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SJU Men's Track & Field BIO
Rory Houston
Player Profile:
Rory Houston 2268752
Position: Middle Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Clifton, N.J.
High School: Clifton
Personal Records 
            
                                                                            
Event Time Meet Host School Year
Indoor 800m
1:57.35 Giegengack Invitational Yale 2017
Outdoor 800m 1:54.87 Lehigh Games Lehigh 2017
Outdoor 1500m 4:11.88 Monmouth Season Opener Monmouth 2017

2017 IC4A Outdoor Championships All-East Team: 4x800m Relay, 6th
2017 IC4A Indoor Championships: 4x800m Relay, 13th


2017 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships Scoring Performance: 4x800m Relay, 4th

Outdoor 2017: Ran the third leg of the sixth-place 4x800m relay (7:39.03) at the IC4A Championships and second leg of the fourth-place 4x800m relay (7:35.88) at the Atlantic 10 Championships... Ran collegiate-best open 800m (1:54.87) to place fourth at the Lehigh Games... Ran on third-place 4x800m relay (8:16.21) at the Monmouth Season Opener... Named to SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Indoor 2016-17:
Raced the 800m four times and 4x800m relay twice... Ran the second leg of the 4x800m relay that placed 13th (7:45.87) at the IC4A Championships... Opened season in the 800m (2:01.01) and 4x800m relay (8:01.34) at the Penn 8-Team Select... Followed up with a pair of sub-2:00 800m performances for sixth (1:57.35 PR) at Yale's Giegengack Invitational and 45th (1:57.96) at the Fastrack National Invitational... Turned in final 800m time of season (2:01.21) for 22nd at the Fastrack Last Chance Meet.

Outdoor 2016: Turned in collegiate-best 800m (1:58.87) for 16th in final meet of season at the Widener Invitational... Added eight-place finishes in the 800m (1:59.46) at the Monmouth Season Opener and 4x400m relay (3:32.35) at the Rider Invitational... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Indoor 2015-16: Raced the 800m three times, posting a season-best 2:00.79 for 14th at Yale's Giegengack Invitational... Added 4x400m relay performance (3:36.35) for 10th at Yale... Turned in additional 800m times at the Lehigh Angry Birds Met (2:03.62) for 18th and the Monmouth Winter Open (2:04.69) for 28th.

High School/Personal: Four-time All-Passaic County selection, earning First Team honors in indoor track (All-Around) and outdoor track (4x800m relay, 800m) and Second Team honors in cross country... Two-time state group qualifier in the 4x800m relay... Passaic County Championships recordholder in the 4x800m relay... 2015 Clifton High School Male Athlete of the Year... Led Clifton to cross country league championships and a 5-0 dual meet record as a senior and to indoor track county championships and outdoor track 3-2 dual meet record as a junior... Earned five varsity letters between indoor track (2), outdoor track (2), and cross country... Was involved with Student Council at Clifton High School and served as Class Treasurer for three years... Majoring in sports marketing.

 

 

                                                   

 

 

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