Alex

Meyer

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Throws
Year: Senior
City/State: Superior, Neb.
High School: Superior
Major: Social Science Education

Bio

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Outdoor
Discus: 183-6 (55.93m) (3/24/17)
Javelin: 106-9 (32.54m) (4/11/15)

Big Ten Championships
2018 (O): Discus - 179-3 (54.65m) (3rd)
2017 (O): Discus - 167-7 (51.07m) (7th)
2015 (O): Discus - 170-5 (51.94m) (5th)

Honors
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2015, 2017, 2018)
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2018)
Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017; Spring 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2019)

2018 (Junior)
Outdoor: Finished third in the discus at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a throw of 179-3 (54.65m)...claimed the discus title at the Nebraska Invitational.

2017 (Sophomore)
Outdoor: Competed in five regular-season meets, the Big Ten Championships and the NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round...set a PR in the discus at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational with a mark of 183-6 (55.93m), the fifth-best mark in NU history...placed seventh in the discus at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a mark of 167-7 (51.07m).

2016 (Redshirt)
Outdoor: Redshirted.

2015 (Freshman)
Outdoor: Competed in seven meets...placed fifth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the discus with a throw of 170-5 (51.94m)...set a discus season best of 173-1 (52.77m) at the Musco Invitational to finish second...competed at the NCAA West Preliminary Round and placed 19th...won the Husker Spring Invitational title.

Before Nebraska
Joined the Huskers from Superior High School in Superior, Nebraska...won the 2014 Class C state championship in the discus with a toss of 155-0 (47.24m)...also won the discus state title in 2012 and 2013...was the all-class gold medalist in 2013 and 2014...earned first place at the 2012 and 2014 Kansas Relays in the discus...played middle blocker for the Superior volleyball team and won a conference title.

Personal
Born April 8, 1996...parents are Andrew and Peggy...father, Andrew, was a Husker thrower from 1990-94...mother, Peggy, played volleyball for the Huskers from 1991-94...sister, Leah, is also a thrower for Nebraska...major is secondary education.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2