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Jayson Alexander
Position: Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Roseland, N.J.
High School: West Essex
Experience: 3 Letters

2007 OUTDOOR TRACK - Was a member of the Terrapins' 4x100 relay team that placed ninth at the ACC Championships with an IC4A-qualifying time of 42.34... had a season-best long jump of 23-3.25 at the ACC Championships and placed seventh... placed second in the long jump at the Maryland Invitational with a mark of 22-2.25... also placed second at the Navy Invitational with a jump of 21-8... competed in the 100 meters at the Navy Invitational, where he finished second with a hand-time of 10.8.

2007 INDOOR TRACK - Had a season-best long jump of 22-11.75 at the Virginia Tech Invitational and placed 10th... placed 11th at the ACC Championships with a mark of 22-1.75... finished fourth at the Terrapin Invitational hitting the same mark.

2006 OUTDOOR TRACK - Had the Terps' top-four long jumps of the season... qualified for the IC4A Championships at the Terrapin Invitational with his first-place winning long jump of 23-9... placed fifth at the IC4A Championships with a jump of 23-5.25... finished ninth at the ACC Championships, posting a mark of 23-4... also competed in the 100 meters at the Navy Invitational, where he placed sixth with a time of 11.24... placed 23rd in the 200 meters at the Onesty/Abramson Invitational with a time of 22.56... was a member of the Terps' 4x400 relay team that placed second at the Terrapin Invitational.

2006 INDOOR TRACK - Placed sixth in the long jump at the New Balance Collegiate meet with a season-best and IC4A-qualifying jump of 23-4.75... finished third at the UMES Lid Lifter with a jump of 23-1.75... had a 13th-place finish at the ACC Championships with a long jump of 22-5.25... placed 24th in the 200 meters at the ACC Championships with a time of 22.53... also competed in the 60 meters at the Virginia Tech Invitational, where he tied for 27th with a time of 7.13.

2005 OUTDOOR TRACK - Placed 13th in the long jump at the ACC Championships with a mark of 22-5.75... second-best jump of the season was 21-8, which came at the Patriot Open and placed fourth... ran a 23.24 in the 200 meters in the developmental division at the Duke Invitational and finished 22nd... member of the Terps' IC4A-qualifying 4x400 relay team which placed seventh at the ACC Championships with a time of 41.59... relay also had a first-place finish at the Patriot Open at 41.21.

2005 INDOOR TRACK - Had the Terps' top-four long jumps of the season... best of the season came at the Virginia Tech Invitational where he finished 13th with a jump of 22-3.75... posted a jump of 21-11 at the Maryland Invitational to finish sixth... placed 20th at the ACC Championships with a jump of 21-10... also competed in the 200 meters for the Terps.. season-best time was 23.03 at the ACC Championships where he finished 28th.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Shoprite Star for outstanding achievement in athletics... named Jumper of the Year in Spring 2004... won North Jersey sectional meet with 22-1.75 long jump... New Jersey Group 2 state champ with long jump of 22-9... PR in long jump is 22-9.50 set at Meet of Champions... captain of winter and spring track and field teams at high school both as junior and senior.

PERSONAL - Son of Sharon and Willie Alexander II... has one brother, Willlie... was president of E.R.A.S.E., End Racism And Sexism Everywhere while in high school, as well as the treasurer of the North Jersey chapter of Jack and Jill of America... was on the honor roll every semester and was a member of Key Club and Art National Honor Society... hobbies and interests include reading, TV, music and cars.


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