Alex Watt

  • Alex
  • Watt

  • Class
  • High School/Other
    West Springfield
  • Hometown
    Springfield, Va.

Updated: April 3, 2015

2014 Cross Country: Competed in three meets for the Hokies... Finished in seventh place at the Hokie Open with a 4k time of 14:50.70.

2014 Outdoor: Did not compete.

2014 Indoor: Ran the mile in 5:12.24 at the Hokie Invitational ... Recorded a personal-best 3,000m time of 9:55.41 at the VT Challenge ... Ran the 5,000m at the ACC Championships, recording a personal-best time of 17:14.21.

2013 Cross Country: Did not compete.

2013 Outdoor: Posted a season best time of 17:35.30 in the 5,000 meters at the Raleigh Relays ... Ran a season best 4:43.07 mile to end the season at the Roanoke/Virginia Tech Twilight ... Competed in the mile (4:44.59) and the 5,000 meters (18:10.99) at the ACC Championship ... Recorded a 3,000-meter time of 10:10.17 at the Colonial Relays.

2013 Indoor: Recorded a time of 10:33.68 in the 3,000 meters at the ACC Championship.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in four races, including one as an unattached runner … Came in 10th at the Charlotte Invitational, finishing in 21:51.70 … Finished 40th at the ACC Championships with a time of 21:48.3 … Recorded a season best 6k time at Pre-Nationals with 21:41.7 … Finished 51st at the NCAA Southeast Regional, clocking a time of 21:48.40.

2012 Outdoor: Notched a personal best 4:42.33 in the 1500 meters at the Raleigh Relays and a season best 17:51.70 in the 5000 meters at the Colonial Relays … Suffered an injury during the 3000 meter steeplechase at the ACC Championship and missed the rest of the season.

2012 Indoor: Set a personal best in the 3000 meters (10:01.68) at the ACC Championships, while also competing in the mile at the ACC Meet (5:06.28) … Notched personal bests in the 1000 meters (2:56.37) and mile (4:59.84).

2011 Cross Country: Competed in five meets on the season … Helped the Hokies to the team title at the Charlotte Invite by finishing fourth on the team and 22nd overall in a career-best 5k of 17:47.3 … Posted a career-best 6k of 21:50.61 at the Clemson Invitational and finished 26th … Was 95th at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational (22:29) … Competed at the ACC Championship Meet (58th, 22:05.8) and NCAA Southeast Regional Meet (72nd, 21:58.0).

2011 Outdoor: Set a season best in the 800 meters with a win at the Track and Field Classic (2:23.62) … Also had season-bests in the 1,500 (4:46.93) and 5,000 meters (17:48.42).

2011 Indoor: Redshirted.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in four meets during the season, including the 6k at the ACC Championships (22:41.1) and NCAA Southeast Regionals (22.53.5) ... Posted a season-best 5k of 18:06.2 at the Charlotte Invite.

High School: Three-time All-Region honoree in cross country ... Earned cross country All-State accolades in 2009...2009 Foot Locker All-South Region selection ... Earned prep bests of 5:15.51 in the 1,600-meters and 18:03 in the 5,000-meters.

Personal: Born Nov. 25, 1991 in Washington, D.C. ... Daughter of Dave and Debbie Watt ... Has one brother, Jeffery ... National Honor Society member ... High school teammate of fellow Tech runner Paige Kvartunas ... Majoring in Interior Design.

Watt's Collegiate XC Bests
5k: 17:47.3, Charlotte Invite, 2011
6k: 21:48.40, NCAA Regional, 2012
Watt's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
1000m: 2:56.37 800m: 2:23.62
Mile: 4:59.84 1500m: 4:42.33
3000m: 9:55.41 3000m: 10:10.75
5000m: 17:14.21 5000m: 17:35.30
10,000m: 36:16.85