Randy Espinoza from Deer Valley High School in Arizona has the top 3200m time in the nation for freshmen and the third-best 1600m time for freshmen.
We used our database to see where this year's freshman class stacks up against the other freshman classes of years past.
The top freshman in the nation right now in the boys 1600m is Nathan Green from Borah High School in Idaho who run 4:17.53. There are five freshmen total under 4:20 so far this year. In the 3200m, Deer Valley High School's (AZ) Randy Espinoza holds the nation-leading freshman time of
9:29.24. With the 2-mile conversion, Ethan Strand from Vestavia Hills High School in Alabama leads the nation with a 9:27.93. In total, boys five have run sub-9:30 in the 3200m.
Take a look at the number of boys below 4:20 for 1600m and 9:30 for 3200m for the past five years as well as the top freshman boys all-time in both the 1600m and 3200m.
**Note the lists show 1600 and 3200m times but also includes conversions for the mile and 2-mile.**
Freshmen Athletes Sub 4:20 in the 1600m:
# OF ATHLETES SUB 4:20
TOP ATHLETE / TIME
TOP ATHLETE'S RANK IN TOP 100 FRESHMEN ALL-TIME
NUMBER OF ATHLETES IN TOP 100
|2018||5 (As of May 7)||NATHAN GREEN / 4:17.53||35||5|
|2017||10||KYLE HARKABUS / 4:15.61||14||9|
|2016||10||SAM TOOLIN / 4:11.96||6||12|
|2015||9||COLE JOHNSON / 4:10.50||5||11|
|2014||5||MATT PEREIRA / 4:13.88||10||7|
|2013||7||ELI KRAHN / 4:09.38||1||7|
Freshmen Athletes Sub 9:30 in the 3200m:
# OF ATHLETES SUB 9:30
|top athlete / time||top athlete's rank in top 100 freshmen all-time||number of athletes in top 100|
|2018||3||ETHAN STRAND / 9:27.93||N/A||0|
|2017||17||SILAS WINDERS / 9:15.37||18||9|
|2016||14||JOE WASKOM / 9:14.76||14||12|
|2015||12||DUSTIN HORTER / 9:13.87||10||8|
|2014||11||MATT PEREIRA / 9:12.66||7||7|
|2013||9||ELI KRAHN / 8:58.67||2||6|