Louis Colson
Louis Colson
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
High School: Thomas Edison
Major: Physics
House Affiliation: Quincy

2017 (Senior)

Placed 12th in the H-Y-P Meet (Sep. 15) … Placed 86th in the Coast-to-Coast Battle of Beantown with a time of 25:51 (Sep. 22) … Earned 123rd in the Princeton XC Invitational, running a time of 25:49.5 (Oct. 14) … Crossed the line third for the team at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships with a time of 33:36.3 (Nov. 10).

2016 (Junior)
At Ivy League Heps XC Championships, ran a season-best time of 27:20.6 to finish 94th.

2015 (Sophomore)
Took 17th overall at HYP, clocking in at 25:30 in the 8K ... Finished 48th at the Coast to Coast Battle of Beantown in 24:53.3 in the 8K ... Fifth Harvard finisher at the Wisconsin Adidas Invite, crossing the stripe in 25:14.7 ... Fourth Harvard runner across the line in the five-mile Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, placing 51st in 26:09.0 ... Sixth Harvard finisher at the NCAA Northeast Regional, crossing the line in 33:00 ... Took 53rd at the IC4A Championships in 27:26.

2014 (Freshman)
Finished in 18th at the H-Y-P meet, posting a time of 25:15.6 in first collegiate meet … Fourth Harvard finisher at the Battle of Beantown, taking 60th with a time of 25:31 … Notched a time of 26:20 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational … Ran the Heps course in a time of 25:37.2 … Finished with a time of 22:14.21 at NCAA Regionals … Competed at the IC4A Championships, posting a time of 26:42.4.

Before Harvard

Personal Bests:
1600 Meters
 – 4:14.26
3000 Meters –

Lettered all four years in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track … Captained cross country team from 2011-13 … 2013-14 Washington Post All-Met Runner of the Year … 2012-13 Washington Post All-Met selection in cross country and indoor track … 2013 All-Run Washington Team … 2013 Virginia Gatorade Runner of the Year … 5A Virginia State cross country champion 2013-14 … 2013 Virginia State 3,200m run champion in indoor track … 2013 indoor track All-American … 2014 Virginia State 3,200m run champion in outdoor track… 2013-14 Washington Post Michael L. Trilling Award winner.