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Sports / Recreation

Godell qualifies for NCAA championship meet

March 12, 2009

Colorado State senior thrower Alex Godell will represent the Rams at the NCAA Indoor track and field championship, hosted by Texas A&M.

The Littleton, Colo., native has the 14th best mark in the country in the weight throw this season at 67-feet, nine inches, which he set on Feb. 20 at Wyoming.

The NCAA championship meet will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, with Godell’s event taking place at 4 p.m. MST on Saturday.

Alex Godell

Class:  Senior
Major:  Economics
High School:  Arapahoe

In 2008, Godell defended his Mountain West hammer throw title with a win (61.22m) at the MWC outdoor championships (May 14). He scored consistently throughout the outdoor season, including personal bests in the hammer throw (62.49m) at the Front Range Championships (May 3) and in the shot put (15.37m) and discus throw (54.24m) at the MWC outdoor championships. 

Godell also posted a score at the Midwest Regional (May 30) with a seventh-place finish in the hammer throw (61.05m). He also scored during the MWC indoor championships (Feb. 28) in both the weight throw (19.19m) and the shot put (15.34m). He was given the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete award for the fourth straight year and was awarded the 2008 Dick Kitamura Memorial Scholarship. He was also a student recipient of the Waterpik Excellence in Education Award.

Indoor Track

Contact: John Manuszak
Phone: (970) 491-RAMS