Villanova wrapped up competition at the BIG EAST Championships on February 25, 2017.
The men's track & field team opened competition at the BIG EAST Championships on February 24, 2017.
Villanova hosted its final home meet of the season at the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex on Feb. 4, 2017.
2017 Outdoor: Competed at five meets during the season ... Ran in the preliminary heats of the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Championships and finished 12th overall with a time of 1:58.88 ... Also ran the 800 meters at the Larry Ellis Invitational, where he came in 16th with a time of 1:55.57 ... Ran two races in the 1500 meters ... Tallied a third place finish with a time of 4:06.31 at the Haverford Invitational, and registered a time of 4:17.17 in the invitational section at the Sam Howell Invitational ... Ran on both the sprint medley relay and the distance medley relay at the Colonial Relays ... Anchored the sprint medley squad to a seventh place finish with a time of 3:30.90 ... Also ran the 800 meter leg of the DMR which finished with a time of 10:21.67.
2017 Indoor: Was part of the Wildcats conference champion 4x800 meter relay at the BIG EAST Championships ... Ran the leadoff leg of the relay, which finished with a winning time of 7:32.73 ... Also ran the 800 meters individually at the conference meet and placed 11th in the preliminary heats with a time of 1:55.30 ... Recorded personal best times in the 800 meters, the 1000 meters and the Mile during the season ... His top time in the 800 meters was 1:54.91 at the Villanova Invitational ... Other top marks were 2:30.72 in the 1000 meters at the Villanova Open and 4:17.31 in the Mile at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Tallied a fifth place finish in the 1000 meters at the Villanova Open ... Ran the 1000 meters in 2:37.35 at the Gotham Cup ... Recorded a time of 1:59.62 in the 800 meters at the FastTrack National Invitational.
2016 Cross Country: Competed at three meets during the season ... Recorded a time of 21:05.4 over 6000 meters at the season-opening Big 5 Invitational and finished in 42nd place ... Came in 39th at the Main Line Invitational with a time of 21:21.2 on the four mile course ... Placed 29th out of 56 runners with a time of 22:43.4 on the same course at the Haverford Invitational.
2016 Outdoor: Redshirted ... Competed as an unattached runner at the Sam Howell Invitational and the Haverford Mid-Week Meet ... Recorded a time of 4:22.77 in the 1500 meters at the Sam Howell Invitational ... Later recorded a personal best mark of 3:54.86 in the 1500 meters and paced a field of 17 runners at the Haverford meet.
2015-16 Indoor: Redshirted ... Competed as an unattached runner at the Great Dane Classic and the Villanova Invitational ... Tallied a time of 1:57.32 in the 800 meters and finished 19th at the Great Dane Classic ... Came in 21st in the Mile with a time of 4:18.92 at the Villanova Invitational.
2015 Cross Country: Redshirted ... Competed as an unattached runner at three races during the season ... Placed 56th overall at the Big Five Invitational with a time of 20:53.8 over 6,000 meters ... Ran on the four-mile course at Haverford College for both the Main Line Invitational and the Haverford Invitational ... Posted a time of 21:10.6 and finished 20th at the latter meet ... Came in 66th with a time of 21:18 at the Main Line meet.
Pioneer High School: Earned four varsity letters in both cross country and track & field ... Two-time all-state honoree in the 1600 meters as a sophomore and a junior ... Also earned all-state accolades in cross country as a junior ... Conference champion in the 1600 meters as a junior and was a three-time all-conference runner in the event ... Also earned all-region accolades in the 1600 meters three straight years ... Three-time all-conference and all-region performer in cross country ... Member of the 2013 Pioneer High School Academic State Champion team ... Garnered Academic All-State honors individually in both cross country and track & field three times.
Personal: Born 4/5/97 in Summit, N.J. ... Older of two sons of Steve Arrivo and Victoria Booth ... Has a younger brother, Nicolas (18) ... Father ran collegiate cross country and track & field at Eastern Illinois from 1984-88 ... Hobbies include cycling, motorsports and working on cars ... Chose to attend Villanova because it had the academic programs he was looking for along with an excellent community of students and faculty ... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.PERSONAL BESTS (TRACK)
800 Meters 1:54.91 2017 Villanova InvitationalPERSONAL BESTS (CROSS COUNTRY)
1000 Meters 2:30.72 2017 Villanova Open
1500 Meters 3:54.86 2016 Haverford Mid-Week Meet
Mile 4:17.31 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge
6000 Meters 20:53.8 2015 Big Five InvitationalCAREER AWARDS (Indoor)
4 Miles 21:10.6 2015 Haverford Invitational
BIG EAST Champion 2017 (4x800 Meter Relay)CAREER AWARDS (Academics)
All-BIG EAST 2017 (4x800 Meter Relay)
BIG EAST All-Academic Team 2015-16, 2016-17