Crystal Lake, Ill.
Crystal Lake Central
2015-16 Track & Field/Cross Country: Outdoor – Raced in five meets … clocked a personal-best 15:23.83 in the 5000m at the Jesse Owens Classic (4/22-23), where he finished 22nd ... placed sixth in the 1500m (personal-best 4:02.45) at the Ball State Challenge (4/15-16). Indoor – Ran in one meet … finished sixth in the mile (4:30.56) at the Cedarville Invite (2/5). Cross Country – Competed in three meets … took 33rd at the Flyer 5K (9/5).
2015 Track & Field: Competed in six meets for the Red and White … posted his top 5000m time at the Wake Forrest Open with a time of 16:27.46 … ran his best 1500m of the season at All-Ohio with a time of 4:07.41 … posted his top mile time at the Kentucky Relays with a 4:27.71.
2014 Cross Country: Ran his three meets for the RedHawks in his freshman season … made his collegiate debut at the Miami Invitational posting a 15:57.3 … posted his top 8K finish at the Jenna Strong Invitational finishing in 27:35.0.
High School: Earned letters all four years in track and cross country at Crystal Lake Central High School ... first team all-state in Cross country in 2012 and 2013 ... placed fifth in the Illinois state championship in cross country in 2013 ... Honor Roll student.
Personal: Born May 3, 1996 ... son of Cyndi and Bill Pitner ... Enjoys video games, riding his bike and lifting weights ... Majoring in Kinesiology.