John Archie
John  Archie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oreland, Pa.

High School:
St. Joseph's Prep HS

Event:
Middle Distance, Distance

04/28/2018

Deacs Close Regular Season at Virginia Grand Prix

Alexandria Florent claimed her fourth event title of the season

04/27/2018

Deacs to Close Out Regular Season This Weekend

Wake Forest will compete at the Virginia Grand Prix and the Penn Relays

04/21/2018

Heppenstall Breaks School Record at Virginia Challenge

Junior Robert Heppenstall broke the school record in the 1500m

04/20/2018

Deacs Open Competition at the Virginia Challenge

Wake Forest earned five top-five finishes on the first day of competition

04/19/2018

Wake Forest to Compete at Virginia Challenge

The Demon Deacons will head to Charlottesville, Virginia for the two-day meet

01/19/2016

Wake Forest Invitational

The Wake Forest men's track team competed at the Wake Forest Invitational at the JDL Fast Track on Jan. 16, 2016.

Career Results

Outdoor Personal Bests
800m -- 1:51.05 -- 2018 Virginia Grand Prix
1500m -- 4:02.95 -- 2017 High Point VertKlasse Meeting

Indoor Personal Bests
400m -- 50.09 -- 2016 Chipotle Marshall Invitational
600m -- 1:22.63 --  2016 Wake Forest Invitational
800m -- 1:51.90 -- 2018 ACC Championships
1,000m -- 2:37.53 -- 2015 JDL College Kick-Off Classic
Mile -- 4:27.02 -- 2016 UNCG Early Bird Duals


2018 Outdoor
Ran in five meets in the 800m and 4x400m relay…Ran a career-best 1:51.05 for a third-place finish in the 800m at the Virginia Grand Prix where he also helped the 4x4 team to fifth place…Took second in the 800m at the Wake Forest Outdoor Opener and third in the 800m at the Charlotte Invitational…Also competed in the Raleigh Relays, Virginia Challenge and Charlotte invitational.

2017-18 Indoor
Competed in five indoor meets…Finished 10th in the 800m at the ACC Championships with a personal best time of 1:51.90…Also helped the 4x400m relay team to a 10th-place finish at the conference meet…Won the 800m at the UNCG Early Bird Duals while helping the 4x400m relay team get second…Finished fourth in the 800m and fifth in the 4x400m at the Navy Invitational…Nine of his 10 finishes on the year were in the top 10.

2017 Outdoor
Competed in six meets, including the ACC Championships where he ran a career-best time in the 800m and placed 19th...Finished third in the 800m at the Charlotte Invitational, fourth at the Tennessee Challenge and fifth at the Bill Webb and Bob Davidson Spring Kick-Off...Took 16th in his lone 1500m of the season at the High Point VertKlasse Meeting.

2016-17 Indoor
Competed in four indoor meets...Set a career-best time of 1:54.22 in the 800m at the JDL Team Challenge, where he won the event...Ran his first-ever indoor mile at the UNCG Early Bird Duals, where he placed third...Finished second in the 800m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational and sixth in the 800m at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

2016 Outdoor
Saw action in six meets, all in the 800m ... Finished in the top 10 in all six meets, including a second-place finish at the Elon Invitational ... Capped the year by setting a personal record with a time of 1:54.32 to come in eighth at the NC State Wolfpack Last Chance Meet.

2015-16 Indoor
Appeared at eight meets on the year, competing in the 400m, 600m, 1,000m, 4x400m relay and the distance medley relay ... Member of the first-place DMR team at the UNCG Spartan Team Challenge and the winning 4x400m relay team at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational ... Runner-up finishes in the 1,000m at the JDL College Kick-Off Classic and in the 600m at the Wake Forest Invitational ... Had a career-best 50.09 time in the 400m to place sixth at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational ... Set a new top personal mark in the 600m with a time of 1:22.63 at the Wake Forest Invitational.

2015 Outdoor
Set a new personal best and finished fourth in the 800m with a time of 1:55.30 at the Phoenix Invitational ... Also competed in the 4x400m relay during the season.

2014-15 Indoor
Helped earn a first place finish in the 4x800m relay in the 2015 Doc Hale Virginia Tech Elite ... Helped the Deacs place first in the DMR at the Hilton Garden Invitational with a time of 10:06.90 ... Finished third in the 800m Commodore Invitational.

Background
Attended St. Joseph's Prep in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Earned a total of eight varsity letters, three in cross country, two in indoor track and field and three in outdoor track and field ... Captain of the cross country team, indoor track and field team and outdoor track and field team as a senior ... Pennsylvania state qualifier in the 4x800 for both indoor and outdoor track ... Clocked the fastest time in school history in the 400m, crossing the line in 49.6 second and the fastest time in the 800m split in 153.9 ... Inducted into the St. Joseph's Prep Hall of Fame for track and field.

Personal
Son of Laura and Mike Archie ... Majoring in business and enterprise management ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Achieved First Honors all four years at St. Joseph's Prep.
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