Senior Boys 5k Improvement Curve

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We've taken a look at the top 100 boys 5k runners this fall, and wanted to look back to see what they ran as freshman. The chart below is comparing fastest 5k time as a senior and as freshman with the difference calculating the amount of improvement.

The fastest runner in the senior class has been Luke Laverdiere throughout his career, he improved 1:22.91 over the course of four years. Mitch Libby of Wells who ran 15:59.26 this fall improved a whopiing 3:03.74 over the course of his four years.

MDI's Nick Reznick went from 21:56.37 a freshman down to 16:56.18 this fall, that improvement was an amazing 5:00.19.

Check out the improvement curve below for the top 100.


Athlete 2017 Seniors 2017 Seniors (Freshman) Difference
Luke Laverdiere 15:10.86 16:33.77 ( 1:22.91 )
Mitch Libby 15:59.26 19:03.00 ( 3:03.74 )
Yahya Nure 16:01.23 --
Conner Piers 16:03.88 17:59.35 ( 1:55.47 )
Alexander Swett 16:12.05 16:56.29 ( 44.24 )
Brendan Penfold 16:26.19 19:11.61 ( 2:45.42 )
Dominic Sclafani 16:37.07 --
Alex Kinley 16:41.65 --
Anthony Chase 16:48.00 19:57.80 ( 3:09.80 )
Caleb Thurston 16:51.41 --
Nick Neveu 16:52.41 17:16.52 ( 24.11 )
Russell Allen 16:53.51 19:39.93 ( 2:46.42 )
Abbas Muktar 16:54.09 --
Nick Reznick 16:56.18 21:56.37 ( 5:00.19 )
Matt Keresey 17:00.43 17:19.22 ( 18.79 )
Jackson Pierce 17:02.00 --
Charlie Henning 17:02.60 19:59.38 ( 2:56.78 )
Luke Grover 17:09.00 18:51.99 ( 1:42.99 )
Adam Bruder 17:10.39 20:05.00 ( 2:54.61 )
David Barnum 17:10.67 --
Evan Desmond 17:11.92 18:09.50 ( 57.58 )
Patrick Fraser 17:16.14 19:02.96 ( 1:46.82 )
Jared Troubh 17:20.00 19:44.35 ( 2:24.35 )
Devin Hoskins 17:22.53 --
Sammy Potter 17:24.23 17:47.33 ( 23.10 )
Wilkins Rossignol 17:25.57 19:30.30 ( 2:04.73 )
Jonny Spencer 17:27.42 18:07.94 ( 40.52 )
Mitch Stapleton 17:28.02 18:47.00 ( 1:18.98 )
Addison Coty 17:28.21 18:20.55 ( 52.34 )
Joel Bond 17:29.90 --
Jarrod Hooper 17:31.97 21:14.60 ( 3:42.63 )
Gannon Duckworth 17:32.06 --
Thomas Doyle 17:32.33 20:59.20 ( 3:26.87 )
Abdikadir Abdirahman 17:36.19 --
Gaelan Boyle-wight 17:39.53 22:57.89 ( 5:18.36 )
Gabriel Calandri 17:41.00 --
Reece Rodrigue 17:44.03 19:48.91 ( 2:04.88 )
Max Bartley 17:44.54 20:56.81 ( 3:12.27 )
Ricky Smith 17:45.06 18:54.46 ( 1:09.40 )
Graham Bernier 17:46.44 23:27.00 ( 5:40.56 )
Kyle Bshara 17:48.00 --
Sam Holt 17:49.03 --
Gaeb Bouchard 17:50.15 20:46.00 ( 2:55.85 )
Soren Nyhus 17:50.26 --
Zeke Robinson 17:50.28 --
Jon Lesko 17:50.32 21:00.73 ( 3:10.41 )
Arsen Scheindel 17:51.59 18:28.10 ( 36.51 )
Gabe Vesenka 17:52.00 20:06.59 ( 2:14.59 )
Wesley Ganglfinger 17:52.55 19:20.50 ( 1:27.95 )
Kyle Ames 17:53.20 17:56.88 ( 3.68 )
Aidan Cerjanec 17:54.00 22:45.29 ( 4:51.29 )
Jon Donnelly 17:56.60 19:51.19 ( 1:54.59 )
Liam Willey 17:57.00 --
Brennan Flatt 17:58.26 --
Nick Lillis 18:00.00 --
Shane Patterson 18:01.00 --
Noah Jordan 18:04.08 --
Dalan Hubbard 18:04.45 --
Jonah Clark 18:04.78 --
Thomas Kaiser 18:06.00 --
Wilder Baldwin 18:07.00 19:03.63 ( 56.63 )
Jack Wroten 18:07.73 19:59.11 ( 1:51.38 )
Cameron Bancroft 18:10.44 --
Matt Frost 18:10.64 19:26.04 ( 1:15.40 )
Alex Gerencer 18:12.85 21:25.00 ( 3:12.15 )
Connor Dolan 18:13.64 --
Trevor Rafford 18:13.67 20:06.58 ( 1:52.91 )
Robby Dobson 18:14.00 19:29.44 ( 1:15.44 )
Christian Tomison 18:14.04 18:37.00 ( 22.96 )
Andy Chambers 18:15.39 20:37.73 ( 2:22.34 )
Jacob Young 18:17.24 --
David Phinney 18:18.63 20:46.30 ( 2:27.67 )
Wyatt Yost 18:19.83 19:17.00 ( 57.17 )
Quentin Curtis 18:21.51 21:36.00 ( 3:14.49 )

Kevin Ingalls 18:22.92 21:43.00 ( 3:20.08 )
Eli Gundersen 18:24.00 19:29.45 ( 1:05.45 )
Ben Alford 18:29.00 20:09.00 ( 1:40.00 )
Jett Bacon 18:30.37 20:51.39 ( 2:21.02 )
Ethan Ray 18:31.16 --
James Cyr 18:31.18 --
Charlie Piper 18:36.00 20:42.00 ( 2:06.00 )
Vincent Falardeau 18:37.00 20:43.00 ( 2:06.00 )
Lionel Whitehead 18:37.11 20:24.00 ( 1:46.89 )
Jordan Lowery 18:38.18 19:17.50 ( 39.32 )
Calvin Mockler 18:40.94 --
Tommy Thelander 18:41.26 --
Matthew Perconti 18:41.58 22:20.46 ( 3:38.88 )
Max Mattson 18:41.62 --
Hunter Dionne 18:42.00 19:49.00 ( 1:07.00 )
Jack Mason 18:43.00 22:12.00 ( 3:29.00 )
Holden Clapp 18:44.70 21:57.50 ( 3:12.80 )
Ryan Olson 18:45.18 --
Babou Gatete 18:47.00 --
Jebediah Johnson 18:48.00 19:21.70 ( 33.70 )
Eero Pandora 18:49.38 21:12.40 ( 2:23.02 )
Josh Hyssong 18:50.60 21:36.00 ( 2:45.40 )
John Veroneau 18:50.94 --
Will Hausmann 18:52.00 --
Tyler Pellerin 18:54.16 --
Maximum 18:54.16 23:27.00 ( 3.68 )
Median 17:02.51 20:00.38 ( 2:52.12 )
Average 17:49.52 19:55.27 ( 2:09.14 )
Minimum 15:10.86 16:33.77 ( 5:40.56 )
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