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  Josh Christopher
Josh Christopher

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Irwin, Pa.

High School:
Penn-Trafford

Event:
Distance

2008-09: Indoor T/F - An IC4A championship meet qualifier, Josh Christopher ran a time of 14:43 in the 5,000 meters at the New Balance Invitational...placed 13th at the Big East Championships in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:46...finished in sixth place in the 3,000 meters at the Penn State Open. Outdoor T/F - Finished in ninth place in the 5,000 meter run at the Fred Hardy Invitational...ran the 10,000 meter run at the Duke Asics Invitational and placed second with a time of 30:58.4...qualified for the Big East Championships in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters.

2007-08: Indoor T/F - Christopher was second at the Penn State National Invitational, with a time of 15:11.36 in the 5,000-meter run...placed fifth in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:51.95 at the Akron Quad...placed fourth at the Penn State Open with a time of 8:51.01 in the 3,000 meter run. Christopher also had a time of 15:08.59 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitatinal in the 5,000 meter run allowing him to finish seventh. Outdoor T/F - At the Morgan State Invite Christopher competed in the 5,000 meters and took first place with a time of 15:25.23...also finished second at the SRU Invite with the time of 15:27.37...ran a 31:46.21 at the Raleigh Relays in the 10,000 meter run.

High School:Christopher was a three-time state cross country qualifier...finished second at the WPIAL cross country championships...tri-state cross country champion...two-time 3,200 meter state qualifier...placed 11th at states in the 3200 meters in 2007...two-time Westmoreland county cross country champion...two-time Westmoreland county 3,200 meter champion...1,600 meter Westmoreland county champion...an honor roll student.

Personal: Son of Frank and Maria Christopher...born September 16, 1988...has a sister, Lisa...an undeclared major.