Alex Vazquez

PositionMid-Distance
Height5-9
Weight145
HometownAurora, Colo.
Prev. SchoolGateway HS

Notes:

2010 Track: Outdoor: placed 10th in the 800 meter at RMAC Championships with time of 1:56.36. ... member of 4th place 400 meter relay team at RMAC Championships. ... member of 4th place 1,600 meter relay team at RMAC Championships. ... won the 800 meter at the CSU-Pueblo Invitational. ... Outdoor best/800 meter-1:54.07, 400 meter-49.93 Indoor: member of 2010 RMAC Indoor Conference Champion 1,600 meter relay. ... placed 10th in 800 meter at RMAC Indoor with a time of 1:58.03. ... member of Air Force Invitational winning distance medley. ... Indoor best/800 meter-1:55.05, 600 meter-1:24.82, 1,000 meter-2:34.47. 2008-09: Track: Named second-team All-RMAC for his performance in the 800-meter run at the RMAC outdoor championships. ... Was a third-team All-RMAC honoree in the indoor 800 meters. ... Ran as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team. ... Placed third in the 600-yard run (75.55) at the Potts Indoor Invite, Jan. 23. ... Completed the 800 in a time of 2:04.16 at the Spank Blasing Invitational, April 2. ... Finished fifth in the 800 (1:59.0) at the Joe Davies' Open, Jan. 30. ... Placed sixth in the 800 (1:55.77) at the Air Force Invitational Indoor Meet, Feb. 13. 2007-08: Track: Named second-team all-RMAC in the 800-meter run for the indoor track season ... placed fifth in the 800m at the Don Barrett Open Feb. 9 ... finished third in the 800m at CSM Twilight Open Feb. 22 ... placed sixth in the 800m at the RMAC Indoor Championships Mar. 1 ... finished seventh in the 1500-meter run at the Rob Upton Invitational Mar. 29 ... placed third in the 800m at the Kansas Relays on Apr. 19 ... finished fifth in the 800m at Jack Christiansen Invitational Apr. 26 ... placed second in the 800m at Emporia State Twilight Qualifier May 10. 2006-07: Track: Placed ninth in the 800m at ASC Early Bird Open Dec. 9 ... finished second in the 800m at CSM All-Comers Meet Feb. 10 ... placed 10th in the 800 meters at the RMAC Indoor Championships Feb. 24 ... finished seventh in the 800m at Potts Invitational Mar. 17 ... placed seventh in the 800m at Rob Upton Invitational Mar. 24 ... finished fourth in the 400m at Colorado College Invite Apr. 14 ... placed fifth in the 800m at Travis McKinley Open Apr. 21 ... placed 10th in the 800m at the RMAC Outdoor Championships May 8.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Was awarded track MVP while attending Gateway HS ... helped his team place fourth at state in the 4x200m relays ... helped his team place fifth at state in the 4x400m relay ... led his team to a victory in the 4x400m relay at regionals.

Personal Notes:

Majoring in Finance/Communications ... enjoys working on his car ... has three siblings ... parents are Ricardo and Manuela Vazquez.

