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 Louis Serafini
Louis Serafini
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Niskayuna, N.Y.

High School:
Niskayuna

Birthdate:
09/20/1991

11/19/2012

MXC Finishes Fourth at IC4A Championships

Eagles conclude 2012 season on a high note.

11/09/2012

No. 27 WXC Ties for Fourth; MXC Finishes 12th at NCAA Northeast Regionals

Jillian King and Jordan Hamm were the top finishers for both teams.

11/09/2012

No. 27 WXC Ties for Fourth; MXC Finishes 12th at NCAA Northeast Regionals

Jillian King and Jordan Hamm were the top finishers for both teams.

11/07/2012

XC Heads Down to Connecticut for Northeast Regional on Friday

Eagles look to punch ticket to NCAA XC Championships in Louisville.

11/07/2012

XC Heads Down to Connecticut for Northeast Regional on Friday

Eagles look to punch ticket to NCAA XC Championships in Louisville.

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12)
All-New England 5,000m and 4x400-meter relay.
XC: Clocked at 32:41.9 over 10K, scoring second for BC in 52nd overall place at the NCAA Northeast Regional (11/12)...established a personal record of 24:39.2, scoring second for BC in 24:39.2 at the ACC Championship (10/29)...one of two Eagles to place in the top 20 at the New England Championship (10/8), crossing in 25:20... placed second for the Eagles and 22nd of 222 overall in the Iona Meet of Champions (9/17) with a time of 26:00.35...paced the Eagles in the season opener at Dartmouth (9/10), taking 10th overall with a 22:48 clip.
Indoor T&F: Finished the IC4A 3,000-meter Championship (3/3) in 8:29.89...set a personal record in the 3,000 (8:23.81) and helped the DMR finish in 10:06.23 at the ACC Championship (2/24-25)...secured a season-best mile time of 4:10.86 at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/10)...doubled at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2/3-4), taking 10th in the 3,000 at 8:26.29 and 11th in the DMR at 9:59.07...claimed second place in the half mile (1:55.50) at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19)...turned in a 4:12.55 mile to take third place at the Dartmouth Relays (1/8).
Outdoor T&F: Earned two All-New England honors, completing a triple as the anchor for the 4x400-meter relay that claimed silver in 7:43.02, after earning bronze in the 5,000 in a personal record of 14:39.19 and running 3:57.05 in the 1,500m...contest the 5K in 14:43.76 at the Penn Relays Carnival (4/27)...established a personal record of 3:51.71 in the metric mile and ran a 14:44.69 in the 5,000 at the ACC Championship (4/20-21)...won the 800 in 1:56.40 at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/14)..double at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/6-7), running the half mile in 1:56.58 and the 1,500 in 3:53.98...posted a 15:00.03 in the 5K at the Raleigh Relays (3/30).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11)
New England 4x800-meter relay champion, that established a meet record of (3:36.52)...All-New England 1,500m.
XC: Was the No. 1 runner for BC in all five meets he competed in ... finished first for the Eagles at the IC4A Championship (11/20) with a time of 26:07.5 for 52nd overall ... placed 78th at the NCAA Northeast Regional Qualifier (11/12), scoring first for BC with a time of 31:52.6 in his first 10K ... was the top-runner for BC at the ACC Championship (10/30), finishing in 35th place with a PR of 24:51.0 ... led the Eagles with a 25th place finish at the Princeton Invitational (10/16), crossing the line in a PR of 25:08.40 ... led BC to its best placing at the New England Championship (10/9) in three years with a time of 25:27, taking 32nd place overall.
Indoor T&F: At the ACC Championship (2/25), part of the DMR that scored BC's only points, running the lead-off (1200m) leg in 3:02.58, after narrowly missing the finals of the mile competition with a time of 4:11.18...recorded an IC4A qualifying standard and personal record of 4:08.79 at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/12)...turned in a NEICAAA qualifying time of 1:55.54 in the 800-meters and ran the first (1,200m) leg of the DMR that placed second in 9:57.78 at the BU Invitational (1/28)...led the Eagles in the mile at the BU Tri Meet (1/20), finishing second in 4:11.91...opened the year with an eighth place finish in the 3,000-meter run at the Dartmouth Relays (1/9), crossing in 8:43.43.
Outdoor T&F: Earned All-New England honors by taking sixth in a 1,500-meter PR of 3:51.77, scoring three points, before returning to contest the third leg for the winning 4x800-meter relay (3:36.52) at the New England Championship (5/13-14)...at the ACC Championship (4/21), ran the seventh fastest time in the qualifying round of the 1500-meters with a time of 3:53.68... Opened the season at the Raleigh Relays (3/25-26), running a 1:55.79 half mile clip and took seventh as part of the 4x800-meter relay in 7:46.25.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10)
XC: Was the second finisher for BC (60th overall) at the ACC Men's Cross Country Championships (11/14) in the time of 25:26, the best time of his season in the 8K ... finished second for BC (55th overall) at the Cross Country Championships (10/10) in a time of 25:47 (8K) ... placed 19th in the Williams College Purple Valley Classic (9/26) in a time of 26:37 (8K) ... placed 8th in the Dartmouth Cross Country Invitational (9/12) in a time of 26:22 in the 8K.
Indoor T&F: Set Battle of Beantown 1,000-meter record at 2:26.73...won the 1,000m race at the Battle of Beantown (2/6) with a time of 2:26.73 ... crossed the line in 4:10.09 to take the mile at the Terrier Classic (1/30).
Outdoor T&F: Posted a 3:52.79 time in the 1,500m run at the Georgia Tech Invitational Meet (5/14).

BEFORE BC
Honored as an all-state runner all four years he was in high school...was an all-state runner twice in the 1600, once in the 1000 and once in the Intersectional Relay...holds nine school records in indoor/outdoor track, and was a five time team MVP...was a 17 time All-Section award winner in cross country and outdoor/indoor track...also won the Principal's award in 2009 and graduated with honors.

PERSONAL
Born on September 20, 1991...son of Rocco and Annie Serafini...has two younger sisters Helen and Olivia...currently undecided for a major.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR OUTDOOR
Event
Overall PR
Season-Best
Overall PR
Season-Best
800m 1:55.07 - Harvar (1/16/10) 1:55.50 - BU Multi (1/19/12) 1:55.79 - Raleigh (3/25/11) 1:56.40 - Stonehill (4/14/12)
1000m 2:26.73 - Beanpot (2/6/10) --- --- ---
1500m --- --- 3:51.71 - ACC (4/20/12) same
Mile 4:08.79 - BU Valentine (2/11/11) 4:10.86 - BU Valentine (2/10/12) --- ---
3000m 8:23.81 - ACC (2/24/12) same --- ---
5000m --- --- 14:39.19 - New England (5/10/12) same
8K (XC) --- --- 24:39.2 - ACC (10/29/11) same
10K (XC) --- --- 31:52.6 - NCAA Reg. (11/12/10) same
Finishes Wins: 3 Top 3: 16 Top 5: 17 Top 10: 25

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