2016-17: (XC) Started the season with a 17th place finish at the Stony Brook Invitational, where he finished the 8K run in 27:14.1 … Took 11th place overall, helping Columbia win the Princeton XC Invitational with an 8K time of 24:34.7 … Finished 33rd at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships completing the 8K course in 24:36.5. (T&F) Competed twice during the outdoor season, going 3:57.96 in the 1,500m run at the Larry Ellis Invitational, and 14:52.24 in the 5,000m run at the Penn Relays.
2015-16: Put up season bests of 3:53.97 in the 1,500m, 4:20.13 in the 1 Mile, 8:25.31 in the 3,000m and 14:38.95 in the 5,000m.
High School: A 2014 graduate of Freehold Township High School in Freehold, N.J. ... Tarpey arrived to Columbia with personal-best times of 4:13.35 in the one mile run and 9:06.70 in the two mile run ... Plans to major in economics at Columbia ... The son of Pamela and John Tarpey ... Born Oct. 10, 1995.