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SJU Men's Track & Field BIO
Tommy Higley
Player Profile:
Tommy Higley 2268751
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Salesianum
Personal Records 
              
                                                                                 
Event Time Meet Host School Year
Indoor 800m 2:02.20 Lehigh Games Lehigh 2017
Outdoor 1500m 4:02.66 Swarthmore Final Qualifier Swarthmore 2017
Indoor Mile 4:23.43 Fastrack National Invitational Ocean Breeze 2017
Indoor 3000m
8:40.69 Giegengack Invitational Yale 2017
Outdoor 3000m 9:00.29 Monmouth Season Opener Monmouth 2017
Outdoor 5000m 15:35.42 Widener Invitational Widener 2016
Outdoor 3000S 9:38.16 Widener Invitational Widener 2017

Outdoor 2017: Raced the 3000m steeplechase three times... Won the event in a collegiate-best time of 9:38.16 at the Widener Invitational... Placed third (9:47.23) at the Lehigh Games and fourth (10:03.18) at the Rider Invitational... Opened season in the 3000m (9:00.29) at the Monmouth Season Opener and closed season in the 800m (2:02.20 PR) at the Lehigh Games... Named to SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Indoor 2016-17:
Raced the 3000m four times and mile three times... Placed 18th in the 3000m (8:55.47) at the Atlantic 10 Championships... Opened the season with a 3k time of 9:03.43 at the Wagner Invitational... Improved upon that 3k time at both the Penn 8-Team Select (8:57.85) and Yale's Giegengack Invitational (8:40.69), placing sixth at Yale... Ran collegiate-best mile (4:23.43) at the Fastrack National Invitational, taking over four seconds off of previous PR... Added first collegiate 800m (2:06.94) at the Lehigh Angry Birds Meet.

Outdoor 2016: Raced four times... Turned in season-best 5000m (15:35.42) for 28th at the Widener Invitational... Placed 11th in the 5000m (15:49.79) at the Rider Invitational... Added times in the 1500m (4:10.85) at the Lehigh Games and 3000m (9:05.02) at the Monmouth Season Opener... Named to both Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for both semesters.

Indoor 2015-16: Raced the 3000m four times... Turned in season-best time (8:48.17) for fourth place in final race of season at the Monmouth Winter Open... Added eighth-place finish (8:58.21) at the Ursinus Collegeville Classic, 12th-place finish (9:01.65) at Yale's Giegengack Invitational, and 17th-place finish (9:05.85) in collegiate debut at the Penn State Relays... Raced only mile of season (4:36.10) at the Lehigh Angry Birds Invitational.

High School/Personal: 2015 All-State First Team selection for indoor track... 2015 state champion in the indoor 4x800m relay, which currently stands as Delaware record... 2014 All-State Second Team selection for cross country... 2013 All-State Third Team selection for cross country... Three-time All-County selection for cross country... Led cross country squad to three consecutive state championship titles between 2012-14... As a senior, posted PRs in the 1600m (4:24), 3200m (9:32), and cross country 5k (16:01)... Earned 11 varsity letters between cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track... Both parents, Tom and Bethann, attended Saint Joseph's University... Majoring in biology.

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