ersonal Bests (as of May 2018):
All-BIG EAST- Outdoor 4x100
Outdoor (Fr): Placed second in the 4x100 (41.25) and fifth in the 4x400 (3:21.57) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (5/11) ... Placed seventh at the highly competitive Drake Relays in the 1,600 SMR witha time of 3:26.31 (4/25).
Indoor (Fr.): Placed fourth (7.09) in the 60-meter hurdles and seventh (36.38) in the 300-meter hurdles at the John Tierney Classic...Competed in the 400-meter hurdles (51.49) at the Jack Johnson Classic.
Prior to Marquette: Lettered in track and field at Xavier High School in Appleton, Wis. … Served as captain during his junior and senior seasons … Holds the school record in the 110 hurdles (15.25 seconds), 200 dash (22.03 seconds), 400 dash (48.76 seconds) and as a member of the 4x100 relay (43.40 seconds) … Led team to a Division 2 state championship as a senior.
Personal: Bendel was born in Schenectady, N.Y. to Mike and Karen Bendel … Has two siblings, Matthew and William .. Plans to study biomedical sciences.