Alex Springer

R-Jr | 6-1 | Throws | Shawnee Mission, Kan. | Northwest HS

Senior (2018)
Competed in eight meets during the outdoor season… Recorded a personal-best of 65.92m (216′-3″) in the javelin at the Arkansas Twilight meet – the No. 8 mark in program history… Sixth-place finisher at the SEC Outdoor Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. … Qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the javelin

Junior (2017)
Opened the year placing fourth at the Arkansas Spring Invitational in the javelin throw … Followed it up with two more top-five finishes at the Stanford and Baylor Invitationals — marking a PR of 59.88m/196-5 at the latter … Capped the year placing first in the javelin at the Arkansas Twilight.

Sophomore (2016)
Did not compete.

Freshman (2015)
Opened his first year as a Razorback with a second place finish at the Arkansas Spring Invitational in the javelin throw … Collected another top-eight finish at the John McDonnell Invitational with a throw of 57.82m/189-8, good for sixth … Capped his freshman year with a personal best throw of 59.32m/194-7 to finish second at the Arkansas Twilight.

High School
Comes to Arkansas from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School after winning the Kansas state championship in the javelin his senior year … First Team All-Sunflower League … Second Team All-Metro Kansas City … State Runner-up in the javelin as a junior … Threw a personal-best 196-7 in the javelin … Member of the National Honor Society … A four-year honor roll student and Academic Award Letter recipient.

Son of Kimberly and Rick Springer… One sister, Kate…. Majoring in supply chain management.