UCLA Track & Field BIO
Alec Faldermeyer
Player Profile:
Alec Faldermeyer 1264225
Position: Throws
Other Position: Throws
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 220
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: New Hampton, N.Y.
High School: Minisink Valley

2015 – Capped off his career by being named an honorable mention All-American in the hammer throw by the USTFCCCA … Garnered Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention accolades … Placed 22nd at the NCAA Championships in the hammer … Competed in nine outdoor meets … Threw a season best of 218-4 in the dual meet against USC … Placed third at the Pac-12 Championships with a throw of 209-2 … Won three meets in the hammer during his senior season … Opened the year with a win against Washington State and Long Beach State with a throw of 198-8 … Won the Legends meet with a throw of 204-10 … Came back a week later to win the Rafer Johnson/JJK Invitational with a mark of 208-11 …  Competed in two indoor meets in the weight throw … Placed fourth at the MPSF Championships with a throw of 67-5.50 … Finished third at the Don Kirby Elite meet with a mark of 64-8. 

2014 - Competed in only one meet during the outdoor season … Won the hammer at the dual meet against Washington State with a throw of 189-7 … Competed in five indoor meets … Placed second at the MPSF Indoor Championships in the weight throw with a season best mark of 68-1.50 … Opened the season with a win in the weight at the NAU Invitational with a throw of 65-4 … Won the weight throw at the New Mexico Invite with a mark of 66-3 … A MPSF All-Academic selection.

2013 - Threw the hammer in eight meets as a junior … Earned All-American honors by placing seventh in the hammer throw at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 213-10 … Placed third at the Pac-12 Championships with a throw of 215-9 … Heaved the hammer 225-1 to place seventh at the Mt. Sac Relays … Uncorked a season-best 228-10 to win the Texas Relays … Won the Texas State Elite Meet with a throw of 200-4.

Summer 2012 - Finished 19th in the hammer at the U.S. Olympic Trials (215-0).

2012 - Earned first-team All-America honors with a third-place finish in the hammer at NCAAs (224-3) ... Was third at the Jim Bush Invite (215-5) ... Won the NCAA Prelim Round (219-11) ... Pac-12 champion (219-9) ... Tallied six hammer wins during the regular season ... Threw a lifetime-best of 229-3 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Set meet records against Tennessee and WSU (221-1) ... In indoor track, was undefeated in four of the five meets he competed in ... Earned first-team All-America honors in the weight (69-9.50) ... MPSF Champion (70-4.50) ... Threw a lifetime-best of 70-11.50 at the Don Kirby Invite ... Set a meet record at the Fresno Run for the Dream Invite (67-6.25) ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

Summer 2011 - Won the PanAm Junior hammer crown with a mark of 239-2 ... Also won the USATF Jr. National hammer title with a mark of 241-2.

2011 - Earned first-team USTFCCCA All-American honors in the hammer throw after placing fifth at NCAAs (221-4) ... Placed sixth in the hammer at the NCAA Prelim (212-7) ... Pac-10 runner-up in the hammer (223-9, UCLA freshman record) ... Was second in the hammer against USC (218-5) ... Notched hammer wins against Oregon (206-0), Tennessee (207-4) and at the Texas Tri-Meet (200-7) ... In indoor track, earned first-team USTFCCCA All-American honors with a sixth-place finish at NCAAs (68-3.25) ... MPSF Championships (63-00.25) and Husky Invite (65-10.25) runner-up in the weight throw ... Won the weight throw at the New Mexico Invite (68-2.25).

Summer 2010 - Just missed a spot on the Jr. World Championship team after placing third in the hammer (219-5) at the USATF Jr. National Championships (top 2 went to Worlds).

High School - Earned four varsity letters in track at Minisink Valley HS ... Track and Field News All-American in the hammer ... USA Today All-American ... Ended the 2010 season with the No. 2 prep hammer mark in the U.S. (240-8) ... 2010 Nike Indoor national champion in the weight throw ... 2009 Nike Outdoor and New Balance Outdoor National champion in the hammer ... Placed sixth in the hammer at the IAAF World Youth Championships in 2009 ... Two-time Nike Indoor and Outdoor All-American ... Two-time NSIC All-American ... New Balance All-American ... Set Section 9 records in both the hammer and weight throw ... Prep bests of 240-8 in the hammer and 86-3 in the weight.

Personal - Born July 9, 1992 in Goshen, NY ... Son of Alan Faldermeyer and Diane Bloodgood ... Has one sister, Andrea ... Pre-Business/Economics major.

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