Mike Marsella
Mike  Marsella

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hope Valley, R.I.

High School:
Chariho

Event:
Cross Country/Middle Distance



09/02/2014

Mike Marsella Named ACC Cross Country Performer of the Week

Cavalier sophomore was the top finisher at the UVa Duals

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

08/30/2012

Men's Cross Country Preview

Cavaliers look to bounce back after finishing sixth at ACCs in 2011

All-American: DMR (I: '15 - 1st)
ACC Champion: DMR (I: '15)
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier: 800m ('14)
All-ACC: 800m (I: '14), DMR (I: '15)

2015 INDOOR
• Earned First-Team All-America honors as a member of the DMR that finished 6th at the NCAA Championships
• Member of Virginia's ACC Champion DMR
• Finished 7th in the mile at the ACC Championships
• Became the third Cavalier in history to run a sub-4 minute mile, accomplishing the feat at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational
• Season-best 3:57.97 in the mile ranks second in UVa indoor history

2014 CROSS COUNTRY
• Finished in the scoring five with a 35th place finish at the ACC Championships
• Won the individual title at the UVa Duals
• ACC Performer of the Week (Sept. 2)
• Finished 27th at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational

2014 OUTDOOR
• Finished 47th in the 800m at the NCAA East Preliminaries
• Finished 8th in the 800m and 11th in the 1500m at the ACC Championships

2014 INDOOR
• Earned All-ACC honors with a second-place finish in the 800m at the ACC Championships
• Season-best 4:03.18 in the mile was the second-best freshman mark in school history
• Season-best 1:5141 in the 800m was the fifth-best freshman mark in school history

2013 CROSS COUNTRY
• Finished 56th at the ACC Championships

2013 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2013 INDOOR
• Did not compete

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
• Did not compete

BACKGROUND

• Gatorade Rhode Island Boys' Cross Country Runner of the Year
• Rhode Island cross country individual state champion
• Two-time First Team All-State selection byProvidence Journaland Rhode Island Track Coaches Association
• Won the New England Cross Country Championships
• 19th at Nike Cross Nationals
• Rhode Island state champion in 800m and 4x800m outdoors and 1000m and 3000m outdoors in 2012
• Ranked No. 1 in state of Rhode Island in 1,000 and mile
• Anchored national champion 4x1-Mile relay which holds the high school national record
• New England champion in the 4x800m relay and 2-mile
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Earned a Silver Presidential Award and Academic All-State honors
• Made the honor roll all four years at Chairho

PERSONAL
• Son of John and Kelly Marsella
• Full name is John Michael Marsella
• Has a sister, Alexis
• Coach at Chariho was Bill Haberek

PR's Outdoor Indoor
800m 1:49.53 1:51.41
1500m 3:46.86 --
Mile -- 3:59.97