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 Neil Thakker
Neil  Thakker
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Holmdel, N.J.

High School:
Holmdel

Event:
Sprints

01/10/2015

Bleday Shines at Yale Invitational

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

AS A JUNIOR (2014-2015)
Indoor T&F:
Finished in 26th place in the 60m dash (7.50) at the BU Season Opener (12/6)…placed 21st in the 200m (23.64) and covered the 60m in 7.56 at the Yale Invitational (1/10)…posted times of 23.20 in the 200m and 52.65 in the 400m at BU (1/22)…finished the 200m in 22.94 and the 400m in 51.65 at the BU Terrier Classic (1/31)…recorded a PR of 51.00 in the 400m at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/13), also finished the 200m in 22.98.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14)

Indoor T&F: Clocked PRs in the 60m (7.38) and 200m (22.94) at the BU Season Opener (12/7)...43rd in the 60m (7.46) at the Dartmouth Relays (1/10-12)...doubled at the Battle in Beantown (1/18), covered 200m in 23.38 and 60m in 7.48...placed 108th in the 200m at the BU Valentine (2/7-8), crossing the line in 22.99.
Outdoor T&F: Opened the season at the Sam Howell Invitational (4/4-5), placing 35th in the 100m (11.85)..set a season best time of 22.98 for 200m at the UMass Invitational (4/12)...competed at the ACC Championships (4/17-19), running 23.13 for 200m...clocked a PR of 11.57 in the 100m at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/25)...concluded the season at the New England Championships (5/8-10), running a leg of the 4x100m relay that placed 14th in 42.78...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13)
Indoor T&F: Made collegiate debut at the Harvard Open (12/8), clocked a personal best time of 37.72 in the 300m...ran a leg of the 4x200m relay (1:33.17) that placed 2nd at the Dartmouth Relays (1/13)...doubled at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/17), 8th place in the 400m (54.03) and 14th place in the 200m (23.36)...set a PR of 51.38 in the 400m at the BU Terrier Classic (1/25-26)...13th in the 400m (54.84) at the Tufts Cupid Challenge (2/11).
Outdoor T&F: Doubled at the Bridgewater State University Invite (3/23), 15th in the 400m (54.77) and 17th in the 200m (24.35)...covered 200m in 23.67 and ran a leg of the 4x400m relay that placed 1st in 3:27.13 at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/26).

PERSONAL RECORDS (PR)
60m
7.38 - BU (12/7/2013)
100m
11.57 - Stonehill (4/25/2014)
200m
22.94 - BU (12/7/2013)
300m
37.72 - Harvard (12/18/2012)
400m
51.00 - BU (2/13/2015)

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