One of two true freshman members of the signing class…success at the Illinois high school 3A state level in both cross country and on the track portends to promising upside…depth of squad will allow him time to develop during transition to college.
Cross Country: Redshirted his first season. Indoor: Competed in three meets, including the ACC Championships…established new personal-bests in the 3000 (8:49.33, Orange & Purple Invitational) and the mile (4:08.54, Hemery Valentine Invitational)…did not advance from prelims in the mile at the ACC Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Redshirted.
Captained both the cross country and track & field teams as a senior at Geneva Community High School…boasts prep personal bests of 1:55.41 (800), 4:13.63 (1600) and 9:16.44 (3200)…scored at the 3A state meet in the 1600 as a junior and senior…won 3A regional cross country title in 2015…played basketball as a freshman…outstanding student who was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in 2017…plans to major in accounting at FSU…the son of Keith and Jodi Dau…born May 18, 1998.