Will Laird
Will Laird
Year: So.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Garfield High School
Position: Middle Distance/Distance
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Saybrook

Collegiate Bests:

800 meters: 1:56.14

1,000 meters: 2:27.61

1500 meters: 3:52.71

Mile: 4:10.09

6K (xc): 18:56.2

8K (xc): 24:50.0

10K (xc): 34:18.5

High School Bests:

800m 1:55.4

1,600m 4:17.72

5k (xc) 15:58.2

2018-2019: In cross country competed at the Harvard-Yale Princeton tri-meet finishing 7th overall in 18:56.02 for 6K… Competed at the Pre-Nationals Invitational… Ran at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships finishing 8th for Yale. In indoor track competed in the 1,000 meters at the Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia tri-meet finishing fourth and ran a leg of the runner-up 4x800 meter relay team… Ran the mile at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet and ran a leg of the winning 4x800 meter relay… At the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational ran a personal best in the mile… Recorded a personal best in the 1,000 meters at the Ivy League Indoor Track and Field Championship placing seventh in the finals and also ran a leg of the 4x880 yard relay…

2017-18: In cross country competed at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet finishing 9th overall… Competed at the Panorama Farms Invitational finishing 3rd for Yale and 22nd overall… Ran an 8K personal best of 24:50 at the Pre-Nationals Invitational… Competed at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships… Finished 3rd for the team at the NCAA Northeast Regional. In indoor track competed in the 1,000 meters at the Yale-Dartmouth-Columbia tri-meet… Ran a 4:12.34 in the mile at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational… Competed in the 1,000 meter run at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships and ran a leg of the 4x800 meter relay… Ran a personal best of 4:10.97 in the mile at the ECAC Indoor Championships. In outdoor track ran a 1:56.14 in the 800 meters at the Harvard-Yale Match… Competed in the 1500 meter run at the Virginia Challenge... Recorded a personal best of 3:52.71 in the 1500 meters at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.

High School: 12th at the 3A State XC Champs...3rd in the 3A 800m...5th in the 3A 1600m at State.
 
Personal: Played club soccer for 10 years, went to two state finals and was a regional and national champion...Has two younger brothers and a yellow lab...Volunteered with the Special Olympics: Project Unified club all four years of high school.