Crusaders Men's Cross Country BIO
John Albinson
Player Profile:
John Albinson 2288924
Year: Senior
Hometown: Port Jefferson, N.Y.
High School: Earl L. Vandermuelen

2016:

  • Ran his season-best 8k time of 28:19 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Sept. 17.
  • Also ran the 8k at the Nassaney Invitational (29:18), Patriot League Championship (29:30), Paul Short Invitational (28:41), IC4A Championship (30:33) and New England Championship (28:31.88)
  • Ran the 5k in 17:44 versus Providence and New Hampshire. 
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015:

  • Ran season-best 5K time of 16:58 at the Central Connecticut Mini-Meet on Oct. 23.
  • Earned his top 8K time of the season at 28:43 at the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 2.
  • Ran a 5 mile race at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational in a time of 29:12.
  • Also ran a 5K vs. New Hampshire and Providence in 18:16, and an 8K at the New England Championship in 29:21.
  • Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014:

  • Ran season-best 8K time of 29:46.39 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational
  • Also ran versus New Hampshire with a 6K time of 22:07.60

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity cross country team at Earl L. Vandermuelen High School
  • 2013 team captain
  • Earned All-League honors in 2013
  • Three-year member of the varsity indoor track team
  • Team captain for the 2013 and 2014 seasons
  • Earned All-League honors in 2013 and 2014
  • Team won league championship in 2012 and 2014
  • Three-year member of the varsity outdoor track team
  • Earned All-League honors in 2013 and 2014
  • Earned All-County honors in 2014
  • Team won league championship in 2014
  • Participated with the drama club and literary magazine
  • Recognized as an A.P. Scholar

Personal:

  • Son of John and Sheila Albinson
  • Mom competed in cross country and softball at Wheaton College
  • Has two sisters (Virginia and Jane)
  • Uncle Ronald Rossi (Class of 1989) played soccer at Holy Cross
  • Majoring in English

Albinson's Top 8K Performance

Year Time Meet (Date)
2015 28:43.00 Paul Short Invitational (10/2)

 

Year Time Meet (Date)
2013 27:37 New England Championship JV (10/12)
2014 26:14.20 Patriot League Championship (11/1)