Alex Wilright
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elk Grove, Calif.

High School:
Franklin HS '06

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
Hurdles

Major:
Exercise Biology

2010: Qualified for both NCAA West Regional (52.05) and USATF Outdoor Championships (50.48 prelim) in 400 hurdles for second straight year... Broke own school record yet again, delivering 50.47 at Sun Angel Classic... Won three meets, including Cal-Nevada State Championships (50.90)... Anchored team season-best 4x400 of 3:11.22 at Sun Angel... Lone appearance in open 400 was 48.28 at Stanford Opener.

2009: Advanced to NCAA West Regional in 400 hurdles, posting 50.95 in prelim... Won Big West Conference title with 50.82 mark... Broke own school record with 50.60, coincidentally at Cal-Nevada, where he first set it... Broke Shawn Rogers' 1982 school record with 47.26 at Brutus Hamilton Invitational, although teammate Thomas Phillips later surpassed him at Big West meet... Ran third leg of school-record 4x400 (3:10.28) at conference, good for 2nd place... Qualified for USATF Outdoor Championships in long hurdles, advancing to semis (50.73) after a 51.02 in prelims.

2008: Competed in Cal-Nevada Championships only... Received medical hardship waiver.

2007: Ran 400 hurdles in seven meets, winning six of them... Meet titles include Div. I Independent Championships (53.16) and Cal-Nevada state meet (then school-record 51.02)... Broke Jon Devine's 1987 Aggie record... First surpassed NCAA regional standard of 52.51 with 51.99 in Aggie Open... Also anchored team's 4x100 relay and led off 4x400 squad... Aggies' 4x400 relay time of 3:13.20 (at Cal-Nevada meet) ranks 3rd in school history... Had team's fastest open quarter, running a 47.83 during Sacramento State Dual in his only appearance... That mark, fastest by an Aggie since 1982, ranks 3rd in program history... Competed indoors at Husky Classic, tying school record with 48.78 in 400.

FRANKLIN HS '06: Two-time qualifier for CIF State Championships in 300 hurdles, placing 4th as a senior, 5th as a junior... Won 300 hurdles and placed 7th in 110 hurdles (15.13) at Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet in 2006... Posted 14.85 (w: +2.0) in Masters prelim... Set 110 HH best of 14.71 as a senior... Won titles in both hurdles plus 4x400 relay at CIF-SJS Division I meet and added 4th-place finish in 400 (50.01)... Won 300 hurdles and placed 4th in 110 hurdles at section meet in 2005.

PERSONAL: Born in Oakland, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Alfred Wilright and Rolanne Byrd... Career highlight was posting a 300 hurdles mark of 37.34 at Chico State.