2019 (First-year): Earned all-region honors during the 2019 season after placing 14th at the NCAA Great Lakes Region Championships… Was the team’s second finisher at the meet, and crossed the finish line in a season-best 8K time of 24:31.5… Was the team’s third finisher at the NCAA Division III Championships and placed 161st overall… Placed 40th at the UAA Championships, and was sixth among Spartan finishers… Began his career by placing fourth in the field and second on the team at the Sudeck Classic Stampede… Was the team’s fourth finisher and placed 42nd overall at the Knight Invite… USTFCCCA Individual All-Academic honoree.
|Meet||Dist.||# of Runners||Time||Overall Pl.||Team Pl.|
|Aug. 31||Sudeck Classic Stampede||6K||52||19:35.2||4||2|
|Sep. 7||Knight Invite||8K||218||26:14.9||42||4|
|Sep. 14||Allegheny XC Classic||Did not compete|
|Sep. 28||All-Ohio Championships||8K||301 (145 D3)||27:29.9||84 (30 D3)||8|
|Oct. 5||Live in Lou Classic||Did not compete|
|Oct. 19||Inter-Regional Rumble||8K||342||25:44.9||54||6|
|Nov. 2||UAA Championships||8K||75||26:04.3||40||6|
|Nov. 16||NCAA Great Lakes Regional||8K||255||24:31.5||14||2|
|Nov. 23||NCAA DIII Championships||8K||280||25:50.5||161||3|
Personal: Was a four-year member of the cross country and track & field teams at Mundelein High School, serving as a team captain during his senior year... Coached by Kurt Rutz... Qualified for the IHSA Cross Country State Championships in 2017 and 2018... Was also a state qualifier in the 4x800m Relay in 2017... Recorded career-best times of 14:53.2 in the three-mile run during the cross country season, and track and field top times of 1:59.8 in the 800m run, 4:27.2 in the 1,600m run and 9:36.3 in the 3,200m run... Winner of the Scholar Athlete Award in 2019 and secured a spot on the high honor roll each semester of his high school career... Born September 17... Son of Bob and Lisa.