Alex White
Alex White

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mount Vernon, Ind.

High School:
Mount Vernon

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 285

Birthdate:
05/03/1991



03/07/2014

Brackets Released for Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Quiroga and Atwood receive first round byes as No. 4 seeds.

03/03/2014

Eight Boilermakers Earn Big Ten Wrestling Championships Pre-Seeds

Quiroga (133) and Atwood (197) tabbed as No. 4 pre-seeds.

02/16/2014

Sabatello and Kissel Post Top-20 Upsets

Boilermakers close out dual season at 6-8, 1-7 Big Ten.

02/14/2014

Notes: No. 24 Purdue at No. 5 Northern Iowa

Boilermakers travel to Cedar Falls, Iowa, for final dual.

02/07/2014

Seniors Shine in Final Home Dual

No. 24 Purdue closes out Big Ten dual schedule with 18-16 loss to No. 18 Illinois.

2013-14 | REDSHIRT SENIOR | 285
Completed career with an 8-19 record in final season ... appeared in all 14 duals for the Boilermakers ... defeated Duke's Brian Self, 8-2, in first dual of the season ... opened competition at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational with a 10-1 major decision of Hofstra's Michael Hughes ... registered the fastest fall of his career at the Midlands Championships, pinning Chicago's Jeff Tybrurski in 1:52 ... won his 40th career match in the first tiebreaker against Tyler Houska of Ashland, 7-4 ... was 3-2 in matches that went into extra time ... beat Illinois' Chris Lopez 3-1 in sudden victory on senior night.

2012-13 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR | 285
Finished 10-19 on the year, starting in 19 duals at heavyweight ... went 2-2 at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/3), including a season-opening major decision ... swept a trio of bouts at the Northern Illinois Duals (11/17) ... split a pair of matches at the Purdue Duals (12/16) ... posted a 1-2 mark at the Midlands Championships (12/29), picking up his first fall of the year ... went 0-8 in Big Ten duals, wrestling seven of the eight matches against top-20 individuals ... picked up a dual-clinching 4-1 decision over Wyoming's Leland Pfeifer at National Duals (2/17) ... earned a pair of wins at the Franklin & Marshall duals (2/23), including a major decision against Buffalo ... dropped a trio of matches at the Big Ten Championships (3/9).

2011-12 | REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE | 285
Finished with a 12-11 overall record ... posted a 2-2 record at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/5), including a major decision ... went 1-2 at the Michigan State Open (11/12), including his first fall of the season ... placed third at the Cleveland State Open (12/18) with a 4-1 record ... won the Ashland Simonson Open (1/28) with a 4-0 mark, all coming by decision ... competed at the NWCA National Duals (2/12) ... went 1-2 at the National Collegiate Open (2/26) with a fall.

2010-11 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN | 285
Went 11-12 in his inaugural collegiate season, including a pair of Big Ten Duals a trip to the Midlands Championships ... took third in the Frosh/Soph division of the Michigan State Open (11/13), going 4-1 ... earned third place at the Harris Open (11/20), including his first career fall ... posted a 1-2 mark at the Cleveland State Open (12/11), topping 2011 NCAA Qualifier Jack Danilkowicz, 2-1 ... notched a 3-3 record at the Simonson Open (1/22) with a pin and a major decision ... went 0-2 in Big Ten Duals.

2009-10 | FRESHMAN
Redshirted ... did not compete during initial season at Purdue.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year varsity letterwinner at Mt. Vernon High School ... two-time Indiana State High School Championship qualifier, taking second place as a senior in 2009 ... all-time wins leader at Mt. Vernon High School ... three-time most valuable wrestler honoree ... coached on the mat by Kyle Jones and Todd Gilpin.

PERSONAL
Born on May 3, 1991, in Evansville, Ind. ... full name is Alexander Keith White ... is the son of Andrew and Lisa White ... has two brothers, Adam and Aric ... enjoys fishing, movies, music and riding four-wheelers ... majoring in law and society with a minor in forensics.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year Wt. W L Pct. F TF MD D Other T2 E1 R2 NF2 NF3 Bk. Pts.
2010-11 285 11 12 .478 2 0 1 8 0 18 30 0 0 2 6
2011-12 285 12 11 .500 2 0 1 9 0 13 30 1 3 1 9
2012-13 285 10 19 .345 1 0 2 6 1 14 56 0 2 4 16
2013-14 285 8 19 .296 1 0 1 6 0 6 33 3 1 2 8
Totals 41 61 .102 6 0 5 29 1 51 148 4 6 9 39