Alex Umstead
Alex Umstead
Height: 5-11
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Los Alamos, N.M.
High School: Los Alamos HS
Position: Throws

UC Santa Barbara
Big West All-Conference
Umstead threw 190'6" in his first attempt at the hammer throw and making him sixth on the UCSB all-time list at the Big West Challenge Cup and setting a new personal best...Won the hammer throw at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a throw of 189'4"...Also won the hammer throw against Cal Poly Dual Meet with a throw of 190'3".

Scored points in the shot put and hammer at Conference, by finishing seventh in the shot at 51'6.25" (15.70m) and sixth in the hammer at 168'9" (51.43m)...Had great success throwing the hammer at Cal Poly, winning Cal Poly dual meet with a personal best of 178'1" (54.28m) and the Cal Poly Invitational with a mark of 169'9" (51.74m)...Also set his personal best in the shot put at the Cal Poly dual meet, throwing 53'6.25" (16.31m).

Umstead's best mark in the shot put came at the Big West Challenge Cup, where he took fourth place with a throw of 49'10" (15.19m)...Hit his best hammer mark late in the season at the Occidental Invitational, where his best throw reached 153'4" (46.73m)...Had the best discus mark on the team, 144'0" (43.89m) at the UC Davis dual meet.

High School
Competed for Alamos High School in New Mexico, where he was the 2006 and 2007 AAA shot put and discus State Champion...His best marks were 57'6" in the shot, and 163'9" in the discus.


Collegiate Career Bests
Shot Put -  53-6.25 (16.31m) 
(dual meet vs. Cal Poly, 5/2/2009)
Hammer   -  190-6  
(Big West Challenge Cup, 4/9/2010)