Michael Berry
Michael Berry
Height: 5-9
Weight: 125
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Palm Beach, Fla.
High School: Cardinal Newman HS
Major: English

AS A SENIOR (2011)
Competed in five events…Registered season-best time of 28:31.95 at the USF Invitational 8K…Completed Sunshine State Conference Championships in 35th-place at a time of 29:34.28…Closed as Lions top finisher at the Disney Classic (28:52.42).

AS A JUNIOR (2010)
Berry competed in each of the Lions seven events… Participating in five 8K’s, one 5K, and one four-mile run...Berry ‘s best performance came at the Sunshine State Conference Championships (11/06/10) where he crossed the tape with a career-best time of 27:55.08…Berry finished as the Lions top finisher on three occasions...Was a top-three finisher in each of the Lions seven races…Berry’s SSC Championship time is currently fifth on the Lions’ all-time records board.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009)
Berry had a strong sophomore season for the Lions as he ran in all seven events. His best finish of the year came on 9/12/09 at the Florida Tech Invitational with a time of 29:21:88…He also had a strong finish at the 2009 SSC Championships on 10/24/09 when he ran a 29:41:90.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
Berry had an impressive freshman season running in four out of five events...His best finish of the campaign came at the UT Early Bird Classic (9/5/08) when he finished the 8K race 53rd of 102 runners with a time of 24:39.00

CAREER
Berry was named MVP of his Cardinal Newman High School team twice…He was named All-Conference and All-County all four years.

PERSONAL
Berry was born September 4 in North Palm Beach, Fla…He is an English major…His hobbies include running, movies, going to the beach and hanging out with friends…He career goal is to be the best runner he can be and help his teammates along the way…Believes his work ethic is the best asset to the team…Names Kevin Youkilis as his favorite athlete and the Boston Red Sox his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because of the people, the campus and its location to home...Son of Mike and Marg Berry…Has three brothers, Beau, Quinn and Luke, and one sister, Abby.