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  William Firth
William Firth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Peoria, Ariz.

High School:
Brophy College Prep

Height:
5-10

Event:
Middle Distance

Experience:
3L


04/09/2014

Harmath and Murphy Take Top Honors at Night of the Owl

Rice Recognized Its Own on Wednesday Evening

04/09/2014

Harmath and Murphy Take Top Honors at Night of the Owl

Rice Recognized Its Own on Wednesday Evening

05/07/2013

Rice Hosts 2013 C-USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

May 9-12 At Holloway Field/Ley Track

02/21/2013

Developing Leaders in Sports and in Life Series Returns To Rice

Scholar Athletes Get Leadership Training

05/12/2012

Chaney Captures C-USA Decathlon Gold

Zinchenko Third in Shot Put

Firth's TFRRS Results

AT MAJOR MEETS
2011 C-USA Cross Country, 22nd, 25:19.3
2012 C-USA Indoor, 11th, Mile, 4:21.19
2012 C-USA Outdoor, 7th, 3000m steeplechase, 9:16.32
2012 C-USA Outdoor, 13th, 5000m, 14:49.48
2013 C-USA Indoor, 19th, 3000m, 8:50.73
2013 C-USA Indoor, 13th, 5000m, 15:22.71
2013 C-USA Outdoor, 8th, 3000m steeplechase, 9:36.70
2013 C-USA Cross Country, 10th, 8K, 24:58.2
2013 NCAA South Central Regional (XC), 12th, 10K, 30:32.7
2013 NCAA Cross Country Championships, 138th, 10K, 31:40.4
2014 C-USA Outdoor, 6th, 3,000m steeplechase, 9:14.00
2014 C-USA Outdoor, 8th, 5,000m, 14:58.22

PERSONAL BESTS
Cross Country
8K - 24:43.5, 2012 Rim Rock Farm Collegiate Classic
10K - 30:32.7, 2013 NCAASouth Central Regional
Indoor

Mile - 4:17.95, 2012 Houston Indoor Invitational
3000m - 8:25.61, 2012 Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational
Outdoor
1500m - 3:53.44, 2012 Victor Lopez Classic
5000m - 14:46.18, 2014 Victor Lopez Classic
10000m - 30:20.83, 2014 Mt. SAC Relays
3000m steeplechase - 9:13.28, 2012 Duckett Twilight

2013-14
Cross Country:
Became the first Owl to compete in the NCAA Championships since 2004 and the eighth overall ... Qualified for NCAA's by placing 12th (30:32) at the NCAA Regionals in Waco ... Earned second-team all-conference honors by placing 10th (25:33.17) at the C-USA Championships in Denton.Indoor: RedshirtedOutdoor: Finished sixth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the C-USA Championships and eighth in the 5,000m ... Set a lifetime best in the 10,000m with a time of 30:20.83 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Also set a career-best time of 14:46.18 in the 5,000m at the Victor Lopez Classic.

2012-13
Indoor:
Ran in four races during the indoor season, placing 13th in the 5,000m at the C-USA Indoor Championships.Outdoor:Finished eighth at the C-USA Championships with a time of 9:36.70 in the 3,000m steeplechase.

2011-12
Cross Country:
Placed 19th at Grass Routes Grand Prix with a time of 26:23.7 and was the fourth Rice runner to finish... Time of 26:20 (165th) at Pre-National Invitational... Placed 22nd (25:19.3) at C-USA Championship. Indoor: Finished 10th in 3000m (8:25.61) at Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational... 11th in mile at C-USA Indoor with a time of 4:21.19. Outdoor: Seventh in 1500m (3:53.44) at Victor Lopez Classic... In his first-ever 3000m steeplechase, won with a time of 9:13.95 at Texas State Invitational... Second in 3000m steeplechase (9:13.28) at Duckett Twilight... Seventh in 3000m steeplechase (9:16.32) at C-USA Championship and 13th in 5000m (14:49.48).

HIGH SCHOOL
2011 graduate of Brophy College Prep.. Competed for coach Mike Keahan... 2010 state runner-up in cross country and 2011 second place 3200m and 1600m... Team MVP all four years... Team captain for 2009, 2010, and 2011... Team won D1 state track and field championship in 2011... Nike Nationals mile runner-up... Top times of 4:13 for 1600m, 1:55 in 800m, and 9:25 (3200m).

PERSONAL
Full name: William Joseph Firth IV... Born: July 6, 1992... Parents: William and Anne Firth (one brother, one sister)... College: Hanszen.

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