Alex Cantrell
Alex Cantrell
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Providence Day

Alex Cantrell '192018-19: A one-year letterwinner ... will compete in the throws and jumps.

2017-18: Lettered in his first year on the team ... (Indoor) Did not compete ... (Outdoor) Took seventh in the javelin at the ODAC Championship (4/21) with a season-best throw of 44.43m ... earned All-ODAC laurels as a member of the third-place finishing 4x100m relay (42.49) at the league meet ... notched a season-best leap in the long jump (6.30m) at the Phoenix Invitational (4/14). 

High School: Earned three letters in football, three in outdoor track & field and one in indoor track & field at Providence Day School ... helped lead the football team to a conference and state title in 2011 ... also helped the track & field team to a trio of conference and state championships for the outdoor season ... served as a captain for all three sports as a senior ... earned all-conference and all-state honors on the gridiron as a senior ... was a three-time state qualifier in the long jump, finishing fourth as a junior and eighth as a senior ... qualified for states twice in the 200 meters, placing fifth as a senior ... also qualified for states in the 100 meters as a senior.

Personal: Father, Jeffrey, played football at Furman ... Dean's List and President's List student ... ODAC All-Academic team member ... serves as a teaching assistant in the computer science department ... President of Wing Haven ... plays the guitar ... was also a member of the W&L football team ... computer science and economics double-major.

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