Middle Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jefferson, Md.
High School: Brunswick HS



2016 Outdoor: Academic All-Big Ten...competed at nine events...ran the 800m, 1500m and relay events...took first in the 800 (1:52.69) and third in the 4x400 (3:20.79) at the Maryland Invitational (3/26)...clocked time of 1:52.12 in the 800 and helped sprint medley relay team capture fifth (3:24.22) at Florida Relays (3/31-4/2)...took second in the 800 (1:54.46) at the Lou Onesty Invite (4/9)...ran season-best 1:52.00 in the 800 at Larry Ellis Invite (4/22-23)...combined with distance medley relay squad to go 10:12.58 at the Penn Relays (4/28-30)...also helped sprint medley relay to ninth place finish (3:25.99) at Penn Relays...posted career-best 3:49.61 in the 1500 at the Kehoe Twilight Meet (5/6)...took 17th in the 800 prelims at the Big Ten Championships (5/13-15).  

2016 Indoor: Competed at four events...broke the school record in the 800 with a time of 1:50.17 at the SPIRE Invite...won the 1000 (2:27.35) at the Penn State Relays (1/9) in eighth fastest time by a Terp in the event...took fifth in the mile (4:12.20) at the Great Dane Classic (1/16)...won the 800 (1:55.57) and was member of fourth place 4x400 relay squad (3:29.11) at Terrapin Invitational (1/30)...posted three top-5 finishes in the 1500 (3:55.36), 1000 (2:27.98) and mile (4:11.32) at the Armory Track Invitational (2/5-2/6). 

2015 Outdoor: Competed in seven competitions...placed fourth in the 1500m (3:54.07) and 16th in the 400m (50.98) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational...took the top spot in the 800m (1:54.58) and the 1500m (3:53.08) at the Maryland Invitational while also notching a third-place finish in the 4x400m relay...took third in the 800m in the Sam Howell Invitational in a time of 1:53.42 while also notching a fifth-place finish in the 1500m...took third in the 800m at the Morgan State Legacy Meet (1:50.84)...finished seventh in the 1500m at the Kehoe Twilight Meet...placed 17th at the Big Ten Championships in the 800m (1:51.24). 

2015 Indoor: Competed in three events...won the mile (4:14.98) and the 800m (1:56.21) at the Terrapin Invitational...finished fifth as a member of the 4x400m relay team (3:32.43) at the same event...notched a first-place finish in the 1000m (2:29.73) and a runner-up place in the mile (4:17.15)...nabbed a 12th-place finish in the 800m at the Armory Track Invitational in a time of 1:53.62.

2014 Outdoor: Season-best 1:53.29 in the 800m to finish sixth at the Kehoe Twilight...Notched a time of 1:53.35 at the ACC Outdoor Championships...crossed the line first at the Navy Invitational in a time of 1:53.96...season-best in the 1500m came at the Maryland Invitational to finish third.

2014 Indoor: Season-best in 800m came at the Hokie Invitational in a fifth place finish (1:56.29)...notched a third place finish at the Terrapin Invitational (1:56.50)...placed 17th at the Doc Hale VT Elite (1:57.28)...recorded a season-best 2:34.81 at the Hokie Invitational to finsh 15 in the 1000m.

Before Maryland: Excelled in the 400m, 500m, 800m, and 1600m for coaches Anne Zumbach and Tony Lawson at Brunswick High School…All-Gazette Indoor Track Athlete of the Year in 2012…boasts school indoor records in 500m, 800m and sprint medley relay…spring records in 800m, 1600m, and 4x400 relay…Brunswick was 2010 1A West Regional champions in 2010 and 2012 1A State Runner-Ups...individually, was 1A State and West Region champion in the 800m in 2011, 800m county and conference champion and 1600m West Region champions in 2012 in indoor…also  800m and 1600m conference champion and 1A West Region champion in 800m in spring of 2011…conference champion in 400m, county champion in 800m and 1A West Regional and State champion in the 1600m in spring of 2012.

Personal: Son of Mike and Jean Trettel…twin brothers Andrew and Ben graduated from Maryland in 2007…major is biochemistry.

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