Lourdes University head coach Jeremy Snow has announced that Alex Barrientos has signed a letter of intent and will run cross country for the Gray Wolves beginning with the 2014 season.
Barrientos earned First Team All-State honors as junior and senior while leading Defiance High School to a state championship in 2013. He also helped the Bulldogs earn a runner-up finish at the state meet as a junior.
“I expect Alex to make an immediate impact to our program,” Snow stated. “I’m excited we’re able to sign another runner of his caliber, as he is another student-athlete we can build our program around.”
Barrientos was a three-time First Team All-Western Buckeye League selection during his time at Defiance, and earned First Team All-Region accolades as a senior after winning the district championship.
He has a personal best time of 16:06 over a five-kilometer course.