Matt Alexander
Matt Alexander

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tolland, Conn.

Event:
Pole Vault

ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
SR/SR


03/03/2013

Men's Track & Field Capture IC4A Championship Crown

Alex Bennatan and 4x800 relay claim first place titles

02/22/2013

Duggan & Faboyede Capture Titles at New England Championships

UConn sends 12 Huskies to Saturday's finals

02/02/2013

Cummings Leads Huskies to Second Place Finish at Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup

Men's track & Field competes at PSU's Sykes and Sabock Challenge Cup

01/18/2013

Huskies Capture First Place at the Great Dane Classic

Several Huskies record personal bests to lead the team to Great Dane Classic title

01/03/2013

Men's Track & Field Opens 2013 Season at Home on Saturday

Winter Opener begins at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday followed by 2 p.m. Alumni Reunion

2012-2013 Indoor (Senior)

  • Took seventh at the IC4A Championships in the pole vault with 4.95m.
  • Finished second in the pole vault (4.85m) in the New England Championships.

2013 Outdoor (Senior)

  • Finished 10th at the IC4A Championships with a mark of 4.80m
  • Took 14th (4.65m) in the Pole Vault at the BIG EAST Championships

2011-12 Indoor (Junior)

  • Took fifth at the IC4A Championships in the pole vault with 4.95m.
  • Finished second in the pole vault (4.95m) at the BIG EAST Championships.
  • Placed second in the pole vault at the New England Championships with a leap of 4.90m.

2009-10 Outdoor (Sophomore)

  • Finished the season with a 10th place pole vault showing at the BIG EAST Championship with a clearance of 4.65 meters.

2009-10 Indoor (Sophomore)

  • Placed 10th at the IC4A Championship with a mark of 4.80 meters.
  • Finished tied for sixth at the BIG EAST Championship clearing 4.65 meters.
  • Runner-up at the New England Championship with a clearance 4.95 meters.

2008-09 Outdoor (Freshman)

  • Turned in a sixth place performance in the pole vault at the BIG EAST Championship with an outdoor personal height of 4.95 meters.

2008-09 Indoor (Freshman)

  • Came in 10th in the IC4A Championship with a height of 4.80 meters.
  • Placed third at the BIG EAST Championship in the pole vault with a clearance of 4.95 meters.
  • Won the New England Championship pole vault clearing 4.95 meters.

Before UConn: Attended Windham Tech High School in Willimantic where he was named All-State for two years ... A two-year State Champion in the pole vault ... Holds the Class S record in the pole vault ... Also named to the All-New England and All-American teams ... also a member of the soccer team.

Personal: A pre-kinesiology major.... Born May 10, 1990.