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Herald Alvarez
Herald Alvarez


Franklin Park, Ill.

High School:
West Leyden



Strong Throws Lead Blue Demons at Saturday's Huskie Open

DePaul finishes first in 10 events at the Northern Illinois meet


Blue Demons Competing at Mt. SAC Relays and Huskie Open

Partial squad travels to Walnut, Calif. Thursday while rest of team heads to NIU on Saturday


DePaul Set to Compete at Lee Calhoun Invitational

Blue Demons looking to post BIG EAST qualifying marks at Western Illinois meet


DePaul Out of the Blocks Quickly at Chicagoland Championships

Blue Demons looking to come out on top in rivalry track and field meet


Track and Field Concludes Spring Break Trip at Southern Illinois Meet

Blue Demons compete Friday and Saturday at Bill Cornell Spring Classic in Carbondale

2011-12 (Freshman)
Cross Country: Finished 27th at UIC Home Opener...scored at two events, including the NCAA Midwest Regional.

Indoor: Finished fourth in the 3,000m run at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 8:51.54...ran a career-best time of 8:41.19 at the Iowa State Classic.

Outdoor: Finished third in the 5,000m run at the DePaul Invitational and Purdue Open...ran a career-best time of 15:12.4 while finishing sixth at the Chicagoland Championships.

High School: Attended West Leyden High School in Franklin Park, Ill., where he was named all-conference...also qualified for sectionals.

Personal: Son of Miguel and Ivelisse Mercado...has two brothers, Erik Alvarez and Miguel Mercado, and one sister, Jayleen Mercado.