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    Alex Gold
    Alex Gold
    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Deerfield, Ill.

    High School:
    Deerfield

    Event:
    XC - Distance

    I/O Eligibility:
    FR/FR

    AT ILLINOIS

    Cross Country
    2013 XC - RS FRESHMAN
    Redshirt season ... Ran unattached in four meets ... Placed 13th in his collegiate debut, clocking a 6K time of 20:21 at the Illini Challenge ... Placed 31st at the Boilermaker Invitational ... Set a personal-best 8K time of 25:16 at the Bradley Classic ... Placed fourth at the Illini Open.

    High School
    All-Conference six times ... All-State in coss country ... Varsity letter award winner ... Two-time state qualifier in cross country.

    Personal
    Son of Michael and Laura Gold ... Born on Nov. 8, 1994 ... Has two brothers, Danny and Matthew ... Hobbies include playing basketball and baseball, watching sports, and watching movies ... Majoring in engineering ... National Honors Socicety member ... Booster Club Scholarship Award winner.

    Gold's Personal Bests
    Cross Country
    6K: 20:21 - Illini Challenge (8/30/13)
    8K: 25:16 - Bradley Classic (10/18/13)


    Track
    Indoor
    3,000m: 8:18.93 - Indiana Relays (2/1/14)
    Mile: 4:19.11 - Illini Classic (1/18/14)

    Updated March 2014

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