Columbia Track and Field BIO
Tyler Italiano
Player Profile:
Tyler Italiano 2278762
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Syosset, N.Y.
High School: Syosset
Major: Biological Sciences

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.

Personal Records:

3,000m - 8:26.05
Fastrack National Invite - Feb. 10, 2017
5,000m - 14:43.01
Armory Track Invitational - Feb. 3, 2017
10,000m - 30:58.83
Raleigh Relays - March 24, 2017
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