Alex Lietz
    Alex Lietz

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hoyleton, Ill.

    High School:
    Nashville Community H.S.

    Position:
    Pole Vault

    Birthdate:
    01/25/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    01/23/2015

    Salukis win two event titles at Day One of Vanderbilt Invite

    Southern swept the men's and women's weight throw with wins by seniors Curtis Wideman and DeAnna Price.

    01/22/2015

    Salukis travel to Nashville for Vanderbilt Invite this weekend

    The Saluki women's squad is ranked No. 23 in the nation.

    01/17/2015

    Salukis wrap up with four more titles on Day Two of Kentucky Invitational

    After winning the men's weight throw Friday night, SIU ended with a total five event wins.

    12/06/2014

    SIU has record-setting day at Saluki Fast Start to open indoor season

    Freshman Lindsey Murray set SIU's all-time indoor pole vault record at 4.02m (13-02.25).

    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    12/08/2014

    2014 Saluki Fast Start

    Photos from the 2014 Saluki Fast Start, Dec. 6, 2014

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the SIU Invite, Feb. 7, 2014.

    TFRRS Bio


    2013-14
    Earned first place in pole vault at the Saluki Fast Start meet with a 4.60m mark...Held SIU's highest indoor pole vault clearance of the season at 4.85m...Finished the indoor season with fourth top-five finishes...Placed eighth of 15 in pole vault at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 4.78m mark...Came away with five top-10 pole vault finishes in the outdoor season...Competed in pole vault in six indoor meets and seven outdoor meets...MVC Academic Honor Roll. 2012-13
    Competed in the pole vault in eight meets indoors and four meets outdoors...Finished in the top-third twice indoors...Won the pole vault at the Saluki Open on Jan. 11...Set a personal best of 4.68m at the Illini Classic on Jan. 19.

    2011-12
    Competed in 12 meets in both the indoor and outdoor seasons...Finished third twice at the Saluki Fast Start and the Saluki Open of the indoor season.

    High School
    State champion in 4x400 senior year...State finalist in the pole vault.

    Personal
    Full name is Alexander James Lietz...Born on Jan. 25, 1993...Son of James and Dawn Lietz...Has two sisters...Majoring in physiology.

    Friday, Jan 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Bloomington, Ind. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 31
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Bloomington, Ind. All Day
    Friday, Feb 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:30 AM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track West Lafayette, Ind. All Day
    Friday, Feb 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Feb 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Sunday, Mar 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Friday, Mar 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    SIU