Chris Sweeney
Chris Sweeney
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Woodland Park, N.J.
High School: Verona
Position: Sprints, Hurdles
Major: Computer Science

Collegiate Personal Bests
Indoor:
60m - 7.23
200m - 23.09
400m - 49.76
60m Hurdles - 8.29

Outdoor:
110m Hurdles - 14.73
400m Hurdles - 53.20

2017-18: NCAA Qualifier (Outdoor - 400m Hurdles)... All-New England (Outdoor - 100H, 400H, 4x400).. New England D3 Champion (110m Hurdles)... NEICAAA All-Region (400m Hurdles)... NEWMAC Champion (110m Hurdles and 400m Hurdles)... NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (110m Hurdles and 400m Hurdles)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... USTFCCCA All-Academic Team... NEWMAC Track Athlete of the Week (4/2)... Competed in 14 meets... Placed 14th in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championship... Finished fourth at the NEICAAA Championship in the 400-meter hurdles while running a season-best time of 53.20 in the prelims... Won the 110-meter hurdles at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship in a season-best time of 14.73 while also finishing second in the 400-meter hurdles... Won the 110 and 400-meter hurdles while also finishing fourth in the 4x100 at the NEWMAC Championship... Won both hurdles events in a dual meet vs. Williams and the Tufts Quad Meet...Finished 18th in the 60-meter hurdles at the New England D3 Indoor Championship... Ran a season-best 49.76 seconds in the 400m at the BU David Hemery Valentine Invitational... Earned four event wins in the indoor season.

2016-17: New England All-Region (Indoor - 60m Hurdles and 4x400)... NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team (400m Hurdles)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Competed in 13 meets... Was 22nd in the 400m hurdles at the NEICAAA Championship and third in the D3 New England Outdoor Championship as he ran 53.94... Was the runner-up at the NEWMAC Championship in 55.25... Placed 10th in the 60m hurdles at the NEICAAA Indoor Championship in 8.37... Was third in the 60m hurdles at the D3 New England Indoor Championship with a time of 8.47 and eighth in the 4x400 at 3:25.96.

2015-16: NCAA Qualifier (Outdoor - 4x400m relay) ... USTFCCCA All-Region (Indoor - 60m Hurdles; Outdoor - 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay) ... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (110m hurdles, 400m hurdles) ... USTFCCCA Scholar-Athlete ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... NEWMAC Track Athlete of the Week (4/18) ... competed in seven indoor meets ... registered a fourth place performance in the 60m hurdles (8.35) at the New England Division III Indoor Championship (2/19-20) ... opened the season by helping the 4x400m relay team to second place (3:27.73) at the Bates Tri Meet (1/16) ... ran a career best time of 7.23 in the 60m dash and 23.09 in the 200m when he won the events at the MIT Alumni Meet (1/9) ... competed in nine outdoor meets ... aided the 4x400m relay team to first place (3:13.32) and the 4x100m relay team to third place (41.72) at the ECAC Division III Outdoor Championship (5/18-19) ... at the New England Division III Outdoor Championship (5/5-7) placed fourth in the 110m hurdles (15.04) and seventh in the 400m hurdles (55.49) ... was the runner up in the 110m hurdles (15.07) and the 400m hurdles (55.28) at the NEWMAC Championship (4/30) ... personal best times of 14.94 (110m hurdles) and 53.65 (400m hurdles) came in the preliminary heats of each event at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championship (5/13-14).

2014-15: NEWMAC Champion (4x400m relay) ... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (110m hurdles) ... competed in four indoor meets ... aided the 4x400m relay team to first place (3:28.84) at the Bowdoin Invitational (1/17) ... ran a career best time of 51.37 in the 400m dash at the John Thomas Terrier Classic (1/30-31) ... competed in five outdoor meets ... clinched first place in the 4x400m relay (3:19.47), second in the 110m hurdles (15.33) and third in the 400m hurdles (55.15) at the NEWMAC Championship (4/25) ... opened the outdoor season by helping the 4x400m relay team to first place at the PLNU Invitational (3/28).

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in computer science ... intern at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab ... member of Jazz Band and UAV Team... Researcher at CSAIL and the Media Lab.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Verona High School … Essex County Breakout Athlete of the Year … SEC Conference Champion … Essex County Champion … three-time State Section Champion … also played soccer … National Honor Society … Marching Band (lieutenant and section leader) … Concert Band … Jazz Band … Honor Roll … All-State Symphonic Band.