Alex Bastian
Alex Bastian
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
High School: Madison West
Events: Mid-Distance

PERSONAL BESTS

EVENT TIME MEET DATE
200-Indoor 24.17 Engineer Invite 1/30/2016
400-Indoor 50.26 UAA Indoor Championships 2/28/2016
800-Indoor 1:54.95 UAA Indoor Championships
3/1/2015
400-Outdoor 51.36 Rose-Hulman Twilight 4/19/2013
800-Outdoor 1:52.75 Gregory Invite
5/16/2014
1,500-Outdoor 4:09.20 Greenville Select 4/5/2014

 

--2016 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field National Champion - Distance Medley Relay

2015-16: Ran the second leg of WashU's National Champion distance medley relay (10:00.25) at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Earned all-UAA honors as a member of the runner-up 1,600 relay that set the school record (3:19.01) at the UAA Indoor Championships ... Also finished sixth in the 400 at the UAA Indoor Championships with a career-best time of 50.26 ... USTFCCCA Indoor All-Region in the distance medley relay ... Named the UAA Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week Feb. 22 as a member of the DMR that broke the school record (9:59.23) at the IC Alumni Classic.

2014-15: Ran the second leg of the 1,600 relay that set a school record (3:20.69) to win the UAA Indoor Championship ... Added all-UAA honors with a runner-up finish in the 800 at the UAA Indoors, clocking the second-fastest time in school history (1:54.95) ... Ran the third leg of WashU's 1,600 relay that finished 10th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Finished sixth in the 800 at the UAA Outdoor Championships, while also racing on the fifth-place 1,600 relay ... Named the UAA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week as a member of the 1,600 relay May 18.

2013-14: Member of the UAA Indoor Champion 1,600 relay to earn all-UAA honors ... Also finished fourth in the 800 at the UAA Indoor Championships with the fourth-fastest time in school history (1:56.11) ... Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships as an alternate for the 1,600 relay ... Clocked the third-fastest time in school history in the 800 (1:52.75) at the Gregory Invite ... Ran the third leg of the 1,600 relay that posted the third-fastest time in school history (3:16.42) at the Redbird Invite ... Ran the third leg of WU's UAA Outdoor Champion 1,600 relay ... Also earned all-UAA honors with a third-place finish in the 800 at the UAA Outdoor meet.

2012-13: Earned all-UAA honors as a member of the runner-up 1,600 relay at the UAA Indoor Championships ... Member of the runner-up 1,600 relay and third-place 3,200 relay to earn all-UAA honors in both at the UAA Outdoor Championships ... Also finished fifth in the 800 (1:56.22) at the UAA Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Madison West High School ... Also served as track & field team captain ... Set school records in the 800 meters (1:55.39) and as the anchor leg of the 3,200 relay team ... Finished fourth in the 3,200 relay, ninth in the 1,600 relay and 10th in the 800 at the 2012 state track & field championships ... Also finished in the top-15 in the 3,200 relay in 2010 (13th) and 2011 (eighth) ... Named the 2012 Madison West High School Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL: Majoring in biology ... Son of Don and Marcia Bastian.