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Columbia Track and Field BIO
Kenny Vasbinder
Player Profile:
Kenny Vasbinder 2829953
Position: Distance
Year: Freshman
Hometown: East Aurora, N.Y.
High School: East Aurora

2016 Second Team All-Ivy League Cross Country
2016 NCAA Cross Country Championships Qualifier

2016: (XC) Became the first Columbia rookie to qualify for the NCAA Cross Country Championships, where he finished the 10K course with a time of 31:05.4… Earned a fifth place finish at the Stony Brook Invitational, completing the 8K course in 25:54.2 … Led the Lions to gold at the Princeton XC Invitational with an 8K time of 24:27.2, taking fourth overall … Finished the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships 8K race in 24:09.5, placing 11th overall to take second team All-Ivy honors … Earned a 14th place finish at the NCAA Division I Northeast Region Cross Country Championships where his 10K time of 30:52.2 also helped the Lions a 5th place team finish.

Personal: Ran track and cross country at East Aurora High School in New York, earning 10 letters … Became the New York Class C State Champion in 2014 and 2015 … Claimed 21st at the 2016 Nike XC Nationals … Posted career bests of 4:15 in the 1 Mile and 9:19 in the 3,200m run … The son of Rachel Roth and Dave Vasbinder … Will attend Columbia College.

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