Tyler Spear
Tyler Spear
Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Loyola Blakefield
Position: Distance
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Kirkland

Personal Bests: 
1,500 Meters - 3:55.29
Mile - 4:14.97
3,000 Meters - 8:16.88 (I)
5,000 Meters - 14:31.55 (O)
10,000 Meters - 32:13.49 (O)

Finished the Penn Relays with a career-best 14:31.55 in the 5000m (Apr. 26-28) … Ran a 3:55.29 in the 1500m at the 2018 Harvard –Yale Match (Apr. 14) … Hit a new career high in the mile with a 4:14.97 at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational (Feb. 9-10).

Set a new personal record in the 3000m during the indoor season, winning the event at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet (8:16.88) ... Also won the 3000m at the Beantown Challenge ... One of Harvard's scoring runners at Ivy League Cross-Country Heps, placing 73rd (25:32.1).


Finished eighth in a season-best performance in the indoor 3000 at the H-Y-P Meet, running a 8:33.35 … Posted a season-best time of 15:21.83 in the indoor 500 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational … Finished fourth in a career-best performance in the outdoor 3000 at the annual Harvard vs. Yale meet, running a 8:31.66 … Ran a 14:41.84 in the career-best time in the outdoor 5000 at the Sam Howell Meet … Posted a time of 14:56.88  in the outdoor 5000 at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 

Before Harvard: Captained the cross country and track and field teams as a junior and senior … Two-time Nike Cross Nationals All-Southeast Region honoree … Five-time Baltimore Sun All-State cross country and track and field selection … 13-time All-MIAA honors in cross country and track and field … Three-time RunningMaryland.com State first team selection … Finished 72nd at the 2014 Nike Cross Nationals … 2014 Jesuit Schools indoor track champion in the 3,200m run … 2013-14 Jesuit Schools Cross Country Championship runner up … Placed 22nd nationally in the two mile run … Top ranked in the indoor 3,200m run … Recipient of the 2014 Loyola Blakefield Dan McNeal Award.

Personal Bests:
3000 Meters
 – 8:32.51 
3200 Meters
 – 9:10.70