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    Steven Rochester
    Steven Rochester
    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Danbury, Conn.

    Event:
    Sprints

    As A RS-Junior in 2008-09:

    INDOOR: Had an eighth place showing in the 400-meter dash at the BIG EAST Championship finishing in a time of 48.89 seconds ... Finished fourth at the New England Championship in the 400-meter coming in with a time of 48.85 seconds ... Took seventh at the Sorlein Invitational in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:01.02 ... Came in fourth in the 400-meter at the Harvard Quad with a time of 49.71 seconds ... Earned third place in the 400-meter with a time of 48.89 at the Lafayette/Rider Invitational ... Was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that had three first place finishes at the Sorlein Invitational (3:23.14), Harvard Quad (3:17.80), and Lafayette/Rider Invitational (3:17.06) before turning in a third place showing at the BIG EAST Championship with a season best time of 3:14.16.

    OUTDOOR:

    Came in fifth in the 100-meter dash (11.28 seconds) and fourth in the 200-meter dash (22.58 seconds) at the UConn Invitational ... Had a seventh place showing at the Spec Towns Invitational in the 400-meter run with a season best time of 48.75 seconds... Took third in the 400-meter run (49.26 seconds) and sixth in the 200-meter dash (22.05 seconds) at the UConn Spring Invitational ... Finished second at the UMass Invitational in the 400-meter run in 48.75 seconds.

    As a RS-Sophomore in 2007-2008:

    INDOOR: Earned a podium spot with a third place result at the BIG EAST Championships in the 500-meter run with a time of 1:02.65...Finished in fifth place at the Harvard Select Meet in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.46 seconds...Clocked 1:04.47 in the 500-meter run at the Giegengack Invitational good enough for second place...Ran 1:04.71 at the New Balance Collegiate Indoor Games and finished in 12th place in the 500-meter run.

    OUTDOOR: Finished in fifth place at the BIG EAST Championships in the 400-meter dash with a time of 48.95 seconds, also ran on the 4x400 meter relay that finished in third place in a time of 3:12.39...Member of the 4x400 meter relay that ran a 3:16.00 at the LSU Tiger Relays to earn fifth place...Turned in a second place finish at the UConn Springtime Invitational in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.14 seconds...Member of the 4x400 meter relay team that ran 3:12.06 at the World Famous Penn Relays.

    As a RS-Freshman in 2006-2007:

    INDOOR: Finished second at the New England Championships in the 500-meter run with a time of 1:04.81...Took fourth in the 400-meter dash at the Sorlein Invitational with a time of 51.04 seconds...Placed second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.91 seconds at the Harvard Select Meet.

    OUTDOOR: Won the 400-meter dash at the Brown Invitational with a time of 49.18 seconds...Finished in third place at the Husky Springtime Invitational in the 400-meter dash with a time of 48.96 seconds.

    As a Freshman in 2005-2006: Red-shirted entire year due to injury.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Danbury High School in Danbury, Conn....Earned All-State and All-New England honors in the 300 meter dash.

    Personal: A sociology major...Born January 1, 1987.