Colin Abert

Colin Abert is a finalist for the Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame Sr. Multi-Sport Athlete of the Year

Colin Abert, Easton High School Cross Country, Indoor track and Track and Field star who is headed to Penn State on scholarship is a finalist for the Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame Sr. Multi-Sport Athlete of the Year.

Overall Bests

1,600 Meter Run:           4:16.90 (5/23/14)

3,000 Meter Run:           8:55.89 (12/30/14)

3,200 Meter Run:           9:20.46 (4/19/14)

5,000 Meter Run (XC): 14:55:00 (10/4/14)

800  Meter  Run:           1:57.80 (4/28/14)

 

Accomplishments

Cross Country

Freshman Year:

  • 3rd place at leagues (Lehigh Valley Conference)
  • 5th place at districts (District 11)
  • 125th place at the 2011 PIAA State Championship AAA (17:31)

 

Sophomore Year:

  • 1st place at leagues
  • 1st place at districts
  • 12th place at the 2012 PIAA State Championship AAA (16:16) (First Sophomore)
  • 41st place at the Foot Locker Northeast Regional (16:40.20)

 

Junior Year

  • 4th place at the PTXC Meet
  • 1st place at leagues
  • 1st place at districts
  • 2nd Place at the 2013 PIAA State Championship AAA (15:54)
  • 13th place at the Foot Locker Northeast Regional (16:01)Senior Year
  • 1st place at the PTXC Meet
  • 1st place at Paul Short
  • 1st place at leagues
  • 1st place at districts
  • 5th place at PIAA State Championship AAA (15:47)
  • 16th place at the Foot Locker Northeast Regional (15:56)

 

Track

Freshman Year:

  • 2nd place in the 3200m at leagues (9:42.22)
  • 1st place in the 1600m at leagues (4:27.20)
  • 3rd place in the 3200m at districts (9:44.85)
  • 7th place in the 1600m at districts (4:32)

 

Sophomore Year:

  • 4th place in the mile run at the Hispanic Games (4:27.2)
  • 18th place at the 2013 PTFCA Indoor State Championship (4:32.73)
  • 1st place in the 3200m at leagues (9:40.35)
  • 1st place in the 1600m at leagues (4:25.09)
  • 1st place in the 1600m at districts (4:21.87)
  • 3rd place in the 800m at districts (1:59.09)
  • 6th place in the 1600m at the PIAA T&F Championship Prelims (4:25.54)

 

Junior Year

  • 2nd place in the 3200m at the Shippensburg 88th Jack Roddick HS Invitational (9:20.46)
  • 1st place in the 1600m at leagues (4:19.71)
  • 1st place in the 3200m at leagues (9:43.02)
  • 1st place in the 1600m at districts (4:18.95)
  • 1st place in the 3200m at districts (9:33.75)
  • 5th place in the 1600m at the PIAA T&F State Championship (4:17.23)
  • 12th place in the mile at the New Balance Outdoor National Emerging Elite

 

Special Recognitions:

3x Captain of the boy’s team

3x League and District Champion

Broke 5 course records senior year

EPC MVP for the third straight year

Three time state medalist

First Team ALL-State (Second Year)

Coordinated Health Athlete of the Week

Easton Express Times: Athlete of the Week

Easton Express Runner of the Year (3 years in a row)

Morning Call All-Area Runner of the year (3 years in a row)

Footlocker Regionals: Second Team

National Honor Society

Lehigh Valley Interscholastic Athletic Conference Council 2013-2015

Attending: Penn State University in the fall

Scholar Athlete

 

Nominations are still being taken for awards for winter and spring season athletes. Please submit nominations to nazoeagle@rcn.com and roughriderac@gmail.com Athles from The Poconos south to Sellersville, East from Phillipsburg, NJ and west to Kutztown will be considered for awards.