Outdoor Track & Field
2011-2012 (Freshman): Did not compete.
Indoor Track & Field
2011-2012:- Finished 13th in the 1 Mile at the Hokie Invitational (4:21.20)
... took 13th in the 1000m with a time of 2:31.77 and 5th in the 1 Mile with a
time of 4:18.77 at the Patriot Games.
2012-2013 (Sophomore): Finished 9th in the 8k at the Atlantic 10 Championship (26:04.3) ...
finished 5th in the 8k at the Spider Alumni Open (15:17.8) ... finished 10th in
the 8k at the William & Mary Invite (25:52)... finished 41st in the 8k at the
Charlotte Invitational - Gold (25:32.42) ... finished 49th in the 10k at the Chile
Pepper CC Festival (32:06.6).. finished 125th at the NCAA Southeast Regional 10k (32:46.99) ... member of the A-10 All-Conference team.
2011-2012 (Freshman): Crossed the line as the
Spiders' second finisher in the 8k at Lehigh's Paul Short Invitational (26:20)
... recorded a time of 25:58.25 in the 8k at Virginia's Panorama Farms
Invitational to place 39th... turned in a top-25 showing as the Spiders' first
finisher with an 8k time of 25:21.20 at the A-10 Championship ... finished the
10k course at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 34:57.6.
Graduated from Massapequa High School in Massapequa, N.Y. ... earned
All-America honors in the 2-mile after winning the event with a time of 9:15.94
at the Emerging Elite race at the New Balance Indoor National Championships,
his finish representing the sixth-fastest time of the day ... finished as a
four-time NYSSWA All-State team selection his senior season (1600, 3200, 2-mile
and DMR) ... was a two-time County champion and nine-time All-Country honoree
... clocked a personal-best time in the 1600 meters at the 2011 Icahn Stadium
Invitational (4:18.8) ... set school records in nine events over the
course of his prep career ... earned NYSSWA All-Federation Cross Country honors
in 2010 and All-State accolades as a freshman and junior.
Son of Ed and Linda Valenski ... has three older brothers, Greg (25), Kevin
(22) and Mark (20) ... father ran track at St. John's ... Greg played hockey at
Colby College ... Kevin currently runs track at Boston College ... in high
school, was a member of National Honor Society and German National Honor
Society ... also a member of the High Honor Roll and an AP Scholar.