Griffin Hess
Griffin Hess
Height: 6-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Pittsford, N.Y.
High School: Pittsford Mendon

Prior to Geneseo: Competed for Canisius College with head coach Nathan Huckle … ran for Pittsford Mendon High School … three-time New York State Class B Team Champion (2013-2015) … named All-NY State in 2014 and 2015 … Monroe County Championship Runner-Up in 2014 … named All-Monroe County from 2013-2015 … named First Team All-Section V in 2014 and Second Team All-Section V in 2015.

Personal: Griffin Robert Hess was born in Rochester, N.Y. … raised in Pittsford, N.Y. … parents are Tom and Michelle Hess … older sibling, Gavin, Nordic skied for University of New Hampshire … studying chemistry … named to the Dean’s List at Canisius for both the fall and spring semesters … favorite athletic-related moment was winning the state championship for the second year in a row after Coach Jason DeJoy passed away … favorite professional athlete is Billy Mills … names his former coach, Jason DeJoy, as having the most influence on his athletic career because he instilled passion in him and taught him the importance of hard work and a competitive mindset.

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Oct 28, 2017 2017 SUNYAC Cross Country Championships 8K 28:24.5 33
Oct 14, 2017 Yellowjacket XC Invitational 8K 27:14.4 29
Sep 30, 2017 Geneseo 37th Mike Woods Invitational 8K 26:44.6 62
Sep 23, 2017 Harry F. Anderson Invitational 8K 27:32.5 17
Sep 1, 2017 Brockport Early Season Short Course 6K 20:24.2 32