Position
Multi
Height
6'0
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Missouri Valley, Iowa
Major
Undecided
High School
Logan Magnolia Senior HS

Events: Pentathlon (3,855), Heptathlon (5,354)

CAREER CAPSULE
Competed with the Lady Tigers for one season in 2012 … A member of LSU’s SEC Championship team during the 2012 outdoor season … Scored five points in SEC competition during her freshman season … Finished her only season in Baton Rouge as the No. 8-ranked pentathlete in school history with a personal best of 3,855 points and No. 10-ranked heptathlete in school history with a personal best of 5,354 points in the multi-events … Transferred to the University of Arkansas following her freshman season.

2012
One of the top young multi-event prospects in the country during her freshman season with the Lady Tigers … Set a pair of personal bests in the pentathlon and heptathlon with her performance at the SEC Championships … Scored 3,855 points to take sixth place in the pentathlon at the SEC Indoor Championships held in Lexington, Ky. … Ranked No. 8 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list with her score of 3,855 points at the SEC Indoor meet … Made her collegiate debut in the pentathlon while scoring 3,679 points for a sixth-place finish at the Razorback Invitational … Set indoor personal bests of 8.71 in the 60-meter hurdles, 2:21.53 in the 800 meters, 5-3 ¼ in the high jump, 18-3 in the long jump and 37-11 ½ in the shot put for the pentathlon events … Scored two points for the Lady Tigers with a seventh-place finish in the heptathlon at the SEC Outdoor Championships held at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge … Set a personal best with a score of 5,354 points at the SEC Outdoor meet for the No. 10-ranked score on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list … Helped the Lady Tigers win their fifth SEC Outdoor crown in six seasons with her performance … Scored 5,225 points in her first collegiate heptathlon at the Texas Relays where she finished in ninth place overall … Established new outdoor PRs of 18-5 ¾ in the long jump, 39-3 ¾ in the shot put and 123-3 in the javelin during the 2012 outdoor season.

PRIOR TO LSU
The No. 1-ranked multi-event recruit in the United States for the Class of 2011 … Scored a personal best of 5,300 points to win the heptathlon crown at the 2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Her winning score of 5,300 points finished the 2010 outdoor season ranked No. 1 in the United States among prep performers of all classifications … Followed her win in the heptathlon at the 2010 USA Junior Championships by representing the United States at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships held in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada … Was the 10th-place finisher in the heptathlon at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships after scoring 5,260 points at the event … Has recorded personal bests of 24.48 in the 200-meter dash, 2:19.14 in the 800-meter run, 13.89 in the 100-meter hurdles, 5-6 in the high jump, 18-2 in the long jump, 37-0 in the shot put and 122-7 in the javelin in her individual events in the heptathlon … Also owns a wind-aided personal best of 24.44 in the 200 meters … Won a pair of Drake Relays titles in her final appearance at the meet with Logan Magnolia Senior High School as she took home victories in the 100-meter hurdles and long jump … Actually set her wind-legal PR of 18-2 to win the long jump title at the 2011 Drake Relays … Won the 100-meter hurdles (14.04) during the heptathlon competition during the 2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Also finished in second place in the 800 meters (2:19.14) and third place in the 200 meters (24.44w) during the heptathlon at the USA Junior meet in 2010 … Ran the second-fastest time in both the heptathlon 100-meter hurdles (13.97) and heptathlon 200-meter dash (24.49w) at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships in winning her heats … Set her personal best of 13.89 in the final en route to winning the silver medal in the young women’s division of the 100-meter hurdles at the 2010 USATF National Junior Olympics Track & Field Championships held in Sacramento, Calif. … Burst onto the scene as a sophomore in 2009 by winning the intermediate girl’s heptathlon gold medal at the USA Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich. … Jumped a wind-legal 18-1 ¾ in the long jump during the heptathlon at the 2009 USA Youth Outdoor Championships for the top mark in the event … Also ran the fastest time in the 100-meter hurdles (14.90) at the USA Youth Outdoor Championships in 2009 … A 13-time Iowa Class 1A & Class 2A individual state champion while competing for Logan Magnolia HS … After moving up to Class 2A for her senior season in 2011, captured four individual gold medals at the Class 2A Outdoor State Championships held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines … Swept both sprints and hurdles titles with wins in the 100 meters (12.68), 200 meters (24.88), 100 hurdles (14.74) and 400 hurdles (1:02.62) … Her winning time of 1:02.62 in the 400-meter hurdles is an Iowa Class 2A meet record … Scored 40 points by herself to help lead Logan Magnolia to the Class 2A team championship with a 71-69 victory over Hudson High School … Also won each event at the Class 1A meet with her junior season in 2010 … Is the Iowa Class 1A state championships meet record holder in both the 200 meters (24.48) and 100 hurdles (14.07) … Her 13 individual state titles includes four-straight in the 100-meter hurdles from 2008-11, three-straight in both the 100-meter dash and 400-meter hurdles from 2009-11 and two-straight in the 200-meter dash in 2010 and 2011 … Won both the girls high school 100-meter hurdles (14.46) and 400-meter hurdles (1:01.63) at the 2010 Drake Relays.

PERSONAL
Full name is Alexandria Alyse Gochenour … Born on Feb. 17, 1993 … Parents are Jeff and Karla Gochenour … Has a younger sister named Nicole … An honor student who has maintained a cumulative 3.9 grade-point average during her prep career at Logan Magnolia Senior High School … Also a member of the National Honor Society … Majoring in plant and soil systems.

 

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