Oliver Book
Oliver  Book


Starlight, Ind.

High School:
Our Lady of Providence


Arch Eng. Tech.


Bearcats Handout 17 Team Awards at Banquet

Josh Province was award the prestigious Gettler Spirit of Track & Field Award and was also named Most Improved.


Province Wins Hammer Throw, Bearcats Thrive in the Rain

Josh Province won the hammer throw with a personal-record toss on 189' 4.5


Dangel Breaks UC Pole Vault Record at All-Ohio Championships

Josh Dangel broke the school's 20-year old pole vault record with a clearance of 17' 10.25".


Dangel Wins Pole Vault at Alabama Relays

The Bearcats opened up the 2014 season at the Alabama Relays on Friday.


Cincinnati Treks to Inaugural AAC Championships

The Bearcats look to make their mark at the first American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships.

Personal Bests
Mile 4:12.67 1/10/2014
3,000m 8:26.24 1/29/2011
1,500m 3:56.09 5/10/2013
5,000m 14:44.67 3/19/2011
3,000m SC 9:17.17 4/27/2013

2013-14 (R-Senior): Took second in the mile at the Akron Dual with a career-best time of 4:12.67...finished fifth in the 5,000-meter run at the Alabama Relays with a career-best time of 14:43.80...claimed sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the American Outdoor Championships.

2012-13 (R-Junior):
Finished second in the 3000m steeplechase at the Oliver Nickoloff Invitational...won the 3000m steeplechase at the Miami Redhawk Invitational with a personal-best time of 9:17.17.

2011-12 (Junior): Redshirted.

2010-11 (Sophomore): Finished fourth in the 3000m and third as a leg on the distance medley relay at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships...won the mile at Hoosier Hills...ran a personal-best 5000m of 14:44.67 to win the 5000m at the UC Early Bird...claimed fourth in the 5000m at the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships.

2009-10 (Freshman):Won the 5000m at the Raleigh Relays...took third in the 5000m at the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships...finished second at the Cardinal Classic.

High School Records:
Mile - 4:20
Two mile - 9:36

Personal : Born Sept. 11, 1990....son of James and Cheryl Book.