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Tom Coyle
Position: Middle Distance
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lansdale, Pa.
High School: La Salle College
Major: undeclared

Career Bests (thru the end of the 2014 collegiate season:

800 Meters: 1:51.38
1,500: 3:46.10
Mile: 4:08.30i
1,000: 2:30.27

2014 Season: Redshirted, but ran unattached ... set personal bests in the 800, first at the Stanford Invitational (1:52.78), and next at the West Coast Last Chance meet in San Francisco, in 1:51.38 ... also ran the 1,500 at the Stanford Invite (3:51.04), the Payton Jordan (a personal best 3:46.10) and Portland Track Festival (3:49.51). Indoors -- Twice broke personal best in the mile, first at Penn State National (4:09.55) on Feb. 1 and then at the Husky Classic (4:08.30) on Feb. 15 ...was 17th in the mile at the MPSF Championships, running 4:10.45 ... anchored Stanford's distance medley relay to third at MPSF's (9:44.54) ... made collegiate debut at the UW Indoor Preview on Jan. 18, finishing ninth in the 1,000 (2:30.27) and second in the 4x800 (7:35.71).

Cross Country: In 2013, ran two meets unattached, placing 50th at the Stanford Invitational.

High School: The 2012 Pennsylvania state AAA champion at 1,600 meters … second in the 2013 state meet in the same event, in 4:16.62 … his 1:51.78 in the 800 was among the nation’s top 10 times for a high school junior … won multiple all-state honors in both track and cross country.

Personal: Son of Brian and Joan Coyle ... great grandfather Edward McNichol played basketball for Pennsylvania from 1913-17, was an All-American and went on to coach the team from 1920-30 ... McNichol's five brothers also played basketball for the Quakers ... anticipates majoring in economics and enjoys swimming, ping pong and volleyball ... has younger siblings Mary Cate, 16, and Patrick, 10.