Alex McDonald
Alex McDonald
Year: So.
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
High School: Stuart Hall
Events: Sprints/Hurdles
Major: Psychlogy/Economics
College: Claremont McKenna

At CMS
Enters junior season tied for second in CMS history in the 400-meter hurdles (53.10). 

2018-19 (Sophomore) ... SCIAC Champion (400 hurdles, 4x400 Relay) ... USTFCCCA All-West Region (400 hurdles, 4x400 Relay) ... NCAA Qualifier (400 hurdles) ... SCIAC Track Athlete of the Week (March 25) ... Won the 400 hurdles at the SCIAC Championships with a time of 53.10, tying for the second-fastest in CMS history ... Also ran the first leg of the 4x400 relay that won the SCIAC title with a 3:19.43, capping off the Stags team championship ... Finished 17th at the NCAA Division III Championships in the 400 hurdles ... Earned the SCIAC Track Athlete of the Week after a second-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the San Diego State Aztec Invitational (behind only a Division I hurdler from Wisconsin) and helping the 4x400 relay to a first-place finish ... Had a fifth-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (54.60). 

2017-18 (First-Year) ... Earned top times of 53.36 in the 400 hurdles and 49.99 in the 400 meters as a freshman ... Won his heat in the 400h at the 2018 SCIAC Championships with a 55.65 before finishing fifth in the finals ... Ran in both the 4x100 and 4x400 relays in the 2018 SCIAC Championships ... Had a PR in the 400 meters of 49.99 at the third SCIAC Multi-Dual to come in second, while winning the 400 hurdles on the same day (55.72). 

Prior to CMS
Attended Stuart Hall, where he was a member of the track and wrestling teams ... Finished in the top 40 in the state in wrestling. 

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where he has a dual major in psychology and economics ... Spent the summer interning for a weed-specific marketing firm ("Interesting to see how professional the business is. No pothead owners, all smart business men/women") ... Actively trains as a mixed martial arts instructor ... Lists "Social Psychology" as his favorite course that he has taken in college so far.