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    William Sanders
    William Sanders
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wethersfield, Conn.

    2009 Season:
    Captain

    As a Junior in 2007-2008:

    CROSS COUNTRY: Finished 21st with a time of 24:29.40 at the BIG EAST Championships...Was the top Husky finisher, finishing 39th at the New England Championships with a time of 26:01...Finished 22nd with a time of 30:29.60 at the Northeast Regional Championships....Was the individual champion finishing with a time of 24:58 at the UMass Invitational.

    INDOOR: Finished 18th at the BIG EAST Championships in the 3000-meter run with a time of 8:28.02...Ran 4:18.08 in the one-mile run at the New England Championships...Placed second at the Sorlein Invitational in the one-mile run with a time of 4:19.96...Finished in fifth place at the Harvard Select Meet clocking 8:25.23 for the 3000-meter run...Came in seventh at the Giegengack Invitational in the one-mile run in 4:13.43...Ran 8:23.27 and came in fifth place at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in the 3000-meter run...Finished runner-up and clocked 2:28.55 for the 1000-meter run at the Lafayette-Rider Invitational.

    OUTDOOR: Finished in fourth place in a very close and highly contested 3000-meter steeplechase at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 9:07.99...Clocked 3:54.75 for a seventh place finish in the one-mile run at the New England Championships...Won the 3000-meter steeplechase at the UConn Springtime Invitational in a time of 9:27.00, winning by over 18 Seconds.

    As a Sophomore in 2006-2007:

    CROSS COUNTRY: Placed 57th at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 25:07...Took 55th place with a time of 33:23 at the NCAA Regional Championship...Earned a third place finish with a time of 27.06 at the Ted Owens Invitational...Finished in fourth place at the Quinnipiac Invitational with a time of 26:18...Laid claim to a 93rd place finish at the New England Championship with a time of 25:58...Took 16th place at the Albany Invitational with a time of 25:27.

    INDOOR: Finished 11th in the 3000-meter run at the New England Championships with a time of 8:38.20...Placed seventh in the 3000-meter run with a time of 8:45.73 at the Sorlein Invitational...Finished second in the 3000-meter run at the Harvard Select Meet with a time of 8:34.57.

    OUTDOOR: Finished 12th in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 9:23.38...Placed third in the one-mile run with a time of 4:18.73 at the Brown Invitational...Won the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Husky Spring Invite with a time of 9:25.36.

    As a Freshman in 2005-2006: Competed at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J.

    High School: Attended Northwest Catholic High School in West Hartford, Conn.

    Personal: William Joseph is the son of William and Louisa Smith ... born March 19, 1987 ... a political science major