Michael Cunetta
Michael Cunetta
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Garfield
Position: Distance
Major: Economics
Residential College: Calhoun

Yale PRs

1500m 4:13.38

Mile 4:23.45

3000m 8:19.88

Steeple 9:39.25

XC 8k  25:03.2

High School PRs

1600m 4:28.23

3200m 9:36.97

5k 16:04.4

Steeple 9:50.21

2013-2014: Placed in Yale's top seven four times...finished first on the team at the New England Championships...Set his 8K PR at Heps...Finished 10th in 3,000-meter run against Columbia and Dartmouth...Placed 11th in 3,000-meter run at Shamrock Invitational and Harvard-Yale meet...Placed eighth in 5,000-meter run at Yale Springtime Invitational.

2012-2013: Placed in the top 10 eight times...Set a PR in the 8k at the New England Championships...Finished third on the team and fifth overall at the CCSU Mini-Meet...Qualified for the indoor IC4As in the 3,000-meter run and set a PR...Set a PR in the 5,000-meter run with his fourth-place finish at the Giegengack Invitational...Placed third in the 3,000-meter run against Harvard.

2011-2012: Set cross country PR at the Princeton Invitational… Third on team at the Paul Short Invitational, the Princeton Invitational, and at cross country Heps (25:47.4).

2010-2011: Ended outdoor season on strong note, winning steeplechase at Springtime Invitational with PR of 9:39.25 … Also won steeplechase at Tribe Invitational … Ran PR of 8:42.61 in 3000m at HYP during indoor season … Finished as Bulldogs’ second runner at Quinnipiac Invitational during cross country … Walk-on as freshman.

High School: Captained cross country and track and field teams … Awards include 2009 All-League Cross Country, 2010 All-League Track and Field, 2009 Most Inspirational (Cross Country) and 2010 Scholar Athlete (Track and Field).

Personal: Calhoun College … Economics major.

Q: If you could backup dance for one musical artist, who would it be?

A: Justin Timberlake

Q: Recovery drink/meal of choice?

A: Endurox and fried chicken

Q: Favorite place to run?

A: Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle, WA

Q: Favorite YouTube video?

A: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k22snr9Rcsc

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