UND Roster

2019-20 Track and Field Roster

Yared Nuguse

Distance


Class Sophomore
Hometown Louisville, KY
High School Dupont Manual
Bio

TFRRS

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2019 National Champion, Men’s 1,500 Meters
  • 2019 National Champion, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
  • 2019 First Team All-American, Men’s 1,500 Meters
  • 2019 First Team All-American, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
  • 2019 ACC Champion, Men’s 1,500 Meters
  • 2019 ACC Champion, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
  • 2019 ACC Champion, Men’s Mile (indoor)
  • 2019 All-ACC, Men’s 1,500 Meters
  • 2019 All-ACC Men’s, Distance Medley Relay
  • 2019 All-ACC, Men’s Mile (indoor)
  • 2019 ACC Track Performer of the Year
  • 2018 ACC Cross Country Third Place
  • 2018 All-ACC, Cross Country
  • 2018 NCAA Runner-Up, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
  • 2018 All-American, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
  • 2018 ACC Indoor Championships Men’s Distance Medley Relay Runner Up
  • 2018 All-ACC, Men’s DMR
  • 2018 ACC Outdoor Championships 1,500 Meters Third Place
  • 2017 NCAA All-Region, Cross Country

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Named the ACC Track Performer of the Year after claiming two national titles and a pair of conference championships between indoor and outdoor track season
  • Won the men’s 1,500m national championship title by 0.003 seconds with a time of 3:41.39 at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships
  • Anchored the DMR to a national championship (9:31.55) at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships, making up a seven-second deficit in the mile leg and pulling away in the final 15 meters to claim the title
  • Earned First Team All-America in both the outdoor 1,500 meters and the indoor DMR 
  • Earned his 1,500 meters spot at the outdoor championship following his win at the East Region Prelims in 3:41.86.
  • Claimed the ACC outdoor title in the 1,500m, crossing the line in 3:41.34.
  • Double champion in the mile (3:57.93) the DMR (9:38.85) at the ACC Indoor Championships.
  • Set a PR in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:38.32 at the Bryan Clay Invitational.
  • Established an outdoor PR in the 800 meters (1:48.29) while claiming an event win at the Stanford Invitational
  • DMR raced to an event victory (9:26.10) representing Notre Dame at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Set a PR in the 3000-meter run with a time of 7:57.55 at the Iowa State Classic
  • First-place finisher in the mile (4:01.10) at the Meyo Invitational
  • Placed third (31:11.80) at the NCAA Division I Great Lakes Region Cross Country Championships (10K)
  • Claimed All-ACC accolades after finishing third (23:48.80) at the ACC Cross Country Championships
  • Established a 5K course PR of 24:11.10 at the Joe Piane Invitational
  • Finished fourth (25:02.40) at the National Catholic Invitational (5K)

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • All-America performer with the runner-up DMR (9:31.22) at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships
  • Earned All-ACC Second-Team accolades running alongside the runner-up Irish DMR entry (9:40.14) at the ACC Indoor Championships
  • Named to the All-ACC First Team with a third-place finish in the 1,500-meter run (3:46.86) at the ACC Outdoor Championships
  • Claimed the race win in the indoor mile with a time of 4:02.44 at the Meyo Invitational
  • Opened the indoor season with an event win in the 3,000-meter run (8:16.15) at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Earned all-region recognition after posting 19th (31:24.90) at the NCAA Division I Great Lakes Region Cross Country Championships
  • Competed at the ACC Cross Country Championships (8K) (24:03.70)
  • Runner-up (25:00.80) at the National Catholic Invitational (5K)

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Dupont Manual High School in 2017
  • Won the Kentucky Cross Country State Championship
  • Placed first in the 800m, 1,600m, and 3,200m at the Kentucky Class AAA Track and Field Championships his senior year
  • Owns PRs of 4:06 (Mile) and 9:06 (3,200m)