Both look to be selected to NCAA Regionals this week
Brooks named Most Outstanding Rookie
Three distance runners achieve ECAC/IC4A standards
Stony Brook will participate in 10 event at prestigious meet
Seawolves junior surpasses 27-year-old mark
Outdoor: Won the 3000m (8:38.97) at the Wolfie Invitational (4/23) … Set a PR in the 5000m (14:18.38) at the IC4A Championships (5/14).
Outdoor: Set a PR in the 1500m (3:52.94) at the America East Championships (5/3).
Indoor: Part of the winning DMR team (10:19.78) at the Gotham Cup (1/16).
High School: Five-year letterwinner at Islip High School...was a distance runner...captained the team his senior year...broke school records in the 1,000-meters as a senior and in the mile as a junior....crowned two-mile champion at the N.Y. Relays as a senior...Tier Two All-American and All-State as a senior...four-time All-League selection....selected All-Division as a sophomore, junior and senior...placed on the All-County and All-Long Island teams during his junior and senior years...earned All-Eastern State accolades as a junior and Long Island Champion status as a senior...Scholar-Athlete...Principal's High Honor Roll.
Personal: Majoring in medicine....son of Michael and Louisa Watts...brother of James and Emily...father was a national honorable mention track runner at C.W. Post...enjoys fishing, cross training and tennis...dreams of breaking his father's 5k record...sports heroes are Mohammad Ali and Arnold Schwarzenegger...non-sports heroes are his parents.