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UNCG Cross Country BIO
 William Sandin

2017 Outdoor Track & Field
Opened the season with a time of 19:40.00 in the 6,000 meters for 20th place at the Elon University Opener… Posted a team-high 14:01 in the 4.2 kilometer at the Campbell Duals… Ran a 20:01.40 for 55th place at the Adidas XC Challenge… Turned in a career-best 26:04.20 in the 5-mile run for 60th place at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational… Had a career-best 25:26.87 in the 8,000 meters for 23rd place at the Pirate XC Invitational… Placed a team-best 20th with a time of 25:46.80 in the 8,000 meters… Ran a 32:14.70 in the 10,000 meters for 131st place in the NCAA Southeast Regional.

2017 Outdoor Track & Field
Placed 18th in the 5,000 meters at the Southern Conference Championships with a time of 15:36.88 ... ran a career-best 4:03.03 in the 1,500 meters at the Liberty Invitational, finishing 11th ... posted a career-best 15:11.92 in the 5,000 meters at the Duke Invitational for a 20th-place finish ... ran a season-best 54.26 in the 400 meters at the Aggie Invitational.

2017 Indoor Track & Field
Took 15th in the 3,000 meters at the Southern Conference Championships with a career-best time of 9:00.72 ... part of 4x400 meter relay team that took fifth at the SoCon Championships with a time of 3:34.47 ... posted a career-best 2:01.61 in the 800 meters at the Camel City Invitational ... turned in a season-best 4:32.72 in the mile at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... took fifth in the 3,000 meters (9:08.27) and eighth in the 4x400 meter relay (3:51.05) at the UNCG Dual Meet Madness.

2016 Cross Country

Opened the season with a time of 19:29.0 at the Elon Invitational in the 6,000-meter run … Posted a time of 19:37.0 at the adidas XC challenge in the same distance … Recorded the Spartans' top time in the 8,000-meter distance with a 25:36.00 at the Princeton Invitational … Placed 49th at the SoCon Championships with a time of 25:56.40 … Also ran a 26:40.00 at Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitation in the 8k … Ended his season with a time of 33:08.60 in the 10,000-meter race at the NCAA Southeast Regionals.

2016 Outdoor Track & Field
Ran the 400-meter race twice, with times of 54.19 at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational and 54.24 at Coastal Carolina … Recorded a time of 1:59.67 in the 800-meter race at the Duke Invitational and a 2:07.80 in the Mountaineer Outdoor Open … Ran the 1,500-meter race four times, including a season-best 4:11.32 at the Southern Conference Championships … Also posted times of 4:11.36 (Duke Invitational), 4:15.17 (Mountaineer Outdoor Open) and 4:18.39 (High Point VertKlasse).

2016 Indoor Track & Field
Recorded a time of 2:05.60 in the 800-meter race at the Camel City Invitational … Tallied a time of 2:46.55 in the 1,000-meter distance at Virginia Tech … Ran the mile four times, posting times of 4:32.30 (High Point Team Challenge), 4.33.84 (Came City Invitational), 4:38.35 (UNCG Early Bird) and 4:49.76 (Southern Conference Championships). 

2015 Cross Country
Began the season with a time of 19:41.00 at the Elon University Opener at 6,000-meters …Posted a time of 26:21.80 in the 5-mile race at the Notre Dame Invitational … Ran a time of 16:49.60 for 5,000-meters at the Wolfpack Invitational … Recorded a time of 26:06.40 in the 8,000-meter run at the NCAA Pre-Nationals … Finished the season with a 34:15.20 in the 10,000-meter NCAA Southeast Regional. 

High School
Ran four years of cross country and track at Needham B. Broughton High School in Raleigh, N.C. ... was named All-State in cross country in 2014 and was a four-time recipient of the Star Coaches Award ... three-time All-Conference Second Team ... named All-Conference First Team ... was named the team's MVP in track ... helped the Capitals to four-consecutive state championships (2011-14)

William Joyner Sandin ... born May 7, 1997 ... son of Michael Sandin and Karen Joyner.

Top Times
Cross Country
5-Mile: 26:04.20 (Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational, 9/29/2017)
5k: 16:49.60 (Wolfpack Invitational, 9/18/15)
6k: 19:29.00 (Elon Invitational, 9/1/16)
8k: 25:26:87 (Pirate XC Invitational, 10/13/17)
10k: 32:14.70 (NCAA Southeast Regional, 11/10/17)

Indoor Track & Field
800m: 2:01.61 (Camel City Invitational, 2/4/17)
1,000m: 2:46.55 (Virginia Tech Invitational, 1/15/16)
Mile: 4:32.30 (High Point Team Challenge, 2/11/16)
3,000m: 9:00.72 (SoCon Championships, 2/25/17)

Outdoor Track & Field
400m: 54.19 (UNCW Seahawk Invitational, 3/12/16)
800m: 1:59.67 (Duke Invitational, 1:59.67)
1,500m: 4:03.03 (Liberty Invitational, 4/8/17)
5,000m: 15:11.97 (Duke Invitational, 4/22/17)

Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Broughton
Experience: High School
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