Seamus Collins
Seamus  Collins

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Chester, Pa.

High School:
West Chester Henderson

Event:
Distance


08/18/2016

Conference-Best 273 Bearcats Named American Athletic All-Academic

Cincinnati led the league for the second year in a row and increased its total by 28

10/02/2015

Women Take Fifth at All-Ohio Championships, Men Finish Seventh

Women Take Fifth at All-Ohio Championships, Men Finish Seventh

09/18/2015

Bearcats Take Fourth, Sixth at VT Alumni Invitational

Bearcats Take Fourth, Sixth at VT Alumni Invitational

09/05/2015

UC Men Win Queen City Invitational, Women Take Third

UC Men Win Queen City Invitational, Women Take Third

09/05/2015

Queen City Invitational

Queen City Invitational

QUICK NOTES: Ranks fifth on the school’s indoor 3,000m record chart (8:22.67)… holds all-time Top 10 marks in a pair of outdoor events, ranking seventh in the 5,000m run (14:34.79) and tenth in the 1,500m run (3:51.62)… in relays, helped the indoor distance medley relay team to the school’s second-fastest time ever (9:57.82) and the outdoor 4xMile relay tie the school record at 16:00.58.

2015-16 SEASON 
2016 OUT (SO): Competed in the finals of the 5,000m run at the American Outdoor Championships (22nd)… ran 14:34.79 in the championship section of the Penn Relays to post the seventh-fastest time in UC history for 5,000m… also raced in the 1,500m twice, finishing fourth at the Lyle/Wood Invitational in 3:54.59, just two seconds off his PR… in relays, was the lead leg on the 4xMile relay at the Raleigh Relays that tied the school record in 16:00.58… capped the year earning American Athletic Conference All-Academic honors.
2016 IN (SO): Anchored the distance medley relay team to a runner-up finish at the American Indoor Championships with the team clocking in at 9:57.82, the #2 time in UC history, to earn all-conference honors… ran 8:22.67 for 3,000m at the SPIRE DI Invitational to record a PR and the #5 time in program history… also ran the mile twice.
2015 XC (SO): Led UC to the team title at the Queen City Invitational with his eighth-place finish… placed in the Top 35 in all four races run, including placing 27th at the All-Ohio Championships… finished 35th at the American Athletic Conference Championships… team’s top finisher in two events (QCI and NCAA Great Lakes Regional)

2014-15 SEASON
2015 OUT (FR): Scored points at the American Outdoor Championships by taking eighth-place in the 1,500m… lowered his season-best 1,500m time by nearly seven seconds at the Tennessee Relays (3:51.62).
2015 IN (FR): Finished just outside the scoring places at the American Indoor Championships, taking ninth in the mile… opened his collegiate track and field career placing eighth in the mile at the Gladstein Invitational… ran a career-best 4:13.90 at the SPIRE Invitational.
2014 XC (FR): Seventh finisher (31st overall) at the American Cross Country Championships where UC took runner-up honors as a team… team’s sixth finisher in his first NCAA event by placing 134th at the Great Lakes Regional event.

High School: Ran 9:19 at the Nike Henderson Invitational... runner-up finish in the 4x800m relay at the Pennsylvania 3A State Championships.

Personal Bests – Indoors:
Mile – 4:13.90 (SPIRE Invitational – 2/14/15)
3,000m – 8:22.67 (SPIRE DI Invitational – 2/13/16) – UC #5

Personal Bests – Outdoors:

1,500m – 3:51.62 (Tennessee Relays – 4/11/15) –
UC #10UC #7