John

Albinson

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Port Jefferson, N.Y.
High School: Earl L. Vandermuelen

Bio

Track & Field 2016-2017:

  • Competed in the 1,500, 3,000, 5,000-meter and 1 mile runs
  • Posted season-best times in the 1,500-meter run (4:15.66) at the U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15), the 3,000-meter run (9:32.15) at the Maine and Holy Cross Men Duel Meet (2/4), the 5,000-meter run (16:16.98) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22) and the 1 mile run (4:58.25) at the UNH vs Holy Cross Meet (1/16)
  • Reached the finals in every event
  • Placed 12th in the 5,000-meter run (17:12.88) at the Holy Cross Invitational
  • Finished eighth in the 3,000-meter run (9:32.15) at the Maine and Holy Cross Men Dual Meet (2/4)
  • Placed ninth in the 5,000-meter run (17:03.45) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29)

Cross Country 2014-2015:

  • 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.

2014-2015:  

  • Competed in the one mile run
  • Posted season-best time in the one mile (5:09.65) versus Maine. 

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 2013-2014 season
  • 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
  • 2014 team captain
  • 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 Track Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

1,500m

4:15.66

U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15/2017)

1 mile

4:58.25

New Hampshire (1/16/2016)

3,00m

9:32.15

Maine and Holy Cross Men Duel Meet (2/4/17)

5,000m

16:16.98

Holy Cross Invitational (4/22/17)

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