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Isaiah Harris
Isaiah  Harris

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lewiston, Maine

High School:
Lewiston

Event:
Mid-Distance/XC

Experience:
JR

Major:
Division of Undergraduate Studies


  • 2017 IAAF World Championships Semifinalist
  • 2017 USATF Silver Medalist in the 800-meters (1:44.53)
  • 2017 NCAA Silver Medalist in the 800-meters (1:45.40)
  • 2017 NCAA Indoor/Outdoor All-American
  • 2016 U.S. Trials - Sixth-place in the 800-meters (1:46.47)
  • 2016 NACAC U23 Champion in 800-meters (1:47.52)
  • 2016 NCAA Outdoor All-American 
  • 6x Big Ten Champion 
  • All-Time Big Ten Indoor Record in the 800-meters (1:46.24)


On the National Stage... || 2017 Outdoor ||
Silver Medalist in the 800-meters at the USATF Championships running a personal best of 1:44.53... Silver Medalist in the 800-meters running 1:45.40 in Eugene, Ore.... Competed on the NCAA Qualifying 4x400-meter relay... Finished the East Preliminary with the fastest time in the 800-meters (1:45.92)... Ran the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay that set the school record (3:03.48) || 2017 Indoor ||  || 2016 Outdoor ||Grabbed a gold medal at the NACAC U23 Championships in the 800-meters (1:47.52 )... Qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 800-meters... Posted a 6th-place finish in the 800-meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials running 1:46.47 in the finals in Eugene, Ore. ... Posted a 4th-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 800-meters running a lifetime best 1:45.76... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary in 800-meters and 4x400-meter relay... Posted a time of 1:46.52 in the 800-meters at the NCAA East Preliminary || 2016 Indoor || Finished 12th in the 800-meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships at the Birmingham Crossplex in Birmingham, Ala.

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2017 Outdoor ||
Helped the Nittany Lions win the Big Ten Championship for the first time in program history... Won the 800-meters... Ran the anchor leg on the silver medal 4x400-meter relay || 2017 Indoor || Won the 800-meter title (1:47.23)... Competed in the DMR and ran the anchor leg of the Conference Champion 4x400-meter relay that recorded a school record of (3:04.80) || 2016 Outdoor ||Won the 800-meters to complete the indoor/outdoor sweep in the event running a time of 1:46.21 in Lincoln, Neb... Ran the anchor leg on the 4x400-meter relay splitting 45.2 on the sixth-place relay (3:07.25) || 2016 Indoor || Captured the Indoor 800-meter championship running a Big Ten All-time indoor record time of 1:46.24 in Spire Center in Geneva, Ohio

On the Course...|| 2016 Cross Country || Opened the year with a 22nd-place finish at the Dolan Duals (19:20.75)

Around the Track...|| 2017 Outdoor || Competed in eight meets... Posted 17 top-10 finishes... Recorded a personal best of 1:45.12 in a first-place in the 800-meters at the Virginia Classic || 2017 Indoor || Competed in seven meets... Posted 17 top-10 finishes including nine first-place finishes... Recorded the second-fastest time in the world in the 600-meters (1:14.96)... Set a personal best in the Mile at the Penn State Tune-Up meet (4:05.89) || 2016 Outdoor || Competed in 10 meets... Recorded 15 top-10 finishes... Posted three first-place finishes... Recorded second-place finishes in back-to-back trips to the west coast in the Pepsi Invitational and Stanford Twilight 800-meters || 2016 Indoor || Competed in in eight meets... Opened the season with six straight wins... Posted a personal best time of 48.79 in the 400-meters at the Fastrack National Invite... Set a personal best in the 600-meters at the Penn State Tune-Up running 1:17.50

Before Penn State… || High School PRs ||200: 21.82, 400: 46.8, 800: 1:49.63, 1,600: 4:18.92 || High School ||Holds the Maine all-time best in the 200-meter dash and the 800-meter run ... Two-time New England champion in the 800-meter run ... Three-time state champion in the 800-meter run ... Two-time state champion in the 200-meter dash ... 2015 state champion in the 1,600-meter run ... Finished runner-up at the 2014 state cross country meet ... Holds six school records ...  Six-time letter winner ... Track team captain ... Cross country team captain ... Six-time team MVP ... || National Level Competition || Finished third in the 800-meter run at the 2015 New Balance Outdoor Nationals meet ... All-American || Personal || Born on October 18, 1996

