John Panus
John Panus
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Olean, N.Y.
High School: Olean
Event(s): Distance

Personal Records: 8K (25:23.4) ... 5,000m (14:56.48)

Cross Country Career Stats

2016 Track and Field: Ran a personal best for 5,000m of 14:56.48 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/13) ... Finished thirteenth in the 5,000m with a time of 15:42.69 at the SUNYAC Indoor Championships (2/26) ... Finished fifth in the 10,000m at the SUNYAC Outdoor Championships with a personal best time of 32:14.34 (5/6). 

2015 Cross Country: Finished tenth at the Geneseo Mike Woods Invitational with a personal best 8,000m time of 25:23.4 (10/3) ... Finished seventeenth at the SUNYAC Championships with a time of 25:51.4 (10/31). 

Prior to Geneseo: Ran for Olean High School under head coach Paul Ksionsyk ... three-time team MVP for cross country ... named CCAA Runner of the Year in 2012 ... named a Section VI first team All-Star ... state qualifier in both cross country and track & field ... 2012 winner of the McQuaid Invitational meet ... recipient of the Section VI Class B Sportsmanship Award ... holds high school records in the 1,600-meter, 3,200-meter and 3,000-meter steeplechase events ... member of the National Honor Society from 2012-13 ... 2013 recipient of the University of Rochester Xerox Scholarship.

Personal: John Matthew Panus was born in Olean, N.Y. to Christopher and Lisa Panus ... has one brother, Andrew ... also enjoys reading, kayaking and hiking ... favorite athletic-related moment was winning the McQuaid Invitational meet his senior year of high school ... credits his parents with having the most influence on his running career for always believing in him and supporting him ... majoring in English.

Top Performances

YearSport1500m3000m5000m10,000m
2017 Outdoor 4:15.60 -- -- -- -- 35:40.07
2016 Outdoor -- -- -- -- 15:08.60 32:14.34
2016 Indoor -- -- 9:01.61 14:56.48 -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
May 5–6, 2017 SUNYAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 10000m 35:40.07 13
Apr 22–23, 2017 Cortland Classic Invitational 1500m 4:15.60 22
Apr 9, 2017 Nazareth College ROC City Track & Field Classic 5000m NT  
Apr 9, 2017 Nazareth College ROC City Track & Field Classic 1500m 4:16.94 43
Apr 2, 2017 Geneseo Early Season Invitational 1500m 4:18.37 25
Jan 20, 2017 Highlander Invitational 3000 NT  
May 6–7, 2016 SUNYAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 10000m 32:14.34 5
Apr 30, 2016 St. John Fisher College Cardinal Classic 10000m 33:26.60 1
Apr 16–17, 2016 Bison Outdoor Classic 5000m 15:08.60 33
Mar 30, 2016 2016 Geneseo Early Mid-Week 5000m 15:32.04 1
Feb 26–27, 2016 SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field Championships 5000m 15:42.69 13
Feb 12–13, 2016 David Hemery Valentine Invitational 5000m 14:56.48 33
Jan 29, 2016 18th Annual Bison Open + Multi 5000m 15:18.59 8
Jan 22, 2016 Highlander Invitational 3000 9:01.61 7
Jan 16, 2016 RIT Tiger Invitational 5000m 15:42.59 2