Villanova competed in two events on first night of local competition
On Warnick: Has a wealth of potential in the distance events and is coming off a breakthrough season in cross country ... Will be an important contributor to the team during cross country meets as Villanova looks to continue making an impact on the national scene ... Also is expected to continue progressing in the distance events individually ... Capable of being a consistent BIG EAST scorer.
2014 Outdoor: Had a successful season and set new personal bests in both the 1500 meters and the 5000 meters ... Recorded his top time of 14:22.65 in the 5000 meters at the Larry Ellis Invitational to finish in 20th place ... Eclipsed his previous personal best in the event by more than 13 seconds ... Competed in the 5000 meters at both the BIG EAST Championships and the IC4A Championship ... Placed ninth at the conference meet (14:56.11) and came in 12th at the IC4A meet (14:31.13) ... Set a personal best in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:54.61 at the Colonial Relays, where he came in 20th in the Seeded University section of the event ... Also led off the Wildcats second entry in the distance medley relay at the Colonial Relays and helped that squad finish second with a time of 9:52.72.
2014 Indoor: Set personal bests in both the 3000 meters and the 5000 meters during the season ... Finished 11th in the 3000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships with a new personal best time of 8:22.25 ... Also came in 16th in the 5000 meters at the conference meet and crossed the finish line in 15:06.75 ... Established a personal best time of 14:36.35 in the 5000 meters and came in fourth in the College section at the Armory Collegiate Invitational ... Made his season debut by finishing second in the Unseeded section of the 3000 meters at the Penn State National, where he posted a time of 8:24.65.
2013 Cross Country: Competed in seven meets during the season ... Was among the top seven Villanova runners in every meet and was the fifth scoring runner for the team at the NCAA Championships ... Came in 170th overall at the national meet with a time of 31:59.2 ... Placed 39th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional with a 10,000 meters time of 31:12 ... Finished in 16th place at the BIG EAST Championships, where he crossed the finish line in 24:55 on the 8,000 meter course ... Had a personal best time of 24:26 at the Princeton Invitational to come in 21st in a field of 272 runners ... Placed 21st with a time of 25:09.5 at the Chile Pepper Festival in Arkansas ... Opened the season with a 33rd place finish at the 6,000 meter Friend Big Five Invitational (19:27.95) ... Ran in the four-mile Main Line Invitational and came in ninth (19:38.06) in a field of 122 runners.
2013 Outdoor: Redshirted ... Ran three races as an unattached runner ... Set a personal best with a time of 3:55.47 in the 1500 meters at the Haverford Tri-Meet, where he was the runner-up out of 19 competitors ... Came in fifth in the 1500 meters at the Delaware Open (4:00.67) ... Established a personal best time in the 5000 meters and came in sixth out of 61 runners at the Widener Invitational (14:57.49).
2013 Indoor: Redshirted.
2012 Cross Country: Redshirted ... Competed as an unattached runner in two meets during the season ... Placed 13th in the Open race at the Paul Short Invitational with a time of 25:29 over 8,000 meters ... Came in third overall on the four-mile course at the Haverford Invitational with a time of 19:55.
USA Track & Field: Competed at the 2013 USA Cross Country Championships and finished 18th in the Junior Men's race with a time of 25:27 over 8,000 meters.
Fairfield Warde High School: Earned seven team MVP honors during the course of his high school career ... Academically was the Most Improved Student in French in 2010.
Personal: Born 5/12/94 ... Son of Edward and Meredith Warnick ... Is a triplet and siblings are Sam and Sophie ... Comes from the same Connecticut high school that produced former Villanova cross country and track athlete Matt Kane ... Majoring in Economics.
800 Meters 1:55 High School 1500 Meters 3:54.61 2014 Colonial Relays Mile 4:17 High School 3000 Meters 8:22.25 2014 BIG EAST Championships 5000 Meters 14:22.65 2014 Larry Ellis Invitational 8000 Meters (XC) 24:26 2013 Princeton Invitational 10000 Meters (XC) 31:12 2013 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional