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Alex

Miley

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Distance
Height: 6'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Maple Grove, Minn.
High School: Maple Grove

Bio

Honors: 2019 All-ACC First Team (3000m steeplechase), 2019 ACC Outdoor Bronze Medalist (3000m steeplechase)

2018-19 T&F: Competed in four meets throughout the indoor season … earned fourth in the mile at the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup (1/12) with a time of 4:17.74 … during the outdoor campaign, finished first in the 3000m steeplechase at the Battle of the Blues (4/6), clocking a time of 8:59.11 … notched a bronze medal in the 3000m steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/9) with a time of 8:51.71 … recorded a PR time of 8:49.05 at the NCAA East Region Preliminary Round (5/23), running to 13th place and etching his name into the Duke outdoor record books as fourth all-time in the event.

2018-19 XC: Posted a 11th-place overall finish in the Elon Opener (8/31) with a 6K time of 19:02 to help Duke earn a second-place team finish in the season-opening meet … earned the start in the Roy Griak Invitational (9/29), recording an 8K time of 25:27.2

2017-18 T&F: Competed in five competitions during the indoor season and six competitions during the outdoor campaign … finished third in the one mile run at the Carolina Cup (1/13) with a time of 4:11.84 … set a personal-best in the mile at the ACC Indoor Championships, clocking a time of 4:11.50 to place 13th … helped the 4x1,500m relay team secure a first-place finish at the Raleigh Relays (3/31) with a time of 15:55.33 …  served as the third leg on the distance medley relay squad at the Tennessee Relays (4/13), which placed third with a time of 9:59.11 … earned a fourth-place finish in the 1,500m run at the Duke Invitational (4/21), posting a season-best time of 3:47.65 … won Duke Freshman of the Year Award for outdoor track in 2018.

2017-18 XC:  Participated in each of Duke’s six races during the fall campaign of his freshman season, posting top-three finishes for the Blue Devils in four of those races … began his collegiate career in impressive fashion, posting a third-place finish in the Bull City Classic (9/1) with a 6K time of 18:12 to help Duke secure the first-place shutout victory to open the season … finished seventh overall in the Winthrop Invitational (9/16), posting an 8K time of 25:55.33 to help Duke to a first-place victory in the seven-team competition … recorded an 8K time of 28:43.0 in the Roy Griak Invitational (9/23) as Duke finished in seventh place … notched a personal-best time in the ECU Pirates Invite (10/13) with an 8K time of 24:40.40 on his way to a first-place finish for the Blue Devils, helping Duke claim a first-place victory … posted a third-place finish for Duke in the ACC Championships (10/27) with an 8K time of 24:43.8 as Duke finished in ninth place … eclipsed a personal-best time at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships (11/10) in the 10K with a time of 30:51.4, posting a first-place finish for the Blue Devils to close out the his freshman fall season.

Prior to Duke: Five-year letterman under the guidance of Matt Gifford at Maple Grove Senior High School…2016 Minnesota Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year…Qualified for the 2016 Nike Nationals and earned All-American honors there…2017 State Champion in the 3,200m…Five time conference and section champion…Six time All-State…Holds three school records…Founder and President of school badminton team…Also lettered in basketball…Member of National Honors Society Council. DECA, Model UN, Boys State, and Link Crew…Also an AP Scholar and FCA Leader as well as Junior Rotarian and Science Bowl Vice President…Earned the Best Leadership Award for graduating Senior Crimson Awards.

Personal: Born on April 29, 1999…Has three brothers, Ryan, Max, and Aidan.

Duke Cross Country PR
3.73 Mile - 19:02.1 (8/31/2018)
6k - 18:12.0 - (9/1/2017)
8k - 24:40.40 (10/13/2017)
10k - 30:51.4 (11/10/2017)

Duke Indoor PR
Mile – 4:09.75 (1/18/2019)
1,600m- 4:11.50 (2/24/2018)
3,000m- 8:29.88 (2/3/2018)

Duke Outdoor PR
1,500m – 3:47.65 (4/20/2019)
3,000m steeplechase [4] - 8:49.05 (5/23/2019)

[ ] denotes ranking in school record book

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