James Lewis
James Lewis
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Westport, Conn.
High School: Staples High School
Position: Middle Distance
Major: History
Residential College: Pierson

Collegiate Bests:

5k (xc) 15:38.1

8k (xc) 26:33.2

800m 1:53.01

1,000m 2:27.23

1,500m 4:01.96

Mile 4:21.26

High School Bests:

5k (xc) 16:11

800m 1:53.54

Mile 4:15.87

2018-2019: Did not compete in cross country. In indoor track finished ninth in the 1,000 meters at the Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia tri-meet running 2:35.38 and ran a leg of the 4x400 meter relay… Finished third in the 800 meters at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet… Ran a season’s best of 1:54.65 in the 800 meters at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational… Competed in the 1,000 meters at the Ivy League Indoor Track and Field Championship.

2017-2018: In indoor track finished 5th in the 800 meter at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet… Competed in the 800 meters at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships running a 1:57.92 and ran a leg of the 4x800 meter relay at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships… In outdoor track ran a 1:55.80 in the 800 meters at the Raleigh Relays… Ran a personal best of 4:01.44 in the 1500 meter run at the Harvard-Yale Match… Ran a season’s best of 1:53.94 in the 800 meters at the Virginia Challenge… Competed in the 800 meters at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.

2016-2017: In cross country, ran first collegiate race at Fordham, where he placed 30th… Placed third on team at New England Championships… Placed fourth on the team at CCSU Mini Meet, besting his high school five-kilometer personal best by more than 30 seconds...In indoor track, competed in the mile at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet...Competed in the 1000 meters at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational...At the indoor Heptagonal Championships, competed in the 1000 meters...Ran a personal best in the 1000 meters at the IC4A championships...In outdoor track, was a member of the 5th place 4x800 team at Raleigh Relays...competed in the 800 meters at the Harvard-Yale vs. Oxford-Cambridge meet...Placed first in the 1500m at the Harvard-Yale dual meet...Competed in the 800 meters at the Virginia Challenge...At the outdoor Heptagonal Championships, competed in the open 800 and on the 2nd place 4x800 team...Ran a personal best in the 800 meters at the West Point Twilight Meet. 

High School: Connecticut State runner-up in 1,000-meter run in 2016… Placed fifth at New England Championships 800-meter run in 2016… Earned All-State honors in cross country… Also earned All-New England honors in both indoor and outdoor track and field… Captained cross country as well as indoor and outdoor track and field teams.

Personal: Also competed on high school's soccer team as an underclassman… Enjoys scuba diving.