Dave Whitfield

  • Dave
  • Whitfield

  • Class
  • High School/Other
    Monsignor Bonner
  • Hometown
    Upper Darby, Pa.

Updated: November 14, 2017

2017: Took a redshirt season … Competed unattached in the Hokie Open (6K) and came in 13th overall with a time of 19:38.3 … Ran unattached at Virginia Tech Alumni Invite (8K) and finished 70th with a time of 27:04.1 … Ran unattached at the Hokie Invite (6K) and came in 31st with a time of 20:11.1.

High school: Competed in track and field and cross country all four years of high school and qualified for the state meet on seven occasions … A six-time letterwinner … In cross country, has a personal-best time of 17:23 in cross country (5K) … Came in second at the PIAA District 12 Championships with a time of 17:50.5 during his senior year … Had three other top-20 finishes as a senior … Was third at the PIAA District 12 Championships as a junior … In track and field, earned all-state honors in the 800 … Also earned all-city, all-county and all-league honors in the 800 during his high school career … Was part of the 4x400-meter relay team that came in third at the Penn Relays … Qualified for the New Balance National meet … Has a personal-best time of 1:53.34 in the 800 … Finished second in the 800 at the PIAA District 12 AAA Championships his senior year with a time of 1:58.79 … Had two top-10 finishes in the 1,600 as a senior … Was 10th in the 800 at the PTFCA Indoor State Championships as a senior … Ran a time of 1:57.03 in that race.

Personal: Born July 7, 1999 in Philadelphia … Son of David and Kysha Whitfield … Major is university studies, with plans of going into business.

Dave Whitfield's XC Career Bests

6K: 19:38.3, Hokie Open (2017)

8K: 27:04.1, VT Alumni Invite (2017)


italics = ran unattached