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Connor Ferrentino
Connor Ferrentino
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Freedom

Event:
Cross Country/Distance



08/29/2014

Cross Country Opens Season by Sweeping Samford

Of the Crimson Tide's 10 runners in Friday's opener, there were nine freshmen and one sophomore

Freshman
2014 Cross Country
Clocked an 8K time of 26:35.47 at the Asheville Cross Country Carnival ... Ran a time of 16:31.87 to open the season at the Samford Dual meet and finish second.

Personal Bests
1,500 Meters -4:08.69
1,600 Meters - 4:21.64
5k (Cross Country) - 15:30.52 Coached by Leondard Malach at Freedom High School in Orlando, Fla. ... one of the top cross country runners in the Florida prep ranks ... earned first-team all-State honors in track and cross country in 2012 and 2013 ... won the 2013 Metro East Cross Country Championships (5k - 16:05.36) and the 2013 Astronaut Cross Country Invitational (5k-16:18.60) ... was second at the 2013 Florida Class 4A Region 1 Cross Country Championships (5k-16:04.00) ... was runner-up at the 2013 Florida Class 4A District 4 Cross Country Championships (5k 16:01.20 ... placed eighth (5k - 15:45.00) at the 2013 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Cross Country Championships ... competed at the 2013 Foot Locker South Regional Cross Country Championhships (5K - 15:45.00) ... was third at the Mountain Dew Cross Country Invitational (5k - 15:46.57) ... as a sophomore in 2012, placed sixth at the Florida Class 4A Cross Country Championships (5k - 16:29.00) ... on the track, he placed 11th in the 1,500 at the 2012 AAU National Junior Olympics (4:08.69) ... placed third in the 1,600 (4:21.64) at the 2012 Florida Class 4A Outdoor State Finals ... holds Freedom High School records in six events (1,500; 1,600; 3,200; 2-mile; 5,000; 4x800-meter relay) ... named the team's MVP in 2012 and 2013 ... the 2013 Metro Conference cross country champion ... also played soccer in high school, earning team offensive MVP honors as a sophomore when he scored 17 goals for the season ... son of Robert and Erin Ferrentino ... born Dec. 31, 1995, in Buffalo, N.Y.