|| Hakon DeVries
Collegiate Career Bests:
800 Meters 1:53.96
1,500 Meters 3:43.18
3,000 Meters 8:03.25i
5,000 Meters 14:04.00
Stanford: A versatile athlete who has been a postseason contributor at several distances on the track as well as in cross country...helped the Cardinal men to a third-place finish at the 2008 NCAA Cross Country Championships...a two-time All-American for Stanford on the track that should be a threat to repeat those feats in 2009.
2008 Season (Junior): Finished fifth at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships in the 1,500 meters with a career-best time of 3:43.18...ran a career best 800-meter time of 1:53. 96 at Cal Poly...earned his second All-America honor after running the 1,200-meter leg (2:55.81 split) of the distance medley relay at the NCAA Indoor Championships...finished second at the MPSF indoor championships in the mile...ran a NCAA provisional time of 4:03.91 in the mile at the Husky Invite...ran a career best 8:03.25 in the 3,000 meters at the UW Invitational.
2007 Season (Sophomore): Recorded a season-best 8:03.76 in the 3,000 meters at the UW Invitational.
2006 Season (Freshman): Competed in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, earning All-America honors with a 19th-place finish...finished fifth in the 5,000 meters at the West Regional to automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships...clocked a season-best 14:04.0 in the 5,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational...ran a season-best indoor time of 14:08.08 in the 5,000 meters to finish eighth at the MPSF Championships.
2005 Season: Redshirted.
International Competition: Competed for the United States at the 2005 World Junior Cross Country Championship in France, finishing 50th over the 8,000-meter course.
High School: A 2004 graduate of John Jay High School...two-time New York state high school two-mile champion...2003 indoor state champion in the 1,600 meters...a member of the state championship 4 x 800 meter relay team in 2004...2004 Gatorade New York State Runner of the Year...FootLocker National Championship finalist as a junior...high school All-American in the two-mile...New York cross country individual champion in 2002...2002 New York State Cross Country Runner of the Year.
Cardinal Catalogue: Human biology major...parents are Ken and Christine DeVries ... 2005 Pac-10 All-Academic cross country selection...also a 2006 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention choice in track and field.