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Joe Spitzer

Class: R-Freshman Position: Height: 5-10 Previous School: Home Schooled Hometown: Versailles, Ohio

Cross Country Personal Bests
8K: 25:06.8
Sept. 27, 2019 - Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
Earlysville, Va.

10K: 31:53.2
Nov. 15, 2019 - NCAA Southeast Regional Championship
Earlysville, Va.

ASUN Cross Country Championship (8K)
2019 (Fort Myers, Fla.): 16th place, 25:23.5 (All-Freshman Team)

NCAA Southeast Regional Championship (10K)
2019 (Earlysville, Va.): 78th place, 31:53.2

Top Track Times at Liberty
800: 1:57.95
1,000: 2:30.59
1,500: 3:55.87
Mile: 4:11.90
3K: 8:24.42
5K: 15:12.61

2019 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Grabbed the sixth and final scoring position in the ASUN 1,500 final
• Raced to a season-best 1,500 time of 3:55.87 at the Raleigh Relays
• ASUN Academic Honor Roll member

2019 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Scored points in the ASUN mile (5th place, season-best 4:14.68) and 3K (6th place, season-best 8:29.62)
• Anchored the Flames' distance medley relay to a season-best time of 10:08.20 during the IC4A prelims

2018 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Limited to one race due to injury
• Finished 26th in the season-opening Virginia Tech Invitational

• Home schooled but competed for Versailles High School
• Closed out his high school career with a bang, winning the Ohio Division II state 3,200 title (school-record 9:14.97) and the New Balance Outdoor Nationals Emerging Elite two-mile crown (9:24.06)
• Placed fifth at the 2017 Ohio Division II state cross country meet as a senior
• His junior year included a ninth-place finish at the state cross country meet and a third-place showing in the state 3,200 final
• Top high school times included 4:19.64 in the 1,600 and 15:41.70 in the cross country 5K

• Son of James and Lois Spitzer
• Mother ran track & field and cross country at Toledo
• Birthday is on Sept. 3
• Major is electrical engineering