Year Junior
Hometown Syosset, N.Y.
High School Syosset
Major Biological Sciences
School: CC
Birthdate October 24, 1997


2017-18: (XC) Ran a season best 25:18 during the Paul Short Run, taking 44th place in the Brown division ... Was 51st at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, clocking a 26:20 in the five mile race. (ITF) Ran a season best of 8:19.93 for second place in the 3,000m run at the Fastrack National Invite ... Also went 14:37.36 in the 5,000m run during the Ivy League Indoor Championships.

2016-17: (XC) Competed three times, posting a 32nd overall finish at the Metropolitan Championships with a time of 27:58.6. (T&F) Ran 4:02.05 in his first career 1,500m at the Virginia Quad ... Improved a career best in the 3,000m, going 8:26.05 at the Fastrack National Invite ... Clocked a 30:58.83 in his first career 10,000m run at the Raleigh Relays.

2015-16: (XC) Part of two Columbia cross country championship runs, first at the Paul Short Run when he went 25:23 in the 8K, and second at the IC4A/ECAC Championships, clocking a 25:57. (T&F) Ran career bests in the 3,000m and 5,000m runs during the track & field seasons.

Personal: Italiano comes to Columbia with personal bests of 4:22.30 in the 1600m, 9:14.40 in the 3200m, and a seventh place finish at the 2014 New York Federation Cross Country Championships ... Majoring in Biological Sciences ... The son of Anthony and Allison Italiano.

Personal Records:

3,000m - 8:19.33
Fastrack National Invite - Feb. 9, 2018
5,000m - 14:37.36
Ivy League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 24, 2018
10,000m - 30:58.83
Raleigh Relays - March 24, 2017
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