Peter DeWeirdt
Peter DeWeirdt
Year: '18
Hometown: Winnetka, Ill.
High School: New Trier HS

2017: Participated in seven events during his senior season... Led the team and finished 24th overall at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Cross Country Championship with a time of 25:22.0, helping the team finish 10th out of 42 teams... Earned All-NESCAC honors after leading the team and finishing 13th overall at the NESCAC Championships with a time of 25:43.5... Finished third at the Hamilton Invitational to help the Continentals win the team title out of 13 teams... Finished sixth at the Saratoga Invitational with a time of 25:39.5... Named to the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team.

2016: Participated in seven events as a junior... Fifth on the team at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Cross Country Championship with a time of 26:02.5, helping the team place seventh out of 44 teams... Third on the team at the NESCAC Championship with a time of 27:15.7... Third on the team at the Yellowjacket Invitational, placing 35th out of 317 individuals in 27:10.9, helping the team finish seventh out of 29 teams... Fourth on the team at the Saratoga Invitational, placing 26th out of 172 individuals in 26:45.2, helping the team finish third out of 14 teams... Fourth on the team at the Hamilton Invitational, placing 11th out of 154 individuals in 26:29.8, helping Hamilton win the team title out of 14 teams... Named to the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team... Named to the USTFCCCA NCAA Division III Men's All-Academic Team.

2015: Competed in six events during his sophomore season... Finished in 26:54.9 at the NESCAC Championship to help the team place fourth out of 11 teams... Placed 16th out of 96 individuals at the NYSCTC Championship with a time of 26:44.6, helping the team finish first out of nine teams... Ran a 28:22.8 at the Rochester Yellowjacket Invitational, helping the team finish fifth out of 23 teams... Helped the team finish fourth out of 38 teams at the Geneseo Mike Woods Invitational with a time of 26:47.9... Ran a 27:10.9 at the Hamilton Invitational, helping the Continentals win the team title out of 15 teams.

2014: Participated in eight events as a first year... Ran a 27:13.5 in his first collegiate 8K at the Geneseo Invitational, helping the team finish seventh out of 21 teams... Ran a 27:29.1 at the Hamilton Invitational to help the team finish second out of 17 teams... Finished in 28:04 at the NYSCTC Championship to help the team place second out of 11 teams... Ran a 28:00.3 at the NESCAC Championship.

Personal: Majors in mathematics... Minors in computer science... Peter attended New Trier High School... He is the son of Mike and Catherine DeWeirdt.

Peter is also a member of the Hamilton College men's track and field team.


Career-Best Times:

5K - 15:44.0 at the Hamilton College Short Course on Sept. 9, 2017

6K - 20:23.2 at the Saratoga Invitational on Sept. 13, 2014

8K - 25:22.0 at the NCAA Division III Atlantic Region Cross Country Championships on Nov. 11, 2017

4.97 Mile - 28:00.3 at the NESCAC Cross Country Championships on Nov. 1, 2014