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Alex Bennatan
Alex  Bennatan


Lake Forest, Ill.

Middle Distance



Huskies Claim First at UConn Classic

Men's track and field ends home season with top spot


Huskies Host Final Home Meet of 2013

UConn Classic set to begin at noon on Saturday


Huskies Finish Fourth at Battle on the Bayou

UConn posts four first place finishes at LSU


Huskies Finish First in Dog Fight

UConn wins Dog Fight for second consecutive time


Men's Track & Field Dominates at Home in UConn Spring Invite

Huskies post 37 top-five finishes at home opener

2013 Outdoor (Senior)

  • Took eighth place in the 800 meter run at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 1:52.60.

2012-2013 Indoor (Senior)

  • Finished second in the 800 at the New England Championships with a time of 1:51.75.
  • Took first place with a time of 1:49.45 in the 800 at the IC4A Championships which marked a career best.

2011-12 Indoor (Senior):

  • Finished sixth in the 800 at the New England Championships with a time of 1:51.56...Member of the 4x800 team that finished third (7:40.54) at NEICAAA's.
  • Placed fourth in the 800m (1:53.48) at the BIG EAST Championships...Part of the 4x800 squad that took third (7:32.57) at the league championships.
  • Part of the 4x800m that claimed fifth at the IC4A Championships in 7:31.78.

2011-12 Cross Country: Placed 28th at the Connecticut College Invite (26:52)...Ran 26:54.5 to place 97th at the BIG EAST Championship.

2010-11 Indoor (Junior):

  • Placed sixth at the BIG EAST Championship in the 1000m with a time of 2:28.77.

2010-11 Cross Country (Junior):

  • Recorded his best time of the season at the UMass Invite when he placed 32nd with a time of 27:15...competed for the Huskies at the BIG EAST Championship, crossing the line in a time of 29:14...helped the Huskies bring home a second place finish from the Fairfield Invite after placing 25th overall (29:25).

2009-10 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Part of the 4x800 meter relay team which placed third at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:32.73...Finished sixth in the 1000 meter run at the BIG EAST Championship in 2:26.33.
  • Placed seventh in the 800 meter run at the IC4A Championship with 1:51.81.
  • Won the 800 meter run with a time of 1:52.08 at the New England Championship.

2008-09 Cross Country (Freshman):

  • Finished 48th at the UMass Invitational (28:52)...Finished 55th at the Central Connecticut Mini Meet (16:17).

Personal: An Allied Health Sciences major... Born November 30, 1990.