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    Alex Korenstra  
    Alex Korenstra

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    New Paris, IN

    High School:
    Fairfield

    Event:
    Sprints


    AS A SOPHOMORE: Member of the championship 4x400 relay team at the Blue and Gold Invitational in 3:22.92 ... also took third in the 400 (49:56) ... ran the 400, 500 and 4x400 relay at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... ran the first leg of that took top-finishing 4x400 relay in 3:22.20 ... took sixth in the 400 (50.59) and fourth in the 500, clocking a personal best of 1:05.24 ... notched fourth in the 4x100 relay and fifth in the 400 (50.22) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... placed fifth in the 400 at the Indiana Relays in 50.35 ... at the Meyo Invitational, recorded his best time of the season in the 400 in (49.25) and ran the 500 in 1:05.59, barely missing his personal best of 1:05.24 ... placed sixth in the 4x400 relay in 3:15.64 and ran the 400 in a 50.59 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... ran the 4x400 relay and 400 at the Dave Rankin Invitational, his only outdoor meet ... took second in the 4x400 relay in 3:17.56 and went 50.39 in the 400.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Focused on sprints ... finished fourth in the 400 with a 49.57 at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... placed seventh in the 400 (49.97) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... picked up a sixth-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational after running the 400 in 49.69 ... placed 12th in the 300 at the Meyo Invitational, posting a 35.16, while also finishing 26th in the 400 ... ran the 400 in 49.28 at the Dave Rankin Invitational, good for a fifth-place finish ... placed fourth in the 40 at the Hillsdale Relays (48.50).

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Ten-time letterwinner in track and field, football and basketball at Fairfield (Ind.) ... track team was conference champion all four years of his high school career ... three-time regional and two-time state qualifier ... named all-conference 10 times ... also named all-state ... finished sixth in the 400 at the state meet ... two-time football all-conference selection ... member of the National Honor Society, church worship band and concert and show choir ... born June 6, 1989, in Goshen, Ind. ... son of Bruce and Sandra Korenstra ... youngest of three children ... dad played football at Anderson University ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.

    KORENSTRA'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

    400m (Meyo Invitational) 49.20
    500m (Notre Dame Indoor Opener) 1:05.24

    KORENSTRA'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

    400m (Hillsdale Relays) 48.50
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