Patrick Griffin
Patrick Griffin
Year: 2017
Hometown: Harvard, Mass.
High School: Bromfield
Events: Mid-Dist.

2016-17: Team captain.... Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors for competing in both the indoor and outdoor NCAA Track & Field Championships and compiling a cumulative GPA of at least 3.30.

Indoor Highlights: Won the 800-meter run (1:59.22) and helped Bates win the 4x400 relay in 3:27.88 against MIT and Colby.... Finished second in the 1,000-meters and helped Bates take second to Maine in the 4x400 relay at the Bates Invitational.... Finished the 800-meter run in a season-best 1:54.02 and helped Bates win the distance medley relay race at the John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University.... Was named Most Valuable Track Athlete at the Maine State Men's Indoor Championships after his victory in the 800-meter run in 1:55.62 and running a leg in Bates' winning 4x800 relay race.... Helped the Bobcats achieve a record-breaking performance in the DMR at Boston University's David Hemery Valentine Invitational, with a time of 9:49.74, the sixth-fastest DMR ever run by a Division III team.... Placed third in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:54.69 at the New England Division III Men's Indoor Championships.... Helped Bates place fourth in the 4x800 relay with a time of 7:49.15 at Open New Englands and placed ninth in the 1,000 meters in 2:30.02, moving into a tie with John Stansel for eighth place in team history in the event.... Helped Bates finish in 10th place with a time of 10:08.21 in the DMR at the NCAA Championships.

Outdoor Highlights: NESCAC Spring All-Academic selection.... Finished second out of 15 in the 400-meter dash at 50.75 seconds and helped Bates win the 4x400 relay in 3:24.78 against UNH and Maine.... Won the 800-meter run in 2:00.01 against MIT, Tufts and RPI.... Won the 800-meter run in a time of 1:54.13 at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.... Won the 800-meter run (1:55.53) and helped Bates break the meet record in the 4x400 relay at the Maine State Men's Outdoor Championships.... Helped Bates take second in the 4x800 relay and took third place in the 800-meter run (1:53.52) at the NESCAC Championships.... Placed third in the 800-meter run in 1:52.54 at the New England Division III Outdoor Championships.... Finished the 800 meters with the fastest time in the field at the MIT Final Qualifying Meet, a personal record of 1:51.22, which moved him up from fifth place to fourth place on Bates' all-time performance list in the event.... Placed 14th in the men's 800-meter run at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.  


Indoor Highlights:
Ranked 11th in Division III in distance medley relay with 10:07.83 run at Tufts Last Chance Meet…. Open New Englands: Broke team 4x800 relay record (7:42.43)…. New England DIII Championships: fifth place in 800 meters…. Maine State Meet: Second place in 800 meters, state champion in 4x800 relay (7:58.27)..

Outdoor Highlights: New England DIII Championships: Second in 4x800 relay…. NESCAC Championships: Third place (All-NESCAC) in 4x800 relay…. Maine State Meet: Second place in 400 meters.