Eagles look to punch ticket to NCAA XC Championships in Louisville.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12) Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement...All-New England 3,000m Steeplechase. XC: Came across the tape as the Eagles' fifth scorer at the NCAA Northeast Regional (11/12), running a 10K PR of 33:50.0...scored fourth for BC at the ACC Championship (10/29), taking 82nd in a personal record of 25:33.9...registered a PR of 26:15 to score third for BC in 26:15 at the New England Championship (10/8)...placed fourth for the Eagles with a time of 26:40.74 in the Iona Meet of Champions (9/17)...opened the year with a 20th place finish at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/10), scoring third for BC in 23:12. Indoor T&F: Competed in the distance medley relay that ran a 10:06.84 int he provisional round at the IC4A Championship (3/3-4). Outdoor T&F: Lowered 3,000-meter steeplechase personal record to 9:24.77, earning All-New England honors with a seventh place finish...took 11th in the steeplechase at the ACC Championship (4/19-21) with a PR of 9:34.57...set a PR of 4:03.82 in the 1,500-meter run at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/6-7)...ran a 9:36.57 in the steeplechase at the Raleigh Relays (3/30-31).
AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11) Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement. XC: Ran a 27:09 at the New England Championship (10/9) ... finished sixth for BC, 45th overall, at the Williams College Invitational (9/25) in a time of 27:40 ... made collegiate debut as the Eagles second finisher at the Boston College Invitational in a time of 26:19, taking 28th place overall. Indoor T&F: Turned in a time of 8:50.64 in the ACC Championship (2/26) 3,000-meter race...ran a personal record of 8:39.54 at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/12)...ran the 1,000-meter competition in 2:39.61 and returned to post a 4:22.35 mile at the Battle of Beantown (2/4)...submitted a collegiate PR of 4:21.72 mile at the BU Invitational (1/28)...led the Eagles with a third place finish in the 3,000-meters 8:51.36 at the BU Tri-Meet (1/20)...ran a 4:30.35 mile at the Dartmouth Relays (1/9)...completed his first collegiate 3,000-meter race in 9:04.95 at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/4). Outdoor T&F: Led BC and set a 3,000-meter steeplechase PR of 9:27.13 to take sixth place and score three points at the New England Championship (5/13-14)...set a new personal best in the 4:06.79 in the 1500-meters at the Skyhawk Invitational... At the ACC Championships (4/21), ran a time of 9:43.40 in the 3000-meter steeplechase... Ran the 1,500 meters in 4:12.60 at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/1-2)...opened the season at the Raleigh Relays (3/25-26) as part of the 4x1500-meter relay that finished in 16:19.27.
BEFORE BC Competed for Ridge High School ... Team captain for XC in 2009 and indoor/outdoor track in 2008 and 2009 ... XC Group II Champions and fourth at the Meet of Champions in 2006 ... cross country team was Group II Central Jersey Champions in 2006, 2008 and 2009 ... part of the Somerset County championship teams for track and cross country in 2009 ... team won the 2008 and 2009 Skyland Conference XC Championship ... in cross country was third team all state in 2008, All-Somerset County (2008 and 2009) and All-Skyland Conference (2008 and 2009) ... earned first-team All-Skyland Conference honors in both indoor and outdoor track for 2008 and 2009 ... part of the DMR team that took third place at the NJSIAA Group Indoor Championship in 2009 ... the 2008 Skyland Conference Champion in the 1600m ... established school records in the steeplechase, 3200m and distance medley relay ... was the Spotlight Runner in November of 2008 ... two-year member of the National Honor and National Latin Honor societies ... named a NJSIAA Scholar-Athlete ... declared an AP Scholar with Distinction in 2009 and 2010 ... given the Rotary Award in 2009 ... athlete of the month ... also played basketball for Ridge.
PERSONAL Born August 4, 1992 to John and Kathy Bellitti ... has two brothers, Vincent (20) and Joseph (15) ... currently enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences.