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Randy Neish

Cross Country/Middle Distance
Position
Graduate Student
Class
Glastonbury, Conn.
Hometown
Glastonbury
High School
Randy Neish - Cross Country - Virginia Cavaliers

NCAA East Preliminary Round
2021:
1500m

All-ACC
2021 Outdoor: 800 meters (2nd Team)
2020 Cross Country
2018 Cross Country

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2021 Outdoor
• Qualified for NCAA East Preliminary Round in 1500m
• Finished fifth in 800m with PB 1:49.37 at ACC Championships
• Posted a PB of 3:43.61 in 1500m prelims at ACC Championships that ranks No. 9 on UVA all-time list
• Ran PB (3:44.34) in 1500m at Virginia Challenge to rank 10th on UVA all-time performance list
• Posted a time of 4:02.47 in mile at Virginia Grand Prix
• Won 1500m at Virginia Invitational with then-PB (3:48.88)
• Posted PB in 5000m (14.24.00) at Raleigh Relays
• Named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2021 Indoor
• Clocked PB of 4:05.40 in mile to place second at Virginia Beach Invitational
• Was third in mile at Hokie Invitational
• Member of DMR team that won at Virginia Tech Invitational

2020 Cross Country
• Ran a carer-best time of 23:28.8 at the ACC Championships
• Placed eighth at the ACC Championships, earning All-ACC honors
• Ran a time at the Wolfpack Invite, completing the course in 24:02.2
• Finished seventh at the Wolfpack Invite, helping the Cavaliers finish first at the meet
• Captured a fourth-place finish at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational with a time of 24:11.6
• Helped UVA finish first at the Virginia Invite with a fifth-place finish
• Recorded a top-10 finish at all three regular-season competitions
• Named to 2020 All-ACC Academic team

2020 Outdoor 
• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 Indoor
• Placed fifth with the DMR team at the ACC Championships
• Ran a time of 8:25.03 in the 3000m at the ACC Championships
• Ran a career-best time of 8:14.36 in the 3000m at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational
• Placed second in the mile at the Navy Invitational II with a career-best time of 4:05.48
• Finished third in the DMR at the Virginia Tech Invitational

2019 Cross Country
• Scored points for the Cavaliers at the NCAA Championships, crossing the finish line third for UVA
• Placed 110th at the NCAA Championships
• Recorded a career-best 10k time at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships with a time of 31:07.6
• Placed 32nd at the ACC Championships

2019 Outdoor 
• Did not compete

2019 Indoor 
• Did not compete

2018 Cross Country 
• Earned All-ACC honors at the ACC Championships, finishing 21st at the meet
• Recorded a time of 24:15.3 at the conference championship
• Finished 22nd at the Penn State National Open

2018 Outdoor 
• Finished 19th at the ACC Championships in the steeplechase
• Captured a career-best time of 9:11.68 at the Virginia Challenge in the 3000m steeplechase, finishing second at the meet

2018 Indoor 
• Recorded a career-best time of 4:13.10 in the mile at the Michigan Power 5 Invitational
• Captured a career-best time at the Liberty Kickoff in the 1000m with a time of 2:29.15

2017 Cross Country
• Did not compete

2017 Outdoor 
• Recorded a season best in the 1500m (3:54.54) at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Finished fourth in the 1500m at the Miami Hurricane Collegiate Invitational

2017 Indoor
• Recorded a PR in the mile (4:14.86) at the Notre Dame Invitational
• Set a season best in the 800m (1:54.68) at the Liberty Elite Invitational

2016 Cross Country
• Did not compete

Background
• Two-time Connecticut state champion – outdoor 1,600m
• Connecticut state champion – indoor 1,000m

Personal
• Master’s of Education in Educational Psychology
• Son of Monica and David Neish
• Has an older brother, Daniel