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Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2015
At Michigan ... USTFCCCA Academic All-American (2014) ... Two-time All-Great Lakes Region (2013-14) ... Member of the NCAA Great Lakes Regional championship team (2013), placing 23rd ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2012-14) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2014) ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2011, '12).
Senior (2014) ... Finished the 10,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 22) in 31:21.9, good for 78th place, to help U-M to 11th place as a team, its best finish since 2003 ... Finished 18th (PR 30:38) at the 10,000-meter NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 14), helping U-M to third place while earning all-region recognition ... Finished 28th at the 8,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Nov. 2), helping U-M to a runner-up finish with a time of 24:19.2 ... Finished 91st at the 8,000-meter Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (Oct. 17) with a time of 24:35 ... Helped the Wolverines to a team victory at the rain-shortened, 8,000-meter Blue and Gold Invitational (Oct. 3) with a time of 23:55.4, good for 34th place, despite losing a shoe early in the race ... Finished sixth at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (15:26.2) on Aug. 29.
Junior (2013) ... Finished 217th (32:32.3) at the 10,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 23) ... Finished 23rd (30:57) at the 10,000-meter NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 15), earning All-Great Lakes Region honors, and helping U-M capture the team title ... Finished 19th (24:50.4) at the 8,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Nov. 3) ... Finished 108th (24:24) at the 8,000-meter Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 19) ... Made his season debut at the 8,000-meter Cowboy Jamboree (Sept. 28), finishing 20th in 25:11.27.
Sophomore/Freshman (2012) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner ... Competed at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 17) but did not finish ... Finished 38th (24:40.4) at the 8,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Oct. 28) ... Finished 17th (24:48) in the open race at the 8,000-meter Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 12) ... Opened the season with a 62nd-place finish (26:31.6) at the 8,000-meter Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational (Sept. 22).
Freshman (2011) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner ... Redshirted.
Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Music ... Majoring in performance music/percussion.
TRACK & FIELD PERSONAL BESTS (Through 2013 season):
Event -- Time/Mark (Date)
3,000m (I) -- 8:21.72 (2/22/13)
5,000m (I) -- 14:41.62 (2/8/13)
5,000m (O) -- 14:31.72 (5/12/13)
10,000m (O) -- 30:34.34 (4/18/13)
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