Alex Doherty
Alex Doherty
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Warwick, R.I.
High School: Bishop Hendrick

As a Freshman in 2013:
Appeared in five-of-eight meets throughout the season…Finished a season-best third-fastest on the team in two meets while he was the fifth-fastest in his three other appearances…Landed just outside the Top 10 on Aug. 31 at the Stony Brook Invitational with an 11th place result, third-fastest among Quinnipiac runners, with a time of 16:17.8…Crossed the line in 30:59.25 at the Iona Meet of Champions on Sept. 21…Finished the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 5 in 27:30…Tied his season-best as the third-fastest Bobcat on Oct. 12 at the New England Championships with a time of 26:23…Finished out the season at the CCSU Mini Meet with a time of 16:20.21.

Before Quinnipiac:
Attended Bishop Hendricken High School in Rhode Island where he lettered in cross country and track and field for four years…Named All-State, All-Class, All-Division and All-New England throughout his distinguished high school career…Achieved cross country personal bests of 16:04 in the 5k and 26:20 in the 8k…Was a member of a prestigious Bishop Hendricken cross country squad that won four straight Rhode Island Cross Country State Championships (2009-12) and dominated and took home three New England Cross Country Championships (2010-11, 2013)…Also helped guide the Bishop Hendricken track and field program to three Indoor State Championships (2010-11, 2013) and two Outdoor State Championships (2010-11)…Member of the 2010 Bishop Hendricken squad that was named the 2010 Nike Northeast Regional Champions and ranked 10th in the nation…His team also finished 4th at the Nike Northeast Regional in 2012 and 2013.

Personal:
Born in Providence, R.I. and raised in Warwick, R.I…Son of John and Jennifer Doherty…His father John was a two-time Irish Olympian and World Champion…John Doherty ran the 5k at the 1988 and 1992 Summer Olympics competing for Ireland…He was World Champion in 1988 and 1989 in the 5k with a personal-best of 13:07 in the event…Has one brother Stephen and two sisters Kayleigh and Olivia…His brother Stephen ran for Iona College who also compete in the MAAC…Plans to major in Psychology.