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Alex Sanders
Alex Sanders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Kan.

High School:
Raytown South

Last College:
Johson County CC

Height:
5-10

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
1L



06/16/2014

14 Track and Field Athletes Earn All-America Honors

The Crimson Tide's All-American contingent powered the men's team to a 15th place finish and the women to an 18th place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships

06/14/2014

Women's 4x100-meter Relay Takes Sixth at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

As a team, Alabama's men finished 15th while the women took 18th place at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships

06/11/2014

Track and Field Earns Three Finals Berths on Day One of the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships

Alabama has had a women's 4x100m relay advance to the finals of the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the first time since 2001.

06/10/2014

Track and Field to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Championships Wednesday-Saturday

The Alabama track and field team will send 19 athletes to Eugene, Oregon, for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships June 11-14.

05/31/2014

Track and Field Qualifies More for NCAA Championships

Two individuals, two relays advance to the NCAA Championships on the Crimson Tide's final day at Regionals

Accolades
• First Team All-America, outdoor 4x100 relay (2013)
• All-SEC Second Team, outdoor 4x100 relay (2013)

Senior
2014 Indoor Season
Clocked a 6.84 in the 60-meter dash at the SEC Indoor Championships ...ran a 6.77 in the 60-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational.

Junior
2013 Outdoor Season
Earned All-America honors as part of Alabama's 4x100-meter relay unit at the NCAA Championships ... ran the first leg on the 4x100-meter relay at the NCAA Championships as the quartet posted school record times in both the semifinals (38.78) and in the finals (38.54) ... that 4x100 relay placed second in the finals ... won an NCAA East Preliminary title as part of the Tide's 4x100m relay which crossed the line at 39.09 ... first leg runner on the 4x100 relay team at the SEC Championships that finished second with a time of 39.08 ... participated in the preliminary 100 meters at the SEC Championships and finished 27th with a time of 10.65 ... ran on the 1st place 4x100-meter relay team at the Drake Relays that ran the first sub-39 time at UA since 1983 with a 38.97 ... recorded a 100 meter time of 10.60 at the LSU Alumni Gold and finished 11th ... placed 6th in the 100 meters at the Spec Towns Invitational with a 10.46 ... recorded a 100 meter time of 10.58 and finished 2nd at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... competed with the 4x100 meter relay team that ran a 39.17 and won at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... ran with the 4x100 meter relay team at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a time of 39.89 ... finished second at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a time of 10.56 in the 100 meters ... ran as a part of the 4x100 meter relay team at the Alabama Relays that finished second with a time of 40.30.

2013 Indoor Season
Ran a preliminary time of 6.88 in the 60 meters at the SEC Championships ... runner-up in the Mark Colligan 60-meter dash with a time of 6.83.

Prep and Personal
Finished third at the 2011 NJCAA Championships in the 55 meters (6.32), while running for Johnson County Community College ... ranked No. 1 in the junior college ranks in the 60 meters and third in the 200 meters ... regarded as the top short sprinter in the junior college ranks ... earned NJCAA All-America honors in indoor and outdoor track ... ran on sprint medley relay unit that set a national record ... coached by Mike Bloemker at Johnson County in Overland Park, Kan. and by Terry Scott at Raytown South High School in Raytown, Mo. ... coached in club track by Tom Lester ... son of William and Dedra Sanders ... born Jan. 16, 1992, in Kansas City, Mo.