BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University's men's cross country and track programs announced its incoming recruiting class for the 2019-20 season on Tuesday afternoon, welcoming a cohort of six new Blue and White student-athletes.
Kissimee, Fla. / St. Cloud HS
Miranda has posted times of 1:58.35 in the 800, 4:32.45 in the 1600 and 17:07.46 in the 5K.
From the Coaches: "Alex made some big leaps in his senior season and we think that he has just started scratching the surface of his abilities. He should come in and add quality depth to both our cross country, mid distance and relays right away."
Buffalo, Minn. / Buffalo HS
Anderson specializes in the distance events, notching solid times of 4:57.41 in the 1600 and 17:10.0 in the 5k. He was named Rookie of the Year and to the All-Conference team twice as a prep in his native-Minnesota.
From the Coaches: "Joey is going to add solid depth to our cross country and 5k/10k groups right away. We are really excited to see this young man grow in our system and find his own within the conference and region."
Morris Plains, N.J. / Whippany Park HS
Ginarte will make an immediate impact, especially during the track season, with times of 22.85 in the 200 and 55.39 in the 400. In high school, Ginarte was the senior captain for his program a member of the National Honor Society.
From the Coaches: "Matt comes to us with more of a sprint background but is excited to make the move to the 800. He is going to give us another quality option for the 4x4 and DMR relays. We believe he will adjust really well with the current 400/800/1500 meter group."
East Longmeadow, Mass. / High Point University
Nagle has racked up personal-bests of 4:23.67 in the 1500 and 17:40.0 in the 5k. A transfer from High Point University, Nagle was a three-time program MVP during his prep career, an All-New England selection in 2017 and was the Phillip H. Shaw award winner.
From the Coaches: "Andrew is also coming from more of a sprint background, but started making the 400/800 transition last year. He is going to make a great addition to our cross country, middle distance and relay groups."
Palm Harbor, Fla. / Tarpon Spring HS
Colver has shown continuous improvement throughout his prep career, posting top times of 2:08 in the 800, 4:48.89 in the 1600 and 17:39.63 in the 5k. He earned the coaches award during his career and was his team's MVP in his junior and senior cross country seasons.
From the Coaches: "Caden is coming off a great senior season where he set personal bests in the 800, 1600 and 5k. He is going to come into a young, solid cross country and 5k/10k group and continue to make jumps."
John Ross Donnes
Hammond, La. / St. Thomas Aquinas HS
Donnes expects to contribute to the Lynn lineup as soon as he steps on campus, posting best times of 53.0 in the 400, 2:00.28 in the 800, 5:54.47 in the 1600 and 16:11.52 in the three-mile. He was the runner-up in Louisiana in the 800 in 2019.
From the Coaches: "John Ross is coming off a great high school campaign where he was a multiple time All-State runner in cross country, indoor and outdoor track. He is going to be able to help us right away in cross country, the middle distances and relays."
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