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Will Drinkwater
Position: Middle Distance
Other Position: Distances
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Gig Harbor, Wash.
High School: Gig Harbor
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Career Bests (thru 3/21/14):

800 Meters: 1:53.16
1,500: 3:52.73
Mile: 4:11.73i
1,000: 2:32.57i

2014 Season: Indoors -- Set personal best in the mile (4:11.73) in finishing sixth in the B race at the UW Invitational on Feb. 1 ... placed 23rd in the mile at the MPSF Championships (4:14.89).

2013 Season: Outdoors – Placed seventh at the USATF junior nationals in the 1,500, in 3:53.73 … ran a strong 3:52.73 to set a personal record in the 1,500 at the Stanford Invitational ... ran in four meets, including an 800-1,500 double at the Stanford Invitational ... ran an 800 season best of 1:55.14 in the same meet. Indoors - Set his mile personal record of 4:14.55 at the UW Preview ... placed 26th at the MPSF Championships in the mile at 4:14.89 ... competed in four meets, running the mile three times, and the 800, 4x400, 4x800, and distance medley relay once each.

Cross Country: Ran in three meets in 2013, placing 23rd at the Doc Adams Invitational.

High School: Placed sixth at the Washington 4A state championships in the 800 (1:53.16) while at Gig Harbor High School, the alma mater of former Stanford teammate Miles Unterreiner ... helped the Tides win Washington's Class 4A cross country championship and become the first team from west of the Cascades Mountains to win the state's large-school classification in 25 years.

Personal: His father, Danny Drinkwater, was a member of Nike's Backside Track Club in Eugene in the early 1980s and was a training partner of Olympian Mary Slaney.