2018 (Freshman): Made an immediate impact for the Spartans during his freshman season, placing among the team’s top-six finishers in each of the team’s seven races, and scoring in six competitions… Was the fifth Spartan to cross the finish line and placed 210th overall at the NCAA Championships… Was the team’s third finisher at the UAA Championships, placing 24th overall… Was also the fourth finisher among first-year students, earning a spot on the All-Freshman Team… Added a 41st-place finish at the NCAA Great Lakes Regionals… Recorded his season-best 8K time at the All-Ohio Championships, finishing third among Spartan competitors and 14th among Division III runners at the event with a time of 25:26.2… Placed eighth overall at the Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede.
|Meet||Dist.||# of Runners||Time||Overall Pl.||Team Pl.|
|Aug. 31||Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede||6K||41||20:09.0||8||5|
|Sep. 15||Allegheny Classic||4M||116||21:36.0||21||6|
|Sep. 29||All-Ohio Championships||8K||324 (148 D3)||25:26.2||43 (14 D3)||3|
|Oct. 13||Inter-Region Rumble||8K||308||26:09.8||15||5|
|Oct. 28||UAA Championships||8K||77||26:27.4||24||3|
|Nov. 10||NCAA Great Lakes Regional||8K||265||26:06.5||41||4|
|Nov. 17||NCAA DIII Championships||8K||280||26:17.1||210||5|
Personal: Was a four-year member of the cross country and track & field teams at Westfield High School, serving as a track co-captain in 2018... Coached by Chris Tafelski... Earned all-group and all-county honors for cross country and track & field... Was his conference's champion in the 1,600m run in 2018... Recorded a career-best cross country 5K time of 16:07 and track career-best times of 4:19.05 in the 1,600m run, 1:54.01 in the 800m run, and 50.9 in the 400m dash... Winner of the Scout Scholar Athlete Award and the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence... An AP Scholar and an Eagle Scout... Born February 22... Son of Chris and Suzanne.