SJU Men's Cross Country BIO
Antonio Amaral
Player Profile:
Antonio Amaral 2826744
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Randolph, N.J.
High School: Randolph
Personal Records 
Event Time Meet Course Location Year
16:02.9 TCNJ Blue/Gold Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2017
8k 26:20 Paul Short Run Goodman Campus Bethlehem, Pa. 2017

2016: Raced five times, including three 8k races... Made collegiate debut at the TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational, running 16:16:50 for 5k... Placed 17th overall in a field of 62 to score as SJU's #5 finisher... Posted season-best 8k (26.47.5) at the Rider Invitational... Also raced the 8k in the open race of the Paul Short Run (27:13.4) and at the Lafayette Leopard Invitational (27:58.3), placing 49th in a field of 86... Closed season with a 14th-place showing in a field of 29 in the IC4A Championship Coaches Race, running 28:57 for five miles... Named to SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School/Personal: Two-time All-Conference selection for cross country... Two-time All-Conference selection for track... Led cross country squad to back-to-back conference titles (2014-15)... Led track squad to 2014 conference title, 2015 state sectional title, and 2016 county relay titles... Track squad went 18-0 in dual meets during junior and senior seasons... Started running cross country as a junior... Capped high school career with PRs in the 800m (2:05), 1600m (4:37), 3200m (9:59), and 5k (17:04)... Earned six varsity letters between cross country and track... Community service projects include Habitat for Humanity and leading Church retreats... Sister, Joelle, ran for the University of Washington... Majoring in business.

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