Women place fourth, men 26th in Terre Haute, Ind.
Arizona State competed at the NCAA West Region XC Championships Saturday, November 10, in Springfield, Ore.
The Sun Devils competed in the meet held October 27 in Corvallis, Ore.
The Sun Devil cross country teams competed in the NCAA West Region Championships Saturday in Portland, Ore.
Arizona State: Saw his first action for the maroon and gold during the 2006 cross country season... earned his first All-America honor by placing seventh in the 3,000m steeplechase with the second-fastest time in school history (8:35.71)... ranks eighth outdoors in the 5,000m run (13:55.17)... ranks third in the indoor 3,000m run (7:58.82) and fourth in the indoor 5,000m run (14:03.78). 2007 Outdoor: Earned his first All-America honor by placing seventh in the 3,000m steeplechase... his time of 8:35.71 ranks as the second-fastest in school history... placed third in the Pac-10 and sixth in the West Region... won the Double Dual... scored in the 5,000m run at the Pac-10 meet... regionally qualified in the 1,500m, steeplechase and 5,000m runs... 2007 Indoor: Competed in a pair of races... scored at the MPSF Championships by placing fifth in the 3,000m run (7:58.82)... that time ranks as the third-fastest in school history and is only the third to break the eight-minute barrier... clocked the fourth-fastest time in the 5,000m run at 14:03.78... 2006 XC: The team's second runner all season... placed 10th in his first Pac-10 Championships to earn Second Team All-Pac-10 honors... finished 62nd at the NCAA West Region meet... placed fourth in his first meet with the Sun Devils (the Dave Murray Invitational)... placed 12th at the Roy Griak before taking 29th at the Pre-National race.
Oregon: Competed for the Ducks for two seasons... helped team win the 2005 Pac-10 Track and Field crown, finishing seventh in the steeplechase... finished eighth in the steeplechase on a regional level before placing 16th at the NCAA Championships with a personal-best time of 8:44.72... ran a 4:03.98 mile, the fastest on the team... ranked second in the steeple, third in the 1,500m and fourth in the 5,000m for UO... ran in the Top 5 of the cross country team, finishing 22nd overall at the 2005 Pac-10 meet... member of the Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention team in 2005...also won the 2004 USA Junior Championship title in the steeplechase before placing 16th at the World Junior Championships.
High School: A 2003 graduate of Buchanan High School (Clovis, Calif.)... in cross country, finished second at the CIF state meet as a senior and seventh as a junior... also secured cross country crowns in the regional and conference races as a senior... also a standout on the track, capturing the CIF title in the 3,200m run as a junior... took second as a senior... as a junior, added titles in both the 1,600m and 3,200m events at the conference and Valley level before repeating in the 3,200m at both events as a senior... captured the 1,600m at the Valley meet as a senior as well... earned four varsity letters on the track while adding a pair in cross country and one in water polo.
Personal: Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Communication and Business... parents are Scott and Pamela Alcorn... has two siblings: Bryce and Clayton... uncle Ron Meyer-Hagen played water polo at Fresno State... born March 18, 1985, in Fresno, Calif.
Personal Bests - 1500: 3:44.03, Mile: 4:03.98; 3000 SC: 8:35.71, 3000: 7:58.82, 5000: 13:55.17
In NCAA Championship Meets
2007 OTF - 3K Steeple (F) - 8:35.71 - 7th *
2007 OTF - 3K Steeple (P) - 8:40.13 - 5th
2005 OTF - 3K Steeple (P) - 8:44.72 - 16th
* Indicates All-America honors attained