Alex Balsiger
Alex Balsiger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Parker, Colo.

High School:
Chaparral

Experience:
3L


05/15/2014

78 CSU student-athletes set to receive diplomas

List includes 16 sports, 7 colleges

11/01/2013

Cross country recap: CSU men 2nd place at MW championships, Women take 3rd

Six Rams earn all-conference accolades

09/04/2013

Cross country preview: CSU begins 2013 season at home with Colorado State Open Friday

Rams host tune-up meet to start season

08/26/2013

CSU enters 2013 campaign at No. 6 in regional rankings

Rams open season with CSU Invite, Sept. 6

08/23/2013

Mountain West releases cross country preseason poll

Colorado State men, women selected to finish third

10/29/2011

Mountain West Championships

MW championships 2011

10/29/2011

Mountain West Cross Country Championships 2011

MW Cross Country Championships

09/12/2011

2011 Rust Buster Invite

2011 Rust Buster Invite; Colorado Springs, Colo.

2012 (Junior)

  • Cross Country
    • Ran the 5k in 15:41.10 at the Colorado State Open, finishing 8th.
    • Finished the 8k in 26:00.20 at the Greater Louisville Classic.
    • Crossed the finish line in 24:57 in the 8k at the Wisconsin-Adidas Invitational.
    • Finished in 25:21.71 to earn 28th place at the Mountain West Conference Championships.
    • Clocked in at 31:53.0 in the 10k at the NCAA Mountain Regional, taking 58th place and fourth on the CSU squad.
    • 28th place - MW Cross Country Championships
  • Track & Field
    • 1st place - MW Indoor Championships - Distance Medley Relay
    • MW All-Conference Indoor Track & Field Team - Distance Medley Relay
    • NCAA National Qualifier - 1500 Meter Run
    • 2nd place - MW Outdoor Championships - 1500 Meter Run
    • All-Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Team - 1500 Meter Run
    • 2nd place - MW Indoor Championships - Distance Medley Relay
    • MW All-Conference Indoor Track & Field Team - Distance Medley Relay
    • 7th place - MW Indoor Championships - Mile Run

2011 (Sophomore)

  • Cross Country
    • Earned 14th place at the Wyoming Invitational with a time of 23:10.5
    • Finished in 28th place at the Rust Buster Invitational with a time of 19:32.89
    • At the Mountain West Championships, Balsiger finished with a time of 26:34.1 in the 5-mile race, good for 6th on the CSU squad
    • NCAA Mountain Regional Championships finished 7th on the CSU squad with a time of 33:27.6
    • Took 32ndplace in MW Cross Country Championships.
  • Track & Field
    • 3rd place - MW Indoor Championships - Distance Medley Relay
    • MW All-Conference Indoor Track & Field Team - Distance Medley Relay
    • 8th place - MW Indoor Championships - Mile Run

2010 (Freshman)

  • Finished 18th at the Wyoming Invitational (Sept. 3), with a time of 23:16.2 in the 4.25 mile race
  • Came in 26th in the 4-mile race with a time of 22:14.4 at the CSU Invitational (Sept. 11).

Chaparral High School
Named all-conference for cross country in 2006 and 2007... Earned second-team all-state honors in cross country in 2007 and 2008 and was the 4x800-meter state champion in 2009.

Personal
Born Jan. 20, 1991, in Freemont, CA, the son of Jill and Steve Balsiger... Has a brother, Adam (18)... His father played football at the University of Wisconsin-Stout... Majoring in mechanical engineering.

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