2017 (Cross Country): Competed in every meet for Valpo ... Received his top 8K result of the year at the MVC Championships, tallying a time of 27:23.59 ... Earned the team's second-best placing at the NCAA Regionals, amassing a time of 34:29.00 in the 10K ... Finished fifth for the squad at the Crusader Open.

Prep: Three-time letter winner for the Panthers ... earned the AAA Southern Division Cross Country athlete of the year award ... 2015 All-Metro cross country second team ... two-time Southwestern Conference academic all-conference ... three-year letterwinner in track ... National Honor Society member ... Eagle Scout ... 2016 Youth Salute finalist ... received the American Legion scholastic award.

Personal: Son to Sue and Ron Black ... major is civil engineering.