Alex Brend  
Alex Brend


Hawthorn Woods, Ill.

High School:
Lake Zurich HS



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.


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.


Gophers Finish Fifth in 4x800 at Drake

Minnesota closes out the Drake Relays on Saturday.


Drake Relays Highlight Busy Weekend

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


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.