Daniel Rau

  • Daniel
  • Rau

  • Event
  • Class
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Ellicott City, Md.

Updated: May 31, 2017

2017 outdoor: Competed in the 10,000-meter run at the ACC Championships, finishing 16th ... Placed third in the 5,000 at the Hokie Twilight meet ... Competed in the 1,500 meters at both the Virginia Grand Prix and the VertKlasse Meeting, earning a lifetime-best time of 3:59.18 at the Virginia Grand Prix ... Ran the 10,000 at the Virginia Challenge, finishing with a personal-best mark of 30:24.14 ... Placed 11th in the 5,000 at the Tennessee Relays, running the event in 14 minutes, 32.39 seconds - also a career-best mark.

2017 indoor: Won the 3,000 meters at the Virginia Tech Challenge with a time of 8:37.47 … Earned a personal-best time of 14:48.77 in the 5,000-meter race at the Music City Challenge, placing 14th overall ... Raced to a third-place finish in the 3,000m with a personal-best time of 8:27.18 at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet ... Ran the mile in both the Hokie Invitational and the Virginia Tech Invitational … His time of 4:22.88 at the Virginia Tech Invitational was a personal best in the mile.

2016 outdoor: Ran a career best 5,000 at the Colonial Relays in 14:51.63 … Placed third in the 5,000 at the Hokie Twilight … Finished ninth in the 1,500 at the Radford Invite with a personal-best time of 4:01.46.

2016 indoor: Placed fourth in the 3,000 at the Virginia Tech Challenge with a career-best time of 8:30.96 … Ran the 3,000 at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet and the mile at the Virginia Tech Invite.

2015 outdoor: Redshirted.

2015 indoor: Redshirted.

High school: Earned 10 letters in cross country and track at Howard … Was a member of the Baltimore Sun All-Metro First Team Cross Country … Named Howard County Runner of the Year … Robert-Davidson Scholar Athlete … Graduated with a 4.0 GPA.

Personal: Born June 9, 1995 … Son of Walter and Joan Rau … Majoring in mechanical engineering.

Rau's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

Mile - 4:22.88, VT Invitational (2017)

3,000m - 8:27.18, Doc Hale VT Elite (2017)

5,000m - 14:48.77, Music City Challenge (2017)

800m - 2:00.86, Highlander Invitational (2016)

1,500m - 3:59.18, Virginia Grand Prix (2017)

5,000m - 14:32.39, Tennessee Relays (2017)

10,000m - 30:24.14, Virginia Challenge (2017)