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Elijah Silva
  Elijah Silva

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Toronto, Canada

High School:
Brebeuf College School

Height:
5-11

Position:
Distance

Experience:
2L


07/23/2014

TU Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards

Both teams and four individuals received All-Academic honors.

High School: Ran a personal-best in the 400 meters with a time of 49.65, in the 800 meters with a time of 1:49.74 and the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:47.09 . . . won the OFSAA state title the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:52.38 . . . won the bronze medal in the OFSAA 800 meters . . . runner-up at the Jr. Nationals 1,500 meters and ran for Team Canada in the Jr. Pan Am Games in 2013 in Colombia, where he finished fourth . . . record-holder for the 800 meters at the TDCAA and was named Athlete of the Meet in 2013 and a record-holder for the Nike John Rowland Games 1,500 meters . . . an eight-time qualifier for OFSAA in cross country and track and field.

Personal: Majoring in exercise and sports science . . . son of Maria and Ash Silva . . . has three older brothers, Josh, Adam and Zack and one younger sister, Alexa . . . born July 6, 1995 . . . lists his most memorable event is winning OFSAA . . . started running cross country/track when at the age of 12.