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     Pat Niyork
    Pat Niyork

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Villa Park, Ill.

    High School:
    Willowbrook

    Position:
    XC/Long Distance


    XC 2012: Kicked off his collegiate career with a sixth-place showing at the UIC Opener on Sept. 1 with a 4.1-mile time of 21:36.00 ... recorded a team-season best 8K time of 25:03 at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships on Sept. 14, placing eighth overall ... selected as the Horizon League's Runner of the Week on Oct. 10 for his performance at the Parkside Invitational ... named Horizon League Newcomer of the Year for his seventh-place performance at the conference meet, running a time of 25:29 in the 8K race ... represented UIC at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a 10K time of 32:52.19 to lead the team.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-sport athlete in track and cross country...three-year letter winner in cross country and four-year letter winner in track...has won five conference titles...all time state qualifier...holds the 3,200m record at Willowbrook high school...son of Michael...sibling named Shawn...studying history.

    Career-Best XC Times
    8,000 meters:

    Career-Best Times

    1,600m: 4:21
    3,200m: 9:09
    3-mile: 14:41