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Wade Endress
Wade  Endress


Altoona, Pa.

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BLOG: Track and Field Season Preview: Middle Distance and Distance


Nearly 70 Student-Athletes Receive Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards

Eight post perfect 4.0 GPAs during 2014-15 academic year


Creese Captures 3k School Record

Men's 3k school record falls, numerous personal-bests set Saturday


Outstanding Performances Spotlight Penn State National

Penn State track & field tallies nationally ranked performances Saturday


Track & Field Wins Ten Events at Nittany Lion Challenge

Strong performances lead to 10 titles Saturday


On the National Scene... || 2014 Cross Country || Placed 17th at the Mid-Atlantic Regional with his time of 30:33 ... All-region || 2014 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the 1,500-meter run ... Finished 23rd overall in the 1,500-meter run, missing out on qualifying for the NCAA Championships by four seconds || 2014 Indoor || Ran the opening leg of the distance medley relay team that finished 11th with its time of 9:57.88, garnering second team All-America honors || 2013 Cross Country || Ran a time of 32:08.2 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships to place 81st overall

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2015 Indoor || Clocked in at 4:11.34 for a 16th-place finish in the mile || 2014 Cross Country || Was the third Nittany Lion to finish (19th/24:09.5) || 2014 Outdoor || Finished 12th in the 5,000-meter run with his lifetime-best time of 14:19.85 and 13th in the 1,500-meter run || 2014 Indoor || Qualified for the finals of the mile run with his lifetime-best time of 4:04.27 ... Finished eighth in the mile run (4:17.78) and 10th in the 3,000-meter run (8:08.80) || 2013 Cross Country || Finished 78th || 2012 Outdoor || Competed in the 1500 || 2012 Indoor || A member of the winning DMR (9:44.40), covering the 1200-meter lead off leg ... An All-Big Ten first team selection || 2011 Cross Country || Placed 70th overall in his first Big Ten appearance

On the Course... || 2014 Cross Country || Ran in six meets for the Nittany Lions ... Opened the year with a seventh-place finish at the Dolan Duals (18:19.94) ... Posted a 10th-place finish (26:20.0) to help the Nittany Lions secure the team title at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Ran a time of 24:24.5 to finish 77th at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Finished 91st at the Pre-National Invitational with his time of 25:23.4 || 2013 Cross Country || Began the 2013 season with an eighth-place finish at the Dolan Duals ... Recorded a fourth-place finish at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Placed 61st at Lehigh's Paul Short Run || 2012 Cross Country || Did not compete || 2011 Cross Country || Enjoyed an outstanding rookie campaign, finishing in the Nittany Lion top seven in three races ... Finished ninth at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals and 20th at the Penn State National

Around the Track... || 2015 Outdoor || Did not compete || 2015 Indoor || Finished third in the 1,000-meter run at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a personal-best time of 2:22.57 ... Placed sixth in the mile at the Penn State National Invite with his personal-best time of 4:02.69 ... Finished 21st in the mile at the UW Husky Classic with his time of 4:03.49 || 2014 Outdoor || Opened the 2014 season with a then-lifetime-best time of 3:51.25 to finish ninth in the 1,500-meter run at the Stanford Invitational ... Ran a lifetime-best time of 3:45.33 in the 1,500-meter run en route to a fifth-place finish at the Bison Outdoor Classic ... A member of the 4x800-meter relay that finished second at the Penn Relays ... Ran a time of 1:52.99 to place third in the 800-meter run at the Kehoe Twilight meet || 2014 Indoor || Finished seventh in the mile run at the Penn State National Invitational ... A member of the distance medley relay team that finished second at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup || 2013 Outdoor || Ran a personal-best 14:37.66 for the 5K at Penn Relays ... Finished second in the 1500 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou, and third in the event at the Bucknell Team Challenge || 2013 Indoor || Redshirted the 2013 indoor season || 2012 Outdoor || Top finish was a victory in the 1500 at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Was a member of the third-place 4x800 at the Bison Outdoor Classic ... Also competed at the LSU Invitational and Jim Click Shootout || 2012 Indoor || Was a member of the Lions' season-best DMR at the Penn State National (9:35.24) ... Placed second in the 1000 at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a PR 2:24.73 ... Ran a PR 4:07.34 for the mile at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup

Before Penn State... || High School || Owned personal bests of 1:51.73 for 800-meters and 4:13.34 for the mile out of high school ... Enjoyed outstanding success on the cross country course including a runner-up effort at the PIAA AAA Championships in 2010 ... A double winner at PTFCA Indoor Championships as a senior, taking top honors in both the 800 and mile run ... PR 1:51.73 at the state meet is also a Pennsylvania state indoor record ... Placed third in the 800 and fourth in the 1600-meters at the PIAA State Championships senior year, and qualified for Nike Cross Country Nationals in 2010 || Personal || Parents are Dave and Melody ... Enrolled in the College of Health and Human Development

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
800m *** 1:52.99
1000m 2:24.73 ***
1500m *** 3:45.33
Mile 4:02.69 ***
3000m 8:08.80 ***
5000m *** 14:19.85


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