Stories featuring Alex Vazquez

February 6, 2012UCCS Tracksters on Fire at the University of New Mexico Lobo ClassicIt was a historic weekend for the UCCS Track & Field team as they continue their preparations for the RMAC Indoor Championships in three weeks time.
April 30, 2010Mines wins dual on depthUCCS and Colorado Mines went head to head in a low-key dual track meet with a few participants coming from Metro State. The purpose this meet was for the teams to get healthier and keep competitive sharpness for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship on May 9-11 in Pueblo.
April 24, 2010Severe Wind Advisory in EffectThe wind was the story of the day at the Jack Christiansen Invitational, hosted by Colorado State University. It caused delays, issues and generally made circumstances miserable. It was a much different environment then the wind storm in Greeley three weeks ago. At least in Greeley some good competitive performances were possible. Today, in Fort Collins, was just all about competing well against the field.
February 28, 20104 X 400 team, Gomez Earn RMAC Titles, Graham Named Freshman of the YearThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had two Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champions, an RMAC freshman of the year and seven all-RMAC performers at the RMAC Indoor Track & Field Championships, which concluded Saturday.
February 27, 2010Gomez, Hopkins Shine on Final Day of RMAC Indoor ChampionshipsGOLDEN, Colo. - Steven Gomez won the men's high jump and earned a qualifying mark for nationals as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs competed in the final day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday at Steinhauer Field House.
February 13, 2010Soaring at Air ForceThe men's relays stole the show for UCCS track and field in the Cadet Fieldhouse at the Air Force Academy. Both the men's distance medley and 4x400 relay won their respective heats. Those relays were apart of a very productive event."I was very pleased with how the team competed", said coach Mark Misch "it was a great meet and we had solid races."
February 12, 2010UCCS Men's Distance Medly Team Takes First at Air Force InvitationalUSAF ACADEMY, Colo. - The men's distance medley team from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took first place at the Air Force Invitational Friday, highlighting the Mountain Lions' performance in the first day of the two-day indoor track & field event at the Cadet Fieldhouse.
February 6, 2010Big Bang in Albuquerque with a Race and Record for David MuellerThey had an all-around great day" said University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field coach Mark Misch, "12 athletes, four school records, two NCAA provisional qualifiers, eight season bests and numerous all-time personal bests."
April 18, 2009Mountain Lions Compete at KU RelaysLAWRENCE, Kan. - The 10 Mountain Lions competing at the 82nd annual Kansas Relays Thursday were able to leave with several P.R.'s and season bests as every runner finished in the top 30 of every field in their respective events.
April 11, 2009Mountain Lions Face All Divisions at University of Colorado InvitationalBOULDER - Deep fields and tough competition from every division made for good performances all around as the Mountain Lions returned to Boulder for the second time in the outdoor season for the University of Colorado Invitational.
April 3, 2009Mountain Lions Beat the Snow, Compete at Spank Blasing Meet in PuebloPUEBLO - The CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves broke in their new track while hosting their debut invitational at Friday's Spank Blasing Invitational. As seems typical of early outdoor track season, 25 mile per hour winds prevailed, making an already somewhat difficult day more difficult for the Mountain Lions.
February 28, 2009UCCS Closes to Within Point of Clinching Steel & Silver Series at RMAC MeetCHADRON, Neb. - The second day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference indoor track championships drew to a close Saturday evening with the Mountain Lions in sixth place on the men's side and seventh place on the women's side.
February 20, 2009Gomez Punches Ticket to Nationals at CSM Twilight InvitationalGOLDEN, CO - The Mines Twilight Invitational would have been more appropriately named the Mines Midnight Invitational.
January 24, 2009Freshmen Steal the Show as UCCSCompetes at CU-Potts InvitationalThe younger members of the UCCS track team were the ones to steal the show at the CU-hosted Pott's Invitational.
January 16, 2009Track & Field Team Shakes Off Some Rust,Gets Wins at Air Force All-Comers MeetUS AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - There's nothing like a few winning performances to ring in the new year, and the start of the indoor track season. At Friday's Air Force All-Comers meet, the Mountain Lions opened up their season with a bang en route to some personal-best marks and a few victories.
May 10, 2008Vazquez, Pinter Lead the Way at Emporia State Twilight QualifierEMPORIA, Kan. - Alex Vazquez took second place in the men's 800-meter run to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field team Saturday at the Emporia State Twilight Qualifier, the Mountain Lions' final tuneup before nationals.
April 18, 2008UCCS Competes in Rare Event, Lousy Weather at KU RelaysLAWRENCE, Kan. - As temperatures dropped into the 30's at the KU Relays, Branson Bartlett, Chris Reynolds, Dan Pinter, and Alex Tiernan competed in what University of Colorado at Colorado Springs coach Mark Misch called "a very rare event"- the 4x1-mile relay.
April 12, 2008UCCS Uses Colorado College Invitational to Brush UpThe Colorado College Invitational ended up becoming a meet between The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Colorado College. It was not an official dual team-scored event, but UCCS used the meet to warm up for the upcoming Kansas University Relays.
April 5, 2008Vazquez Takes Third, Nearly Qualifies for Nationals in 800Alex Vazquez almost had a nationally qualifying time in the men's 800-meter run today at the UNC Tom Benich Invite in Greeley, CO.
March 29, 2008Bartlett's Win in the 5,000 Highlights UCCS at Upton MeetFORT COLLINS -- Branson Bartlett took first place in the men's 5,000-meter run as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field teams competed Saturday at the Rob Upton Invitational at the Hansen Field Event Area.
February 22, 2008Bartlett, Women's 4 X 400 Relay Highlight Final Tuneup for UCCSGOLDEN -- Running in just his second meet of the season, Branson Bartlett of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was the top collegiate finisher in the men's 3,000-meter run at the CSM Twilight Open Friday evening at Steinhauer Fieldhouse.
February 9, 2008Men and Women's Relay Teams Rewrite RecordsThe UCCS men's and women's 4x440 relay teams set new school records at the Don Barrett Air Force Invitational Saturday, records that were previously set just one week prior.
February 2, 2008UCCS Relay Teams Set New School Records at Air Force InvitationalCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Both the Men's and women's 4 X 400 relay teams set new University of Colorado at Colorado Springs school records Saturday on the final day of the Air Force Invitational at the Cadet Field House.
May 8, 2007UCCS Men Struggle at RMAC ChampionshipsALAMOSA -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 4X400-meter relay team finished sixth Tuesday to account for the Mountain Lions' only team points in a disappointing final day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Rex Stadium.
April 21, 2007Men's Track Competes in Both Fort Collins and AlamosaAlex Vazquez took fourth place in the 800-meter run to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday at the Travis McKinley Open in Alamosa.
April 14, 2007UCCS Men Compete at Colorado CollegeDavid Harmer moved into third-place in school history with his time of 1 minute, 54.39 seconds in the 800-meter run at the 12th annual Colorado College Invitational.
March 24, 2007Allen Earns Provisional Qualifying Mark in High JumpStorm Allen set a new UCCS record and provisionally qualified for nationals Saturday by clearing 6 feet, 9.5 inches in the high jump at the Rob Upton Invitational at Fort Collins.
March 17, 2007Allen Wins High Jump to Lead UCCS Men at BoulderStorm Allen cleared 6 feet, 6.75 inches to win the high jump and lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's track team in its first outdoor meet of the season, the Potts Invitational in Boulder.
February 10, 2007Harmer, Rubalcaba-Lopez earn provisional timesDavid Harmer and Aaron Rubalcaba-Lopez clocked a provisional qualifying times for nationals Saturday as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs split its track team to compete at both the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash., and the CSM Open in Golden.
January 27, 2007UCCS men solid at Barrett meetAaron Rubalcaba-Lopez had a second-place finish in the mile to lead an inspired and impressive UCCS men's track team on Saturday at the Don Barrett Air Force Open at the US Air Force Academy.
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