2014 cross country/track & field teams were honored last week
Student-Athletes From 25 Sports Scheduled to Receive Diplomas
Men's 4x800-meter relay aims for third straight victory
Seymour named Track Athlete of the Championships; Alford-Sullivan Grabs Women's Coach of the Year
Penn State wins Distance Medley Relay title for third consecutive year; Nittany Lions sixth heading into day two of Big Ten Championship competition
On the National Stage ... || 2014 Outdoor || A member of the 4x400-meter relay team that qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round. || 2013 Outdoor || Earned USTFCCCA Second Team All-America status as a member of the Nittany Lion 4x400 ... Squad finished 14th in the semi-final in 3:06.84 ... Ran a lifetime-best 47.19 in the 400 at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round ... Helped the Nittany Lions to a heat victory at First Round, where the team ran 3:06.87 - the third-fastest time in qualifying.
At the Big Ten Championships... || 2014 Outdoor|| A member of the 4x400-meter relay team that placed seventh with their time of 3:10.30 ... Took 12th in the 400-meter dash with his time of 47.64... || 2014 Indoor || A member of the 4x400-meter relay team that placed fourth with their time of 3:08.40 ... Finished third overall in the 400-meter dash with his time of 46.80... || 2013 Outdoor || Qualified for the 400 final at the conference meet, finishing eighth overall with a finishing time of 47.24. || 2013 Indoor || Led off the bronze-medal 4x400 ... Team finished in 3:08.56 ... Also competed in the 400, finishing 14th overall. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed 20th in the opening round of the 400-meters. || 2012 Indoor || Finished 18th overall in the 600-meters. || 2011 Indoor || Competed in the 600-meters, finishing 24th overall.
Around the Track ... || 2014 Outdoor || Posted a pair of third-place finishes at the Crimson Tide Invitational (400-meter dash & 4x400-meter relay) ... A member of the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:07.94) at the Penn Relays (IC4A) ... Was on the ninth-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:08.57) at the Penn Relays (Open) || 2014 Indoor || Won four events during the indoor season ... Set the fifth-fastest time in school history in the 500-meter dash (1:03.01) en route to a first-place finish at the Penn State Indoor Relays ... Was on the 4x400-meter relay team that set the fourth-fastest time in school history (3:07.83) en route to a first-place finish at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Took second in the 200-meter dash at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup with his personal-best time of 21.72 ... Finished fourth in the 400-meter dash at the SPIRE NCAA DI Indoor T&F Invitational with his personal-best time of 46.55, which moved him into second all-time in the Penn State record books ... || 2013 Outdoor || Was a member of the Nittany Lions' season-best 3:06.21 4x400 at Penn Relays, where the squad took top honors in the IC4A section ... Ran on the third-place 4x100 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... Helped the Nittany Lion 4x400 to a fourth-place finish at the LSU Battle on the Bayou ... Won the 400 at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Finished second in the 200 at Bucknell. || 2013 Indoor || Ran on the winning 4x400 at the Nittany Lion Challenge, while finishing second in the 200 individually ... Finished third in the 400 at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Ran a season-best 47.72 for the 400 at the Alex Wilson Last Chance. || 2012 Outdoor || Finished second in the 400 at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Earned top 10 finishes in the 400 at the Jim Click Shootout and Bison Outdoor Classic ... Ran on the fourth-place 4x400 at Jim Click. || 2012 Indoor || Was a member of the winning 4x400 at the Penn State Relays ... Won the 600 at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup with a PR 1:19.10 ... Ran a PR of 48.21 in the 400 at the Penn State National. || 2011 Outdoor || Top individual finish was eighth in the 800-meters at the Jim Thorpe Invitational ... Ran on the third-place 4x400-meter relay at the George Mason Spring Classic ... Was also a member of the sixth-place distance medley at Florida Relays, and the eighth-place DMR at Penn Relays. || 2011 Indoor || Took fourth in the 600 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, and sixth in the same event at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Ran on the 4x400 and DMR at the Penn State Relays, helping both squads to second-place finishes.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Qualified for the PTFCA Indoor Championships in the 400 and 800 as a senior, placing second in the 400 ... Was a member of the winning 4x400-meter relay at the indoor state meet ... Placed second in the 400 at the SOL American Conference Championships, running a personal-best 47.94 ... Anchored Cheltenham's fifth-place 4x400 in the Championship of America section at Penn Relays as a senior. || Personal || Son of Kimberly Bennett ... Born August 28, 1992 ... Has a twin brother, Brandon, who also runs for the Nittany Lions ... Majoring in Communications.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field