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Alex Brill
Alex Brill

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Madison, Wis.

High School:
LaFollette

Height:
6-3

Event:
Distance

Cross Country Bio
Alex Brill Photo Gallery

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

Notables
• No. 7 all-time UW in the 3000-meter steeplechase (8:37.62)
• 2013 second-team All-American in the 3000 steeplechase
• 2013 USA Outdoor Championship participant (3000 steeplechase)
• 2013, 2012, 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships Preliminary Round qualifier (3000 steeplechase)
• 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships qualifier (steeplechase)

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor:
Did not compete

2014 Outdoor: Finished ninth at the NCAA Championships (6/14), clocking a time of 8:49.17 in the 3000 steeplechase ... completed the 3000 steeplechase in 8:44.01 and place fifth in a preliminary race at the NCAA Championships (6/12) ... posted a time of 8:47.59 at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/30) in the 3000 steeplechase, finishing in 11th place ... finished fifth in the 3000 steeplechase with a time of 8:52.36 at the Big Ten championships (5/17) ... at the Wisconsin Open (5/10), was runner-up in the 1500 meters in 3:53.36 ... At the Payton Jordan Invitational (5/4), making his debut in the 3000 steeplechase, finished eighth overall and second among collegians in 8:47.32 ... at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/18-19), finished 22nd in the 5000 meters in 14:14.88 ... making his season debut, helped his team win the 4x1500-meter relay in 16:47.56 at the Walt Disney World Open (3/21-22)

2013 Outdoor:
Placed 15th at the USA Championships (6/21) in the 3000-meter steeplechase in 9:00.74 ... finished 14th at the NCAA Championships (6/5) in the 3000-meter steeplechase in 8:52.37 ... clocked a season-best 3000-meter steeplechase time of 8:39.52 at the NCAA West Prelim (5/24) ... won the Big Ten title in the 3000-meter steeplechase in 8:51.51 (5/11) ... finished third in the 1500 meters in a personal-best time of 3:46.44 at the Wisconsin Open (5/4) ... finished seventh in the 3000-meter steeplechase in 8:50.85 at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/18) ... was part of the 4x1500-meter relay team that finished first in 15:35.83 at the Sea Ray Relays (4/13) ... finished sixth in the 5000 meters in a personal-best time of 13:57.79 at the Stanford Invitational (3/29)

2012 Indoor:
Recorded a personal-best time of 8:03.26 to finish seventh in the 3000 meters at the Tyson Invitational (2/11) ... finished second in the mile with a personal-best run of 4:09.24 at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/4) ... finished first in the mile at the Badger Track Classic (1/14), clocking in at 4:18.01, and also finished fifth in the 1000 meters with a personal-best time of 2:31.56 ... finished eighth in the 3000 meters after recording a time of 8:05.56 at the Big Ten championships (2/24) ... placed sixth in the 3000 meters with a run of 8:09.96 at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/28) ... came in fifth in the mile with a time of 4:13.90 at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21)

2012 Outdoor: Placed fifth in the steeple at the Big Ten championships (5/12) with a personal-best time of 8:37.62 ... came in 20th place in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA West preliminary (5/25) with a time of 9:02.18 ... took the win in the 5000 meters with a time of 14:14.02 at the Stanford Invitational (4/6) ... finished ninth in the steeplechase with a time of 8:57.64 at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/19)

2011 Indoor: Finished 18th in the 3,000 meters at the Big Ten championships (2/27) in 8:33.97 ... placed fourth in the mile at the Illini Classic (1/22) with a time of 4:11.49 ... won the 3,000 meters in a personal-best 8:06.99 at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/29)

2011 Outdoor: Placed 11th in 3,000-meter steeplechase at NCAA West Preliminary Round in 8:52.23 to qualify for NCAA championships ... finished seventh in 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Big Ten championships (5/14) in 8:52.87 ... placed sixth in the 5,000 meters at the Aztec Invitational (3/19) in 15:15.32 ... finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Drake Relays (4/30) in a time of 8:58.60 ... finished 12th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/14) in 8:55.47

2010 Indoor: Redshirt season ... competed unattached and won the 5,000 meters at the Karl Schlender Last Chance (3/5) in a time of 14:42.86 ... competed unattached and finished fourth in the mile at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/30) in a time of 4:15.31

2010 Outdoor: Redshirt season ... competing unattached, won the steeplechase at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) in a time of 9:07.78

High School
Three-time all-conference runner in cross country ... key member of two-time Wisconsin state cross country championship team (2006 and 2007) ... state champion in the 3,200 meters and third in the 1,600 meters at the Wisconsin Division 1 state meet as a senior ... set school records in both the 1,600 meters (4:14.9) and 3,200 meters (9:02.4) ... helped team win back-to-back Division 1 state cross country titles as a junior ... claimed sixth place in 1,600 meters at the state track meet as a junior... earned first-team all-conference accolades as a sophomore en route to winning the Division 1 cross country team championship ... named outstanding freshman in cross country ... also participated in basketball as a freshman and CYO basketball during his final three high school years ... member of National Honor Society as a junior and senior ... Academic All-State in cross country all four years ... high school coach: Brady Nichols

Personal
Parents are Mark Brill and Janis Littel ... has a brother, Christopher ... intended major in mechanical engineering

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
1000 Meters 2:31.56 1-14-12 800 Meters 1:56.00 High School
Mile 4:09.24 2-4-12 1500 Meters 3:46.44 5-4-13
3000 Meters 8:03.26 2-11-12 3000-Meter Steeplechase 8:37.62 5-12-12
5000 Meters 14:42.86 3-5-10 5000 Meters 13:57.79 3-29-13

Second-Team All-America Honors (1)
2014 - Outdoor (1)
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 9th (8:49.17)

At the NCAA Championships
2014 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 9th (8:49.17)
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 5th-P (8:44.01)

2011 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 22nd-P (9:06.35)

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2014 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 11th (8:47.59)

2013 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 10th (8:39.52)

2012 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 20th (9:02.18)

2011 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 11th (8:52.23)

At the Big Ten Championships
2013 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 1st (8:51.51)

2012 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 5th (8:37.62)

2012 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 8th (8:05.56)

2011 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 18th (8:33.97)

2011 - Outdoor
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 7th (8:52.87)

Other Notable Performances - Track
2011 Drake Relays
3000-Meter Steeplechase:4th (8:58.60)

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