Alex Metzger
Alex Metzger


Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Bishop Chatard HS

Pole Vault



Boilermakers Wrap Up Penn Relays, Purdue Open

Purdue will compete again next Friday at Indiana.


Mike Poehlein Invitational Opens Outdoor Home Slate

Purdue welcomes 12 other schools to the weekend meet in West Lafayette, Ind.


Boilermaker Invitational Preview

A number of Boilermakers can use Saturday as a final tuneup before Big Tens.

2012: Placed first at the Purdue Open (4/27-4/28) in the pole vault with a jump of 3.40 meters. Competed for fourth place in the event at the Boilermaker Invite (2/18) and the Purdue Invitational (1/7). Jumped 3.30 meters at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (3/30-3/31) and the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational (4/20-4/21), good for 7th and 5th place, respectively.

2010:Competed in four varsity meets (two indoors, two outdoors), including the Big Ten Indoor Championships; cleared her career best of 3.50 meters (11-05.75) at the Boilermaker Invitational.

High School:Four-year varsity letterwinner in track and field at Bishop Chatard High School; three-time Indiana State High School indoor champion in the pole vault, setting the state mark as a junior and senior; placed third at the outdoor state meet as a senior en route to Indiana All-Star honors; won four consecutive Indianapolis City Championships; qualified for the outdoor state meet as a junior and sophomore, placing ninth as a junior and 14th as a sophomore; led her team to an indoor state title as a senior.

Personal:Alex Metzger was born February 8, 1991, in Indianapolis, Ind.; is the daughter of Trinda and Doug Metzger; has two brothers, Nick and Zach; enjoys hanging out with friends, traveling, water and snow skiing and going to the beach; intends to major in sport and movement sciences with a focus in pre-law studies.


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