NCAA FIRST ROUND QUALIFIER
XC 8K - 23:55.9 • XC 10K - 30:13 • 1,500 - 3:50.01 • 3,000 - 8:19.27 • 5,000 - 14:07.22 • 10,000 - 29:48.19
Junior: NCAA First Round Qualifier in both the 5,000 and the 10,000 meters • Raced a personal best in the 5,000 at the Duke Invitational in 14:07.22 to lead the team during the outdoor campaign • Earned a PR in the 10,000 at the Stanford Invitational, running sub-30 for the first time in his career at 29:48.19 • Scored in the 10,000 at the ACC Outdoor Championships with his fourth-place finish • Competed in the 3,000 and 5,000 for the Tar Heels during the indoor season • Competed at the ACC Indoor Championships • Raced twice for the Tar Heels during the cross country season, at the ACC Championship and the NCAA Southeast Regional • Placed 38th at the conference meet • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Sophomore: Earned All-ACC honors in cross country for his 14th place finish, helping the team finish third overall • Competed in every race for the Tar Heels in 2011 • Placed third at the UNC Invitational, 13th at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational, 14th at the conference title race and 35th at the NCAA Southeast Regional for cross country • Broke personal record in the 8K at the ACC Championship, running 23:55.9 • Ran the 10,000 at the ACC Outdoor Championships • Broke his personal best in the outdoor 5,000 at the Virginia Challenge.
Freshman: Did not compete on the cross country team in 2010 • Competed at the ACC Indoor Championships in the 3,000 and 5,000 • Took eighth in the 10,000 at the ACC Outdoor Championships
Prep: Named the 2009 Connecticut Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year • The 2009 Connecticut and New England Cross Country Champion • Qualified for the Footlocker National Cross Country Championships by finishing fourth at the Northeast Regional Championships • Won the 2010 National Scholastic Indoor National title in the 5,000 in 14:52 • Finished the indoor season with the seventh-fastest time in the country for the 3,200 at 9:10 • Nike Outdoor All-America selection based on his fourth-place finish in the 5,000 at the 2009 Nike Outdoor National Track and Field Championships • High school personal records of 4:16.97 in the 1,600, 9:00.35 in the 3,200 and 14:52.97 in 5,000.
Personal: Double majoring in communications and exercise and sport science • Great uncle Chuck ran track at Syracuse and great uncle George played basketball and baseball at Syracuse • John Charles Raneri is the son of James and Clare Raneri • Born October 23, 1991.