Cross Country: Redshirted ... Ran unattached three times ... Took fifth at the CNU Invitational ... Ran 16th at the home meet ... Was 23rd at Richmond.
Runner-up at the Virginia 3A cross country championships his senior year ... Picked as the Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year by both the Daily Press and the Peninsula Sports Club ... Took fourth in the state in the 1,600m and sixth in the 800m in 2014 ... Finished second in the state indoors in the 4x800m and fourth in the 1,000m as a sophomore ... Also earned all-state honors indoors as a junior, finishing sixth at 1,600m ... Outdoors, added a silver medal in the 1,600m in 2013 as well ... Totaled two region titles and five district championships in three years ... Highest Honor Roll all four years ... Interned at NASA's Langley Research Center the past two summers ... Invited to the American Legion Boy's State his junior year ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Also a member of the Spanish Honor Society and Math Honor Society ... Member of the Key Club and the Model UN.
Son of John and Sherry Connell ... Cousin, Margaret Roszel, graduated from W&M in 2005 ... Enjoys kayaking, playing the bass guitar, and watching soccer ... Plans to major in physics.