Patrick Joseph

  • Patrick
  • Joseph

  • Event
    Mid-Distance
  • Class
    Senior
  • High School/Other
    Loudon County
  • Hometown
    Leesburg, Va.

Updated: June 12, 2017

2017 outdoor: Came in third in his heat and 12th overall with a time of 1:47.56 at the NCAA Championships, earning second-team All-America honors in the 800 meters ... Qualified for his second NCAA Championship with his 1:48.32-finish in the 800 quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Won a silver medal in the 800 at the ACC Championships, crossing the line in 1 minute, 46.82 seconds for second place ... Was awarded first-team All-ACC honors for his efforts ... Was a member of the winning 4x800-meter relay team in the Championship of America Invitational, earning Tech its first ever Penn Relays Championship with a school-record time of 7:13.75 ... Earned ACC Men's Co-Track Performer of the Week honors following the 4x800-meter relay performance at the Penn Relays on May 2 ... Placed fourth in the 800 at the Virginia Challenge, notching a lifetime-best time of 1:46.47 - good enough for second in the event on Tech's all-time list ... Ran the 1,500 at both the Tennessee Relays and the Hokie Twilight meet, finishing with a season-best time of 3:53.66 at the Hokie Twilight ... Also was a member of the winning 4x800-meter relay team at the Tennessee Relays, crossing the line in 7 minutes, 22.31 seconds.

2017 indoor: Was named the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Southeast Region Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Year … Placed 16th in the 800 at the NCAA Championships, earning second-team All-America honors … Won gold in the 800 meters at the ACC Championships, crossing the finish line in a school-record time of 1 minute, 46.23 seconds … Also was award first-team all-league honors in the event … Earned a second-place finish in the 600 meters at the Virginia Tech Challenge with a personal-best time of 1:18.17 – the second-best mark in the event in school history … Placed second in the mile with a time of 4:04.89 at the Music City Challenge ... Also collected a second-place finish as a member of the DMR team at that same meet, finishing in a time of 9:31.15 - the fifth-fastest time in the event in program history ... Finished fifth in the 800 at the Camel City Invitational with a time of 1:50.33 ... Ran the mile at both the Hokie Invitational and the Virginia Tech Invitational, coming in third at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 4:10.29.

2016 outdoor: Placed 16th at the NCAA Championships to earn second-team All-America honors … Qualified for nationals following his second-place finish in the 800 at the NCAA East Regional, finishing in a time of 1:48.41 … Holds the school record in the 800 meters set at the ACC Championships … Ran the event in 1 minute, 47.29 seconds and placed second at the ACC Championships, earning first-team all-conference honors.

2016 indoor: Ran the 800 meters twice with a season-best time of 1:55.83 … Opened the season at the Virginia Tech Invite with a fourth-place finish in the 3,000.

2015 outdoor: Recorded a new personal record in the 800-meter run to break the school record at the NCAA East Regional with a time of 1:48.37 ... Won the 800-meter event at the ACC Championships with a time of 1:48.44 to tie the previous school record ... Competed in the 1,500-meter run on two occasions, including the Tennessee Relays with a time of 3:47.65 ... Participated in the 5,000-meter run at the Virginia Challenge ... Was a member of the winning 4x800-meter relay team at the Tennessee Relays.

2015 indoor: Earned second team All-America honors in the mile at the 2015 NCAA Championships ... Crowned the 2015 ACC champion in the mile with a time of 4:01.57 ... Set a PR in the mile at the Hilton Garden Invitational with a time of 4:00.47.

2014 outdoor: Claimed the national title in the 1,500 at the USATF Junior Championships with a time of 3:49.76... Won his preliminary heat in the 800-meter race at the ACC Championships with a time of 1:49.78, then went on to finish in seventh place in the finals ... Qualified for the 1,500 at the NCAA East Regional.

2014 indoor: Redshirted.

High school: In 2013, boasted top 15 national times in the 800 meters and the mile … Finished first in the 800 at the Southern Track Classic with a time of 1:50.78 … Garnered a third-place finish in the mile at the Penn Relays with a time of 4:07.88, ranking third in meet history … Won the 800 meters and the mile at the VHSL Group AA outdoor championships (2012-13).

Personal: Born Sep. 7, 1995 ... Son of Peter and Donna Joseph ... Has three siblings, Matthew, Caroline and Lian ... Was the Student Council treasurer at Loudon County ... Majoring in geography.

Joseph's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

600m - 1:18.17, VT Challenge (2017)

800m - 1:46.23, ACC Championships (2017)

1,000m - 2:26.18, Hokie Invitational (2015)

Mile - 4:00.47, Hilton Garden Invitational (2015)

3,000m - 8:25.20, VT Invitational (2015)

800m - 1:46.47, Virginia Challenge (2017)

1,500m - 3:43.70, Portland Track Festival (2014)

5,000m - 14:19.49, Hokie Twilight (2014)

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