Peter Cotsirilos
Peter Cotsirilos
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Wilmette, IL
High School: New Trier Township HS
Experience: 1Y

2015-16 -- Track: Ran the squad’s fastest 1,500-meter race all spring, 3:49.30, at the Mt. SAC Relays in Norwalk on April 16 ... went on to also finish 10th at the Big West Conference Championships on May 13, running Jack Rose Track in 3:54.65 ... won Heat 6 of the event at the Stanford Invite on April 1 at 3:51.94 ... also competed in the 5,000m at Long Beach State on May 14, finishing 24th in the conference at 15:22.51 ... his top 800m performance, a runner-up 1:54.96 at the Big West Double Dual on March 12, equaled his PR from the previous season ... also made his second consecutive Big West All-Academic Team. Cross Country: Closed his redshirt freshman season with an 18th-place finish at the Big West Championships at UC Riverside on Oct. 31, with an 8K time of 24:59.47 ... posted a third-place 26:44.9 at the Cal Poly Invitational hosted at Fairbanks Memorial Course in San Luis Obispo on Oct. 17 ... opened the year with a 20th-place 27:12.50 at the Lagoon Open held at UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 5, followed by a 31st-place 19:05.7 (in a 6K) at the Fresno State Invitational on Sept. 11 and a 53rd-place 24:52.0 at Stanford on Sept. 26 ... earned conference all-academic honors.

2014-15 -- Track: Came in eighth place in the 1,500-meter final at the Big West Conference Championships hosted by UC Riverside on May 16, with a time of 3:56.27 ... his season-best performance, a runner-up 3:50.30, came at the ShareSLO Invitational at home on March 28. Cross Country: Competing unattached at the Cal Poly Invitational on Oct. 18, clocked a time of 28:19, earning 10th place.

Prep -- At New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, Ill., had the eighth-fastest 1,600-meter time in the state as a senior (4:13.22) ... also ran a 9:42.70 in the 3,200m ... was a two-year All-Central Suburban League selection for the Trevians ... took 17th at the 2013 3A state finals in cross country, with a 3-mile performance of 14:57 ... was an honor roll student every semester.

Personal -- Born on Feb. 5, 1996 in Wilmette, Ill. ... son of Steve and Dianne ... majors in mechanical engineering.