Thomas

Kalantzakos

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Andover, Mass.
High School: Andover

Bio

2017:

  • Competed in the 500, 800 and 1000-meter runs and was a member of the 4 x 400 and 4 x 800-meter Relay teams (Led the Crusaders in the 400, 800 and 1,000-meter runs)
  • Recorded career-best times in the 800-meter run (1:55.46) at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Inv. (2/10), the 1,000-meter run (2:34.76) at the Maine and Holy Cross Dual Meet (2/4)
  • Qualified for and finished seventh in the 4 x 400-meter Relay (3:12.54), eighth in the 4 x 800-meter Relay (7:54.97) and 11 in the 800-meter run (1:56.04) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17)
  • Also qualified and finished 13th in the 4 x 400-meter Relay (3:22.90) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (2/24)
  • During the outdoor season, Kalantzakos finished first in the 800-meter run (1:55.97) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22)
  • Qualified for and finished sixth in the 4 x 800-meter Relay (7:49.62), eighth in the 4 x 400-meter Relay (3:24.78) and 11 in the 800-meter run (1:55.36) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships (5/5)
  • Also qualified for and finished 25 in the 800-meter run (1:56.24) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (5/12)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2016:

  • Ran career-best 8k in 28:05 at the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 1
  • Also posted 8k times of 29:02 at the Shriner Invitational and 30:10 at the IC4A Championship
  • Ran the 5k in 17:43 versus New Hampshire and Providence
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

 2015:

  • Ran a season-best 8K time of 29:52 at the Paul Short Invitational.
  • Also ran an 8K in a time of 29:57 at the New England Championship.
  • Ran 5K times of 17:29 at the Central Connecticut Mini Meet, and 19:00 Vs. New Hampshire and Providence.

Before Holy Cross:

  • A three-year member of the varsity cross country team at Andover High School under head coach Leo Lafond
  • Recorded personal-best time of 17:42 in the 5K
  • Ran two years of varsity track under head coach Peter Comeau
  • Registered career-best times of 2:05 in the 800m and 2:46 in the 1,000m
  • Also was a two-year member of the varsity baseball team
  • A member of the National Honor Society

 Personal:

  • Son of John and Cheryl Kalanatzakos
  • Has one brother, Timm
  • Majoring in Biology

Kalantzakos' Top Performances

Event Time Meet (Date)
500m 1:09.29 UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21/2017)
800m 1:55.46 Boston University David Hemery Valentine Inv. (2/10/2017)
1,000m 2:34.76

Maine and Holy Cross Dual Meet (2/4/2017)

8k 28:05 Paul Short Invitational (10/1/2016)


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