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Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lincroft, N.J.
High School: Christian Brothers
Experience: High School


Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)

2015-16: Saw action in two meets during the cross country season…placed 98th at the Princeton Inter-Regional Meet (10/3) to open the 2015 fall campaign…concluded the season with a sixth-place performance at the Three Stripe Invitational (11/7), helping guide the Blue Devils to a first-place finish…competed once during the indoor season, placing 17th in the 3,000 at the Camel City Invitational (1/29) after clocking a converted time of 8:32.54…participated in three outdoor competitions…placed 10th in the 1,500 at the Battle of the Blues (4/2), registering a personal-best time of 3:55.43…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2014-15: Competed in three meets during the fall…contributed to a first-place team finish at the Three Stripe Invitational (11/8), placing 13th overall in a 5K time of 15:31.03…registered a season-best 8K time of 26:32.90 at the JMU Invitational (9/13)…Indoors, raced to a third-place finish in the 3,000 at the VT Challenge, stopping the clock at 8:28.77…represented Duke in the 5,000 at the ACC Championships (2/27), finishing 26th with a time of 15:42.65…did not compete during the 2015 outdoor season...selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year.

2013-14: Debuted for Duke in cross country with a sixth-place finish at the Bull City Classic…saw a personal-best 8K time of 25:44.71 at the Furman XC Challenge (9/14)…Indoors, competed twice in the 3,000 with a season-best time of 8:40.49 coming at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet (2/8)…Outdoors, placed second in the 3,000 at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12) for his highest finish of the season.

Prior to Duke: Four year letterwinner under Tom Heath and Chris Bennett at Christian Brothers Academy…member of 2011 Nike Cross Country National Team Champions….member of 2013 New Balance Indoor National 4xmile Champions…member of 2013 4x800 Millrose Games Champions…participated in National Honor Society. 

Personal: Son of Brenda and Michael Liberatore…born Jan. 16, 1995…has two older sisters, Jessica and Ashley. 

Cross Country PRs
5K- 15:19 (High School)
8K- 25:44.71 (9/14/2013)

Indoor PRs
3,000m- 8:28.77 (2/21/2015)
5,000m- 15:42.65 (2/27/2015)

Outdoor PRs
1,500m- 3:55.43 (4/2/2016)
1,600m- 4:16.07 (High School)
3,200m- 15:19 (High School)

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