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
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.

All-America Honors
2012 - hammer (1st-team); weight (1st-team)
2011 - hammer (1st-team); weight (1st-team)

Best Marks
Hammer - 229-3
Weight - 70-11.25
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