Adam Houston
Adam Houston
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seattle, Wa.
High School: Roosevelt High School
Position: Middle Distance/Distance
Major: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Residential College: Branford

Yale PRs

1,500m 3:59.99

Mile 4:21.61

3,000m 8:20.16

5,000m 14:33.05

XC 8k 24:49.3

High School PRs

800m 2:04.70

1,600m 4:22.40

3,200m 9:04.10

XC 5k 15:25.90

2016-2017: Finished third on the team at Fordham meet, placing sixth overall… Raced at Harvard/Yale/Princeton Meet and at Notre Dame Joe Piane Invite, where he finished third among the Elis… Selected by team to be captain for the 2017 season.

2015-2016: Ran fifth on the team at Harvard-Yale-Princeton… Competed at the Panorama Farms Invite… Ran a 8k personal best at Pre-Nationals (24:49.3)… Broke into the top three on the team at the Ivy League Championships with a 17th-place overall finish… Placed 54th at Regionals to finish sophomore season... Placed 12th in mile at Harvard/Yale/Princeton.

2014-2015: Placed 25th at Harvard/Yale/Princeton... Finished third on the team at the Iona Meet of Champions... Set 8k personal best at Lehigh... Raced in Bulldogs’ top seven at Pre-Nationals... Won the 5,000-meter run at the Giegengack Invite... Competed in the 5,000-meter run at the Indoor Ivy League Championships and the 3,000-meter run at Indoor IC4As... Set 5,000-meter  personal best at the Penn Relays... Competed at Outdoor Ivy League Championships in the 5,000-meter run.

High School: Four-year varsity member of cross country and track teams...Holds school 5k cross country and 3,200-meter track records...Cross country MVP in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and Most Talented Newcomer in 2010...Captained the track team as a junior and senior and cross country team as a senior...Three-time Washington State cross country qualifier...2012 Roosevelt cross country team won Academic State Champions with the highest combined GPA in the state...Seattle Club 101 Scholar Athlete.

Personal: Valedictorian of Roosevelt High School...National Merit Finalist...Competed the 200-mile Seattle-to-Portland bike ride...Interested in majoring in environmental studies.