Bearcats Take Fourth, Sixth at VT Alumni Invitational
QUICK NOTES: Member of the school-record 4xMile relay team that ran 16:00.58 in 2016… returning all-conference honoree after placing third in the 3,000m steeplechase at the 2016 American Outdoor Championships.
2015-16 SEASON 2016 OUT (SO): Earned all-conference accolades by finishing third in the 3,000m steeplechase… also was second in the event at the Tiger Track Classic with a season-best 9:13.95… raced once each in the 1,500m and 5,000m events, the later at the conference meet… member of the school-record-tying 4xMile relay team that ran 16:00.58 at the Raleigh Relays… capped the year earning American Athletic Conference All-Academic honors. 2016 IN (SO): Picked up his first all-conference honor of the year by helping the distance medley relay team to a runner-up finish at the American Indoor Championships… the team ran 9:57.82 to record the second-fastest time in UC history… individually, finished 13th in the 5,000m and 15th in the 3,000m runs at the conference meet… ran a PR 8:31.28 in the 3,000m event at the SPIRE DI Invitational. 2015 XC (SO): Ran in the last five races of the year, posting a trio of Top 35 finishes… was a season-best 21st at the American Athletic Conference Championships where he was the team’s second finisher… was the top finisher at the All-Ohio Championships where he as 22nd overall.
2014-15 SEASON 2015 (FR): Finished as the runner-up in the 3,000m steeplechase at the American Outdoor Championships by running a season-best 9:10.22 in the finals… improve his steeple time each race of the year... opened the year by running the 400m hurdles at the Walt Disney Open. 2015 IN (FR): Competed in the 3,000m run and distance medley relay at the conference meet… helped DMR to a seventh-place finish… ran a personal-best 8:36.23 in the 3,000m run at the Armory Invitational.
High School: Took fifth in the steeplechase at the 2013 USA Junior Outdoor Championships...three-time state qualifier in the steeplechase...also qualified for the two mile twice outdoors and once indoors...took 13th at the 2013 New York State Cross Country Championships and qualified for the Nike Cross New York Regional...claimed fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2014 New York State Championships...won the 2014 ECIC title in the two mile and finished fourth in the mile.