Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016, 2017)
2016-17: In his only race of the 2016 cross country campaign, he finished in 15th place in the 6K at the Duke Alumni Event (9/2) with a time of 20:42…Ran in three events during the 2017 indoor campaign…Came in eighth in the mile in the Carolina Cup (1/15) and in third in the 3,000m in the VT Challenge (2/18)…Competed in two events during the outdoor season…Finished with a season best time of 4:00.65 in the 1,500m at the Raleigh Relays (3/25)…Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2015-16: Competed in five cross country meets during the fall…concluded the season with a second-place finish at the Three Stripe Invitational (11/7), helping lead Duke to a first-place team finish…opened the year with a first-place showing at the Bull City Classic (9/12)…participated in one event during the indoor campaign, placing fourth in the mile at the season-opener Carolina Cup (1/15)…did not compete during the outdoor season…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2014-15: Participated in five competitions during the fall…finished among Duke’s top seven at all five meets…opened college career with 13th-place finish at the JMU Invitational (9/13) in a time of 25:31.7…competed at the ACC Championship (10/31), placing 76th with a personal-best 8K time of 25:16.6…finished 11th at the Three Stripe Invitational (11/8), posting a 5K time of 15:31.17…Outdoors, led off 4x1,500 relay that placed second at the Raleigh Relays (3/28) in a combined time of 16:03.89…clocked a season-best 1,500 time of 3:59.29 at the Duke Twilight (5/6)…did not compete during the 2015 indoor season...earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four years under the guidance of Chris Tafelski…crowned 2012 Union County Cross Country Champion…also garnered runner of the year honors the same season…earned the 2012 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Group IV North II Sectional Cross Country Championship…named to the cross country all-state second team in 2013, the all-area first team in 2012 and 2013, and the all-county first team in 2011, 2012 and 2013…participated in the 2011 Nike Cross Nationals competition…won the NJSIAA Group IV North II Sectional Indoor 1,600…named to the indoor all-state third team in 2014 and the all-county first team in 2014…claimed the Union County 1,600m Championship in 2013…appeared on the all-area first team list in 2013 and the all-area second team list in 2014…also appeared on the outdoor all-county first team in 2013 and 2014...national honor society member and national AP scholar.
Personal: Son of Thomas and Kathryn Luppino...born March 15, 1996...has one sister, Megan.
Cross Country PRs
5K- 15:21 (High School)
8K- 25:16.6 (10/31/2014)
Mile- 4:17.95c (1/15/2016)
800m- 1:54.60 (High School)
1,500m- 3:59.29 (5/6/2015)
1,600m- 4:16.56 (High School)