UNC Cross Country Bio
 Joe Sansone
Sansone Sansone 1599337

2-TIME NCAA XC CHAMPIONSHIPS COMPETITOR • NCAA EAST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIER 

Personal Records

XC 6k – 18:17 • XC 8k – 23:59 • XC 10k - 30:25.5 • Mile - 4:11.50 • 3,000 - 8:18.74 • 5,000 - 14:24.05 

2016: Competed in four meets during the cross country season Ran a personal best of 23:59 for the 8k at the ACC Cross Country Championships to take 27th place Finished 62nd at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet Took 10th place at the Adidas XC Challenge.

2015-16: Won the 3000m at the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup • Competed in the 5000m at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships • Finished 32nd at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet • Finished 49th at the ACC Cross Country Championships • Finished 10th in the Adidas XC Challenge • Did not compete during the outdoor season.

2014-15: Only competed in two indoor meets, finishing in the top-5 on both occasions • Competed at the ACC Cross Country Championships finishing 32nd • Also competed at the NCAA Cross Country Championships where the men's team finished 12th overall.

2013-14: Raced at the NCAA National Championships finished 219th • Ran a collegiate 10K PR at the NCAA Southeast Regional in 30:25.6 • Earned an 8K personal best at the Virginia Panorama Farms Invitational in 24:03.7 • Placed 12th at the Virginia Panorama Farms helping the men's team win the meet • Raced in five cross country meets in his freshman season • Finished first in the 3,000 at the Gene Anderson Invitational • Also placed first in the 5,000 at the UCS Invitational • Placed 25th in the 5,000 at the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships • Finished 24th in the 5,000 at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Prep: Lettered in cross country and track all four years of high school • Member of two state championship teams, including the 2011 Nike Team Nationals runner-up squad • Finished fourth individually at the state cross country championships in 2012 and eighth in 2011 • Team captain • Placed second in the 3,200 at the UIL state championships in 2013.

Personal: Joseph Robert Sansone is the son of Joe and Cristina Sansone • His father played college baseball • Born March 27.

Year: Senior
Hometown: Southlake, Texas
High School: Carroll Senior
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