Alexander Benz
Alexander Benz
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Morristown, N.J.
High School: Delbarton School
Position: Breaststroke

2010-2011: 200-yard breaststroke: 18th at Terrier Invitational (2:18.30)...9th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (2:17.86)...11th at HYP (2:08.24). 100-yard breaststroke: 7th vs. Penn/Dartmouth (1:01.49)...9th at HYP (58.42)...2nd vs. Brown (58.24).

2009-2010: 100-yard breaststroke: Fourth overall against Southern Connecticut.

Before Yale: Four-time letterman at Delbarton School…English Award…AP History Award…Blanstein Scholar.

Personal: Philosophy major…Member of Jonathan Edwards College…Member of Spoken Word Poetry group…Father, Paul, swam for Notre Dame.

Hobbies: Poetry, Frisbee

Hero: Bruce Springsteen, Carl Sagan, Alexander Hamilton

Favorite Athlete: John Daly

Strange Facts: Has memorized the entirety of Bill Pullman's famous speech as President Thomas J. Whitmore in the film Independence Day.