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Herald Alvarez
Herald Alvarez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin Park, Ill.

High School:
West Leyden

Position:
Distance

04/20/2013

Strong Throws Lead Blue Demons at Saturday's Huskie Open

DePaul finishes first in 10 events at the Northern Illinois meet

04/17/2013

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

04/11/2013

DePaul Set to Compete at Lee Calhoun Invitational

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

04/05/2013

DePaul Out of the Blocks Quickly at Chicagoland Championships

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

03/28/2013

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.