Alex Mason
Alex Mason
Height: 5-8
Weight: 142
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Festus, Mo.
High School: Herculaneum HS
Position: Distance

2012: Mason did not compete in any races in 2012.

2011: Had his best finish of the season at the Missouri S&T Jackling Jocks Invite where he took 11th on the 5-mile course in a time of 26:06...Helped the Lions to a third place finish at the MIAA Championships where he placed 56th and a fourth place finish at the South Centreal Regional Championships where he took 60th.

2010: Had his best finish of the season at the University of Arkansas where he placed 16th in the 6.6k race in a time of 22:40.80 ... Helped the Lions to a third place finish at the UCM Mule Run where he placed 23rd and a second place finish at the MIAA Championships where he placed 58th. 

In High School: Ran cross country and track for coach Ryan Kasten at Herculaneum High School. A three-time All-Conference selection in cross country, Mason was also a three-time All-District and two-time All-State selection, winning the district meet three times. He helped his team to three district and two state championships. On the track, Mason was an All-Conference selection in the 4x800, 800m, 1600m, and 3200m his first three years, and was the conference champ in each of the events this past season as a junior. He was an All-District selection in the 1600m and 4x800, while qualifying for sectionals in the 1600m. He also holds his school's freshman record for the 1600m with a time of 4:40

Personal: a biology major...born June 11, 1992 in St. Louis, Mo...son of Larry and Sally Mason...has one brother, Stuart, and one sister, Sarah.