Columbia Cross Country BIO
Keenan Piper
Player Profile:
Keenan Piper 1540737
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Seattle Preparatory

2016-17: (XC) Began the season with a 21st place finish at the Stony Brook Invitational, with an 8K time of 28:00.6 … Finished the Paul Short Open 8K in 25:05.3 for 21st … Finished 37th overall in the Princeton XC Invitational posting an 8K time of 24:55.3. (T&F) Advanced to the NCAA East Prelims in the 3,000m Steeplechase, clocking a career best 9:00.56 during the IC4A/ECAC Championships ... Finished fourth at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships in the same event, going 9:07.28.

2015-16: Put up career bests of 3:57.86 in the 1,500m, and 9:29.91 in the 3,000m Steeplechase.

High School: As team captain in his senior season in cross country and outdoor track, Piper won the district championship in the 3200m and is the freshman record holder in the event. He is a four-time state championship qualifier in cross country and a six time qualifier in track. 

Career Bests

1,500m - 3:57.86
Swarthmore Final Qualifier - May 16, 2016
1 Mile - 4:12.65
Ocean State Invitational - April 15, 2017
3,000m - 8:35.94
Lafayette/Rider Winter Games - Feb. 14, 2014
3,000m Steeplechase - 9:00.56
IC4A/ECAC Championships - May 12, 2017
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