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Mark Amirault

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Fifth Year
Class
Walpole, Mass.
Hometown
Princeton
High School

PRs: Mile (4:00.26), 3000m (7:54.08), 5000m (13:45.69)
All-American: 5000m (Second Team, O [apos]11), XC ([apos]11)
ACC Champion: 5000m (I: [apos]12)
All-Southeast Region: XC ([apos]11, [apos]12)
All-ACC: XC ([apos]11), 5000m (I: [apos]12; O: [apos]13)
All-ACC Academic:ITF ([apos]12, [apos]13), OTF ([apos]13)
USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Academic: 2011, 2012
USTFCCCA Track and Field All-Academic:2011
ACC Honor Roll: ([apos]11-[apos]12)

2013 Outdoor
Competed in the 5000m at the NCAA Championships
Finished 2nd in the 5000m at the ACC Championships

2013 Indoor
Won the mile at the Penn State Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup

2012 Cross Country
Placed 72nd at NCAAs, second for UVa
Earned All-Southeast Region honors with a 17th-place finish at regionals
Finished 30th at ACCs

2012 Outdoor
Did not compete

2011-12 Indoor
5,000m ACC Champion (14:13.61)
Part of DMR that finished second at Penn State National Invitational

2011 Cross Country
Named to the USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Academic team
Earned All-America honors after finishing 27th at NCAAs
Finished third at NCAA Southeast Regional, netting all-region status
Earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish at ACCs
Placed second overall at Panorama Farms Invite
Finished 12th in Paul Short Run

At PRINCETON:

Second-Team NCAA Al-American in the 5000m (2011 Outdoors, placed 12th)
4-Time Ivy League Champion (1500, Mile, 5000m)
Anchored Princeton to 4xMile Championship of America victory (2011)
USTFCCCA All-Region, 9th place (XC 2010)
NCAA XC Participant, 52nd place (2010)
USTFCCCA Academic All-American in XC and Track (2010)
William Winston Roper Award winner (highest honor to a Princeton student-athlete)

HIGH SCHOOL
4 time MA All-State Champion (XC, Mile, 2 Mile)

PERSONAL
Son of Mimi and Gerry Amirault
Has two sisters, Megan, 22, Maura, 20, and a brother, Micheal, 20
Was coached by Bryan Dunn at Xaverian Brothers

More about Mark:
Favorite band: Elliot Smith
Favorite flavor ice cream: heath bar crunch
Favorite subject: philosophy