI Multi-Event Qualifier. (12/6).

2017-2018:

  • Ran the 55, 60, 100, 1,000 and 1,500m along with 55, 60 and 110m hurdles for the Crusaders.
  • Competed in the high jump, long jump, pole vault, shot put, discus throw and javelin in addition to both the heptathlon and decathlon.
  • Posted personal-best times in the 55m (7.05) at the Elm City Challenge, the 100m (11.62) and 400m (52.38) at the Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet, and the 1,500m (4:58.12) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
  • Recorded career-best times in the 55m hurdles (8.37) at the Elm City Challenge, the 60m hurdles (8.88) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships, and the 110m hurdles (15.83) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
  • Set career-best distances in the long jump (6.64) and javelin (40.08m) at the Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet, the shot put (10.66m) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships, and the discus throw (30.78m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
  • Posted a career-high 4381pts in the heptathlon at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships and a career-high 5849pts in the decathlon at the Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet.

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)

55m

7.05

Elm City Challenge (12/01/2017)

60m

7.53

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/17/2017)

100m

11.62

Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet (4/18/2018)

400m

52.38

Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet (4/18/2018)

1,000m

2:53.53

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/17/2017)

1,500m

4:58.12

Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/04/2018)

55m Hurdles

8.37

Elm City Challenge (12/01/2017)

60m Hurdles

8.88

Patriot League Indoor Championship (12/17/2018)

110m Hurdles

15.83

Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/04/2018)

High Jump

1.80m

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19/2016)

Long Jump

6.64m

Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet (4/18/2018)

Pole Vault

3.50m

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

Shot Put

10.66m

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/17/2018)

Discus

30.78m

Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/04/2018)

Javelin

40.08m

Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet (4/18/2018)

Heptathlon

4,381

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/17/2018)

Decathlon

5,849

Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet (4/18/2018)

Decathlon (outdoor)

6,150

Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships (5/4/19) 

Discus (outdoor)

32.06m

Holy Cross Men's Meet (4/23/19) 

100m Hurdles (outdoor)

15.72

Holy Cross Invitational (4/20/19)

Pole Vault (outdoor)

3.70m

Black & Gold Invitational (3/30/19)

Heptathlon (indoor)

4,629

NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/2/19)

55m Hurdles (indoor)

8.05

UNH vs Holy Cross (1/19/19)

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