Coach Steve Woodrow's son in the news. Alex is the prototypical student athlete and a great competitor, if you ever have the opportunity to ask successful athletes, no matter the sport, about training, mental toughness, and overcoming adversity in the pursuit of a dream, DO SO. The following is an update from the Indiana Gazette. Good Luck Alex on the upcoming outdoor season.
ALEX WOODROW (Duquesne, track and field): A Marion Center graduate, Woodrow is a distance runner for the Dukes, specializing in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter races.
Although he has yet to compete during the outdoor season, Woodrow enjoyed a solid indoor season, posting top-5 finishes in all four meets in which he competed.
The highlight of his indoor season came at the Youngstown State National Invite in early February, when Woodrow took first in the 5,000 in 14:48.09 to help the Dukes take second place at the eight-team meet.
Woodrow opened his sophomore track season with a fourth-place finish in the 5,000 at the Gulden Invitational in January.
A week later, on Jan. 25, he ran a personal-best time of 8:40.37 in the 3,000 and placed fourth at the Youngstown State Invitational.
Woodrow added another fourth-place finish in the 5,000 at the Kent State Tune-Up on Feb. 16 to wrap up his indoor season.