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Tom Eldridge
Tom Eldridge
Height: 5-9
Weight: 140
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rocky River, Ohio
High School: Rocky River
Position: Distance

2014 Outdoor: Finished 17th in the 10,000m run at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Vermont… Clocked his top 10k time of the season, 32:30.17, at the Colonial Relays at William and Mary… Ran his top 5k time of 15:43.22 while placing fourth in the event at the Morgan State Legacy Meet.

2013-14 Indoor: Competed in the 3,000m and 5,000m events during the winter, placing 21st in the 5k at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 15:31.18… Recorded his top 5k time of the season, 15:21.14, at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York… Posted his best 3k time of 8:38.24 while finishing fourth at the NYU Team Challenge.

2013 Outdoor: Earned a fourth-place finish in the 10,000m run at the 2013 America East Outdoor Championships… Also finished in 14th in the 5,000m event at the conference meet at Binghamton… Recorded his top time of 15:10.49 in the 10k race at the Mason Invitational... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012-13 Indoor: Did not compete in any meets.

2012 Outdoor: Posted a career-best time of 31:36.40 in the 10,000m run at the Duke Invitational, placing sixth in the event... His time ranks sixth-fastest in UMBC history... Finished 18th overall in the 10,000m run with a time of 32:57.96 at the America East Championships... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2011-12 Indoor: Did not compete.

2011 Outdoor: Finished tenth overall, 32:42.03, in the 10,000m run at the America East Championships... Recorded a personal-best performance, 8:57:54, in the 3,000m run at the Maryland Invitational, a time which ranked tenth all-time in school history at the time... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010-11 Indoor: Finished fifth overall, 9:39.25, in the 3,000m run at the 10th Annual Gulden Relays… Set a personal best time of 8:53.52 in the 3,000m run at the Lafayette/Rider Winter Games Invitational.

Background: Named to the All-Conference First Team in 2008 and 2009 in cross country and honorable mention in track in 2008… Earned Academic All-Ohio honors in 2008 and 2009… Was a regional and state qualifier in cross country in his junior and senior seasons… Was a Scholar Athlete four times for track and field and three for cross country… Helped lead Rocky River High School to the Ohio State Cross Country Championship meet for the first time in school history in 2009… Graduated from RRHS with high honors and is a member of the French National Honors Society.

Personal: Son of Wendy and Jeff Eldridge… Has an older brother, Ryan… Majoring in chemistry… Born June 12, 1992.

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