Alex Forsythe
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
City/State: Dorr, Mich.
High School: Wayland Union
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Forsythe Photos


Mile Run 3000m Run
5:12.76 10:22.73


800m Run 1,500m Run 5,000m Run
2:25.83 4:53.60 18:32.88

2012: Track & Field: Took third place in the 3,000-meter run at the GVSU Big Meet with a time of 10:27.91 (2/10) ... took third in the mile run with a personal-best time of 5:12.76 at the Ball State Quad Meet (2/17) ... ran a season-best time of 10:22.73 in the 3,000-meter run at the MAC Indoor Championship (2/26) ... competed primarily in the 1,500-meter run during the outdoor season and ran a season-best time of 5:00.91 at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational (4/21).

Cross Country:
Appeared in three meets during the season ... ran a season-best 6k time of 23:39.30 at the George Dales Invitational (9/9).

2010-11:  Track & Field: Competed in six meets during the indoor season, primarily in the mile and 3000m run ...  ran a personal best time of 10:39.25 in the 3000m run at the Notre Dame Invitational (1/22) ... scored the first points of her career placing seventh in the mile at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/28) ... ran a career best time of 5:18.50 in the mile at Ball State (2/18) ... competed in the 800, 1,500 and 5,000m runs during the outdoor season ... ran a personal best 1,500m run at the EIU Big Blue Classic (3/31). Cross Country: Competed in two meets on the season ... placed 23rd overall at the Valparaiso Invitational with a 5k time of 20:01.71 (9/3) ... competed at the George Dales Invitational 6k with a time of 24:48.80 (9/17).

High School: Was a state qualifier and named all-county and all-conference her freshman, sophomore and senior years in cross country ... named All-State as part of the 4x800m relay team her freshman year ... named all county and all conference during freshman, sophomore years ... named all county during junior season and all-conference during senior season ... state qualifier in the 800m and 1,600m run during senior season in track and field ... four time recipient of Academic Award of Excellence ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Majoring in dietetics, maintaining a 3.56 GPA ... graduated from Wayland Union High School in 2010 ... daughter of Steven and Lisa Forsythe ... born Dec. 17, 1991.