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    Michael Rutt
    Michael Rutt
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sinking Spring, Pa.

    High School:
    Wilson High School

    Event:
    Mid-Distance

    Birthdate:
    10/28/1987

    As a Sophomore in 2007-2008:

    INDOOR: Was rRunner-up in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:53.64 at the BIG EAST Championships, also crossed the line in fifth place in the 500-meter run with time of 1:03.03...Won the New England Championships in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:48.93 to qualify for Nationals...Earned All-American Honors in the 800-meter run at the NCAA National Championships with a time of 1:52.79...Finished in second place in the 1000-meter run at the Sorlein Invitational with a time of 2:28.25...Won the 800-meter run at the Harvard Select Meet in a time of 1:52.36...Clocked 1:03.55 for the win at the Giegengack Invitational in the 500-meter run...Was the sixth overall finisher in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:50.79 at the highly competitive New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

    OUTDOOR: Earned his first career title at the BIG EAST Championships in the 800-meter run with a winning time of1:48.08...Won the New England Championships 800-meter run with a time of 1:52.34...Ran a 1:50.38 in the 800-meter run at the NCAA East Regional Championships...Turned in a fourth place finish at the LSU Tiger Relays in the 1500-meter run with a time of 3:59.05...Finished in third at the Miami Elite Invitational in the 800-meter run clocking 1:52.07...Ran on the 4x800 meter relay team at the Penn Relays that finished in 10th place in the "Championship of America" Division with a time of 7:32.68.

    As a Freshman in 2006-2007:

    INDOOR: Took second place at the BIG EAST Championships in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:52.33...Took seventh place at the New England Championships in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:54.08...Won the 800-meter run at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games with a time of 1:52.50...Won the 800-meter run at the Harvard Select Meet with a time of 1:54.30.

    OUTDOOR: Finished in fourth place in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:52.27 at the BIG EAST Championships...Placed 14th in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:50.39 at the NCAA East Regional Championships...Won the 400-meter dash at the UConn Alumni Invitational with a time of 49.00 seconds...Finished ninth at the Sea Ray Relays in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:51.42...Won the 800-meter run with a time of 1:50.47 at the Husky Spring Invite.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Wilson High School in West Lawn, Pa. ...Earned four varsity letters in track and field...Was conference co-MVP in 2006...Won the conference championship in the 800-meter run in 2005 and 2006...Won the conference championship in 400-meter dash in 2006...Led team to conference championship during all four seasons on varsity...Also ran cross country and played varsity soccer for four years...Member of the National Honors Society.

    Personal: Michael Andrew is the son of Mark and Karen Rutt ... born October 28, 1987 ... an exercise science major.

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