Spencer Weigand
Spencer Weigand
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Westfield, N.J.
High School: Westfield
Major: Aerospace Engineering

2019 (Sophomore): Finished among the team’s top five runners in all six races he competed in during his sophomore season, and was among the top two finishers four times… Placed third overall and led the Spartans at the Sudeck Classic Stampede… Was the ninth Division III finisher and 33rd overall at the All-Ohio Championships… Placed 17th overall and was the second Spartan to finish at the UAA Championships… Recorded his season-best 8K time at the Live in Lou Classic, crossing the line in a time of 25:20.2 and placing 48th overall… Received UAA Fall All-Academic recognition.

  Meet Dist. # of Runners Time Overall Pl. Team Pl.
Aug. 31 Sudeck Classic Stampede 6K 52 19:34.0 3 1
Sep. 7 Knight Invite 8K 218 25:44.9 19 2
Sep. 28 All-Ohio Championships 8K 301 (145 D3) 26:22.4 33 (9 D3) 3
Oct. 5 Live in Lou Classic 8K 276 25:20.2 48 2
Oct. 19 Inter-Regional Rumble 8K 342 25:32.4 41 5
Nov. 2 UAA Championships 8K 75 25:35.1 17 2

 

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.