Alex Perez
Alex Perez
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Avilés, Spain
High School: San Fernando HS
Major: Business Administration / Sport Management

2018: Competed in five events during his freshman season... Season-best 8K time came at the Royals XC Challenge (Oct. 12) in a time of 27:13... Finished 20th at the Lenoir-Rhyne Classic (Oct. 19) in 27:25.82... Claimed 32nd at the Zaxby's Open (Sept. 7).

High School: Graduated from San Fernando School in Avilés, Spain... Coached by Jaime Fernandez... 2014 State championship of duathlon individual gold medal -2014 State championship of Cross Country by team silver medal -2014 State championship of Triathlon individual bronze medal -2015 State championship of duathlon individual bronze medal -2015 State championship of Track and Field by teams participating in 3k race silver medal -2016 National championship of Cross Country by team 38 position... Personal Bests: 2.5 Mile - 12:36; 4 mile; 10K - 37:45.

Personal: Nicknamed "Alex"... Full name is Alejandro Perez Arnaiz... Born Nov. 20, 2000 in Avilés, Spain... Son of Nuria and Enrique Perez... Majoring in business administration and sport management... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Hobbies: Travel and eat good food... Favorite midnight snack: Cookout or Pal's; Favorite movie: "The Greatest Showman"; Favorite musical artist: Taburete; Favorite song: "Baila Conmigo"; Favorite sports team: Real Oviedo; Alex can't imagine a week without: Practicing sports or being with his friends; Favorite athlete: Mo Farah; Favorite moment in sports: When Iniesta scores the goal in the final of the world cup; Advice to kids: "Enjoy the moment"; Favorite food: Pasta; Favorite sport other than running: Soccer; Person Alex most admires: His mother; When he was a kid, Alex tried to be like: Javier Gomez Noya.