Plunkett's Cross Country Bio
Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Freshman/Freshman
2014 Indoor:At the Red & White Open (2/21), competing unattached, finished ninth in the 3000 meters in a personal-best time of 8:45.16 ... at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25), competing unattached, finished 12th in the 3000 meters in 8:59.42 ... making his collegiate debut, competing unattached, placed fifth in the 3000 meters in 8:50.91 at the Badger Indoor Open (1/17)
As a senior, finished runner-up at the cross country state championships and finished second in both the 1500 and 3000 meters at the outdoor track championships ... cross country state champion and Gatorade Runner of the Year in 2012 as a junior ... two-time indoor track state champion in both the 1600 and 3200 meters ... AP Scholar with honor, member of the National Honor Society ... high school coach: Geoffe Bennett
Parents are John and Ruth Plunkett ... has three sisters, including Olivia, Joanna and Isabelle ... intended major is economics
"At UW you can't beat the combination of an excellent institution, a storied and successful running program and a fun and interesting city."