Mitch Arnold
Mitch Arnold
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bradenton, Fla.
High School: Lakewood Ranch HS
Events: Distance
Major: Sport Management

As a Junior: Started the season by running in the UF Tom Jomes Memorial (4/28) where he recorded a time of 9:26.72 in the 3000, placing 15th... He then ran his personal best in the 3000 at the Embry-Riddle First Chance-Last Chance (2/18) where he logged a time of 9:13.78... Finished 10th and ran his college best with a time of 4:15.52 in the 1500 at the USF Invitational (4/21)... He also recorded his college best in the 5000 this season, with a time of 15:44.75 at the North Florida Invitational (4/8), where he finished 18th.

As a Freshman: 
SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Began the season at the USF Open (9/5) and ran a time of 28:05.23 placing 54th…Competed in six events including the SSC finals (11/8) where he finished in 28:11.90 placing 36th…Completed the Early Bird Classic (9/12) in 22:09 and placed 20th…Finished the UF invite (9/20) in 28:02.06….Ran the FSU Invite in 27:26.78…Competed in the Valdosta State Invite placed 26th registering a time of 26:50.4.

High School:
 Graduated from Lakewood Ranch High School, where he ran for coaches Bryan Thomas, Kristina Bratton, Mark Napier, and George Dabbiero…Achieved top times in the 5k (16:25), 1600m (10:07), and the 3200m (10:07)…Was team captain in the 2012 and 2013 seasons…Helped team win the Manatee Country cross country championship from 2011-2013…Was a FHSAA cross country state finalist in 2012 and 2013…Received the team MVP award in 2012 and 2013.

Personal: Graduated in top 10% of the class with a 4.45 grade point average…Volunteered with Lakewood Leaders in various events including Relay for Life…Went on four mission trips in Florida, Georgia, and the Bahamas…Son of Mark and Karen Arnold…Has a sister, Kimberly...Sport Management major…Birthdate: 04/15/1996.

Top Performances

YearSport3000m5000m
2016 Outdoor 9:31.78 15:49.19
2016 Indoor 8:59.17 -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMark
Mar 25–26, 2016 UNF Spring Break Invitational 5000m 15:58.35
Mar 17–18, 2016 USF Bulls Invitational 5000m 15:49.19
Mar 11–12, 2016 USF Invitational 3000 9:31.78
Mar 4, 2016 UT Track Classic 5000m 15:54.42
Feb 20, 2016 Embry-Riddle Last Chance Meet 3000 8:59.17

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