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 Michael Stephens
Michael  Stephens
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cranston, R.I.

High School:
La Salle Academy

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance

01/10/2015

Bleday Shines at Yale Invitational

The senior captures a first & second place finish in Saturday's meet

As A SOPHOMORE (2014-15)
XC: Placed 58th at the Minuteman Invitational (9/13) with a time of 20:40.2…clocked in at 26:52 at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/26)… recorded an 8k PR of 26:30.9 in the New England Championships junior varsity race (10/11)…posted a 10k time of 33:53.52 at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships (11/14)
Indoor T&F: Finished the 3000m in 9:03.26 at the Yale Invitational (1/10) for 12th place… posted a time of 4:26.95 in the mile at BU (1/22).

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14)
XC: Made collegiate debut at the UMass Invitational (9/14), covering 6k in 21:06.3 for 55th place...set an 8k PR of 27:43.8 at the New England Championships (10/12), finishing 119th overall.
Indoor T&F: At the BU Season Opener (12/7), set a PR of 4:24.56 in the mile for 7th place...competed in the mile at the BU John Thomas Terrier (1/24-25), crossing the line in 4:28.10.
Outdoor T&F: Placed 8th in the 5,000m (15:47.36) at the UMass Invitational (4/12)...clocked a PR of 15:38.86 in the 5,000m at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/25) to finished 8th...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

BEFORE BC
Captain of high school cross country team (2012)... all-state cross country (2011, 2012)... all-state indoor track and outdoor track (2012, 2013)... cross country team New England runner-up in 2012... member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born to Scott and Donna Stephens... two siblings: Christina (17) and Victoria (17)... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences as a biology major.

PERSONAL RECORDS (PR)
Mile
4:24.56 - BU (12/7/2013)
3000m
9:03.26 - Yale Invitational (1/10/2015)
5000m
15:38.86 - Stonehill (4/25/2014)
8K
26:30.9 - New England Championships (10/11/2014)

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