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Colin Abert
Colin  Abert

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Easton, Pa.

High School:
Easton

Event:
Distance/XC

Experience:
JR

Major:
Division of Undergraduate Studies


On the National Stage...| 2016 Cross Country || Finished 27th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships running 31:24 on the 10K course|| 2016 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the 1,500-meter run || 2015 Cross Country || Took 26th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships with his time of 31:36.4

At the Big Ten Championships...| 2016 Cross Country || 
Placed 28th at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships (25:19.2)|| 2016 Outdoor || Recorded a fourth-place finish in the 1,500-meters clocking 3:46.96 || 2016 Indoor || Finished eighth in the mile with a time of 4:10.95 || 2015 Cross Country || Finished 31st in a time of 24:14.0

On the Course...|| 2016 Cross Country || Opened the year with a second-place finish at the Dolan Duals (18:11.63)...Placed 82nd at the Spike Shoe invitational (28:48.4)... Placed 41st at the Roy Griak Invitationa(25:52.5) ...Placed 12th at the Penn State National Open (25:14.60) || || 2015 Cross Country || Competed in four meets during the regular season... Opened the season with a third-place finish at the Dolan Duals meet (17:53.64)... Finished 12th at the Spiked Shoe Invitational (26:00)... Crossed the line in 75th-place at the Greater Louisville Classic (25:05.31)... Finished the Wisconsin Adidas Invite 179th (24:14.1)

Around the Track... || 2017 Outdoor || Competed in five meets for the Blue & White... Won the 800-meters at the Jim Thorpe Invite in a personal best 1:51.89...   || 2017 Indoor || Competed in four meets... Posted five top-10 finishes... Recorded season best time of 1:52.89 (800-meters), 4:07.49 (Mile) and 8:10.54 (3,000-meters) || 2016 Outdoor || Began the season with a sixth-place finish in the 1,500-meters at the Pepsi Invite hosted by the University of Oregon running a time of 3:47.70... Ran a season best time of 3:45.25 in the 1,500-meters... Ran a season best time of 14:10.66 in the 5,000-meters at the Penn Relays || 2016 Indoor || Opened the season with a sixth-place finish in the mile running 4:11.70... Recorded a season best time of 8:08.94 that was the best time in the NCAA when it was recorded at the FastrackNational Invite in Staten Island, N.Y. ... Took third-place in the 1,500-meters at the Penn State National in a time of 3:48.15 

Before Penn State… || High School PRs ||
Mile: 4:13.91, 3,200: 8:56.00, Cross Country (5k): 14:55 || High School || Two-time first team all-state in cross country ... Second team all-state in track and cross country ... Three-time PIAA District Eleven champion in cross country ... Five-time PIAA District Eleven champion in track ... Finished first at the 2014 Paul Short Run ... Placed second in 2013 PIAA Cross Country Championship meet ... Finished second in the 3,200-meter run at the 2015 PIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with the No. 1 time in region history (8:56.00) ... Owns four school records ... Twelve-time letter winner in cross country and track ... Three-time team captain in cross country ... Team captain in track ... Three-time league MVP ... Three-time Express Times and Morning Call Cross Country Athlete of the Year ... 2015 Lehighvalleylive Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year ... Coordinated Health Athlete of the Week || National Level Competition || Placed 12th in the Emerging Elite mile at the 2014 New Balance Indoor Nationals meet || Personal || Son of Carla and Scott Abert … Born on May 20, 1997

Top Performances

YearSport800m1500mMile3000m5000m
2017 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 Outdoor 1:51.89 3:47.21 -- -- -- -- 15:11.29
2017 Indoor 1:52.89 -- -- 4:07.49 8:10.54 -- --
2016 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 Outdoor -- -- 3:45.25 -- -- -- -- 14:10.66
2016 Indoor -- -- 3:48.15 4:03.92 8:08.94 -- --
2015 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 1500m 3:58.65 12
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 1500m 3:50.48 9
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 5000m 15:11.29 29
May 5, 2017 Jim Thorpe 800m 1:51.89 1
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays DMR 9:42.91  
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 4xMile 16:37.70  
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge 1500m 3:47.85 19
Apr 14–15, 2017 Bison Outdoor Classic 1500m 3:47.21 6
Feb 10–11, 2017 2017 Husky Classic 3000 8:10.54 35
Feb 3, 2017 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup Mile 4:15.43 5
Feb 3, 2017 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup 800m 1:52.89 5
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National 3000 NT  
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National Mile 4:07.49 4
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National DMR 9:40.59 4
Jan 20–21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet Mile 4:08.79 6
May 26–28, 2016 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 1500m 3:53.56 43
May 13–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships 1500m 3:46.96 4
May 13–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships 1500m 3:51.78 8
May 13–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships 5000m NT  
Apr 28–30, 2016 Penn Relays 5000m 14:10.66  
Apr 28–30, 2016 Penn Relays 4xMile 16:52.35  
Apr 16–17, 2016 Bison Outdoor Classic 1500m 3:45.25 6
Apr 9, 2016 Pepsi Invitational 1500m 3:47.70 6
Mar 11–12, 2016 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships DMR 9:50.64 9
Feb 26–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships Mile 4:10.95 8
Feb 26–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships Mile 4:08.16 3
Feb 20, 2016 Penn State Tune-Up Mile 4:03.92 1
Feb 12, 2016 Fastrack National Invite 3000 8:08.94 11
Feb 5–6, 2016 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup 3000 8:13.17 3
Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National 3000 NT  
Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National 1500m 3:48.15 3
Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge 3000 8:19.00 4
Jan 9, 2016 Penn State Relays Mile 4:11.70 6

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