Men's Cross Country, Track & Field

Alex Baldwin
Alex Baldwin


Chesterfield, Mo.

High School:
Chaminade College Prep

Pole Vault


I/O Eligibility:


Illini Score Two in 10,000m on Day One of Big Tens

Five Big Ten scorers tallied after the first day


Riley Sets Second Fastest Time in the World on Saturday

Senior posts school record at the meet


Illini Split Between Two Meets This Weekend

Orange and Blue to Compete at Mt. SAC Relays and the John McDonnell Invitational


Illini Perform Strong at LSU's Battle on the Bayou

Orange and Blue finish fourth with 82 points


Illini to Face Top Competition at LSU's Battle On The Bayou

Orange and Blue travel to Baton Rouge on Saturday


2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in seven meets ... Placed third at the EIU Big Blue Classic with a vault of 16-4 3/4 (5.00m), which was a season-best ... Finished in the top 10 in five of the six meets ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Participated in pole vault...Placed second at the Illini Classic with a vault of 16-2 3/4 (4.95m) ... Had a personal best with a vault of 16-05 1/2 (5.02m) at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed in the top ten in every meet he competed in ... Competed in five meets.

2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Participated in pole vault...Placed fourth at SEC/Big Ten Challenge and Tom Botts Invitational...Had personal-best at Tom Botts Invitational with 16-1 ¼ (4.91m)

2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault at four meets ... Took second in the event at the Iowa Invite and the Illinois Twilight, where he recorded a personal-best height of 15-11 (4.85m).

Indoor: Competed in the pole vault at seven meets, including the Big Ten Championships where he placed 14th ... Posted a personal-best height of 16-0 ¾ (4.90m) in the pole vault at the Meyo Invitational ... Took the top spot in the pole vault at the first three meets of the year - Iowa Dual, Carle/Health Alliance Classic and Illinois Intercollegiate.

2009 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the pole vault at the Big Ten Championships, taking 11th place with a vault of 15-8 1/4 ... Took first in the pole vault at the Illinois Invitational and the Big Blue Classic ... Recorded outdoor personal-best height of 16-0 ¾ at the Big Blue Classic. Indoor: Competed in pole vault in three meets ... Recorded indoor season-best height of 15-7 at the Iowa State Classic, taking fourth place.

2008 Track & Field
Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School
Took fifth in the pole vault at the Missouri 4A state championships ... Lettered for four years in track and field and three years in football.

Full name is Alex James Baldwin ... Born Jan. 15, 1989 ... Son of Bruce and Christine Baldwin ... Has one younger sister, Katherine ... Hobbies include sailing and skiing ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.

Baldwin's Personal Best
Pole Vault: 16-4 3/4 (5.00m) - EIU Big Blue Classic (3/20/12)

Pole Vault: 16-5 ½ (5.02m) - Big Ten Championships (2/25/12)

Updated July 2012