2012 INDOOR TRACK - Won the 800 at the Terrapin Invitational (1:55.63)...Ran the 1000 in 2:28.44 at the Nittany Lion Challenge...Placed 4th in event...Time is 9th fastest in Terps history...Season best mark in the mile came in 4:06.38 at the ACC Championships...Finished 1st in event...Mark ranks 6th all time at Maryland...Ran the 3000 in 8:25.62 at the Wesley Brown Invitational...Finished 9th in event...Time is 10th fastest all time at Maryland...Member of the 4x800 relay team that finished 1st at the Millrose Collegiate Invitational (7:48.13)...Mark is 5th fastest in Terps history...Member of the distance medley relay team that finished 6th at the ACC Championships (9:56.34)...Time is 5th fastest all time at Maryland.
2011 CROSS COUNTRY - Ran in four events for Terps... Ran in No. 5 spot on team at the Lehigh Paul Short Run, going 26:29 over 8K... Was 21st overall and 7th on the team as Terps went 4-1-1 at Mount 5K Duals (15:50.3)... Was 92nd overall and 10th Terp to the line at the ACC Championships, going 25:48.1 over 8K at Clemson.
2011 OUTDOOR TRACK - Did not compete outdoors.
2011 INDOOR TRACK - Best 800 mark of the year was 2:00.73 at the Terrapin Indoor, where he finished 12th... Posted 4th-best mark of the season in the mile, going 4:21.92 on the banks at the Wesley Brown Invitational, placing 17th... Also went 4:25.11(b) to finish 7th at the Nittany Lion Challenge... Ran leadoff on DMR that was 3rd at Terrapin Indoor (10:43.40).
2010 CROSS COUNTRY - Did not compete for Terps.
BEFORE MARYLAND - Maryland Distinguished Scholar honorable mention at Good Counsel HS... Earned Principal's List or First Honors all four years... Member of National Honor Society, Saint Mary's Scholars and Key Club... Lettered four seasons in cross country, three seasons in track and field... Holds Good Counsel cross country school record at 5,000 meters in 15:59... Anchored Championship of America DMR to first-place finish at Penn Relays in 2010... Second team All-Met in cross country as a senior... Finished fourth individually at league meet and second in Private School Championship... First team All-Gazette as a senior after honorable mention as a junior... Fifth in league individually... Falcons won Washington Catholic Athletic Conference X-C title in 2007... Scored at league track meet in 1600 and 3200... Pre-Maryland PRs: 800 - 1:58; 1600 - 4:13.34; 3200 - 9:10; XC (5K) - 15:59; 3-Miles - 15:48.
PERSONAL - Born in Silver Spring... Plans to major in criminal justice with an eye toward a career as a police officer or an FBI agent... Youngest of five children... Parents are Terry and Richard Graves... Ran as a youngster for D.C. Redwings club, coached by current Terp assistant Desmond Dunham... Chose Maryland over Appalachian State and Mount St. Mary's... Biked the 185-mile C&O Canal as a 6-year-old in just four days... Thinks distance events should be all downhill... Lists Derek Jeter as his sports hero and his father as his non-sports hero... Enjoys his mother's spaghetti and meatballs before a race... Would cast Brad Pitt in a movie about his life... Likes ping pong, guitar and snowboarding.