Blue Demons honored for a 3.0 GPA or higher in 2012-13 academic year
DePaul finishes first in 10 events at the Northern Illinois meet
Partial squad travels to Walnut, Calif. Thursday while rest of team heads to NIU on Saturday
The DePaul track and field teams split this weekend to take part in the Drake Relays and Purdue Open.
The DePaul track and field teams travel to Columbia, Mo., for a one-day meet on Saturday.
CareerNotes: Named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2010, 2011, 2012.
Outdoor: Competed in six events...ran a career-best 1,500m time of 4:00.83 in the Chicagoland Classic, where he placed seventh...got his best result of the season when he finished second at the Purdue Open in 4:07.43...finished 11th at the FSU Relays in a time of 4:02.75.
Indoor: Took home fifth place at the 3000m Dash at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a time of 8:47.33.
Indoor - Qualified for the BIG EAST Championship at the Blue and Gold Meet with a season-best mile time of 4:19.28... placed 22nd in the mile prelims of the league championship... placed third in the 3,000m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a career-best time of 8:52.94.
High School: Led Hinsdale South to an 18th- place finish at the 2008 IHSA 3A Cross Country State Championship... placed 25th individually at the state championship to earn All-State recognition... named to the West Suburban All-Conference team nine times between cross country and track and field... named the Most Valuable Performer during his senior season of cross country... received All-WSC Academic accolades in 2008.
Personal: Son of Tony and Virginia... brother to Samuel and Amalia... intends to major in finance.