Alexis Dowdy
Alexis  Dowdy

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Van Wert, Ohio

High School:
Van Wert

Event:
Throws

Major:
Human Nutrition

Academic Achievements
Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2016, 2017)
2017 Academic All-Big Ten selection

PRs
Shot Put – 13.36m (43-10)
Hammer Throw – 52.02m (170-8)
Weight Throw – 17.88m (58-8)

2017 Outdoor (Freshman)
Finished ninth in the shot put at the Jesse Owens Classic with a throw of 12.78m (41-11.25) … tossed the shot put a career long 13.36m (43-10) at the All-Ohio Championships to finish 11th … best hammer throw of career (52.02m/170-8) came at the Jesse Owens Classic for a 13th-place finish … took seventh in the hammer throw at the Ashland Alumni Open with a toss of 47.88m (157-1) … threw the shot put at the Tennessee Relays with a distance of 13.01m (42-8.25) for a 12th-place showing … took 15th in the hammer throw at the All-Ohio Championships with a heave of 43.17m (141-8) … competed at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

2017 Indoor (Freshman)
Placed sixth in the weight throw at the Buckeye Tune Up with a career-best mark of 17.88m (58-8) … registered seventh-place finishes in the weight throw at the Kentucky Invitational (17.73m/58-2) and Armory Track Invitational (17.22m/56-6) … finished seventh in the shot put at the Buckeye Tune Up with a mark of 12.94m (42-5.5) … competed in the shot put (eighth place/12.80m) and weight throw (13th place/17.19m) at the Findlay Classic … competed at the Spire Invite and Big Ten Championships.

2016
Redshirted.

Van Wert High School
Fourth place in the shot put at the 2015 and 2014 OHSAA Division II State Championships; 10th in 2013 … three-sport athlete at Van Wert.