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Duke Cross Country BIO
 Blake Udland

2013-14: Saw significant action in the fall, participating in six meets…opened the season with a fourth-place finish at the Bull City Classic (8/31)…set a personal-best 8K time of 24:44.73 at the Furman XC Challenge (9/14)…highest finish of the season came at the Royal Cross Country Challenge (10/11), where he placed second overall…Outdoors, competed three times…clocked a season-best time of 4:01.03 in the 1,500 at the Raleigh Relays (3/28)…also competed in the 3,000, placing sixth at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12) in a time of 8:41.72…did not compete during the indoor season.

2012-13: Made his Duke debut in the fall at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational, finishing 14th...took 10th at the Great American Cross Country Festival with a time of 26:24.9 for 8K...Indoors, competed in the mile run at the Virginia Tech Elite meet where he finished 28th in 4:33.93…served as the anchor leg for the distance medley relay team that combined to finished second at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 10:10.90…did not compete during the 2013 Outdoor season.

Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner for Jeff Kaye at Millburn High School ... won back-to-back sectional titles in cross country his junior and senior seasons ... finished seventh at the New Jersey Cross Country Meet of Champions as a senior ... notched a personal-best of 15:04 for 5K in cross country during his prep career ... other personal-bests include 1:57 in the 800m, 4:09 in the 1,600m and 9:12 at the 3,200m distance outdoors.

Personal: Son of Ken and Rose Udland ... born March 14, 1994 ... has two older brothers, Myles and Tyler ... brother, Myles, competed in cross country and track & field at Auburn (2008-09) and at UConn (2009-10) ... brother, Tyler, is currently a member of the cross country and track & field teams at Princeton.

Cross Country PR
5K- 15:04.20 (High School)
8K- 24:44.73 (9/14/2013)

Indoor PRs
Mile- 4:33.93 (2/8/2013)
DMR- 10:10.90 (1/19/2013)

Outdoor PRs

1,500m- 4:01.03 (3/28/2014)
1,600m- 4:09.62 (High School)
3,000m- 8:41.72 (4/12/2014)
3,200m- 9:12 (High School)

Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
City/State: Short Hills, N.J.
High School: Millburn
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