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Mark Amirault
Mark  Amirault

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Walpole, Mass.

High School:
Xaverian Brothers

Last College:
Princeton

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

06/27/2013

Fourteen Cavaliers Earn Outdoor Track All-ACC Academic Honors

Seven men and seven women recognized for athletic and academic success

06/18/2013

Six Cavaliers Earn VaSID Academic All-State Honors

Amirault, Cowburn, Egwu, Keveren, Snyder and White named to the VaSID Academic All-State team

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

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