Crusaders Men's Track & Field BIO
Bill Christ
Player Profile:
Bill Christ 2288913
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Amherst, N.Y.
High School: Canisius H.S.

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the 3,000-meter run
  • Posted career-best time (9:23.77) at the Boston University Season Opener where he finished 22nd overall
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2015-2016:

  • Competed in the 1,500m, one-mile, 3,000m and 5,000m runs
  • Recorded career-best times in the 1,500m (4:14.53) at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/30), in the one-mile (4:40.72) at the Joe Donahue Games (1/22), in the 3,000m (9:24.33) at Maine (2/6) and in the 5,000m (16:38.62) at the Central Connecticut Invitational (4/2)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015:  

  • Competed in the 1,500, 3,000 and 5,000-meter and one mile runs
  • Recorded season-best times in the 1,500 (4:22.91) at the Holy Cross Classic, in the 3,000 (9:44.06) at the Brown Springtime Open, the 5,000 (17:00.03) and in the one mile (4:46.86) at the Joe Donahue Games.

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity cross country team at Canisius High School
  • Team captain in 2012 and 2013
  • 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
  • Team captain for the 2014 season.

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 Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

1,500m

4:14.53

Skyhawk Invitational (4/30/2016)

1 Mile

4:40.72

Joe Donahue Games (1/22/2016)

3,000m

9:23.77

Boston University Season Opener (12/3/2016)

5,000m

16:38.62

Central Connecticut Invitational (4/2/2016)