Neil Hamel
Neil Hamel
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cumberland, RI
High School: Cumberland
Position: Event=>XC/Distance
2006-2007: Consistently among the Bears' top seven throughout the Cross Country season. Will focus on the 3k Steeplechase this Outdoor season where he will look to improve on last year's 4th place finish at the Heptagonal Championships.2005-2006: Solid cross country campaign, culminating in his 19th-place overall finish (25:22), third for Brown, at Heptagonals where the Bears finished third. Impressive progression through the season earned him the Most Improved award. Placed fourth in the steeplechase at Outdoor Heps with a time of 9:13.77. This mark is seventh on the Bears' all-time outdoor list. 2004-2005: Bounced back from injury with indoor PRs of 1:56 and 4:16 in the 800m and mile, respectively, and concentrated on the steeplechase outdoors. High School: 3 time All-State; 2 time All-New England in XC; Numerous All-State Track selections. Personal bests- 800: 1:58; 1500: 4:02; Mile: 4:22; 3000: 9:00; 5K: 15:55. Other: Neil is concentrating in Business Economics with an eye on law school after graduation.