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Will

Sponaugle

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Palmyra, Pa.
High School: Hershey

Bio

Event PR Meet Course Location Year
5k 15:44.1 TCNJ Blue/Gold Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2017
6k 20:28.0 Big 5 Invitational Belmont Plateau Philadelphia, Pa. 2015
8k 26:01.8 Rider Invitational Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2017


2017:
Raced in six meets... Set new collegiate-best times in the 5k and 8k... Opened season with a collegiate-best 5k time of 15:44.1 at the TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational, good for 23rd in a field of 74... Followed up with a collegiate-best time in the 8k (26:01.8) for 21st in a field of 79 at the Rider Invitational... Ran 26:45.6 for 7.993k at the George Mason Invitational... Placed third in a field of 47 at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational, crossing in 26:57.7 as SJU's #3 runner... Finished as SJU's #7 runner at the Atlantic 10 Championship, crossing the 8k race in 26:37.0 for 46th in a field of 117... Closed season at the IC4A Championship, racing the five-mile course in 26:39.9 for 64th in a field of 203.

2016: Raced five times and scored twice... Won the IC4A Championship Coaches Race in 27:55, claiming the five-mile title in a field of 29... Finished 35th in a field of 52 at the Friend Big 5 Invitational 6k (20:34.4) to cross as SJU's #3 finisher... Ran collegiate-best 8k (26:11.0) in the open race of the Paul Short Run, good for 113th in a field of 504... Also raced the 8k at the Rider Invitational (26:23.6) and at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational (27:19.4)... Named to SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2015: Raced in six meets... Led all Hawks in the open race of the IC4A Championships five-mile run (28:07.8) with a 10th-place finish... Recorded season-best 8k (26:44) in the open race of the Paul Short Run, good for 76th overall... Finished as SJU's #3 runner at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational 8k (27:17.83) for 43rd place... Placed 53rd at the Iona Meet of Champions 8k (28:18.7)... Placed 46th in first collegiate 6k (20:28.0) at the Big 5 Invitational... Tied for 22nd overall in collegiate debut at the TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational 5k (16:25)... Named to SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School/Personal: 2015 Mid-Penn silver medalist in 1600m... 2015 PIAA District 3 bronze medalist in 1600m... Placed 10th at 2015 PIAA Championships in 1600m... Finished 30th at 2015 PIAA Cross Country Championships... PIAA qualifier in both track and field and cross country... Led squad to 11th-place team finish at 2012 PIAA cross country championships... Hershey school recordholder in 1600m (4:19.80)... Concluded high school career with PRs in the 1600m (4:19.80), 3200m (9:37), 5k (15:52)... Earned eight varsity letters between track and cross country... Also lettered in basketball... Majoring in business intelligence and analytics.


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