Michael Vennard
Michael  Vennard

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Cheshire, England

High School:
Soundbach

Event:
Distance

Club:
Vale Royal

Major:
Kinesiology

05/13/2017

Bronco Men Take Fifth at Conference

Sadi Henderson (women's 800m) and Bryce Kirby (men's 100m) both won conference titles and the men's team led the way with a strong fifth-place team performance on the final day of the league championships

05/11/2017

Ostrander Wins MW 10,000m Title

Allie Ostrander earned the victory in the 10,000m on Thursday night at the conference championships

05/10/2017

MW Outdoor Championships Next Up

The Broncos will compete in the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week (May 10-13) in Logan, Utah

04/14/2017

Track Off to Strong Start in SoCal

The Boise State distance squad saw 10 athletes run career-best times Thursday night at the Bryan Clay Invitational and the Mt. SAC Relays

04/12/2017

Broncos Travel to Southern California

The Boise State track and field team will compete in three different meets in Southern California this week

05/12/2017

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships (May 10-13)

04/14/2017

Track and Field (April 13-15)

Bryan Clay Invitational, Mt. SAC Relays and Beach Invitational (April 13-15)

2016 Cross Country All-Mountain West First Team
2015 Cross Country All-West Region
2015 Cross Country All-Mountain West Second Team


2016-17: CROSS COUNTRY - 
A stalwart in the Broncos’ top three throughout the season, was named a first-team All-Mountain West honoree after taking third place at the conference championships (24:00.7), providing key points to help Boise State capture the team title…was the Broncos’ top finisher in the season-opening meet, the Sagebrush Invitational, where he placed fourth (21:09.61) on the 7K course…also performed well at the Roy Griak Invitational, taking 37th (25:51.1)…participated at the NCAA West Region Championships, but was unable to finish due to injury…finished as the Broncos’ No. 3 at the national championships, taking 111th place thanks to a 30:57.7...INDOOR – Did not compete…OUTDOOR – Competed in two meets over the course of the outdoor season…eighth in the 10k to score a point at the conference championships, crossing the finish line in eighth (32:11.03)…took 11th in the 5k at the conference championships with a 15:37.27…opened his season at the Bryan Clay Invitational and ran a 9:26.64 in the steeplechase.

2015-16: CROSS COUNTRY
- The top Boise State runner in five out of the six meets he competed in…earned USTFCCCA All-West Region honors thanks to a 17th-place performance at the NCAA West Regional (31:29.8 – 10k)…First-Team All-Mountain West honoree after taking fifth at the conference championships, recorded a 26:40.4 on the 8k course…third at the Roy Griak Invitational after finishing the 8k course in 24:58.0…ran the only sub-24 minute 8k time for any Bronco on the year (23:51.8) and finished in 17th place at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational…was the No. 2 Bronco at the NCAA Championships, finishing in 93rd place (30:54.2)…opened the year at the Dual in Speedway Meadow and took second with a time of 25:21.3...INDOOR - Redshirted...OUTDOOR - Did not compete.

2014-15: CROSS COUNTRY – Took 14th at the Mountain West Cross Country Championships after recording a 24:14.0 on the 8K course for 14th place…competed at the NCAA West Region Cross Country Championships and ran a 30:40.1 and took 58th place on a 10K…ran a 24:33.0 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational for 88th place…INDOOR – Took third in the mile (4:12.31) at the Ed Jacoby Invite, also helped the distance medley relay team to fourth (10:20.56)…clocked an 8:12.55 in the 3,000 at the UW Indoor Invitational, followed that performance the following weekend with an 8:09.50 at the UW Husky Classic in the same event for his best time of the year…performed well at the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships, taking fifth in the 3,000m (8:18.70) and sixth in the 5,000m (14:41.20)…OUTDOOR – Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 5,000m and logged a 14:38.73 for 32nd place…he earned his spot in the preliminaries thanks to a 13:51.86 that came at the Stanford Invitational…almost made the top three at the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the 10,000m when he took fourth (29:55.09), placed 12th in the 5,000m after recording a 14:42.35…also took part in the 3,000m steeplechase on two occasions, running a 8:56.31 at the Mt. SAC Relays for fifth place and a 9:14.13 for the victory at the Border Clash.

PREP: As of mid-2014 is the No. 1-ranked U20 3,000m steeplechase competitor in England...in 2014 he has claimed 3,000m steeplechase titles at the England Athletics U20 Championships and the British Athletics League Premiership...in 2013 he recorded top-ten finishes in four out of the five meets he competed in the 3,000m.

TOP TIMES
Cross Country
8k - 23:51.8
10k - 30:40.1

Indoor
Mile - 4:12.31
3,000m - 8:09.50
5,000m - 14:41.20

Outdoor
1,500m - 3:56.20
3,000m steeplechase - 8:56.31
5,000m - 13:51.86
10,000m - 29:55.09


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