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

Bio



TFRRS Results

At CMS
2022-23 (Senior)
USTFCCCA All-West Region ...
Helped CMS to a second place finish at the NCAA West Regionals, and a 15th-place finish at the NCAA Division III Championships ... Earned All-West Region honors for the fourth time in his career with an eighth-place finish in 24:44.7 ... Placed 22nd at SCIACs with a 26:04.5 ... Had a PR at the UC Riverside Invitational with a 24:16.6, the fastest regular-season time in CMS history (placing third all-time overall behind the NCAA Championships times of teammates Henry Pick and Stevie Steinberg in 2021) ... Finished 26th out of over 400 runners at the Paul Short Run hosted by Lehigh in 24:33.2 ... Ran a 19:49.0 over 6K at the Redlands Invitational.

2021-22 (Junior)
Second-Team All-SCIAC ... USTFCCCA All-West Region ... SCIAC All-Academic Team ... 
Helped CMS to a sixth-place finish at the NCAA 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 ... Competed in an indoor track meet two weeks after the NCAA Championships and earned the 16th-best time in the 3000 in NCAA Division III history with an 8:13.57.

2019-20 (Sophomore)
First-Team All-SCIAC ... USTFCCCA All-West Region ... SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Part of a SCIAC Champion team in the fall, finishing fifth in 25:12.2 to earn all-league honors ... Also finished fifth at the NCAA West Regionals to capture all-region accolades ... Was 90th at nationals to help CMS to a sixth-place team finish ... Earned top-10s at the Coyote Challenge (fourth) and the Masters Invitational (eighth). 

2018-19 (First-Year)
Second-Team All-SCIAC ... USTFCCCA All-West Region ... SCIAC Newcomer of the Year ... SCIAC All-Academic Team … USTFCCCA All-Academic selection ... SCIAC Track and Field Champion (5000) ... USTFCAA All-West Region (5000) ...
Finished in third place at the NCAA West Regionals in 25:04.1 ... Came in 11th at the SCIAC Championships ... Earned a top-75 finish (#72) at the NCAA Division III Championships ... Won first place in the regular season at the Cougar Challenge, hosted by CSU San Marcos ... Competed at the Stanford Invitational ... Earned a tenth-place finish in his college debut at the Biola Invitational ... Won the 5000 meters in track and field season to help the Stags to a team title.  

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. 

Miles Christensen posed shot

News Mentions

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CMS Men's Cross Country Places Four on USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team had four members earn All-Academic Athlete honors from the United States...

January 27, 2023

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CMS Men's Cross Country Earns 15th at NCAA Division III Championships

LANSING, Mich. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team earned 15th place at the NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday at the...

November 19, 2022

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CMS Men's Cross Country Looks to Contend at National Championships

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team heads to Lansing, Michigan on Saturday for the NCAA Division III Champions...

November 18, 2022

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CMS Men's Cross Country Earns Team Qualification to NCAA Championships

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team earned a team qualification to the NCAA Division III Championships on...

November 14, 2022

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CMS Men's Cross Country Earns Second at NCAA Regionals

SPOKANE, Wash. - Henry Pick returned to form with a second-place finish and the CMS men's cross country team earned second as a team at the NCAA...

November 13, 2022

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CMS Men's Cross Country Finishes Second at SCIACs, Oliver Pick Earns Fourth

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team took second place at the SCIAC Championships on Saturday at the Pomona-Pit...

October 29, 2022

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CMS Men's Cross Country Earns Title at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational via Tiebreaker

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Adam Sage (fourth), Oliver Pick (sixth) and Miles Christensen (tenth) had top-10 finishes at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational to...

October 8, 2022

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Adam Sage Earns SCIAC Athlete of the Week Distinction

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Adam Sage of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team earned the SCIAC Athlete of the Week Award for events through...

October 3, 2022

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CMS Men's Cross Country Takes Fourth at Paul Short Run

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team earned a fourth-place finish at the Paul Short Run on Friday out of 45 teams...

September 30, 2022

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CMS Men's Cross Country Takes Ninth at Cougar Challenge

SAN MARCOS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team, traveling without the runners who will attend the Paul Short Run in...

September 24, 2022

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Miles Christensen Earns SCIAC Athlete of the Week

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Miles Christensen captured the SCIAC Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week honor for events through Sunday, Sept. 18, the...

September 19, 2022

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Miles Christensen Runs Third-Fastest 8K Time in CMS History to Help Stags Finish 11th

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Senior Miles Christensen finished in 22nd place out of 266 runners, the majority of whom were from Division I schools, to help...

September 17, 2022

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Stags Cross Country Finishes Second at Season-Opening Meet

REDLANDS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team earned a second-place finish (behind only Division II Cal Poly Pomona) in...

September 3, 2022

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CMS Men's Cross Country Earns Top-10 Ranking in Preseason Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS men's cross country team earned the No. 10 spot in the nation in the preseason NCAA Division III poll released today...

August 24, 2022

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CMS Men's Cross Country Picked Second in Preseason SCIAC Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's cross country team was picked to finish second in the SCIAC in a preseason poll of the...

August 17, 2022

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