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 ... Plans on studying Chemistry ... The son of Anthony and Allison Italiano.