Seventeen Boilermakers will be making their season debut.
2012-13 (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 (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 (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 (REDSHIRT) 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.