Alex Faust has been a college football and basketball play-by-play commentator with ESPNU and Fox Sports since 2015. Additional assignments include calling college football for Sports USA Radio and college hockey on NBCSN, NESN, and Westwood One Radio. Alex also had the opportunity to call his first NHL game for NBCSN in March of 2017.
From 2013 to 2016, Alex was a radio broadcaster for the AHL’s Utica Comets, calling the first game in franchise history, serving as the ‘Inside the Glass’ reporter for the 2015 AHL All-Star Game, and calling games during the team’s run to the Calder Cup Finals in 2015.
During that span, Alex also served as the voice of Northeastern University men’s basketball, broadcasting the team’s first conference championship in more than two decades, and at age 26 he became one of the youngest commentators to ever work an NCAA tournament game.
Previously, Faust worked in minor league baseball, with a two-year stint as the voice of the single-A Staten Island Yankees.
Recognized as an up-and-coming talent in the sports broadcasting world, Alex won the Jim Nantz Award as a college junior in 2011, which is presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate sports broadcaster.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Alex graduated from Northeastern University in 2012 with a degree in political science and economics, including recognition as a Hansard Scholar by the London School of Economics. He currently lives in Avon, Connecticut.