Nicholas Peragine
Nicholas Peragine
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Xavier
Major: Exercise Science

Senior Year (2017)

  • Ran in all seven events, finishing in the team's top five on four occasions.
  • Ran a career-best 18:22.2 for 5,000 meters at the season-opening Misericordia Invitational on Sept. 1.
  • Had the best finish of his career, 11th, at the Cougar Classic on Sept. 16 at Misericordia in Dallas, Pa.

Junior Year (2016)

  • Competed in three events, all late in the season.
  • Ran a career-best 27:36.81 for 8,000 meters at the Landmark Conference championships on Oct. 29, finishing 23rd.

Sophomore Year (2015)

  • Ran in five of the team's eight events.
  • Had a season-best 25th-place finish at the Highlander Invitational on Sept. 19 in Langhorne, Pa., by completing the 8,000-meter course in 29:40.04.

Freshman Year (2014)

  • Competed in six of seven meets
  • After running 30:41.6 for 8000 meters at the Roadrunner Invitational (Ramapo College) on Sept. 20, broke the 29-minute barrier for the same distance in his next three races:  28:55 at the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 4; 28:39 at the Princeton Invitational on Oct. 18; and 28:53.1 at the season-ending NCAA Mideast regional at Big Spring High School in Newville, Pa., on Nov. 15

Top 25 Finishes

  • 11th - 29:48.52, 8,000 meters, Sept. 16, 2017, Cougar Classic (Misericordia), Dallas, Pa.
  • 23rd - 27:36.81, 8,000 meters, Oct. 29, 2016, Landmark Conference championships, Northampton, Pa.
  • 24th - 30:41.6 8,000 meters, Sept. 20, 2014, Roadrunner Invitational (Ramapo), Woodland Park, N.J.
  • 25th - 29:40.04, 8,000 meters, Sept. 19, 2015, Highlander Invitational (Cairn), Langhorne, Pa.

Landmark Conference Championship Finishes

  • 2015 - 46th, 29:45.91, 8,000 meters, Oct. 31, Sunken Meadow State Park, Kings Park, N.Y.
  • 2016 - 23rd, 27:36.81, 8,000 meters, Oct. 29, Bicentennial Park, Northampton, Pa.
  • 2017 - 36th, 30:19.97, 8,000 meters, Oct. 28, Standing Stone Golf Club, Huntingdon, Pa.

NCAA Mideast Regional Finishes

  • 2014 - 207th, 28:53.1, 8,000 meters, Nov. 15, Big Spring High School, Newville, Pa.
  • 2016 - 171st, 27:48, 8,000 meters, Nov. 12, DeSales University, Center Valley, Pa.
  • 2017 - 174th, 28:10.2, 8,000 meters, Nov. 11, Big Spring High School, Newville, Pa.

Awards and Honors

  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2017)

High School/Personal

  • Lettered in cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field
  • Member of Xavier's 2014 outdoor track and field and 2013 indoor track and field sectional championship teams, along with the 2013 Jesuit indoor track and field championship team
  • Son of Dino and Mary Peragine
  • Has a sister, Marissa (22), who attends Manhattan College and is a member of the dance team there
  • His father is a graduate of Kingsborough Community College