Joe Baron
Joe Baron
Height: 6-1
Weight: 155
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cobleskill, N.Y.
High School: Cobleskill-Richmondville
Position: Distance
Major: Political Science

2017 Cross Country: Competed in six races over the season… Ran the 8K in a season-best time of 26:55.4 at the UMass Dartmouth Cross Country Invitational… At the NCAA DII East Region Cross Country Championship he ran the 10K in a season-best time of 36:49.3.

2016 Cross Country: Selected on to the NE10 Fall and Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Competed in five races over the season… Ran the 8K in a season-best 28:16.9 at the Paul Short – White Invitational on Oct. 1.

2015 Cross Country: At the NCAA Division II East Region Cross County Championships, he ran the 10k in 35:53.0… At the Northeast-10 Men's Cross Country Championships, he ran the 4.97m in 28:43.7. 

Prior to Assumption: Ran cross country and indoor and outdoor track at Cobleskill-Richmondville High School... Was also a member of the bowling team... First Team All-Conference in cross country in 2014 and Second Team All-Conference in 2013... 2013 Colonial Council cross country undefeated team champions... 2015 Colonial Council Track champions and Class C Sectionals champions... Marked the program's first championships in track at the Council and Sectional levels.

Personal: Son of Christopher and Christine... Has a brother, Andrew... His dad played football at Wagner and Cortland... Born on April 17... Volunteers in the community at FBLA functions and at his local Elks Lodge.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Frank Shorter... Dream job: Running hotels in Disney World... No. 1 song on his iPod: Backstreets Back- Backstreet Boys... If you could meet anyone: Bill Rodgers... What celebrity do you get mistaken for: Andy Williams... Favorite sports memory: Beating their local rivals, Fonda-Fultonville, two years in a row on his home course and then on their home course.