New York Boys Cross Country ROY: Bryce Millar

New York Boys Cross Country ROY: Bryce Millar

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New York Boys Cross Country ROY: Bryce Millar

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THE WINNER: Bryce Millar

THE BASICS

School: Fayetteville-Manlius (N.Y.)
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-foot-2
Weight: 160 pounds

Athletic achievement: He raced to his second consecutive Class A individual state championship this past season, leading the Hornets to the state title as a team. Millar won the Nike Cross Nationals New York Regional championships in 15:48.8 and helped Fayetteville-Manlius win the national team title at the NXN Final. He also broke the tape at the Section 3 championships and the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Invitational, and earned second-place finishes at both the Manhattan Invitational and the McQuaid Invitational.

Academic excellence: Millar has maintained an A-minus average.

Exemplary character: He has volunteered locally on behalf of a senior citizen’s center and a youth track & field program.

THE PRAISE

“He had one great race after another, and he was an integral part of a national championship team,” said Fayetteville-Manlius head coach Bill Aris. “Bryce is a humble, dedicated and hard-working young man. He’s a total team player and a pleasure to work with in every way.”

THE FUTURE: Millar has signed with Indiana.

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