Hiro Kawakatsu
Hiro Kawakatsu
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
High School: Bronxville (N.Y.)
Major: Physics

Career Results

Career Honors:
NCAA Qualifier (2019)

Career Bests:
8k - 26:11.1 (Rowan Inter-Regional Border Battle Open - 10/19/19)
4 mile - 21:08.6 (Haverford Invitational - 10/25/19)
3 mile - 15:33.5 (Haverford Alumni Open - 9/7/19) 

2018: Competed in four races … Crossed in 16th at the Haverford Alumni Open Race (9/8) (15:59) … Finished 92nd at the Main Line Invitational (9/14) (23:05.8) … Took an eighth place finish at the Jack Saint Clair Invite (10/13) (27:56.4) … Crossed in 39th at the Centennial Conference Championship (10/27) (27:23.7).

2017: Competed in four races … Finished 18th at the Haverford Alumni Open Race to begin the season (16:02.5) … Registered a 52nd place finish at the Main Line Invitational (21:41.3) … Took a 158th place finish at the Paul Short Open (27:03.4) … Concluded the season with a 15th place finish at the Inter-Regional Border Battle Open Race (27:04.8).

2016: Competed in five races … Established a season-best in the four-mile (22:34.2) at the Main Line Invitational (Sept. 16) … Posted a time of 27:42.76 at the Rowan Border Battle (Oct. 15) … Finished 30th (22:47.3) at the Haverford Invitational (Oct. 21).

Prep: Career best times: 600m (1:28.81), 1,000m (2:47.52), 4,000m (13:57.80) … Two-time all-league selection (2014, 15) … Team MVP (2015-16) … Captain of the tennis team during senior season … Graduated with eight consecutive quarters of high honor roll … Model UN member.  

Personal: Son of Michiko and Michio Kawakatsu … Has an older sister, Mari.