Bill

Christ

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PLAYER
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Amherst, N.Y.
High School: Canisius H.S.

Bio

2016:

  • Ran career-best 8k with a time of 27:45 at the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 1
  • Also ran the 8k at the Nassaney Invitational (28:03), New England Championship (28:03.45), Patriot League Championship (27:52.9) and IC4A Championship (28:37)
  • Ran the five mile in 28:20 at the National Catholic Championship, the 5k in 17:08 versus New Hampshire and Providence and the 10k in 35:31.09 at the NCAA Northeast Regional
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

 2015:

  • Earned his best 5K time of the season at the Central Connecticut Mini Meet at 16:50.
  • Also ran a 5K race vs. New Hampshire and Providence in a time of 17:39.
  • Ran his best 8K at the Paul Short Invitational with a time of 17:49, and earned an 8K time of 28:18 at the New England Championship.
  • Competed in the 5 mile at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational, earning a time of 28:11.
  • Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2014:

  • Ran season-best 8K time of 28:23.63 in the UMass Dartmouth Invitational
  • Also ran against New Hampshire 6K (44th, 22:43.40), the Central Connecticut Mini Meet 5K (JV, 21st, 17:08.56) and IC4A Championship 5 mile (133rd, 30:05.80)

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity cross country team at Canisius High School
  • Team captain 2012-2014
  • Won the All-Catholic individual championship in 2012 and 2013
  • Team won championship in 2011
  • Set a 5K personal record with a time of 15:54
  • Four-year member of the varsity indoor track team
  • Team captain for the 2013-2014 season
  • Four-year member of the varsity outdoor track team

Personal:
• Son of William and Patricia Christ
• Has four sisters (Margaret, Maeve, Brigid and Mary Kathleen)
• Majoring in Political Science and History

Christ's Top 8K Performances 

Year Time Meet (Date)
2016 27:45 Paul Short Invitational (10/1)
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