Friday, September 23, 2016

Justyn Knight (Syracuse; St.Michael's HS, Vaughan, Ontario)

Justyn Knight (Syracuse) - 2016 Men's Cross Country

Justyn Knight
Justyn Knight Position:
Class: Freshman
Hometown: Vaughan, Ontario
High School: St. Michael's
At SU:
Won Male Rookie of the Year at the 2015 Cuse Awards

Sophomore Year (2015): Ran to fourth place in the NCAA Championship with a time of 29:46.1 and earned All-America honors (11/21)... Was one of the seven Syracuse Men's Runners to make All Region in the NCAA Northeast division (11/14)... Ran to first place at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a time of 30:29 (11/13).. Finished second for the second straight race at the ACC Championships, running a time of 23:24.4 (10/30)... Placed second in the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational with a time of 23:35.8 (10/16)... Won the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown with a time of 23:51.0 (9/25).

Freshman Year (2014): Pan-Am Junior Champion ... ACC Rookie of the Year ... Placed 14th overall in the Wisconsin Meet of Champions (10/17/14) with a time of 24:05 ... Finished 143rd with a time of 31:53.5 at the NCAA Championships.

High School:  Canadian Jr. Cross Country Champion… Earned a silver medal in the North American, Central American and Caribbean Cross Country Championships… Undefeated during his senior year cross country season… Took first at the Ontario Federation of School Athletics Association (OFSAA)…

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