Vince Hamilton
Vince Hamilton
Year: So.
Hometown: Spokane, Wash.
High School: North Central HS '11
College: Boise State
Position: XC/Distance
Experience: TR*

2012-13 Track and Field: Indoor: Hamilton ran a time of 14:24.52 in the 5,000 at the UW Invitational to rank fourth in school history and place sixth overall. He was milliseconds away from cracking the Eastern top ten list in the 3,000 with a time of 8:25.96 at the UW Husky Classic, just missing the 10th spot (8:25.84). Hamilton placed eighth in the 5,000 (15:15.11) and 10th in the 3,000 (8:37.54) at the BSC Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Hamilton finished fifth in the 10,000 at the BSC Outdoor Championships with a time of 31:37.16. He placed 15th in the 5,000 at the conference meet (15:18.86). At the Mt. Sac Relays, Hamilton ran a personal-best time of 31:17.99 in the 10,000. He also ran his outdoor best of 14:50.70 in the 5,000 in a winning effort at the All-Idaho Cup.

2012 Cross Country: Redshirted.

Boise State: Hamilton raced in five cross country meets as a freshman, finishing as the top runner for the Broncos in three. He garnered Mountain West Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 27. He was also named Mountain West Freshman of the Year and second team all-conference. He placed second in the Roger Curran 6K (19:00.65), 11th at the MW Championships (25:36.3; 8K) and 53rd at the NCAA West Championships 10K (30:37). Hamilton placed 10th in the 3,000 and 11th in the 5,000 at the Mountain West Indoor Championships. His best times at Boise State came in the 1,500 (4:05.26), mile (4:14.27), 3,000 (8:26.45) and 5,000 (14:34.98). That time in the 5,000 would put Hamilton fourth all-time at Eastern.

High School: Hamilton was second at the 2010 WIAA 3A Cross Country State Championships, running a time of 15.20.4 in the 5,000. The North Central High School standout was also 17th at state his junior year. In track he placed fourth as a senior in the 1,600 (4:15.69) and 3,200 (9:04.70) at the 2011 3A WIAA State Championships. He ran his personal-best time of 8:58.26 in the 3,200 at the Shoreline Invite, placing first. His other best times were in the 800 (2:02.40), 1,600 (4:15.36), mile (4:17.77) and 2 mile (9:08.59).

Personal: Exercise Science major. Born 10/15/92 in Spokane, Wash. His parents are Paul and Judy Hamilton.

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