Miles Christensen
Miles Christensen
  • Year:
    Jr.
  • Hometown:
    Downers Grove, IL
  • High School:
    Downers Grove North
  • Events:
    Distance
  • Major:
    Computer Science and Mathematics
  • College:
    Harvey Mudd

Bio

TFRRS Results

At CMS
Ranks No. 5 in CMS history in the 1500 meters (3:50.02) and No. 6 in the 5000 meters (14;24.67).

2021-22 Track & Field (Junior)
NCAA Qualifier (3000 meters, indoors) ...
Ran in the 1500 at the SCIAC Championships, qualifying for the finals and finishing 10th with a time of 3:57.44 ... Finished in first place in his final event of the year, taking the 1500 at the Redlands Final Qualifier in 3:58.26 ... Had his PR in the 1500 at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a 3:50.02, placing him No. 5 all-time in CMS history ... Was fifth in the 1500 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational with a 3:52.36 ... Came in second in the mile at the CMS Outdoor Indoor Distances Challenges meet with a 4:20.27, and followed that up with a 4:12.71 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational to place third ... Qualified for the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 3000 and came in 19th place ... Earned his way to indoors with an 8:13.67 at the Boston University Season Opener on Dec. 4, two weeks after competing at the cross country nationals ... Helped CMS to a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, coming in 59th with a time of 24:34.9 ... Earned All-Region honors with a 17th place finish, crossing the line in 25:23.9 ... Earned 14th at the SCIAC Champioships in 25:14.2 ... Earned sixth place at the DIII Pre-Nationals in Louisville with a 24:33.5.

2019-20 (Sophomore)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Competed in four meets before the suspension of spring sports ... Traveled to the University of Colorado Potts Open, where he competed in the 3000, coming in 12th with an 8:52.79 ... Closed out the year running the 800 at a five-team SCIAC Multi-Dual, coming in second with a 1:57.22 ... Part of a SCIAC Champion cross country team in the fall, finishing fifth to earn all-league honors ... Also finished fifth at the NCAA West Regionals to capture all-region accolades and was 90th at nationals to help CMS to a sixth-place team finish. 

2018-19 (First-Year)
SCIAC Champion (5000) ... USTFCAA All-West Region (5000) ... SCIAC Track Newcomer of the Year ... NCAA Qualifier (5000) ... SCIAC All-Academic Team … USTFCCCA All-Academic selection ... 
Won the 5000 at the SCIAC Championships in 14:42.67, with a dramatic comeback on the final lap to pass Pomona-Pitzer senior All-American Andy Rieschling ... Had a PR in the 5000 at the Occidental Distance Carnival of 14:24.67, placing second at the meet and putting him in fourth place in CMS history, while earning him a spot in the NCAA Championships ... Had a PR of 3:54.52 in the 1500 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... Was sixth in the 5000 at the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific with a 14:28.64 ... Anchored the distance medley relay team to a first place finish at the Rossi Relays in 10:11.79, placing fifth in CMS history ... Won the mile at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers meet with a 4:14.26  Also a member of the CMS cross country team in the fall … Was the top finisher for the Stags in all three postseason cross country events, including a third-place finish in the NCAA West Regionals.

Prior to CMS
Attended Downers Grove North High School in Illinois, where he was a member of the cross country and track teams … A two-time all-state finisher, a three-time conference champion, and an eight-time all-conference award winner … Helped DG North to a state championship, a Midwest Regional Championship and a fourth-place finish in nationals in 2017 … Also helped his squad to a state runner-up finish in 2016 … High Honor Roll student and a National Merit Finalist … Member of the Downers Grove North Math Team and a National Honor Society member.

Personal
Attends Harvey Mudd, where he has a dual major in computer science and math ... Also competes on the track and field team in the spring.




News Mentions

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Tyson-Jay Saena Earns Hammer Title on First Day of SCIAC Championships

WHITTIER, Calif. - Tyson-Jay Saena finished in first place in the hammer throw to highlight the performance of the CMS men's track and field team...

April 30, 2022

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Daniel Sealand Takes Over CMS 1500-Meter Record from Older Brother

AZUSA, Calif. – Daniel Sealand broke the CMS men’s track and field program record in the 1500 meters, set by his older brother Joshua...

April 16, 2022

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Relay Win, Sealand's 1500, Highlights CMS Men's Track and Field's Effort at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The 4x100 relay took first place, and Daniel Sealand moved into fourth place in CMS history in the 1500 meters at the...

April 10, 2022

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Stevie Steinberg Sets New CMS Record in 5000 Meters at Occidental Distance Carnival

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - Stevie Steinberg ran a 14:15.36 in the 5000 meters to set a new Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field record at the...

March 13, 2022

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Eight Stags Capture USTFCCCA Indoor Track and Field All-West Region Honors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Eight members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team earned All-West Region honors during indoor season, the...

March 9, 2022

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CMS Men's Track and Field Sends Four to NCAA Indoor Championships

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team will send four representatives to the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and...

March 7, 2022

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Sarath Kakani Earns SCIAC Field Athlete of the Week Honor

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Sarath Kakani captured the SCIAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week honor for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field...

March 7, 2022

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Campbell Has Three Top-Five Finishes to Highlight CMS Men's Track and Field at Rossi Relays

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Christian Campbell broke 11 seconds in the 100 meters to finish fourth out of 61 competitors and anchored two relays to second...

February 26, 2022

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Bertini Wins 200, 400 at Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers meet

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Massimo Bertini earned first-place finishes in both the 200 meters and 400 meters on Saturday afternoon at the Pomona-Pitzer...

February 20, 2022

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Steinberg wins 5000 Meters at Whitworth Invitational

SPOKANE, Wash. - Stevie Steinberg finished in first place in the 5000 meters to highlight the performance of the CMS men's track and field team at...

February 12, 2022

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Bowman's Throwing Wins Highlight Opening OIDFE Challenge for CMS Men's Track and Field

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Jason Bowman won both throwing events, and five different track runners earned individual wins, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps...

January 30, 2022

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CMS Men's Track and Field Ranked No. 22 Nationally in Indoor Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - On the strength of the performance of distance runners Henry Pick and Miles Christensen in December, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripp...

January 26, 2022

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Henry Pick, Miles Christensen Earn Top 20 Times in Division III History in 3000 Meters

BOSTON, Mass. - Just two weeks removed from competing at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships, juniors Henry Pick and Miles Christens...

December 5, 2021