Wes Pipher
Wes Pipher
Year: So.
Hometown: Attica, OH
High School: Seneca East
Major: Biology

Personal Bests: 
1000m (I) - 2:41.64 (Tiffin Alumni 2016)
Mile (I) – 4:34.73 (Tiffin Invite 2017)
Mile (O) - 4:28.47 (NCW Seahawk Invitational 2017)
3000m (I) – 8:58.82 (Mount Union 2017)
5000m (I) – 16:01.30 (Joe Banks 2016)
5000m (O) – 15:46.01 (Marv Frye Invitational 2017)
4x400 (I) – 3:41.67 (Otterbein 2016) 
1500m (O) – 4:10.51 (Amy Adams Memorial Invitational 2017)
2000m Steeplechase (O) - 6:16.83 (NCW Seahawk Invitational 2017)
3000m Steeplechase (O) – 9:33.06 (GLIAC Outdoor Championships 2017)

2016-17: Ran in four events during the indoor season and competed in five events during the outdoor season…Set five school records…Established the men’s 3,000 meter indoor record with a run of 8:57.83 at the GLIAC Indoor Championships (2/26/17)…Set the men’s 1,500 meter run outdoor school record, crossing the finish line in 4:05.00 at the Ashland Alumni Open (4/28/17)…Established a men’s 2,000 meter steeplechase outdoor school record at the NCW Invitational (3/11/17) with a time of 6:16.83…Set the men’s outdoor school record in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the GLIAC Outdoor Championships (5/4/17), finishing in 9:33.06…Took first place honors in the men’s 3,000 meter run at Mount Union (2/4/17), crossing the finish line in 8:58.82…Finished first in the men’s 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Otterbein Twilight Invitational (4/21/17) with a time of 9:40.47…Tallied three top five finishes and four top 10 finishes during the indoor season…Recorded seven top 10 finishes out of a total eight performances during the outdoor season.

2016: Competed in three different events during the indoor and outdoor seasons in his freshman year…Highest finish came at Otterbein (4/22) in the 3000 meter steeplechase, where he finished second in 10:03.41…Finished fourth in the 5000 meter at the Ted Heronymus Invitational (3/24) with a time of 15:50.55.

High School: Cross Country state championship qualifier in all four seasons at Seneca East…Placed inside the top 30 his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons at the state championship, placing as high as 19th…Member of the Division III State Championship cross country team his sophomore season…Four year letterwinner in cross country and track & field…National Honor Society member…Four time national machinery award winner.

Personal: Son of Lee and Joyce Pipher…Has two siblings; Carson and Kyle Pipher…Carson is a member of the Heidelberg cross country team.