Alex Brend  
Alex Brend

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hawthorn Woods, Ill.

High School:
Lake Zurich HS

Position:
Mid-Distance


05/18/2014

Gophers Close Out B1G Championships

Minnesota totaled 44 points over the three-day event at Purdue's Rankin Track & Field including several top-10 performances on Sunday in the meet finale.

05/17/2014

Siegmeier, Yedoni Win B1G Titles

Zach Siegmeier won his third overall Big Ten title and Trevor Yedoni captured his first career conference title for the University of Minnesota.

04/25/2014

Gophers Finish Fifth in 4x800 at Drake

Minnesota closes out the Drake Relays on Saturday.

04/24/2014

Drake Relays Highlight Busy Weekend

The Gophers will try for their fourth-straight 4x800 title at the Drake Relays.

04/24/2014

Gophers Kick Off Drake Relays

The Gophers continue to compete at the Drake Relays on Friday and Saturday.

2013 Season-Indoor: Ran the 800 meters at the Bill Bergan Invitational finishing fifth with a time of 1:52.36• Ran the mile at the Big Ten Championships finishing seventh with a time of 4:04.99.Outdoor:Ran the 800 meters at the John McDonnell Invitational finishing eighth with a time of 1:51.04 • Ran the 1,500 in prelims at the Big Ten Championships finishing 3:49.85• earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

High School:graduated from Lake Zurich High School in 2011 • high school coaches were J.B. Hanson and Chad Beaver • All-Conference, All-State as a senior • finished 18th overall in the state championships as a senior • also participated in track, football and wrestling in high school • Honor Roll all four years • won the Illinois Class 3A State Championship in the 800m as a senior.

Personal:born on July 23, 1993 • son of Mary Beth and Kenneth Brend • majoring in biology • has three brothers with one being a twin • enjoys swimming, video games and ultimate Frisbee.