Alex Hlywa
Alex Hlywa
Height: 6-0
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Southbury, Conn.
High School: Pomperaug
Events: Throws
Major: Biology
Bats/Throws: Both

Finished 13th in shot put (11.53m) at Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational. Outdoor: Finished fourth in shot put (11.54m) at GNAC Championships ... Posted season-best mark of 26.45 meters in discus throw at Regis Spring Classic ... Posted season-best mark of 40.07 meters in javelin throw at Tufts Snowflake Classic.

Hlywa was a three-year letterwinner in track and field at Pomperaug High School in Southbury, Conn.

Born in Waterbury, Conn., Hlywa is the oldest child of Joanna Labriola and Art Hlywa. He has a younger sister named Kate. He is majoring in biology.