Senior javelin thrower places second at NCAA West Prelims
Action scheduled to resume on Friday
Entrants for 2016 NCAA West Prelims finalized
Entrants for 2016 NCAA West Prelims finalized
Finish seventh overall
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
2014 C-USA Cross Country, 6th, 8k, 24:29.2
2014 South Central Regional (XC), 29th, 10k, 30:30.3
2015 C-USA Indoor, 8th, Mile, 4:15.66
2015 C-USA Indoor, 8th, 3000m, 8:42.05
2015 C-USA Cross Country, 8th, 8k, 24:56.1
2015 South Central Regional (XC), 18th, 10k, 30:41.1
2016 C-USA Indoor Championships, 22nd, 5000m, 15:23.82
2016 C-USA Outdoor Championships, 3rd, 3000m steeplechase, 8:59.76
2016 C-USA Outdoor Championships, 14th, 5000m, 14:50.87
2016 NCAA Outdoor West Prelims, 23rd, 3000 steeplechase, 9:08.85
8K - 24:18.9, D1 Pre-Nationals (10/17/15)
10K - 30:30.3, NCAA South Central Regional (11/14/14)
Mile - 4:15.66, C-USA Championships (2/25/15)
3000m - 8:25.61, 2012 Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational
5000m - 15:22.71, C-USA Championships (2/23/13)
800m - 1:56.43, TSU Relays (3/18/16)
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 - 8:56.67, Oxy Invite (5/7/16)
Cross Country: Earned C-USA All-Conference honors with an 8th place finish (24:56.1) at the C-USA Championships...finished 8th (30:41.1) at the NCAA South Central Regional...competed in five total races. Indoor: Placed fifth in the 3000m at the Howie Ryan Invite. Outdoor: Earned C-USA All-Conference honors by finishing third in the 3000m steeplechase at the C-USA Championships...won the 3000m steeplechase at both the Victor Lopez Classic and the J. Fred Duckett Twilight...also won the 5000m race at the Skechers Carl Knight Invitational...second place finish in the 3000m steeplechase at the Kansas Relays.
Cross Country: Placed 6th (24:29.2) at the C-USA Championships to garner All-Conference honors...finished 3rd at the Rim Rock Classic (10/4). Indoor: Earned All-Conference honors in both the 3000m (8th-8:42.05) and Mile (8th-4:15.66)...won the 3000m at the Houston Tune Up (8:28.74)...part of DMR team that won at Houston Tune Up...began season with 2nd place finish in mile at Leonard Hilton Memorial.
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: Redshirted. Outdoor: 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.
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.
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).
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).
Full name: William Joseph Firth IV... Born: July 6, 1992... Parents: William and Anne Firth (one brother, one sister)... College: Hanszen.
Whitmore Named to Texas T&F '17 HOF Class
08/05/2016 - Former longtime Rice University sports information director Bill Whitmore will be inducted into the Texas Track & Field Hall of Fame, the...
Filip Wins Gold at Thorpe Cup
07/30/2016 - Rice junior All-American decathlete Scott Filip set a lifetime best with 7876 points to win individual gold and help lead the USA track & field...
Filip Leads Decathlon at Thorpe Cup
07/29/2016 - Rice junior All-American decathlete Scott Filip stood out among the rest on day one of the 2016 Thorpe Cup, collecting 4298 points while...
Eight Owls Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
07/28/2016 - A total of eight Rice University student-athletes were recognized as U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honorees,...
Filip Selected to Compete at 23rd Annual Thorpe...
07/25/2016 - On the heels of a 10th place finish in the decathlon at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Eugene, Oregon, Rice junior All-American Scott Filip will...
Rice Earns C-USA Institutional Excellence Award
07/12/2016 - For the ninth time in the past 11 years, Rice University student-athletes earned the Conference USA Institutional Excellence Award in 2015-16 by...
Karakolis Wins Javelin at Canadian Championships
07/08/2016 - Rice graduate All-American thrower Evan Karakolis took home a gold medal in the javelin at Friday’s Canadian Track and Field Championships at...
Karakolis Set to Compete at Canadian Championships
07/06/2016 - Rice All-American thrower Evan Karakolis will be looking to earn a trip to the Olympic Games in Rio when he competes at the Canadian Championships ...
- Top Videos /
- Online Store