University of Iowa Athletics
Multi Events

Alec Cranford

Class Fr.
Hometown Dana Point, Calif.
High School Dana Hills

2014 — Indoor – placed sixth in heptathlon at Bill Bergan Invite (4,212 points), posting collegiate bests in six of seven events… placed third in pole vault (11-7 3/4, 3.55m) and seventh in high jump (6-0 3/4, 1.85m) at Big 4 Duals… ran 60 meters at Jack Johnson Classic (7.39)… Outdoor – redshirted… placed ninth in discus (136-3, 41.53), 12th in pole vault (11-7, 3.53m) and 14th in shot put (39-1 1/4, 11.92m) at Musco Twilight while competing unattached.

High School — set the Ocean Cities decathlon total meet record (6,460 points) as a junior… finished sixth at the Nike Invitational in the 400 meters (48.97) as a sophomore… named most improved athletes as a sophomore… earned South Coast all-league honors in the 200 and 400 meters as a sophomore… was recruited to play defensive back in college… named to Tom Lemming’s Prep All-American class of 2013.

Personal — born May, 25, 1995… son of Dave and Katie Cranford… business and finance major.

Cranford’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
60 Meters (I) 7.37 at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/30/14
60 Hurdles (I) 9.67 at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/31/14
1,000 Meters (I) 3:00.53 at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/31/14
High Jump (I) 6-0 3/4 (1.85m) Big 4 Duals 1/18/14
Long Jump (I) 19-4 3/4 (5.91m) at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/30/14
Pole Vault (I) 12-5 1/2 (3.80m) at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/31/14
Shot Put (I) 34-3 (10.44m) at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/30/14
Heptathlon (I) 4,212 Points at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/30-31/14