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Lance Roller
Lance  Roller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.

High School:
Walter Panas

Event:
Cross Country/Middle Distance


07/19/2012

Fahringer, Robinson and Roller to Compete at U.S. Olympic Trials

Four former Cavaliers also look to qualify for London Olympics

07/19/2012

Roller, Harper Compete at U.S. Olympic Trials

Meet continues Saturday

PRs: 400m - 48.47; 600m - 1:18.50; 800m - 1:46.11; 1500m - 3:54.07
All-American: DMR (`09) 800m (O: '10)
ACC Champion: 800m ('10)
Penn Relays Champion: 4x8 ('10, '11)
All-Region: 800m (`09)
All-ACC: DMR (`09), 800m (I: '10; O: `09, '10, '11) 4x4 (I: `09; O: `09, '10)
NCAA Qualifier: DMR (`09), 800m (O: `09, '10)
Regional Qualifier: 800m (`09, '10), 4x4 (`09)
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier: 800m ('11)
USATF Sr. National Participant: 800m ('10)
ACC Academic Honor Roll: ('10-'11)

2011-12 INDOOR
• Earned silver as part of 4x400m and DMR at ACCs
• Placed 5th in 800m at ACCs

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
• Placed 36th at Cavalier Open

2011 OUTDOOR
• Penn Relays Champion in 4x800m relay (UVa school-record time of 7:12.15)
• Penn Relays 4x800m time ranked first in nation
• Earned silver in 800m at ACCs
• Placed 37th in 800m at NCAA East Regional Preliminaries

2011 INDOOR
• Did not compete

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
• Did not compete

2010 OUTDOOR
• All-American in 800m, finishing sixth at NCAAs
• ACC Champion in 800m
• Ran second leg of 4x8 team that won Championship of America at Penn Relays
• Earned All-ACC honors 4x4 and 800m
• Ran anchor leg of 4x4 team that won Lou Onesty
• Season-best 800m time of 1:46.11 in 800m ranks third at UVa

2010 INDOOR
• Member of 4x8 team that won at Millrose Games
• Member of DMR team that won at Armory on January 30
• Provisionally qualified for NCAAs in 800m
• Finished runner-up in 800m, earning All-ACC honors
• Ran program's sixth-best 800m time at Armory on February 13 - 1:49.47

2009 CROSS COUNTRY
• Competed in the Cavalier Open

2009 OUTDOOR
• Earned All-ACC honors in 800m, finishing runner-up
• Also finished third in 4x400m to earn All-ACC honors
• Finished fifth in 800m at Regionals

2009 INDOOR
• Earned All-America honors in DMR, finishing sixth at NCAAs
• Helped break school record in DMR at Alex Wilson
• Earned All-ACC honors in DMR and 4x400m
• Also raced 800m at ACCs

2008 CROSS COUNTRY
• Finished 32nd at Cavalier Open in 29:25.95

High School
• All-American in the 800m
• USATF Youth National Champion in the 800m and 3,000m
• US Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award recipient
• Medalist at USATF Junior Olympics
• National Honor Society member

Personal
• Full name is Lance Jared Roller II
• Son of Kim and Lance Roller Sr.
• Two younger sisters, Brie, 18, and Anais, 13
• Coached by Rachelle Clinton at Walter Panas High School

More about Lance:
• Favorite movie: The Dark Knight
• Favorite band: Big Poppa (Notorious BIG)
• Favorite class: anatomy

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