Herald Alvarez
Herald  Alvarez


Franklin Park, Ill.

High School:
West Leyden


Altruistic Alvarez Rushes to the Rescue

DePaul distance runner risks own safety to aid victims of a car crash


McDaniel Paces DePaul at NCAA Midwest Regional

Kasal crosses finish line first for women's team in cross country season finale


Blue Demons Set to Race at NCAA Midwest Regional

McDaniel, Kasal will pace cross country teams Friday at Springfield, Mo.


DePaul Comes Up Short of its Goal at BIG EAST Cross Country Championships

Blue Demons Men's Team Finishes 10th as Kasal Paces Women's Team


Blue Demons Set for BIG EAST Cross Country Championships

A Pack of Top Performances Could Lead Men's Team to Best Conference Finish

2013-14 (Senior)
Cross Country: Ran in three events, finishing second on the team in all three races ... took 30th at the Badger Opener on Sept. 6 (19:47).

2012-13 (Junior)
Cross Country: Finished 8th at the Northern Illinois XC Open and tenth at the Elmhurst College Early Bird Invitational. Scored at seven events, including the NCAA Midwest Regional.

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

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