Friday, Sep. 20
Women 3rd; Men 4th
Cross Country
Adidas XC Challenge
Saturday, Oct. 5
Women 18th; Men 24th
Cross Country
Louisville Classic
Friday, Oct. 18
Women 4th; Men 5th
Cross Country
ECU Pirate XC Invitational
Saturday, Nov. 2
Women 3rd; Men 5th
Cross Country
SoCon Championship
Friday, Nov. 15
Women 22nd; Men 24thth
Cross Country
NCAA Southeast Regionals
Saturday, Nov. 23
Cross Country
NCAA Championship

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


2018 Outdoor Track & Field
Placed 12th in the 1,500-meter with 4:04.94 in the SoCon Championship and set a career-best of 3:56.45 in the event at the Duke Invitational…Set a season-high of 54.20 in the 400-meter at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational.

2018 Indoor Track & Field
Earned three points as part of the relay teams that finished seventh in the 4x400-meter with a time of 3:33.27 and eighth in the distance medley relay with 11:11.80 at the SoCon Championships… Placed 13th in 800-meter in the same meet and had a career-best of 1:58.13 in the event at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational…Helped relay team finish first in its sectional in the distance medley relay at the JDL College Dual Meet Madness.

2017 Cross Country
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: 1:58.13 (Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational, 2/2/18)
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: 3:56.45 (Duke Invitational, 4/20/18)
5,000m: 15:11.97 (Duke Invitational, 4/22/17)

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