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Alex Sherman

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Sophomore
Class
Newton, Mass.
Hometown
Newton North
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Alex Sherman - Track & Field - Virginia Cavaliers

All-American 
2024 Indoor: DMR (First Team)

All-ACC
2024 Indoor:
400m (Second Team)
2023 Outdoor:
400m hurdles (First Team)
2022 Outdoor:
400m hurdles (Second Team)

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2024 Outdoor
• Ran the 400m for the Penn Relays DMR squad 
• 400m hurdles performance at the Virginia Challenge bumped him up to 3rd UVA all-time 
• Set new personal best in the 400m hurdles at the Virginia Challenge, coming in at 50.54 and winning the event
• Won the 400m at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Won the 400m hurdles at the VertKlasse Meeting in 50.93, for fourth on the UVA all-time rankings
• Finished fourth in both the 400m hurdles and the 4x400m relay at Raleigh Relays
• Took home two first place finishes in the 4x400m relay and 400m hurdles at the Virginia Opener

2024 Indoor
• Named to the All-ACC Academic team, studying applied statistics
• For the second time of the season, ran the 400m leg in the third-placing DMR at the NCAA Indoor Championships
• Participated in the 4x400m relay at the ACC Indoor Championships
• Remained consistent, running within .05 seconds of his personal best three times in the final 4 races of the season
• At the ACC Indoor Championships, qualified for the 400m finals and finished sixth
• Ran the 400m leg in the record-setting DMR at the Arkansas Qualifier
• Ran the fastest 400m time of the season for Virginia, setting a personal best of 47.23 at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational
• Placed third in the 400m at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet
• Ran for two top-five finishes in the 400m and 4×400 at the Penn State National Open
• Helped Virginia to second place in the 4x400m at the Hokie Invitational
• First place finish in the 400m at the Hokie Invitational with a time of 48.53
• Placed second in the 400 meters at the Virginia Tech Invitational clocking 48.44
• Opened his season with a personal-best in the 200 meters at the Liberty Kickoff running 22.00

2023 Outdoor
• Named to 2022-23 ACC Honor Roll
• ACC first team in the 400m hurdles, setting a personal best time of 51.09
• First place finish in both the 4x4oom relay and 400m hurdles at the Virginia Challenge
• Finished 6th in the 400m hurdles at Penn Relays amid a stacked field
• Helped the team to second in the 4x400m at Raleigh Relays

2023 Indoor
• Ran the 400 leg in the DMR for Virginia in what was a record-setting performance at the Penn State National Open
• Clocked a personal-best in the 400 meters running 47.42 at the Tiger Paw Invite
• Helped set a Virginia record in the DMR at the Arkansas Qualifier as the team posted 9:23.71
• Ran on the Virginia 4×400 team at the ACC Indoor Championships posting 3:13.36 as a team
• Competed in the 400m, and DMR at the ACC Indoor Championships

2022 Outdoor
• Competed in the 4x400m at the Virginia Open
• Competed in the 400H and 4x400m at Raleigh Relays
• Placed fourth in the 400 hurdles at the Duke Invitational
• Helped Virginia to fourth-place finish in the 4×400 meters at the Virginia Challenge
• Competed in the 4×400 at Penn Relays
• Ran a PB of 52.42 in the 400 hurdles to place sixth at the ACC Championships

2022 Indoor
• Placed tenth in the 500m at the Virginia Tech Invitational (1:05.91)
• Helped Virginia to a third place finish in the 4x400m at the Virginia Tech Invitational (3:17.64)
• Ran 22.00 in the 200m at the Tiger Paw Invite
• Clocked 48.48 in the 400m at the Tiger Paw Invite
• Helped Virginia to a school record in the 4x400m at the Tiger Paw Invite (3:11.64)
• Competed in the 400m at the ACC Indoor Championships

Background
• Set the 300m school record
• Recipient of the Dickinson Award
• Newton North High School indoor and outdoor track and field captain

Personal

• Majoring in applied statistics
• Enjoys photography