UND Roster

2015-16 Cross Country Roster

Christopher Quinn

Middle Distance


Class Junior
Hometown Hilliard, OH
High School St. Charles Prep
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Competed in four meets during the cross country season … placed 15th at the National Catholic Championship 5M (25:36.74) … finished 96th of 138 runners at the ACC Championships 8K (25:32.3) … participated in nine meets during indoor and outdoor track seasons … won the mile at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational to start the year (4:16.44) … shaved five seconds from his mile time in a 15th-place finish at the Razorback Invitational (4:11.32), where he also competed in the distance medley relay (9th; Billy Dolan, John Rutkowski, Andrew Stone) … paced Irish finishers with a 22nd place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational (8:25.93) … led off the third-place distance medley relay squad at the Meyo Invitational (9:56.94) … snared second in the mile at the Spire DI Invitational (4:10.32) … finished 10th in the 800 at the Alex Wilson Invitational (1:52.99) … placed ninth in the mile at the ACC Indoor Championships (4:09.03) while also finishing ninth with the DMR (Alex Groesch, Stone, Dolan) … began the outdoor campaign by finishing ninth in Section 7 of the 800 (1:55.19) and sixth in Section 6 of the 1,500 (3:56.89) at the Stanford Invitational … placed 13th in the 1,500 at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (3:54.24) … finished 46th in the 1,500 at the Virginia Challenge (3:53.64) … was 28th in the 800 (1:55.36) and 14th in the 1,500 (3:52.97) at the Jesse Owens Track Classic … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR:Competed in three meets during the cross country season … finished third out of 91 runners in the National Catholic Championship 5m (26:19) … placed 15th out of 209 runners in the Notre Dame Invitational 5m (26:31.4) … competed in the ACC Championship 8K … Competed in one meet during the indoor track & field season, finishing first of five runners in the Blue and Gold Invitational one mile run (4:22.05) … participated in the ACC Outdoor Championships while finishing 19th of 43 runners in the preliminary round of the 1,500m run.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in two meets during the cross country season … placed ninth out of 36 runners at the season-opening 6K Crusader Invitational (19:49.4) … also ran in the five mile gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational … competed in the 1,500m and mile during the season … placed second at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays in the 1,500m with a time of 3:55.83 … ran a personal best in the 1,500m (3:55.65) at the Polytan Invitational … Competed at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational … ran the mile at the 2013 Notre Dame Invitational … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

AS A FRESHMAN: Ran in two meets during the cross country season … Earned a pair of 11th place finishes, finishing the 5K Crusader Invitational (16:22.4) ahead of 42 other runners and the 8K JV race at the National Catholic Championships (26:46.0) ahead of 66 other runners … fourth-place finish in the Mile (4:36.19) at the Blue and Gold Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Christopher Lawrence Quinn graduated from St. Charles Preparatory School in the spring of 2011 … lettered four times each in cross country and track & field … named all- league four times and all-district and all- region three times in cross country … won the Central Catholic League individual cross country title two times … qualified for state as a senior … named all-league four times in track & field … put together impressive senior campaign that included winning the 1,600-meter run at the district championships, earning all-district accolades in the 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs and the 4×800- meter relay … also named all-region and all-state in the 1,600 and 4×800 … finished second in the indoor state 1,600 race and third in the outdoor state 1,600 race … 4×800 relay team placed second in the outdoor state meet … won the 1,600 at the Midwest Meet of Champions … owns the school record in the 1,600, 3,200 and 4×800 … best times include 4:14 in the 1,600, 9:25 in the 3,200 and 1:54 in a leg of the 4×800 … participated in the National Honor Society … honored as the Knights of Columbus Youth of the Year … born to Kevin and Marie Quinn in Hilliard, Ohio … has two older brothers, Sean and Brendan, and a younger sister, Margaret … enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in honors biochemistry.