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08/21/2015

Five Mids Named to Patriot League Track and Field 25th Anniversary Team

All five Mids garnered All-America honors during their careers at the Academy

06/11/2014

Stell To Compete at NCAA Track and Field Championship

Stell aims to become just the fourth Navy javelin thrower to achieve All-American status

Harris's Career-Best Marks:
500m (I) - 1:02.10
800m (I) - 1:48.46
200m (O) - 21.53
400m (O) - 46.73
800m (O) - 1:47.55

Career Honors:
• All-American (Indoor: 800m - 2007)
• All-East (Indoor: 500m - 2006; Outdoor: 800m - 2005-07, 4x400m - 2007)
• Patriot League Track Athlete of the Meet (Indoor: 2006; Outdoor: 2007)
• First-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: 500m - 2006-07, 4x400m - 2005-07; Outdoor: 200m - 2007, 400m - 2007, 800m - 2006, 4x400m - 2007)
• Second-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: 4x800m - 2005 & `07; Outdoor: 800m - 2005)
• ECAC Track Athlete of the Week (Jan. 10, 2007; Feb. 13, 2007)
• Patriot League Track Athlete of the Week (Feb. 1, 2005; Jan. 17, 2006; April 25, 2006; Jan. 9, 2007; Feb. 13, 2007; March 21, 2007)

In Navy's Record Books:
• 500m - Indoor (1:02.10 - 6th)
• 800m - Indoor (1:48.46 - 1st, 1:48.91 - 2nd, 1:50.02 - 3rd, 1:50.71 - 4th, 1:50.73 - 5th, 1:51.47 - 9th)
• 4x400m - Indoor (3:12.07 - 1st, 3:13.71 - 3rd)
• DMR - Indoor (9:41.71 - 3rd)
• 800m - Outdoor (1:47.55 - 1st, 1:48.67 - 2nd, 1:48.77 - 3rd, 1:48.86 - 4th, 1:48.96 - 5th, 1:49.30 - 7th, 1:49.79 - 10th)
• 4x400m - Outdoor (3:09.48 - 3rd, 3:09.71 - 4th, 3:10.60 - 10th)
• Sprint Medley - Outdoor (3:24.81 - 8th)

2006-07:
Enjoyed a memorable junior year in the long sprints and middle distance events ... earned All-America honors in the indoor 800-meter run with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championship .. placed second in the preliminary round to qualify for the national championship finals ... won the 800-meter run seven times on the year ... finished first in the 500-meter run all three times he raced in the event ... also posted victories in the 200-meter and 400-meter events twice during the outdoor campaign ... finished among the top-five runners in 20 of his 22 individual races ... in the 4x400-meter relay, he helped the Mids to eight victories over the two seasons ... posted school records in the indoor (1:48.46) and outdoor (1:47.55) 800-meter run and completed a leg on the program-record 4x400-meter indoor relay (3:12.07) ... registered one of the 10-fastest marks in school history in five events ... among those five events, his name appears among the all-time top-10 lists 14 times ... won three events (200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 4x400-meter relay) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship to earn track athlete-of-the-meet kudos ... smashed the league championship record in the outdoor 400-meter run with a time of 46.77 seconds ... also claimed three victories in the Star Meet versus Army ... against the Black Knights, he made his collegiate debut in the 200-meter dash ... he won the event from a standing start with a blistering time of 21.55 seconds ... qualified for the IC4A Championship in the indoor and outdoor 800-meter run, 500-meter run, outdoor 400-meter dash and outdoor 200-meter dash ... broke the 800-meter outdoor record in the preliminary round before finishing fifth in the finals ... earned a spot at the NCAA East Region Championship in the 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash and the 800-meter run ... placed third in the 800-meter run during the prelims before claiming a spot in the national championship with a fifth-place performance in the finals.

2005-06:
Advanced to the NCAA Championship in the outdoor 800-meter run ... first Navy runner to compete in the event at the national championship in 61 years ... placed 23rd during the prelims with a 1:50.13 clocking ... qualified for the NCAA Championship by finishing fifth at the NCAA East Regional with a 1:49.93 showing ... crossed the finish line in 1:48.67 during the regional prelims ... placed fourth at the IC4A Championship with a time of 1:50.29 ... won the event at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship, crossing the finish line in 1:49.30 ... finished first five times during the outdoor slate ... won the indoor 500-meter and 800-meter run events twice ... won the 500-meter run at the Patriot League Championship with a 1:04.15 showing ... followed that performance up with a second-place 1:02.10 effort in the finals at the IC4A Championship ... his 1:02.39 in the prelims was the fastest time ... owned the team's fastest times in the indoor 500-meter and outdoor 800-meter runs.

2004-05:
Finished in sixth-place at the IC4A Outdoor Championship with a 1:49.85 showing ... placed 14th in the preliminary round of the NCAA East Regional ... crossed the finish line in the indoor 800-meter run in 1:50.73 at the Iowa State Classic ... possessed Navy's top-efforts in the indoor 500 and 800 meters and outdoor 800 meters ... corralled three first-place showings during his freshman campaign.

High School:
Attended Woodbury High School ... earned three letters in track, two in cross country and one in wrestling ... member of track & field team that finished second in the state championship ... member of 4x400-meter relay team that won two state championships ... served as captain of his track team.

Personal:
Son of Paul Harris and Jovonna Williams ... born March 30, 1986, in Joliet, Ill. ... majoring in ocean engineering.

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