|Hometown:||Fort Plain, N.Y.|
|High School:||Fort Plain Central|
As a Senior (2013)
Returned to action at the Little Three Invitational, running a 18:19.3 and finishing in 38th place … finished in 26th place at the Seton Hill Griffin Classic, crossing the line at 32:36.8.
As a Junior (2012)
Due to an injury over the summer, he redshirted and earned an extra year of eligibility.
As a Sophomore (2011)
Team captain as a sophomore in 2011 …ran in six of the seven meets the team participated in … set a personal record with a time of 29:06 at the UB Stampede Invitational … at the Paul Short Invitational, he was the fifth person to finish, ending with a time of 31:12 … finished the season with a time of 29:40 at the Atlantic 10 Championships.
As a Freshman (2010)
Saw action in all of the Brown and White’s six meets on the season ... ran a season-best 30:16 at the Albany Invitational ... finished in the top five on the team and in the top 50 at the Buffalo Stampede Invitational with a time of 31:46 ... ended the year finishing in the top 100 at the Atlantic 10 Championships.
In his senior year, named to first team Western Athletic Conference All-Stars, Capital Region Scholar Athlete and won the Roland Littrell Memorial Award … earned first team Western Athletic Conference All-Star and the Rich Bower Memorial … won the Roland Littrell Memorial Award as a sophomore … received the most improved runner award in cross country as a freshman.
Son of Lisa and James Petty … has two siblings, Brendan and Patrick ... majoring in marketing major.