William Planeta
William Planeta
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Suffern, N.Y.
High School: Suffern
Event(s): Sprints

Personal Records: 200m (22.99) ... 4x200 Relay (22.7 - individual split time) ... 4x100m Relay (10.97 - individual split time).

2016 Track and Field: Ran a 200m personal best of 22.99 at the at the Rochester Spring Invite (4/23) ... Finished sixteenth in the 200m at the SUNYAC Outdoor Championships with a time of 23.60 (5/6).

Prior to Geneseo: Ran for Suffern High School track & field ... honored with the outstanding performance award for his 22.7s 200-meter dash in 2014 ... 2014 John Ginley Relay City Award ... Rockland All-County winter/spring track & field second-team 2014.

Personal: William Paul Planeta was born in and raised in Suffern, N.Y. ... parents are Bill and Eileen Planeta ... has an older sister, Chrystal ... double major in political science and sociology with a minor in legal studies ... best advice he's received during his career is, "If you're going to do something, do it right and do it perfect every single time, regardless if others don't think it matters" ... lists former coach Eddie McElroy for having the biggest influence over his career ... started running in ninth grade when his gym teacher told him he'd be good at it ... favorite professional athlete is Justin Gatlin.

Top Performances

YearSport60m100m200m300m400m
2017 Outdoor -- -- 11.65 23.46 -- -- -- --
2017 Indoor 7.58 -- -- 23.85 37.72 55.22
2016 Outdoor -- -- 11.60 22.99 -- -- -- --
2016 Indoor 7.35 -- -- 23.36 -- -- -- --
2015 Indoor -- -- -- -- 24.62 -- -- -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Apr 29, 2017 Cardinal Classic 200m 23.61 (-0.2) 18
Apr 29, 2017 Cardinal Classic 100m 11.66 (0.2) 23
Apr 22–23, 2017 Cortland Classic Invitational 200m 23.77 (-2.5) 16
Apr 22–23, 2017 Cortland Classic Invitational 100m 11.65 (1.6) 10
Apr 9, 2017 Nazareth College ROC City Track & Field Classic 100m NTw (2.5)  
Apr 9, 2017 Nazareth College ROC City Track & Field Classic 200m 23.46 (2.0) 42
Apr 2, 2017 Geneseo Early Season Invitational 100m 11.74 (-0.9) 16
Apr 2, 2017 Geneseo Early Season Invitational 200m 23.64 (0.1) 16
Feb 10–11, 2017 Boston University David Hemery Valentine Inv. 200m 23.85 192
Feb 3, 2017 RIT February Invitational 200m 24.07 10
Feb 3, 2017 RIT February Invitational 1600m Relay 3:40.07 3
Jan 27–28, 2017 19th Annual Bison Open 200m 24.22 58
Jan 27–28, 2017 19th Annual Bison Open 400m 55.22 46
Jan 20, 2017 Highlander Invitational 300m 37.72 10
Jan 20, 2017 Highlander Invitational 4x2 1:38.06 8
Jan 14, 2017 Utica College Pioneer Invitational 2 200m 24.28 20
Jan 14, 2017 Utica College Pioneer Invitational 2 4x2 NT  
Dec 9, 2016 Houghton December Classic 60m 7.58 14
May 6–7, 2016 SUNYAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 200m 23.60 (0.1) 16
Apr 30, 2016 St. John Fisher College Cardinal Classic 200m 22.99w (3.4) 15
Apr 30, 2016 St. John Fisher College Cardinal Classic 100m 11.60 16
Apr 23, 2016 Rochester Spring Invite 200m 22.99 (1.8) 5
Apr 16–17, 2016 Bison Outdoor Classic 200m 23.27 (-0.2) 55
Apr 16–17, 2016 Bison Outdoor Classic 100m 11.71 (-1.4) 51
Mar 30, 2016 2016 Geneseo Early Mid-Week 200m 22.69w (3.2) 8
Mar 30, 2016 2016 Geneseo Early Mid-Week 100m 11.36w (3.7) 14
Mar 30, 2016 2016 Geneseo Early Mid-Week 400m Relay 42.84 1
Feb 12–13, 2016 David Hemery Valentine Invitational 60m 7.55 77
Feb 12–13, 2016 David Hemery Valentine Invitational 200m 23.43 151
Jan 29, 2016 18th Annual Bison Open + Multi 200m 23.77 43
Jan 29, 2016 18th Annual Bison Open + Multi 60m 7.69 58
Jan 22, 2016 Highlander Invitational 200m 23.36 2
Jan 16, 2016 RIT Tiger Invitational 200m 24.09 13
Jan 16, 2016 RIT Tiger Invitational 4x2 1:32.65 1
Dec 10, 2015 RIT Early Season Invitational 200m 23.62 6
Dec 5, 2015 Brockport Early Season Invite 200m 23.84 9
Dec 5, 2015 Brockport Early Season Invite 60m 7.35 13
Jan 17, 2015 RIT Tiger Invitational 200m 24.62 24
Jan 17, 2015 RIT Tiger Invitational 4x2 1:37.28 8