Will Fallini-Haas
Will Fallini-Haas
Height: 5-6
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Spring Creek, NV
High School: Spring Creek HS
Events: Distance
Experience: HS

2018-19 -- Cross Country: While redshirting his first fall on campus, competed at two meets (on an unattached-scoring basis) ... took 16th place at the 8k UC Santa Barbara Lagoon Open on Sept. 15, in 25 minutes, 40.4 seconds ... added a 26:59.0 at the Stanford Invitational Sept. 29, good for 115th overall ... academically, also earned Big West Conference Commissioner’s Honors.

Prep -- Earned the 2017-18 Gatorade Nevada Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year Award as a senior at Spring Creek High School ... won the 2017 NIAA State Championship, posting a 5k time of 16:39.0 (a 42-second gap ahead of the rest of the field), leading the Spartans (coached by Todd Mahlke) to the state team title, as well ... selected as the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2017 Boys Cross Country Athlete of the Year ... also in the fall of 2017, came in second place at the Capital Cross Challenge, in 15:26.0, and won the Lowry Invitational and Murray Invitational ... went on to also win the 3A state championship for the 3,200 meters, in 9:43.28 ... earned a PR of 9:37.0 at the 2018 BYU Invitational, good for 15th place ... added a third-place finish at the 3A state finals for the 1,600m (with a career-best 4:24.69) ... his cross country career also included shattering the Elko Invitational Ruby View Course record in 2016 (16:44) before breaking it again in 2017 (16:25) ... as a junior, finished as the state runner-up (via 16:11) after winning the regional title ... also was a swimmer, served as Vice President of his class, volunteered locally on behalf of a food bank, a homeless shelter, an elderly care facility, food-donation drives and the Shop With a Cop program ... additionally as an honors student, earned an AP Scholar Award, CTE Certification as well as a Marines Scholastic Achievement Award.

Personal -- Majors in Industrial Technology & Packaging ... also made an official visit to Idaho ... in addition to the academics of the university, chose Cal Poly because he “really likes the beach” & “the location is great,” adding, “The team and the coach are awesome. They really promote a team-first culture and support each other.”