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     Halsey Merritt
    Halsey Merritt

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Durham, N.C.

    High School:
    Cardinal Gibbons

    Position:
    Distance


    08/07/2014

    NC State Lands 230 on ACC Academic Honor Roll

    ACC Players of the Year Andrew Colley and Nick Gwiazdowski are among the honorees

    04/18/2013

    Cozzarelli Nabs Third Straight All-ACC Honor in 10,000 Meters

    Cozzarelli and Watkins take second place in their respective events

    03/23/2013

    Williams, Taylor Victorious at UCF Invitational

    Wolfpack picks up several first-place finishes at UNC and UCF

    02/22/2013

    Four Earn All-ACC Honors on Day Two of ACC Indoors

    Shepherd breaks the school record and claims ACC Championship in women's long jump.

    02/16/2013

    Chavis Sets School Record in Women's Weight Throw

    Lumberton native breaks own school record in the event.

    HALSEY MERRITT's Collegiate Bests
    Indoor:
    Mile: 5:14.23
    3,000m: 10:13.12
    5,000m: 17:36.59
    Outdoor:
    1,500m: 4:23.47
    Steeple: 10:18.86
    5,000m: 16:47.41
    10,000m: 37:17.12

    2014 Outdoor Track and Field
    Set a personal-best mark in the 10,000m at the Wolfpack Last Chance Meet with a time of 34:53.42, shaving more than two minutes of previous best mark of 37:17.12.
    Competed at the Penn Relays (5,000m), the ACC Championships (10,000m) and Joe Hilton Invite (mile).

    2013-2014 Indoor Track and Field
    Set a personal best in the 3,000m at the Hokie Invitational with a time of 9:54.34.
    Also registered a personal-best in the mile at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet, clocking a time of 4:57.75.
    Set another personal-best mark in the 5,000m at the UCS Invitational with a mark of 17:11.16.

    2013 Outdoor Track
    • Competed twice in the 1,500m and once in the 10,000m
    • Top time in the 1,500m was 4:40.81 at the Duke Twilight Meet
    • Finished 18th in the 10,000m race at the ACC Championships in 37:17.12

    2012-13 Indoor Track
    • Clocked an indoor-best 10:13.12 and placed 12th in the 3000m at the Hilton Garden Invitational
    • Set an indoor-best 17:36.59 in the 5000m at the ACC Championships

    2012 Outdoor Track
    • Placed 12th in the 10,000m at the ACC Championships in a collegiate-best 36:06.47
    • Also competed in the 1,500m and 5,000m during the season

    2011-12 Indoor Track
    • Finished 18th in the 5,000m at the ACC Championships

    2011 Outdoor Track
    • Finished 13th in the 10,000m at the ACC Outdoor Championships in a collegiate-best time of 36:55.28
    • Placed second in Sect. II of the 5,000m at Raleigh Relays in a time of 17:29.26

    2010-11 Indoor Track
    • Competed in the mile, 3,000m and 5,000m during the indoor season

    2010 Outdoor Track
    • Redshirted the season

    2009-10 Indoor Track
    • Redshirted the season

    Prep/Personal
    • Attended Cardinal Gibbons HS for coach Benny Morgan
    • Ran the mile at 5:16.50 and the 3,200m at 11:34.60
    • Won the 4x800m, 1,600m and 3,200m at the 2009 outdoor state championships
    • Three-time all-state in track
    • Third place in the 3,200m in 2008
    • Fourth place in the 1,600m and fifth in the 3,200m
    • Was fourth place in 1,600m and fifth place in 3,200m in 2007
    • Was two-time all-state in cross country
    • Finished in the top-10 of the state meet in 2006 and 2007
    • Finished fourth in the 2008 state meet
    • Team was cross country state champions in 2006-08
    • 2008 cross country team captain
    • Was track team captain in 2009
    • National Honor Society
    • N.C. Scholar
    • Majoring in biological sciences

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