|High School:||Fordham Prep|
2008: Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... named Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Oct. 14) for his performance at the New England Championship (146th, 26:44) ... led the Crusaders with a 55th place finish at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational (26:18) and a 80th place finish at the IC4A Championship (27:13) ... finished 24th at the Blue Devil Invitational (29:10) ... ran a time of 26:59.02 at the Murray Keatinge Invitational ... finished 78th overall at the Patriot League Championship (27:48) ... ran at the NCAA Northeast Regional (36:00).
Before Holy Cross: Three-year varsity member of the cross country and track teams at Fordham Prep under head coach George Febles ... team won the 2008 New York CHSAA Intersectional Indoor City Championship and the 2008 New York CHSAA Sectional Cross Country Championship ... served as team captain as a senior ... named varsity cross country MVP in 2007 ... won the Most Improved Award in 2005 ... honored with the Joe Fox Award in 2008 ... set the school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:21).
Personal: Son of David and
Jeanne Altenau ... father was on the cross country and track teams
at Manhattan ... has one brother, Joseph, who ran cross country and
track at George Washington.