8K – 28:20.0
2014 (Sophomore): Competed in ever 8K race of the season… Ran both the Salisbury Fall Classic and the Navy Invitational in 29:48, taking 71st and 76th, respectively… Dropped more than minute off final race time for the remainder of the season, finishing the Lehigh Paul Short Run in 28:22.0 (291st)… Took 283rd at the Princeton Invitational with a time of 28:20.0… Ran the Patriot League Championship 8K course in 28:27.0, finishing 106th overall.
2013 (Freshman): Made collegiate debut at the Sea Gull Open, taking 81st in 30:07.7… Recorded a season-best 29:47.5 (65th) at the Navy Invitational… Closed out the season running at the Leopard Invitational, coming in 137th in 30:47.5… Earned a spot on the Patriot League Honor Roll.
Before Loyola: As the senior cross country captain and team MVP, he placed second at the state meet in Delaware... Helped set the Archmere Academy record in the 4x1600 and DMR... Won three letters in cross country, as well as two in track and basketball.
Personal: Thomas Gavin Porth... Son of Mary and Stephen Porth... Has three brothers, Stephen, Leo, and Conor, and one sister, Molly... Received highest academic honors at Archmere Academy all four year... Plans to major in biochemistry.