Stephen Grunbok
Stephen Grunbok
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
High School: Our Lady of Lourdes
Major: Exercise Science
  • Four-year letter-winner who competed in 20 events and four Landmark Conference Championships
  • Had three top-25 finishes in his career.

Senior Year (2018)

  • Competed in four events including the Landmark Conference Championships
  • Best overall finish was 18th at the Cougar Classic on Sept. 15 when he recorded one of two eighth place team finishes
  • Best 8K time of the season was 28:27.75 at the Landmark Conference Championships on Oct. 27

Junior Year (2017)

  • Ran in five events, including the Landmark Conference Championships.
  • His best finish was 16th at the Cougar Classic on Sept. 16 at Misericordia in Dallas, Pa.

Sophomore Year (2016)

  • Ran in five events, finishing in the team's top five three times.
  • Was the Royals' third finisher at the Ron Stonitsch Invitational on Sept. 10, completing the 6,000-meter course in 21:41.4.
  • Had a season-best 29th-place finish at the Landmark Conference championships on Oct. 29, completing the 8,000-meter course in 27:45.71.

Freshman Year (2015)

  • Competed in six events in his first year with the program.
  • Was the third Royal across the line in the season-opening Misericordia Invitational on Sept. 1, completing the 5,000-meter course in 18:59.29.
  • Ran a season-best 28:22.95 for 8,000 meters at the Inter-Regional Border Battle on Oct. 17 at Rowan University.

Top 25 Finishes

  • 16th - 30:55.75, 8,000 meters, Sept. 16, 2017, Cougar Classic (Misericordia), Dallas, Pa.
  • 18th - 29:49.90, 8,000 meters, Sept. 15, 2018, Cougar Classic (Misericordia), Dallas, Pa.
  • 23rd - 29:35.52, 8,000 meters, Sept. 19, 2015, Highlander Invitational (Cairn), Langhorne, Pa.

Landmark Conference Championship Finishes

  • 2015 - 35th, 29:10.78, 8,000 meters, Oct. 31, Sunken Meadow State Park, Kings Park, N.Y.
  • 2016 - 29th, 27:45.71, 8,000 meters, Oct. 29, Bicentennial Park, Northampton, Pa.
  • 2017 - 38th, 30:25.21, 8,000 meters, Oct. 28, Standing Stone Golf Club, Huntingdon, Pa.
  • 2018 - 35th, 28:27.75, 8,000 meters, Oct. 27, Union Canal Tunnel Park, Lebanon, Pa.

NCAA Mideast Regional Finishes

  • 2015 - 221st, 29:06.8, 8,000 meters, Nov. 14, Big Spring H.S., Newville, Pa.

Awards & Honors

  • Landmark Conference Fall All-Sportsmanship Team (2018)
  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2016, 2017, 2018)

Personal

  • Is the son of Warren and Mary Grunbok.