Alexander Roark
Alexander Roark

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palatine, Ill.

High School:
William Fremd High School

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
03/28/1991

2011-12

Indoor: Did not compete.

Outdoor: Ran a season-best 52.25 in the 400-meter dash at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (April 20), finishing fifth.

2010-11

Indoor: Ran a personal-best 22.95 in the 200-meter dash at the Indiana State Dual ... matched that time at the MVC Indoor Championships ... took third in the 400-meter dash at the Early Bird Open ... set a career-mark of 50.20 in the 400-meter dash at the Meyo Invitational ... took back-to-back first-place finishes as part of the 4X400 relay team at the Early Bird Open and Indiana State Dual.

Outdoor: Ran a 49.56 in the 400-meter dash at the EIU Big Blue Classic, the only event he took part in during the season.

2009-10

Indoor: Did not compete.

Outdoor: Finished 11th at the Lenny Lyles Invite in the 200-meter dash in 22.25, which was a season-best time ... finished fifth at the EIU Big Blue Classic in the 400-meter dash in 50.12, which was a season-best time ... competed on the 4X100 relay team at the SIU Spring Classic, which finished second with a time of 42.43 ... recorded three top-five finishes as a member of the 4X400 relay team.

At Fremd High School: Competed on the track and field team all four years ... earned division champion honors in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes, and the 4x100 meter relay ... medaled in the 400-meter dash in the sectional track meet ... state qualifier in the 200- and 400-meter dashes for class 3A ... team captain and MVP his senior season ... named to the Daily Herald Honor Roll ... competed for Team Illinois in the Senior Spotlight Meet .. number two all time in the 100- and 200-meter dash ... competed in football all four years.

Personal: Born: 3/28/1991 ... son of James Roark and Marilyn Walach ... sibling Lauren, is currently a senior at ISU ... member of the honor roll all four years ... plans to major in biochemistry and molecular biology.