High School: As a senior, ran 5K in 16:13 ... Placed fourth in state section for cross country ... Ran the two-mile in 9:58 and placed fifth ... District 23 130-pound wrestling champion ...Went to Ocean County College ... Received varsity letters in cross country (3), track and field (3) and wrestling (3) ... Coached by Kevin Conhenny.
Personal: Academic major is exercise physiology ... Received scholar athlete award senior year ... Son of Wasyl and Jackie ... Has one brother, Bill, who runs for Salisbury State University in Maryland.