The Penn State cross country teams captured team titles Saturday at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational
Both Penn State cross country teams finished first at the Dolan Duals
Nittany Lions take fifth, besting No. 8 Vanderbilt; Men finish 10th overall
On the Course ... || 2013 Cross Country || Did not compete || 2012 Cross Country || Finished 24th in the "Open" Race at the Greater Louisville Classic, clocking 25:30 for 8K. || 2011 Cross Country || Competed unattached during the 2011 campaign, finishing 15th overall at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational.
Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Clocked a lifetime-best 14:44.17 for the 5K to finish 11th at the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell ... Also competed in the 5000 at Penn Relays, running 14:45.08 ... Took fifth in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Captured gold-medal honors at the PIAA State Outdoor Championships as a senior, winning the 3200-meters with a personal-best 9:07.53 - the second-fastest time in Pennsylvania in 2011 ... Came to PSU with outstanding cross country credentials on his resume, having placed 22nd at the PIAA State Championships as a junior ... Finished his high school career as a two-time state qualifier in outdoor track, and also made the state meet in indoor track in 2010. || Personal || Majoring in Engineering.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field