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2019 (Track & Field)
Barnes collected two distinctions in her final season. She highlighted the Rossi Relays with a new lifetime PR in the hammer throw, tossing for 47.75 meters, and the fourth best throw in program history. She additionally notched a career-best at the SCIAC Championships this season, earning gold with a 41.80-meter discus throw, third on the all-time best list...Inducted into the Scholar-Athlete Societyfor the first time.
2018 (Track & Field)
Earned two USTFCCCA All-Region distinctions for the hammer and discus as a Junior, posting personal bests of 47.08m in the hammer throw and 39.68 in discus at the Redlands Last Chance Qualifier…earned All-SCIAC honors for discus, taking second place at SCIAC Championships with a throw of 38.31...also took sixth place at SCIAC Championships in the shot put with a throw of 10.16...Moved up in the CLU record books for both hammer and discus to fifth place all-time for Cal Lutheran.
2017 (Track & Field)
Recorded a new personal best in the shot put with a throw of 10.75m…placed 4th overall in discus (35.71m), 5th overall in the hammer throw (41.21m), and 7th overall in the shot put (10.75m) at the SCIAC Championships…concluded her 2017 effort with a new personal best in the hammer throw (42.89m) at the Redlands Qualifier.
2016 (Track & Field)
Made an immediate impact as a freshman for the Regals…placed fifth overall in both the Discus (37.67m) and Hammer Throw (38.83m) at the SCIAC Championships (Apr. 30)…also competed in the Shot Put and finished 11th overall with a distance of 9.85m…led the Regals in every throwing event besides Javelin…set season-bests in the Shot Put (10.42m) and Discus (39.03m) at the SCIAC Multi-Dual No. 3 (Apr. 16).
Olympia High School
Graduated in 2015…played varsity basketball for two years and varsity track for three years…threw the discus, shot put, and hammer…ranked 10th in the state of Washington in the 4A Division.
Full name: Alexa Marie Barnes…born December 18, 1996 in Olympia, Wash…parents are Patty and Rick Barnes…has two dogs…chose Cal Lutheran because of the size and location…majoring in communication and minoring in English...most vast memory of CLU athletics is recieving CLU and SCIAC Athlete of the Week her sophomore year as well as winning Regal of the Year at her sophomore banquet.
Movie: 10 Things I Hate About You
Music: Kehlani, SZA and anything country
Sports (other than what you play): Basketball, Football
Team: Green Bay Packers
Athlete: Clay Matthews
TV Show: Criminal Minds, Gilmore Girls
Video Game: NBA 2k
Quote: “Keep your heart above your head and your eyes wide open.”
Hobbies/ Special Talents: Writing, and can touch her tongue to her nose
If she could travel anywhere it would be: England or Germany.