1998: Placed sixth at the UNH/ UConn meet with a time of 25:13...Placed 45th (26:14) at the Murray Keating Invitational...Competed in the BIG EAST Championship meet, finishing 108th...
1997: Placed 19th in a field of 118 runners, at the BIG EAST Championships (25:41) ... he emerged 30th out of 251 runners at the New England Championships with a time of 24:54 ... finished third in dual meet against Vermont (25:44)...
1996: Top BC runner at the UNH Invitational and third overall (24:57) ... the third Eagle runner and 105th overall at the Roy Griak Invitational (26:21) ... The fourth BC runner to finish line at the BIG EAST Championships (25:42).
AT ST. MICHAEL'S: Was a three-time Ontario high school medalist and a 15-time Ontario club medalist ... the 1996 National Junior champion in the 3000 steeplechase; was also the 1996 Ontario Senior champion in the same event ... was the runner-up in the National Junior 3000 steeplechase in 1995 ... a member of the 1995 National Junior Track & Field Team ... served as cross-country and track captain .
PERSONAL: Born May 26, 1977 ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... an honor student in high school ... earned the 1996 Hugh Mallon Award as the top high-school student-athlete ... Derek is the middle of Sarah and Richard Holland's three children.