Alex Willgoos
Alex Willgoos
Height: 6-4
Weight: 175
Year: So
Hometown: Newington, Conn.
High School: Newington
Position: Jumper
Major: International Business/Political Science

Personal Career Bests:
200 meters: 23.51-seconds at the George Davis Invitational, April 7, 2012.
High Jump: Six-feet and 0.75-inches at the NE-10 Outdoor Championships, May 4, 2012.
Long jump: 19-feet and two-inches indoors/20-feet and five-inches outdoors.
Triple jump: 42-feet and nine-inches indoors/40-feet and nine inches outdoors.

Indoor Season

2011-12: Athletic Director's Honor Roll (Fall Semester). NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Both Semesters). Competed in both the long jump and triple jump for the Skyhawks on the season. Finished eighth overall in the triple jump with a personal best (indoors) distance of 42-feet and nine-inches at the Northeast-10 Conference (NE-10) Championsips (2/18/12). Placed 17th overall in the long jump (19-feet and two-inches) and 16th overall int he triple jump (39-feet and one-inch) at the Charley Torpey Memorial Invitational (2/4/12). Ranked 11th overall in the long jump at the University of New Hampshire Tri-Meet (1/21/12). Also, placed ninth overall in the triple jump (39-feet and 9.25-inches) at the same meet. Ranked tenth overall in the long jump (18-feet and 5.75-inches) at the Reggie Poyau Invitational (12/10/11). Opened up his season at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/3/11) with marks of 18-feet and 10.50-inches in the long jump and 38-feet in the triple jump.

2010-11: NE-10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll. Placed 13th overall at the Tufts Stampede in the long jump with a mark of 18-feet and 9.75-inches. Set a personal best mark of 38' 3.25" in the triple jump at the Jay Carisella Invitational. Also competed in the triple jump at the Tufts Stampede finishing 18th overall with a mark of 37-feet and 10-inches. Ran a time of 24.74 in the 200 meter dash at the Jay Carisella Invitational.

Outdoor Season

2010-11: Athletic Director's Honor Roll Spring Semester. NE-10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll. Placed ninth overall at the NE-10 championships in the triple jump with a mark of 39-feet and 2.25-inches. Set a personal best, outdoors, in the triple jump at the George Davis Invitational with a distance of 39-feet and 2.50-inches. Also competed in the triple jump at the Skyhawk Invitational (39-feet and 2.50-inches). Competed in the long jump three times during the season at the George Davis Invitational (19-feet and 6.75-inches), the Bridgewater State University Invitational (5.74 meters) and the Skyhawk Invitational (19-feet and 1.50-inches).

High School: 2010 graduate of Newington High School. Lettered three years in indoor and two years in outdoor track, and was a two-year captain in both sports. School record-holder in the decathlon. Also lettered three years in football and two in baseball. Participated in a cappella and frisbee.

Personal: Born January 27, 1993, New Haven, Conn. Son of Robert and Bonnie Willgoos of Newington, Conn. Two siblings, Tyler (15) and Megan (12). Majoring in international business and political science. Member of the SurroundSound a cappella group and president of the O'Hara Hall Council. Favorite sports moment was breaking his own high school record to finish fourth in the state decathlon championship.