|High School (Prev. School)||O'Fallon|
2019 (Cross Country): Ran in three races during his junior campaign. Started the season with a career-best 6K of 20:55.0 at the Crusader Open on Sept. 6... Recorded his season’s best 8K at Bradley Pink Classic on Oct. 18, a time of 27:53.1.
2019 (Track & Field): Set an indoor personal mark in the mile with a time of 4:19.86 on Feb. 15 at the GVSU tune-up, finishing seventh… Took third in the mile at the Fred Wilt Open on Feb. 2… Set a personal best in the indoor 3000-meter run on Feb. 24 at the MVC Indoor Championships with a time of 8:59.72... Set a personal record in the 800-meter run April 6 at Gibson Invitational with a time of 1:58.19, the third-best mark on the team... Ran 4:06.13 in the 1,500-meter run at Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational April 27... Ran 2:00.62 in the 800-meter run and 4:08.52 in the 1,500-meter run at MVC Outdoor Championships on May 12 at Indiana State.
2018 (Cross Country): Ran in five meets for Valpo… Was fifth on the team at the Bradley Intercollegiate, followed by another fifth-place team finish and his top 8K time of the season at the Greater Louisville Classic, crossing the finish in 26:17.9…Finished Top 30 overall in the Crusader Open with a time of 19:41.6.
2018 (Track & Field): Earned an outdoor season-best 800 time of 1:58.23 on April 14 at the Redbird Invitational…Also earned an outdoor season best in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:05.07 on April 7 at the Gibson Invitational.
2017 (Cross Country): Competed in every meet for Valpo... Received his top 8K result of the year at the MVC Championships, tallying a time of 27:23.59... Earned the team's second-best placing at the NCAA Regionals, amassing a time of 34:29.00 in the 10K... Finished fifth for the squad at the Crusader Open.
Prep: Three-time letter winner for the Panthers... earned the AAA Southern Division Cross Country athlete of the year award... 2015 All-Metro cross country second team... two-time Southwestern Conference academic all-conference... three-year letter-winner in track... National Honor Society member... Eagle Scout... 2016 Youth Salute finalist... received the American Legion scholastic award.
Personal: Son to Sue and Ron Black... major is civil engineering.