Alex Pate
Alex Pate
Year: R-Senior
Hometown: Byron, Ga.
High School: Peach County
Major: Nursing

2008: Was redshirted due to an injury. 

2007: Finished in the team's top-five at all seven meets ... Posted a season-low 8k of 27:54 at the PBC Championships, finishing 14th overall and third on team ... Ran a 34:57 for 57th at the NCAA Regional ... Had three-straight top-20 finishes leading into the NCAA Regional ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... PBC Silver Scholar.

2006: Ran in all seven meets for the Bobcats in his sophomore season ... Recorded one top ten finish in 2006 ... He recorded his season best time at the Peach Belt Conference Championships with an 8K time of 27:46 ... PBC Presidential Honor Roll.

2005: Ran in all six meets as a freshman in 2005, finishing in GCSU's top five in every race ... ran a 2005 season-best time of 27-48 at the Peach Belt Conference Championships ... He was named to the Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll in 2006. 

High School: Graduated from Peach County High School in Fort Valley ...  He was a presidential honor roll student.

Personal: Is the son of Robert Pate and Stephanie Thompson ... Born May 8, 1987 ... Is majoring in nursing ... Grandfather, Ricky Kurtz, competed in tennis as a Colonial in the early 70s ... He chose GCSU because of the friendly people and atmosphere around campus.


Yr. Races Top 8k  Top 10k
2007 7 27:54 34:57
2006 7 27:46 --
2005 6 27:48 38:19