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 Michael Mendenhall

CAREER BESTS

2017: INDOOR – Earned all-conference honors as member of distance medley relay squad that finished runner-up at GNAC Championships in 10:15.61 … also helped Seawolves defend GNAC team crown with 4th-place effort in the mile in 4:15.55 … ran anchor leg on DMR squad that broke school record and posted 9th-best time in GNAC history (9:55.86) at Husky Classic … named All-West Region in DMR. OUTDOOR – Aided Seawolves’ defense of league title with 7th-place effort in 800 meters (1:56.67) at GNAC Championships … ran season-best 1:54.53 in 800 at S.F. State Distance Carnival … posted season-best 3:57.58 in 1500 at Bryan Clay Invitational … made both GNAC All-Academic and USTFCCCA Scholastic All-America teams.

2016:
INDOOR – Competed in one mile, 3,000 meters and distance medley relay at GNAC Championships, helping Seawolves to team title … placed third in DMR at 10:08.67 and fifth in one mile at 4:18.92 … posted season bests of 4:15.79 in one mile at UW Invite and 9:03.27 in 3K at GNAC Championships. OUTDOOR – Raced in 1500 meters and 5,000 meters at GNAC Championships, helping UAA to team crown … finished seventh in 1500 meters at 3:59.00 and 17th in 5K at 15:39.65 … furnished career bests of 1:53.50 in 800 meters (ranks 10th all-time on UAA record book), 4:13.01 in one mile and 14:57.13 in 5K … named to GNAC All-Academic Team and USTFCCCA Academic All-American Team.

2015: INDOOR – Furnished team’s season-best time in mile at 4:13.63, good for No. 4 all-time in UAA record book … also competed in 3,000 meters, posting season-best time of 9:13.19 … member of men’s distance medley relay that finished second at GNAC meet, helping UAA to its first ever league title. OUTDOOR – Competed in 800 meters and 1500 meters at GNAC Championships … finished eighth in 800 meters at 2:01.84 and took 12th in 1500 meters at 3:58.63 … collected season-best times of 1:53.86 in 800 meters at San Francisco State Distance Carnival, 3:53.01 in 1500 meters at Bryan Clay Invite and 4:14.09 in one mile at SFSU Distance Carnival … named to GNAC All-Academic Team.

2014: INDOOR – In collegiate debut, posted season-best times of 4:21.76 in mile and 8:57.18 in 3,000 meters at Husky Open. OUTDOOR – Recorded team’s 4th-best 1500-meter time of season in highly competitive event with 3:57.18 at S.F. State Distance Carnival … also ran season-best 2:02.85 in 800 at S.F. State.

BEFORE UAA: Three-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore, Wash. ... in track & field, posted career-best times of 52.38 in 400 meters, 1:56.30 in 800 meters, 4:14.04 in 1600 meters, 4:26.89 in one mile and 9:22.17 in 3,200 meters ... member of 4x400-meter relay and distance medley.

MAJOR: Physical education

 

 

 

Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kenmore, Wash.
High School: Inglemoor HS
Major: Physical Education
Experience: 4 Letters
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