Nick Poles
Nick Poles
City: Quincy
State: Mass.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Quincy, Mass.
High School: Roxbury Latin
Position: Mid Distance

Team Captain

2012: Ran in the 400, 800, 1,000, 1,500, one-mile, 4x400 relay and 4x800 relay … set season-best times in the 400 (54.38) at New Hampshire with Stonehill and Worcester State (Jan. 21) and 800 (1:57.56) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 4) … posted career-best times in the 1,000 (2:39.46) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational (Jan. 14), 1,500 (4:15.12) at the Tiger Classic (April 6) and one-mile (4:41.00) at the Harvard Open (Dec. 10) … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Ran season-bests with 1:09.64 in the 500 meter run at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational (Jan. 15), 2:40.79 in the 1,000 meter run at the New Hampshire Quad Meet (Jan. 22), 1:57.03 in the 800 meter run at Holy Cross (April 26), 4:16.67 in the 1,500 meter run at the American International Invitational (April 2) and 4:35.24 in the mile run at the Boston Mini Meet (Dec. 31) … finished 11th at the Patriot League Indoor Championship in the 800 meter run with 1:59.99 (Feb. 20) … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Competed in the 400, 800, 1,000, 1,500 and 3000 as a freshman ... recorded his season-best mark in the 800 in his final run at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship with a time of 1:58.44 ... finished with a time of 2:40.72 in the 1,000 at the Boston Reebok Indoor Games ... finished with a time of 4:19.98 in the 1,5000 at the Northeastern Spring Open.

Before Holy Cross: Six-year member of the cross country team at Roxbury Latin ... team captain senior year ... team was 2006 NEPSTA division III champions ... ISL honorable mention selection in 2004, 2005 and 2008 ... also a member of the wrestling team ... 2009 ISL All-League selection ... four-year member of the lacrosse team ... team captain in 2009.

Personal: Son of Piergiorgio and Claire Poles ... has two brothers (Matthew and Christopher) ... majoring in Computer Science. ... also a member of the Holy Cross cross country team.

 

Poles' Top Performances

Event Time Meet (Date)
400 53.39 New Hampshire Invitational (4/3/2010)
500m 1:09.64 Sorlien Memorial Invitational (1/15/2011)
800m 1:57.03 Holy Cross Invitational (4/26/2011)
1,000m 2:39.46 Sorlien Memorial Invitational (1/14/2012)
1,500m 4:15.12 Tiger Classic (4/6/2012)
1 Mile 4:41.00 Harvard Open (12/10/2011)
3,000m 9:31.53 Yale Invitational (1/9/2010)