Alex Dobens
Alex Dobens
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
High School: Rockhurst
Position: Mid Distance

Before Holy Cross: Four-year varsity member of the cross country and track teams at Rockhurst, under head coaches Michael Dierks and Michael Sullivan ... served as team captain as a senior ... named honorable mention All-Metro in 2007 and 2008 ... named Academic Scholar Athlete in 2008 ... recorded a career-best of 16:50 in the 5,000 in 2008 ... qualified for states in the 4x800 relay in 2008 ... earned Ignatian Honors in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... member of the pep band and Latin Club. Personal: Son of Leonard and Elizabeth Dobens ... father was member of the Boston College cross country team and mother was member of the Boston College swim team ... has one brother (Leonard) and one sister (Laura).