Will

Hornyak

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Mid-Distance
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Longmeadow, Mass.
High School: Longmeadow

Bio

Career Honors:
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2018-2019).

2019 Outdoor (Freshman):

  • Placed seventh in the 4x800 (7:49.63) at the New England Outdoor Championship (5/10).
  • Had a personal best in the 800 (1:55.54), at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (5/3).
  • Placed second in the 800, running a 1:56.05, at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/23).
  • Had a personal best in the 400, running a 51.51, at the Tiger Track Classic (4/5).
  • Had a personal best in the 1,500, running a 4:11.93, at the Black and Gold Invitational (3/29).

2018-2019 Indoor (Freshman):

  • Placed fifth in the 4x400 (3:20.48) and sixth in the 4x800 (7:50.30) at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (2/16).
  • Placed fourth in the 800, running a 2:01.42, vs. UNH (1/19).
  • Had a personal best in the 500, running a 1:07.15 to finish seventh at the Howlin’ Husky Invitational (12/8).  

Before Holy Cross:

  • Two-year member of the varsity indoor and outdoor track & field teams under head coach Christine Kervian.
  • Served as captain senior year.
  • Received the Leadership Award and Career Award (2018).
  • Named Western Massachusetts All-League (2017 and 2018) and Nominated for Athlete of the Week (2018).
  • Led team to win the Western Massachusetts Pioneer Valley League in indoor and outdoor track and field (2018).
  • Also a two-year member of the varsity soccer team under head coach Brad Miller.
  • Won league title (2017 and 2018).
  • Led team to win the Western Massachusetts Championship (2018) and played in the D1 State Championship game (2018).
  • Played on first men's soccer team in Longmeadow High School history to make it to a State Championship.

Personal:

  • Son of Aaron and Ering Hornyak.
  • Mother competed on the crew team at the University of Delware (Class of '95).
  • Has two brothers (Luke and Ryan) and one sister (Molly).
  • Majoring in psychology.

Hornyak's Personal Bests:

Year Event Time/Dist. Meet
2019 400m (outdoor) 51.51 Tiger Track Classic (4/5)
2019 800m (outdoor) 1:55.54 Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championship (5/3)
2019 1500m (outdoor) 4:11.93 Black & Gold Invitational (3/29)
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