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     Halsey Merritt
    Halsey Merritt

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Durham, N.C.

    High School:
    Cardinal Gibbons

    Position:
    Distance


    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

    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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