Patrick Engel
Patrick Engel
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Miller Place, N.Y.
High School: Miller Place
Event(s): Distance

Prior to Geneseo: Ran for Miller Place High School with head coach Sean O’Brien … named Academic All-Suffolk County for cross country in 2015 and for track & field in 2016 … named all-division for cross country in 2015, indoor track & field in 2016 and outdoor track & field in 2016 … named to the Stony Brook University Dean’s List in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters.

Personal: Patrick “Pat” Phillip Engel was born and raised in Miller Place, N.Y. … parents are Karen and Robert Engel … grew up the youngest of three brothers with Geoffrey and Jacob … organizes an annual charity basketball tournament to fight the opioid epidemic on Long Island in honor of his late brother, Jacob … majoring in philosophy with minors in chemistry and biology ... enjoys reading, watching basketball, and fishing … started running in seventh grade because he enjoyed the raw competition in the races … favorite professional sports team is the New York Knicks … favorite professional athlete is Ron Baker … names his dad as having the most influence on his running career because since he is also a runner “he's always been somebody I could turn to after a good race, bad race, or when looking for any advice on a situation.”