|High School:||West Genesee|
2010-11: Finished sixth in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:25.94) and eighth in the 5,000m (15:19.70) at the MAC Outdoor Championships. Posted UB’s fastest outdoor 5,000m time of 14:43.71 at the Princeton Larry Ellis Invitational. Finished eighth in the mile (4:20.14) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Did not compete during the cross country season.
High School: Won four letters and captained one season at West Genesee High School for coach Jim Vermeulen. Earned all-state honors as part of the Section III distance medley intersectional relay squad at the 2010 state indoor championships. Also earned first-team all-league and Central New York honors. Set three cross country and six track records for the Wildcats.
Personal: Born November 8, 1991. Has one brother (Shaun) and one sister (Brittany). Favorite athletes include hockey stars Wayne Gretzky, Brian Leetch and Chris Drury. Favorite foods include pasta and homemade apple pie. Nicknamed Hugs. Majoring in psychology.