Mason Ferlic
Mason  Ferlic

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Paul, Minn.

High School:
Mounds Park Academy

Event:
Distance

Elig. (In/Out):
SR/SR


06/24/2016

Ferlic Earns Academic All-America Recognition

Men's Trackster Ferlic Earns Academic All-America Recognition

06/15/2016

Ferlic, Romero Named 2015-16 U-M Athletes of the Year

Ferlic, Romero Named 2015-16 U-M Athletes of the Year

06/11/2016

Ferlic Flies to Steeplechase Title as U-M Ties for 13th at NCAA Outdoors

Ferlic Flies to Men's Steeplechase Title as U-M Ties for 13th at NCAAs

05/27/2016

Ferlic, McLaughlin Punch Tickets to NCAA Outdoors

Men's Tracksters Ferlic, McLaughlin Punch Tickets to NCAA Outdoors

05/26/2016

Ferlic, Munley Selected to Academic All-District Team

Men's Tracksters Ferlic, Munley Selected to Academic All-District Team

Last Updated: June 11, 2016

At Michigan
• NCAA Champion (2016, outdoor 3,000-meter steeplechase) with the No. 2 performance in U-M history
• Joined 1984 bronze medalist and U-M TF Hall of Famer Brian Diemer as the program's only steeplechase title-winners
• Two-year Team Co-captain (2015-16)
• NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient (2016)
• Big Ten Medal of Honor Recipient (2016)
• Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient (2016)
• Olympic qualifier in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:27.16) for 2016
• MGoBlue.com Men's Athlete of the Year (2016)
• Five-time USTFCCCA All-America -- 2016 Indoor (first team - DMR) and Outdoor (first team - 3,000m steeplechase), 2014-15 Outdoor (first team/second team - 3,000m steeplechase), 2013 Outdoor (second team - 3,000m steeplechase)
• Helped U-M earn All-America honors in the DMR for the first time since 2007 (2016)
• Ran the 1,600-meter leg of the record-setting DMR (9:27.67)
• Five-time Big Ten Champion (indoor: 5,000-meter run (2015-16); outdoor: 3,000m steeplechase (2015-16), 5,000-meter run (2016)
• Became the first Big Ten Athlete since 2002 to sweep the steeplechase and 5K races at the Big Ten Championships (2016)
• Big Ten Athlete of the Year and Track Athlete of the Championships (2016)
• Four-time All-Big Ten first team (2015-16, indoor; 2015-16 outdoor)
• CoSIDA Academic All-District V first team (2014. '16)
• Capital One Academic All-America second team (2015) and third team (2014) honoree
• U-M's Most Outstanding Freshman (2013)
• Five-time Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week (May 8, 2013; April 9, 2014; April 6, April 20, May 4, 2016)
• Three-time USTFCCCA All-Academic (2013, '14, '15)
• Four-time Academic All-Big Ten (2013, '14, '15, '16)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015)
• Three-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2013-15)

Senior (I/O) (2016)

Outdoor


• Won an NCAA title in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, setting a new PR of 8:27.16 to solo the race and earn his fifth career All-American honor (third first-team)
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 27), ran 8:29.54 to win the 3,000-meter steeplechase and seal his bid to the national meet
• Scored 20 points, the most of any U-M athlete at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 14-15) by taking the 3,000-meter steeplechase (facility record 8:37.67) and 5K (14:06.74) races
• Ran 8:28.77 (sixth) as the only collegian in the field at Stanford's Payton Jordan Invitational (May 1) to come in under the Olympic Standard, running an NCAA-leading time
• Finished third (second collegian) in the 5,000-meter run at the Mt. SAC Relays (April 15), improving his PR to 13:37.56, which ranks No. 2 all-time at U-M
• Won the steeplechase at the Battle of the Blues (April 1), running a time of 8:33.95
• Finished third in the 1500 meter run at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invite (March 26), setting a new PR of 3:44.67

Indoor
• Big Ten Champion (indoor, 5K)
• Earned All-America honors running the 1,600 meter leg of Michigan's eighth-place DMR at the NCAA Championships (March 11)
• Successfully defended his 5,000-meter title in 13:50.81 at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-27), and also scored with a fourth-place finish in the 3K race (8:04.95)
• Ran the 1600 meter leg (3:55) of the school record breaking distance medley relay at the Alex Wilson Invitational (Feb. 20), helping the team to a third place finish
• Finished sixth in the 3000 meter run at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 12) in a new PR of 7:55.03
• Improved his standing on U-M's all-time 3K performance list with a PR time of 7:55.03 to finish sixth at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 13)
• Flirted with a sub-four mile and clocked a new PR by running 4:00.50 to finish runner-up at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 6)
• Won the 3000 meter run in 8:05.82 at the Notre Dame Invitational (January 23)
• Won the mile race with a time of 4:01.39 at the Commodore Invitational (Jan. 15).

