WSU CAREER. SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Cross Country - Opened season with win at Idaho Jamboree as unattached (9/3/04, Moscow)...third Cougar and 31st overall at Pac-10 Championships (10/30/04, San Francisco)...at NCAA West Regional (11/13/04, Fresno) finished 62nd overall, fourth on team...named to Pac-10 All-Academic second team...Indoor - Finished 13th in the 5k at the MPSF Championships with a time of 14:46.83 (2/26/05, Seattle)...Outdoor - Top steeplechaser with NCAA Reg. Qualifying time of 9:04.36 at UW Dual (4/30/05, Seattle)...at Pac-10 Championships took 11th in steeple with time of 9:11.02 (5/14/05, Los Angeles)...finished 19th in steeple at NCAA West Regional in time of 9:13.58 (5/28/05, Eugene)...named to second team Pac-10 All-Academic Track & Field.
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Cross Country - Competed in five meets, scoring in two...scored at Cougar Invite with 13th place finish...finished 51st overall and fifth on team at Pac-10 Championships (11/1/03, Pullman)...at NCAA West Regional (11/15/03, Portland) ran to 101st place (seventh on team)...Indoor - Established collegiate times in mile (4:23.36i) and 3k (8:41.92i)...Outdoor - Debut in steeplechase with time of 9:30.37 at Cougar Invite (4/24/04, Pullman)...ran a 5k at Stanford Invite in 14:42.68 (3/27/04).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned seven letters in cross country and track at Sehome High for coach Mark Kerr...state cross country champion as senior...finished third in state in 3200m and seventh in 1600m as senior.
PERSONAL. Born Alexander Grant 2/5/85, at Lincoln, Neb...father David is an attorney...mother Linda is a social worker...brother Sean (5/7/87)...graduated with 3.73 GPA...majoring in environmental science at WSU.
GRANT'S WSU BESTS Mile - 4:23.36i (2004) 1500m - 4:01.62 (2003) 3000m - 8:41.92i (2004) 3000m Steeplechase - 9:30.37 (2004) 5000m - 14:42.68 (2004)
PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES
2005 Steeplechase 11th 9:11.02
NCAA WEST REGIONAL PERFORMANCES
2005 Steeplechase 19th 9:13.58