Alex Saavedra
Alex Saavedra
Height: 5-6
Weight: 125
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Holtsville, NY
High School: Sachem East
Position: Distance

2011-12: Raced in five cross country meets. Finished 37th at the MAC Cross Country Championships in 25:25.6 for 8K. Had top 8K posting of 25:08.9 to finish third at the UB Stampede Invitational. Did not compete during the track seasons.

High School: Earned nine letters at Sachem East High School. Finished eighth at the New York State Class AA Cross Country Championships in 2010. Finished eighth in the 3200m run at the 2011 state indoor championships.

Personal: Favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine. Favorite movie is Friday Night Lights. Majoring in exercise science.