Armstrong Noonan
Armstrong Noonan
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Darien, Conn.
High School: Darien High School
Position: Distance
Major: History
Residential College: Silliman

Collegiate Bests:

8k (xc) 24:59.4

1,500m: 3:54.39

Mile 4:13.68

3,000m  8:26.86

5,000m 14:53.92

High School Bests:

4k (xc) 12:31.90

5k (xc) 15:35

800m 1:57

Mile 4:12.78

2 mile 9:05.82

2018-2019: In cross country competed at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet placing 13th… Competed in the Men’s Gold Race at the Paul Short Invitational running 25:39.6 for 8K and finishing 5th for Yale… Raced at the Pre-Nationals Invitational finishing 7th for Yale. Did not compete in indoor or outdoor track. 

2017-2018: In indoor track competed in the mile at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet running 4:13.68...Competed in the 3,000 meters at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational running a personal best of 8:26.86... Competed in the 3,000 meters at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships. In outdoor track ran a personal best of 3:54.39 in the 1500 meters at the Raleigh Relays...Competed in the 3,000 meters at the Harvard-Yale match…Competed in the 5,000 meters at the Virginia Challenge and competed in the 1500 meters at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships running a 3:55.98.   

2016-2017: Started Yale career with ninth-place finish at Fordham Invite… Finished fifth on team and 19th overall at Harvard-Yale-Princeton… Competed at Princeton Invite, where he placed 43rd and set eight-kilometer personal best… Finished first collegiate season by competing at outdoor Ivy League Championships.

High School: Earned an All-American award by placing sixth at New Balance Outdoor Nationals in two-mile run in 2015… Placed second at 2015 Connecticut State Championships in 3,200-meter run… Finished third in 1,600-meter run… Was runner up in 3,200-meter run at New England Championships… Placed seventh at state championships in 3,200-meter run in 2016… Finished sixth at New England Championships in 2016…  Earned All-American awards as a member of Darien High School distance medley relay team that finished second at New Balance Outdoor National Championships in 2014.

Personal: President of non-profit that allocated funds based on input from high schoolers during his senior year… Enjoys playing drums, creative writing and spending time outdoors.