Top Performances

YearSport400m600m800m1000m1500mMile
2017 Outdoor -- -- -- -- 1:45.12 -- -- 3:50.06 -- --
2017 Indoor -- -- 1:14.96 1:46.65 2:22.14 -- -- 4:05.89
2016 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 Outdoor -- -- -- -- 1:45.76 -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 Indoor 48.79 1:17.50 1:46.24 -- -- -- -- -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Aug 4–13, 2017 IAAF World Championships 800m 1:46.66 17
Aug 4–13, 2017 IAAF World Championships 800m 1:45.82 8
Jun 22–25, 2017 USATF Championships 800m 1:44.53 2
Jun 22–25, 2017 USATF Championships 800m 1:45.77 5
Jun 22–25, 2017 USATF Championships 800m 1:48.09 5
Jun 7–10, 2017 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships 800m 1:45.40 2
Jun 7–10, 2017 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships 800m 1:46.62 4
Jun 7–10, 2017 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships 1600m Relay 3:04.17 9
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 800m 1:45.92 1
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 800m 1:49.54 5
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 1600m Relay 3:03.48 4
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 800m 1:49.68 1
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 800m 1:48.71 4
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 1600m Relay 3:05.22 2
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 1600m Relay 3:05.69  
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 4x8 7:20.54  
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 1600SMR 3:17.40  
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge 1500m 3:50.60 37
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge 800m 1:45.12 1
Apr 8, 2017 LSU Battle on the Bayou 1500m 3:50.06 2
Apr 8, 2017 LSU Battle on the Bayou 1600m Relay 3:06.63 2
Mar 30–Apr 1, 2017 Florida Relays 800m 1:45.64 1
Mar 30–Apr 1, 2017 Florida Relays 4x8 7:18.70 2
Mar 10–11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 800m 1:47.94 4
Mar 10–11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 800m 1:48.47 6
Mar 10–11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 1600m Relay 3:07.43 10
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 800m 1:47.23 1
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 800m 1:48.48 1
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships DMR 9:42.12 4
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 1600m Relay 3:04.80 1
Feb 18, 2017 PSU Tune-Up 600 1:19.76 3
Feb 18, 2017 PSU Tune-Up Mile 4:05.89 1
Feb 10–11, 2017 SPIRE NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Meet 800m 1:48.03 1
Feb 10–11, 2017 SPIRE NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Meet 1600m Relay 3:07.81 1
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National 600 1:14.96 2
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National 1600m Relay 3:11.22 1
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National DMR 9:40.59 4
Jan 20–21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet 800m 1:46.65 1
Jan 20–21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet 1600m Relay 3:11.05 7
Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge 1000 2:22.14 2
Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge 1600m Relay 3:12.46 1
Jul 15–17, 2016 NACAC U23 Championships 800m 1:47.52 1
Jun 30–Jul 10, 2016 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials 800m 1:46.47 6
Jun 30–Jul 10, 2016 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials 800m 1:45.95 7
Jun 30–Jul 10, 2016 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials 800m 1:47.60 2
Jun 8–11, 2016 NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships 800m 1:45.76 4
Jun 8–11, 2016 NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships 800m 1:46.24 5
May 26–28, 2016 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 800m 1:46.52 4
May 26–28, 2016 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 800m 1:50.15 6
May 26–28, 2016 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 1600m Relay 3:08.02 15
May 13–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships 800m 1:46.21 1
May 13–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships 800m 1:49.40 2
May 13–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships 1600m Relay 3:07.25 6
May 6, 2016 Jim Thorpe Open 1500m NT  
Apr 28–30, 2016 Penn Relays 4x8 7:17.37  
Apr 28–30, 2016 Penn Relays DMR 9:35.51  
Apr 28–30, 2016 Penn Relays 1600m Relay 3:10.25  
Apr 22, 2016 Stanford Twilight 800m 1:47.06 2
Apr 9, 2016 Pepsi Invitational 800m 1:47.87 2
Apr 9, 2016 Pepsi Invitational 1600m Relay 3:08.86 1
Mar 31–Apr 2, 2016 Florida Relays 800m 1:46.05 3
Mar 31–Apr 2, 2016 Florida Relays 4x8 7:19.98 1
Mar 11–12, 2016 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships 800m 1:49.08 12
Feb 26–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 800m 1:46.24 1
Feb 26–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 800m 1:48.93 1
Feb 26–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships DMR 9:43.25 1
Feb 26–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 1600m Relay 3:09.59 6
Feb 20, 2016 Penn State Tune-Up 600 1:17.50 1
Feb 12, 2016 Fastrack National Invite 400m 48.79 10
Feb 12, 2016 Fastrack National Invite 1600m Relay 3:12.60 2
Feb 5–6, 2016 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup 800m 1:47.31 1
Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National 800m 1:48.12 6
Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National 1600m Relay 3:10.29 1
Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National DMR 9:27.20 1
Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge 600 1:17.74 1
Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge 1600m Relay 3:09.01 1
Jan 9, 2016 Penn State Relays 1600m Relay 3:11.39 1
Jan 9, 2016 Penn State Relays 4x8 7:25.28 1

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