Track & Field Honors Indoor All-America (5,000m - '10)
Outdoor All-America (10,000m - '09)
All-Midwest Region (5,000m - '09)...All-Mideast Region (5,000m - '07)
Outdoor All-MWC (5,000m - '09 & '10)...3x Indoor All-SEC (3,000m/5,000m - '08, DMR - '06) 2010 MWC 5,000-meter Champion
NEW MEXICO:Long distance specialist who earned All-America honors in the 10,000m last spring in his first season at New Mexico...ranks seventh on the school's all-time performers list in the 10K and is No. 8 in the 5K...was also an all-Midwest Region and MWC silver medalist in the 5,000 in his debut UNM track season...first team all-MWC and all-Mountain Region cross country runner for the Lobos' last fall...spent his first 3 1/2 years at Arkansas (2005-08), graduating in December of `08 with a degree in Spanish...enrolled in graduate school (Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies) at New Mexico in January of `09...two-time all-region cross country runner, NCAA Indoor qualifier in the 5,000m, and an all-Mideast Region honoree in the 5K outdoors for the Razorbacks...two-time all-SEC honoree on the track as well...redshirted indoors last year and will compete in his final indoor and outdoor track seasons in 2010.
2010: (outdoor) MWC Champion in the 5,000-meters with a time of 14:18.20...ran a time of 13:36.02 in the 5K at Mt. Sac for the third best time in school history...qualified for NCAA Preliminaries in Austin, TX. with a time of 28:10.59 recorded at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational where he finished second among collegiate racers...ran a time of 29:40.45 at NCAA Preliminaries to qualify for NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore...had the 4th best time in the country in the 10K heading into NCAA's
(indoor) Redshirt season.
ARKANSAS:Attended the University of Arkansas from 2005-08...two-time all-region cross country runner, NCAA Indoor qualifier in the 5,000m, and an all-Mideast Region honoree in the 5K outdoors...two-time all-Southeastern Conference on the track...three-year letterman indoors and in cross country...only competed in one season outdoors.
2008: (cross country) Did not compete.
(indoor) Earned two bronze medals at the SEC Championships in the 3,000m (8:03.29) and the 5,000m (13:56.43)...both were career-best and NCAA provisional qualifying times...ranked 11th in the nation in the 5K and went on to finish 15th (14:43.90) at the NCAA Championships.
(cross country) Earned all-region honors with a 6th place finish (team's No. 2) at the NCAA South Central Region Championships and was 9th (team's No. 3) at the SEC meet...career-best 10K of 29:37.8 at the regional meet...helped the Razorbacks win their 18th consecutive South Central title and 34th straight SEC crown...108th (team's No. 3) at the NCAA Championships (31:10.3) for the 23rd place Hogs.
(indoor) Ran mostly the 3K and 5K...paced his teammates to 5 scoring spots as the rabbit in the 5,000 at the SEC Championships.
(cross country) Season-ended with an injury DNF at the SEC Championships.
2005-06: (outdoor) Redshirt season.
(indoor) Anchored the DMR team to a 2nd place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships...10th in the 3,000m at the SEC meet.
(cross country) Earned all-region honors for the first time with a 13th place finish at the NCAA South Central Championships...50th at the SEC meet...an alternate at the NCAA Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL:A 2005 graduate of Newton (Mass.) North High School...Nike Athlete of the Year, USA Today All-USA Track and Field team honoree, and Track & Field News All-American...was the top-ranked 3,000-meter and 2-mile runner in the country...best 3K time was 8:17.61, while his best indoor and outdoor 2-mile times were 9:01.45 and 8:50, respectively...top mile time was 4:11 and his best 1,500-meter time was 3:50...his cross country teams never lost a league meet during his four years and he was the 2004 state champion...won the Foot Locker Northeast Region and was 6th at the national championship meet...3-time state champion in the outdoor 2-mile and the 2005 indoor 2-mile champion...runner-up in the 2-mile run at the Nike Outdoor Nationals.
PERSONAL:Born in Boston, Mass., he is the son of Paul Barnicle and Patricia Flynn...graduated in December of 2008 with a degree in Spanish and is enrolled in graduate school (Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies) at UNM.
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