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AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Took fourth on Loyola at the Navy Invitational on September 12 (41st, 26:53)... Also took fourth for the Greyhounds at the Iona Meet of Champions (132nd, 28:15.41)... Placed fifth for the team at the Paul Short Run (10/2, 27:16) and Brooks Pre-Nationals (10/17, 28:15.0).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Finished first for Loyola, 14th overall, in his collegiate debut at the Baltimore Metro Invitational (16:24)... Placed sixth for the team at the Roy Griak Invitational in 28:49... Scored for the Hounds at the Paul Short nvitational in 26:45... Took 88th at the MAAC Championships in 28:21.53.
BEFORE LOYOLA: Helped Trojans under Coach O'Donnell and Coach Cohen win state championships while earning All-State honors as a junior... Also played for the lacrosse and swim team at Simsbury.
PERSONAL: Son of John and Julie Verrengia... Has a younger sister, Jenna... Favorite runner is teammate Matt Hassett... Enjoys fishing, biking, swimming, wakeboarding and third eye blind... Marketing major.
PRs: 800m - 1:59 1600m - 4:26 3200m - 9:59 5K - 16:15 8K - 26:45