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 Joe Day


2017: INDOOR – Earned All-West Region honors in 800 meters and distance medley relay … member of school-record breaking DMR team that posted school-record and 9th-best time in GNAC history in 9:55.86 at Husky Classic … ran season-best 1:52.07 in 800 at UW Indoor Preview and placed runner-up in 800 in 1:52.24 at UW Open … scored at GNAC Championships with 8th-place finish in 800 in 2:05.74. OUTDOOR – Saw action at Willamette and Long Beach invitationals … earned GNAC All-Academic honors.

INDOOR – Competed at GNAC Championships in 800 meters … furnished season-best 800-meter time at UW Open at 1:55.53 … OUTDOOR – Qualified for NCAAs in 800 meters with career-best time of 1:50.03 – ranks second all-time on UAA list – at Occidental Invitational … placed 17th at NCAA championships with time of 1:53.59 … finished fourth in 800 meters at GNAC Championships at 1:54.95 … registered career-best time in 400 meters at San Francisco State Distance Carnival at 50.02 … named to GNAC All-Academic Team and USTFCCCA Academic All-American Team.

2015: INDOOR – Competed in 800 meters, furnishing career-best time of 1:52.66 – good for No. 2 on all-time UAA list … member of men’s distance medley relay that finished second at GNAC meet, helping UAA to its first ever league title. OUTDOOR – Competed at UNLV Track Classic with 4x400-meter relay team, finishing runner-up with time of 3:27.90.

2014: INDOOR – Redshirted. OUTDOOR – Posted season- and career-best time of 1:54.12 in 800 meters at GNAC Championships in May … ran season-best 51.51 400-meter dash at S.F. State Distance Carnival.

2013: INDOOR – Competed in 800 meters, posting a NCAA provisionally qualifying and team-best time of 1:52.87 on Feb. 10 at University of Washington Open … member of the NCAA qualifying distance medley relay that posted season-best time of 9:55.87 at UW Invite on Jan. 25-26. OUTDOOR – Redshirted.

BEFORE UAA: Competed in both cross country and track & field for Palmer Moose ... in cross country, raced at the Region III Championships in 2011, finishing 26th overall in a time of 17:48.64 ... on the track, posted career-best times of, 53.30 in 400 meters and 1:55.02 in 800 meters ... in the hurdle events went 40.54 in 300-meter hurdles ... holds school record in 800 meters and 4x800-meter relay ... placed second at ASAA 4A Track & Field State Championships in 800.

MAJOR: Psychology ... graduated May 2017.


Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palmer, Alaska
High School: Palmer HS
Major: Psychology
Experience: 3 Letters