Meet the Seawolves: Alex West

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Year: Sophomore
Previous School: Skyview HS
Hometown: Soldotna, AK
Major: Civil Engineering
Cross Country Accomplishments: In high school Alex did not participate in cross-country, instead she spent her fall season playing on the volleyball team. Alex did run in track though in high school and took sixth place at state her senior year in the 800-meter.  In 2007 Alex was a redshirt during the cross-country season here at UAA. For the 2008 season she was injured and did not compete, this is her first season actually competing for a cross-country team.

5 things you might not know about Alex:
1. Her biggest obsession is finishing what she’s started
2. Her most embarrassing cross-country moment was when her shoelaces came untied mid-race
3. Alex’s greatest fear is failure
4. She can touch her nose with her tongue
5. Alex’s favorite TV show is Lost