Junior (I/O) (2015)

Outdoor
• At the NCAA Championships, ran 8:42.78 in the 3,000m steeplechase semifinal (June 10) and recovered from an early fall in the final to run 8:57.30 and finish 12th in the final; also competed in the 5,000m run
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 28-30), finished runner-up in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, running 8:35:45 for a new personal-best and the sixth-fastest time in program history and finished runner-up in the 5,000m race (13:57:88) to advance to the NCAA Championships in both events
• At the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17), won the 3,000m steeplechase title in 8:43.30 and finished runner-up in the 5,000m race (14:20.33)
• Finished fifth in the 5,000, race at the adidas/Steve Scott Invitational (May 1-2), running 13:46.89 for a new personal-best and the fourth-fastest time in program history
• Ran 8:36.82 for a runner-up finish in his season-debut in the 3,000m steeplechase at UVA Challenge (April 17-18)
• Finished third in the 3,000m race at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4), running 8:11.89
• Ran 3:52.57 in the 1,500m run at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28)

Indoor
• Won the Big Ten title in the 5,000m race, crossing at 13:58.77, also finishing third in the 3,000m race at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-28)
• Finished sixth in the 3,000m race at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 14) with a time of 7:59.14
• Ran a PR 4:03.24 in the mile run at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7) to finish eighth
• Won the mile run in 4:05.72 at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31)

Sophomore (I/O) (2014)

Championship Meets
• At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 11-14), finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:39.84, 8:49.20p) to earn All-America first team honors
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 29-31), won the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:38.74) to qualify for the NCAA Championships, and also took 31st in the 5,000-meter run (14:50.04)
• At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 16-18), placed third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:50.15) and fifth in the 5,000-meter run (14:11.12)
• At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1), finished fifth in the 3,000-meter run (7:56.60) and seventh in the 5,000-meter run (14:00.68)

Outdoor
• At the Penn Relays (April 26), ran the third leg of the 20th-place College 4x800-meter relay (7:43.68) and the third leg of the 10th-place 4xmile relay (16:27.98)
• At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 18), finished third in the Olympic Development Elite 5,000-meter run (13:55.12)
• At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), won the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:47.91) -- Named Big Ten Athlete of the Week for his performance

Indoor
• At the Husky Classic (Feb. 14), finished 16th in the invitational section of the 5,000-meter run (14:05.35)
• At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), placed fourth in the Ryan Shay 3,000-meter run (8:07.08)

R-Freshman (I/O)(2013)

Championship Meets
• At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 5-8), just missed qualifying for the 3,000-meter steeplechase finals, finishing 13th (8:47.09) to earn All-America second team honors
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 23-25), finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:41.83) to qualify for the NCAA Championships
• At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 10-12), finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:54.04)

Outdoor
• At the Toledo Invitational (May 2-3), won the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:51.55)
• At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 18-20), finished seventh in the Open B 5,000-meter run (14:15.67)
• At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 6), finished sixth in the 5,000-meter run (14:19.43)

Indoor
• At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 8-9), finished 14th in the 3,000-meter run (8:17.43)
• Against Michigan State (Jan. 26), finished fourth in the mile run (4:12.83)

Freshman (2012)
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement

Outdoor
• Redshirted
• Competed unattached at the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), finishing fourth in the 1,500-meter run (3:52.13)

Indoor
• Redshirted

Prep
• Graduated from Mounds Park Academy (2011)
• Four-year "A" Honor Roll member
• Academic All-State
• National Honors Society
• Science Award Scholarship
• Four-year Academic Varsity letter

Cross Country
• First place in Minnesota Class A State Meet (2010)
• Ninth place at Nike Cross Regions Heartland (2010)
• Conference Champ (2010)
• Three-time All-Conference (2008, '09, `10)
• Two-time All-State (2009, '10)
• Team Captain (2010)
• Two-time Team MVP (2009, '10)
• Holds high school 5K record (2010)
• Fifth place Minnesota Class A State Meet (2009)
• Finished 35th at Minnesota Class A State Meet (2008)

Track and field
• Won the 2011 Minnesota State Meet 1600-meter run (4:16.23) and 3,200-meter run (9:17.68), running personal best in both
• Three-time All-State (2009, '10, `11)
• Three-time All-Conference (2009, '10, '11)
• Minnesota All-State Academic Award (2011)
• Three-time Team MVP (2011)
• Minnesota Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year (2011)
• Pioneer Press Athlete of the Week (2011)
• Team Captain (2011)
• Holds high school records in the 800m, 1,600m, and 3,200m
• Won the 2010 Minnesota Class A State Meet 3,200-meter run and finished runner up in the 1,600-meter run (2010)
• Took eighth at the Minnesota Class A State Meet 1,600-meter run (2009)
• Conference Champ in the 4x800-meter relay (2009)
• Conference Honorable Mention (2008)

Personal
• Enrolled in the College of Engineering, pursuing his master's degree in aerospace engineering, having earned his undergraduate degree in the same field in 2015
• Born on August 5, 1993
• Son of Michael and Charlotte Ferlic

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Time Date
Mile (I) 4:00.50 2-6-16
3,000m (I) 7:55.03 2-12-16
5,000m (I) 13:50.81 2-27-16
1,500m (O) 3:44.67 (UNA) 3-26-16
3,000m 7:55.59 2-12-16
3,000m Steeplechase 8:27.16 6-11-16
5,000m (O) 13:37.56 4-15-16

 



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