Alex Hatz
Alex Hatz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Manlius, N.Y.

High School:
Fayetteville-Manlius

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 163

Event:
Distance

Cross Country Bio
Alex Hatz Photo Gallery

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Junior/Junior

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor:
Making his season debut, finished third in the mile in 4:16.12 and helped his team to a runner-up finish in the distance medley relay in 9:46.46 at the Big Ten championships (2/28-3/1)

2014 Outdoor:
At the NCAA West Preliminary (5/31) placed 13th with a time of 13:42.42 in the 1500 meters ... in a preliminary 1500-meter race at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/29), finished 14th with a time of 3:43.46 ... placed third in the 1500 meters at the Big Ten championships in 3:42.69 ... at the Payton Jordan Invitational (5/4), placed 11th in the 1500 meters in 3:42.10 ... finished fourth in the 800 meters (1:50.63) at the Long Beach Invitational (4/19) and seventh in the 1500 meters (3:42.69) at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/18) ... at the Florida Relays (4/4-5), making his outdoor season debut, finished 10th in the 800 meters in a personal-best time of 1:49.32

2013 Indoor: Finished sixth in the mile at the Big Ten championships (2/23), crossing the finish line in 4:04.69 ... also was part of the distance medley relay team that placed second in 9:40.18 ... finished 18th in the mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3/2) in 4:06.09 ... also was part of the distance medley relay team that finished 13th in 9:31.43 ... won the 800 meters by finishing in 1:56.24 at the Red & White Open (2/15) ... placed 10th in the mile at the Husky Classic (2/9), finishing in 4:00.65 ... in his season debut, finished seventh in the mile, clocking in at 4:03.10 at the Meyo Invitational (2/1)

2013 Outdoor:
Competed at the 2013 USA Championships (6/20) where he finished 39th in the 1500 meters in 3:50.52 was 15th in the prelims of the NCAA championships (7/6) in the 1500 meters clocking in at 3:44.48 ... placed sixth in the 1500 meters at the NCAA West Prelims (5/25) in 3:49.35 ... claimed sixth at the Big Ten championships (5/12) in 3:49.50 ... at the Payton Jordan Invitational, won his section of the 1500 meters in a personal-best time of 3:39.87 ... competing in the outdoor 1500 meters for the first time in his collegiate career, won the event in 3:43.33 at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/19) ... in his first collegiate outdoor 800 meters, finished third in 1:53.31 at the Sea Ray Relays (4/12) ... also was a member of the 4x800-meter relay team that placed sixth in 7:38.28 ... at the Stanford Invitational (3/29), finished 22nd in the 5000 meters in a personal-best time of 14:23.71

2012 Indoor:
Second-team All-American ... set the school record for the indoor mile with his winning and personal-best time of 3:58.68 at the Tyson Invitational (2/11) ... part of distance medley relay team that finished ninth in a time of 9:51.25 at the NCAA championships (3/9) ... automatically qualified for the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships as a member of the distance medley relay team that ran to the school's second-fastest time of 9:30.86 at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3/2) ... finished fifth in the mile with a run of 4:07.33 at the Big Ten championships (2/25) ... claimed first in the mile with a time of 4:01.78 seconds at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21) ... finished second in the 1000 meters at the Badger Track Classic (1/14) in a time of 2:27.98 ... with a time of 1:51.99 seconds in the 800 meters, finished sixth at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/4)

2011 Indoor: Competed in first collegiate level race at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/29) and won the mile with a new personal best time of 4:02.91 ... finished third in the mile at the GaREAT Invitational (2/5) with a time of 4:05.18 ... placed 50th in the mile at the Husky Classic (2/12) clocking in at 4:09.51 ... finished sixth in the mile at the Big Ten championships (2/27) running in 4:03.02 in the preliminary round

High School
Claimed national title in the mile at the 2010 New Balance Nationals in 4:08.09 ... also finished fourth in the 1,500 meters in 3:52.88 ... won national title at 2010 Nike Indoor Nationals with meet and New York state-record time of 4:05.50 ... mark was best ever in an all-high school field and ranks No. 3 all-time ... claimed win in junior mile at the 2010 Reebok Boston Indoor Games in 4:12.08 ... finished second in 3,000 meters at 2010 Penn Relays in personal-best 8:21.01 ... won the 1,600 meters at the New York state outdoor championships as a junior and senior after placing third as a sophomore ... set New York state record in the 1,600 meters as a junior ... won the 1,600 meters at the New York indoor championships as a senior after placing second as a sophomore ... won the 3,200 meters as a senior at the indoor New York indoor championships ... finished second in the mile at 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals ... sixth at the 2008 Nike Cross Country Nationals in the 5,000 meters as a junior

Personal
Parents Scott and Linda Hatz... two sisters, Samantha and Megan ... intended major is consumer affairs

Why Wisconsin
"I chose Wisconsin because I loved the team and coaching staff. The athletic and academic tradition here is unparralled."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
600 Meters 1:23.84 1-14-12 800 Meters 1:49.32 4-4-14
800 Meters 1:51.99 2-4-12 1500 Meters 3:39.87 4-27-13
1000 Meters 2:27.98 1-14-12 3000 Meters 8:21.01 High School
Mile 3:58.68 2-11-12 3200 Meters 9:08.18 High School
5000 Meters 14:23.71 3-29-13

Second Team All-America Honors (2)
2013 Outdoor (1)
1500 Meters: 15th (3:44.48)

2012 Indoor (1)

Distance Medley Relay: 9th (9:51.25)

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2014 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 13th (3:42.42)
1500 Meters: 14th-P (3:43.46)

At the NCAA Championships
2012 - Indoor
Distance Medley Relay: 9th (9:51.25)

At the Big Ten Championships
2014 - Indoor
Mile: 3rd (4:16.12)
Distance Medley Relay: 2nd (9:46.46)

2014 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 3:46.08

2013 - Outdoor

1500 Meters: 12th-P (3:49.86), 6th (3:49.50)

2013 - Indoor

Mile: 5th-P (4:05.19), 6th (4:04.69)

2012 - Indoor
Mile: 5th-P (4:06.83), 5th (4:07.33)
Distance Medley Relay: 9th (9:51.25)

2011 - Indoor
Mile: 6th (4:06.22)
Mile: 5th-P (4:03.41)

Other Notable Performances - Track
2012 Tyson Invitational
Mile: 1st (3:58.68) - School record

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