AS A SENIOR: Competed in three meets between the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons … placed 47th in the 800 meters at the Meyo Invitational (1:55.85) … came in 20th in the same event at the Alex Wilson Invitational (1:55.63) … wrapped up the year by placing eighth in the 800 at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (1:54.76).
AS A JUNIOR: Did not compete during the cross country season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in one meet during the cross country season … ran at the season-opening 6K Crusader Invitational … ran in 11 indoor and outdoor meets on the year … specialized in the 800m … took seventh place at the GVSU Second to Last Chance Meet … competed at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … ran on the 4x400m relay team that took fifth at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational … during the indoor season also competed in the 600m and 1,000m.
AS A FRESHMAN:Did not run during the cross country season … competed in 13 indoor and outdoor track & field races on the year … earned a second place finish and a personal best in the 1,000m (2:26.71) at the Blue & Gold Invitational … ran a season-best 1:53.41 in the 800m … personal bests as a freshman: 1,000m (2:26.71), 1,500m (4:01.31) and mile (4:31.66) … earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Kevin Michael Byrne graduated from Red Bank Catholic in the spring of 2011 … lettered four times each in cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field … named all-conference, all-county and all-state in cross country as a senior … won the 800-meter run at the state meet as a junior … named all-conference, all-county and all-state throughout career … earned All-America honors as a freshman … ranked nationally as a junior and senior in indoor and outdoor track & field … career bests include 49.9 in the 400 meters, 1:52.53 in the 800 meters, 2:26.78 in the 1,000 meters, 4:14.57 in the mile run and 15:24.51 in the 5,000 meters … honored with the General Academic Excellence award … born to Kevin and Deborah in Trenton, N.J. … has three younger sisters, Mary Kate, Eileen and Bridget … father, Kevin, and grandfather, James, ran cross country and track & field at Georgetown and St. John’s, respectively … uncle, James, played soccer at Mount St. Mary’s … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in marketing.