- High School/Other
- James W. Robinson
- Fairfax, Va.
Updated: January 2, 2014
2013 Cross Country: Competed in five meets for the Hokies... Placed fourth at the Mountaineer Open... Posted personal bests in both the 8k and 10k distances... Placed 33rd at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational (24:30.50)... Finished in 30th at the ACC Championships (24:51.20)... Earned a 39th place finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional (30:18.30) in the 10k distance.
2013 Outdoor: Finished 17th in 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA East Preliminary Round with a season-best time of 8:56.18 ... Took sixth at the ACC Championship (9:06.23) ... Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Oxy Invite with a time of 8:56.63 ... Competed once in both the 1,500 and 5,000 meters ... Posted a time of 3:52.94 at the Roanoke/Virginia Tech Twilight in the 1,500 meters ...14:50.87 in the 5,000 meters.
2013 Indoor: Did not compete.
2012 Cross Country: Did not compete.
2012 Outdoor: Redshirted.
2012 Indoor: Placed 10th in the 3000 meters at the ACC Championship (8:14.50) … Ran a personal best 4:07.44 mile at the VT Elite Meet … Posted a personal best time of 8:12.56 for the 3000 meters at the SPIRE Division I Invitational.
2011 Cross Country: Competed in five meets on the season … Placed fourth on the team and 49th overall at the NCAA Southeast Regional Meet, running a career-best 10k of 31:26.6 … Finished 42nd at the ACC Championship Meet running a career-best 8k of 24:33.0 … Was third on the team and 16th overall at the Clemson Invitational (24:46.50) … Ran a time of 25:47 and finished 106th at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational ... Named Academic All-ACC.
2011 Outdoor: Ran a season-best 9:00.68 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Aggie Classic to qualify for the NCAA East Regional … Set a personal best in the 800 meters at the Radford Invite (1:58.40).
2011 Indoor: Redshirted.
2010 Cross Country: Redshirted.
2010 Outdoor: Competed at the IAAF World Junior Championships, finishing 10th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:57.53) after earning a personal best in the preliminary heats (8:55.33) … Placed second in the mile at the Jessie Owens Classic with a collegiate-best 4:13.31 … Earned a sixth-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Championships (9:04.60) … Ran collegiate-bests in the 1,500-meters at the Vertklasse Meet (7th, 3:54.30) and in the 5,000-meters at the Colonial Relays (9th, 14:35.61).
2010 Indoor: Earned season-bests in the 1,000-meters at the VT Challenge (12th, 2:29.50) and in the 3,000-meters at the Hokie Invitational (25th, 8:43.48).
2009 Cross Country: Ran a 26:07.64 for 36th place out of 154 runners at the 8,000-meter Blue Ridge Open … Competed at the Virginia Tech Relays and VT Alumni Invite unattached.
High School: Notched All-Region honors in cross country twice ... Two-time All-District pick in cross country ... Won the Concorde District Championship for cross country, the mile and the 1,000-meters as a senior ... Northern Region champion in the mile run ... Achieved all-State recognition in the indoor mile ... Honorable mention All-Met his senior year ... Earned All-America honors in the sprint medley relay in 2008 ... Won the Athletic Boosters Award for most outstanding season as a senior ... Lettered 10 times in prep career ... Member of National Honor Society ... Awarded Scholar-Athlete status 10 times in prep career ... Three-time academic letterwinner.
Personal: Born Feb. 9, 1991 in Fairfax, Va. ... Son of Deborah Berman and Matt Robinson ... Attended same high school as Tech runner Taylor Crosson ... Majoring in civil and environmental engineering.
|Berman's Collegiate XC Bests|
|8k: 24:33.0, ACC Championships, 2011|
|10k: 30:18.3, NCAA Regionals, 2013|
|Berman's Collegiate Track & Field Bests|
|1000m: 2:29.50||800m: 1:58.40|
|Mile: 4:07.44||1500m: 3:52.94|
|3000m: 8:12.56||Mile: 4:13.31|
|3000m SC: 8:55.33|