|Hometown:||Chula Vista, Calif.|
|High School:||Eastlake HS|
|Previous College:||Southwestern College|
NORTHRIDGE - 2011
Alexander Oleata posted a season-best of 13-7.25 (4.15) in the pole vault at the Asics/Steve Scott Invitational where he finished 20th ... also cleared 13-3.50 (4.05) at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... did not compete during the indoor season.
Oleata spent two seasons at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, Calif. ... was a pole vaulter and decathlete for the Jaguars and coach Tinie Campbell in 2009 and 2010 ... best in the pole vault was 14-0.75 ... earned his degree in Business Administration in 2010 with a 3.4 grade point average.
EASTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL
Earned letters in both track & field and cross country at Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, Calif. ... earned the Coaches Award as a senior in 2007 and was named Most Improved and Best Distance Runner in 2004 ... was a distance runner and pole vaulted as a senior in 2007 ... top height was 12-6 and best times were 2:00 in the 800 meters and 4:35 in the 1,600 meters ... graduated in 2007 with a 3.0 grade point average.
Born January 30, 1989 in La Jolla, Calif. ... parents are Jennifer and Michael Oleata ... has one younger brother, Mike who attends Cal Poly Pomona ... favorites include the Harlem Globetrotters, US Olympic pole vaulter Tim Mack, actor Jack Black, the TV show "Spartacus" and the movie "300" ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete is "balancing school, sports and my budget" ... the best advice he's ever received is "persistence and determination bring success ... major is Business Administration.