Tyler Archer
Tyler Archer
Birth Date: 10/05/1988
Year: Graduate Student
Hometown: Brookfield, Conn.
High School: Hotchkiss School
Previous College: Boston College
Position: MDistance

2011-12 (GRADUATE STUDENT): OUTDOOR: At Brown's Springtime Open placed 18th (1:59.53) in the 800m run.

2007-11 (BOSTON COLLEGE): (SENIOR): INDOOR: At the ACC Championship (2/25-26), turned in a mark of 51.10 in the quarter-mile, before returning to run a 50.16 split as the third leg of the 4x400-meter Relay... Set a PR of 1:05.50 out of heat two in the 500-meter dash at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/11)... Ran a New England qualifying 500-meter time of 1:06.74 for fifth place, as well in the 4x400-meter Relay that took third in 3:22.36 at the Battle of Beantown (2/4)... Ran a 1:06.75 in the 500m and returned as the second leg of the 4x400-meter Relay (3:28.56) at the BU Invitational (1/28) - his competition in over two years. OUTDOOR: Clocked at 1:57.19 in the 800 meter New England Championship (5/14)... Finished 5th at the Skyhawk Invitational in the 800-meters with a time of 1:54.86... At the ACC Championships (4/21), finished with a time of 1:56.96 in the 800-meter run, ran the third leg of the 4X400-meter team that took 10th with a time of 3:19.16... Led the Eagles with a 1:56.94 clip in the half mile at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/1-2)... Opened the year with a personal record of 50.83 in the quarter mile at the Raleigh Relays (3/25-26).

(JUNIOR): Did not compete.

(SOPHOMORE): INDOOR: Delivered a strong performance at the Battle of Beantown meet in the 500m with a time of 1:06.24 taking fourth place... Took ninth at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games in the 400m with a time of 51.53... Came in seventh place at the Husky Carnival in the 500m dash with a time of 1:06.75. OUTDOOR: Ran a 51.25 in the 400m at the UMass Invitational for 11th place.

(FRESHMAN): INDOOR: Eighth in the 800m at the Battle of Beantown (2:00.87)... 15th in the 800m at the Reebok Boston Games (2:00.78)... Ran a 1:08.46 500m dash against Boston University and Sacred Heart. OUTDOOR: Ran a 1:58.17 800m at the ACC Championships... 19th in the 400m dash at the UMass Spring Meet (52.00) and eighth at the Stonehill Invitational (52.15).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Immaculate High School (2002-06) and Hotchkiss School (2006-07)... 800m outdoor champion Southwest Conference and 600m runner-up Southwest Conference... All-Conference and All-Area selection... Placed sixth in the 800m at outdoor state championship... CT Class S 800m runner-up, sixth in the CT Class S 600m... At Hotchkiss School (2006-07), was the Founders League 800m Champion and an All-League selection... Ran the lead leg of Founders League Champion and New England Champion 4x400 meter relay with a 50.2 split... Hotchkiss track team won both the New England and Founders League title.

PERSONAL: Born October 5, 1988... Son of Kevin and Gail Archer... Graduated Boston College (2011) with a Bachelor's of Art in History and a minor in Environment Studies... Enjoys surfing, carpentry, swimming and hiking.