James Yau
James Yau

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Troy, Mich.

High School:
Troy

Event:
Distance

Elig. (In/Out):
SR/SR


09/05/2014

My Michigan: Community Service

My Michigan: Community Service

04/19/2013

Reichenbach Takes Seventh in Decathlon, Day One at Mt. SAC Concludes

Reichenbach Finishes Seventh in Men's Decathlon in California

04/17/2013

Week 12: U-M to Head to Mt. SAC Relays, EMU Invitational

Men's Track & Field to Head to Mt. SAC Relays, EMU Invitational

04/06/2013

Wolverines Finish Second in Tri-Meet with Cal, Virginia

Men's Track Finishes Second in Tri-Meet with Cal, Virginia

02/22/2013

Four Score for Wolverines on Day One of Big Ten Indoors

Four Score for Men's Track & Field on Day One of Big Ten Indoors

Last Updated: June 2, 2014

At Michigan ... Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2011, '12, '13, '14) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2012, '13, '14).

R-Junior (I/O) (2014) ... Championship Meets ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 29-31), finished 23rd in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:55.73) ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 16-18), placed eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:01.60) ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1), finished 16th in the mile run (4:10.25) ... Outdoor ... At the Toledo Invitational (May 9), won the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:00.83) ... At the Penn Relays (April 26), won the Olympic Development 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:06.23) and ran the first leg of the 20th place 4x800-meter relay (7:43.68) ... At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 18), finished 11th in the Olympic Development Elite 3,000-meter Steeplechase (9:05.31) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:24.45) ... At the Raleigh Relays (March 28-29), finished 22nd in the Section B of the 5,000-meter run (14:40.50) ... Indoor ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 22), finished second in the mile run (4:06.86#, 4:10.01) ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 14-15), finished 11th in the 3,000 meter run (8:18.06) ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), placed 11th in the 5,000-meter run (14:28.78).

R-Sophomore (I/O) (2013) ... Championship Meets ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 10-12), finished ... At the Toledo Invitational (May 2-3), took fifth in the 1,500-meter run (3:54.50) ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 22-23), placed 17th in the mile (4:10.95) ... Outdoor ... At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 18-20), placed 50th in the 1,500-meter run (3:51.21) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 6), finished eighth in the 1,500-meter run (3:53.27) ... Indoor ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 8-9), finished 11th in the mile (4:10.83) ... Against Michigan State (Jan. 26), finished third in the mile (4:11.62).

R-Freshman (I/O) (2012) ... Championship Meets ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 24), finished 24th in the mile run prelims (4:14.73) ... Outdoor ... At the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), posted a second-place finish in the 1,500-meter run (3:49.57) ... At the Penn Relays (April 26-28), ran the first leg of the 4x800-meter relay, which finished 11th (7:38.06), and the distance medley relay, which took second in the college division (9:56.90) ... At the William & Mary Colonial Relays (April 6-7), placed 14th in the 1,500-meter run (3:54.46), ran the first leg of the second-place distance medley relay (9:52.99), and anchored the runner up 4x1,500-meter relay (15:50.92) ... At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), finished 14th in the 1,500-meter run (3:53.51) and 16th in the 800-meter dash (1:55.33) ... Indoor ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 11), placed 17th in the mile run (4:14.04) ... Ran the mile leg of the distance medley relay that finished second (9:54.66), and placed 18th in the mile run (4:15.48) at the Notre Dame Mayo Invitational (Feb. 3-4) ... At the Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 21), placed sixth in the mile run (4:19.52) ... Finished sixth in the mile run (4:21.85) at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).

Freshman (2011) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Redshirted.

Prep ... Troy (2010)... varsity letterwinner in cross country and track all four years... All-Oakland County in the 1,600-meter run as a freshman... All-League, All-Region and All-County in cross country and track as a sophomore, junior and senior... two-time Indoor All-American as part of the distance medley relay... Indoor All-American in mile relay as a senior... All-State selection in the 1,600-meter run as a junior... conference champion in 1,600-meter run and 800-meter run as a senior... Oakland County champion in 1,600-meter run as a senior.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Majoring in movement science ... Born on January 10, 1992 ... Son of George and Gloria Yau.

COLLEGIATE BESTS:

Event Time Date
Mile (I) 4:06.86# (4:10.01) 2/22/14
3,000m (I) 8:18.06 2/15/14
5,000m (I) 14:28.78 2/7/14
800m (O) 1:55.33 3/24/12
1,500m (O) 3:49.57 5/4/12
5,000m (O) 14:40.50 3/28/14
3,000m Steeplechase (O) 8:55.73 5/30/14
   


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