|Hometown||East Peoria, Ill.|
|High School (Prev. School)||Peoria Notre Dame|
2017 (Cross Country): Finished first for Valpo once and in the top three on three occasions ... Garnered first at the Bradley Classic, crossing the line in 26:46.70 ... Held a time of 35:39.70 at the NCAA Regionals.
2017 (Track): Had his best 3,000m run time of the indoor season on Feb. 26 at the Horizon League Indoor Championships, completing the event in 8:50.77 ... Posted his top 5,000m run time of the indoor campaign on Feb. 26 also, going 15:50.02 ... Top indoor one mile run time came on Jan. 21 at the Fort Wayne Duals, a time of 4:36.71 ... Clocked in at 4:08.33 in the outdoor 1,500m run on April 15 at the Benedictine Relays, a season-best time ... Top outdoor time in the 5,000m run was 15:36.51 on April 22 at the Pacesetter Invitational.
2016 (Cross Country): Ran in five races during his first year in the program ... finished second for Valpo at the Horizon League Championship (27:29.4) ... ran a season best at the University of San Diego Invite (26:44.0).
Prep: Three-year letter winner for the Fighting Irish ... 2016 all-state and all-conference in the 1,600m and 3,200m races ... 2015 state qualifier in the 1,600m event…conference runner-up in the 1,600m race…2014 4x800m relay conference champion…three-year letter winner in cross country ... two-time state qualifier ... two-time all-regional and all-sectional performer ... conference champion ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Natalie and Victor Fortin ... major is business.