Cross Country

Nick Grudev  
Nick Grudev

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Milford, Conn.

High School:
New Milford

Birthdate:
02/24/1993


AS A SOPHOMORE: Named All-MAAC Academic Team... Saw action in the Br. Doyle Meet of Champions (9/15) finishing with a time of 26:42, second best Saints finish...Finished 11th in the UAlbany Invitational with a final time of 26:32 while averaging a 5:21 mile... Strong performance in the Fr. O'Neil Invitational (10/13) finishing 16th with an average 5:23 mile for a total of 26:45...Participated in the MAAC Championships (10/27) and finished with a time of 26:40.51...

AS A FRESHMAN: Participated in the Iona Meet of Champions 8K (9/17) finished with an average 5:38 per mile and a final time of 27:56.02...Finished second on the Saints in the UAlbany Invitational (10/15) with a final time of 26:58.9...Competed in the MAAC Championships 8K with a final time of 27:40.8 and an average mile of 5:32.

BEFORE SIENA:Earned three letters in cross country and outdoor track and two in indoor track at New Milford...Named New Milford Cross Country MVP...Named a USATF All-American, All-State and South-West Conference First Team as a senior...2009 South-West Second Team selection.

PERSONAL:Born February 24, 1993...The son of George Grudev and Valerie Griffin...Has a younger brother, Kyle, and a younger sister, Amanda.

BEST TIMES IN HIGH SCHOOL:15:39 5k, 4:30 1600, 9:43 3200, 2:02 800

Getting to know Nick Grudev
Favorite Sports Team: UConn Huskies, Miami Dolphins, New York Mets
Favorite TV Shows: House and Scrubs
Favorite TV Show growing up: Rocket Power
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Cape Town, South Africa
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Basketball
Any superstitions?: Pray before every race. It helps.
My proudest sports moment is: Helping my high school cross country team win its ninth straight conference championship after being underdogs the entire season
My favorite thing about Siena is: The friends I have on campus
Career Plans: Physician
I chose Siena because: It's got everything an amazing college needs
In my spare time, I like to: Hang out with friends, photograph and relax

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