James Herman, Northeastern (Class of 2021)

Name: James Herman

School: Northeastern

Graduation Year: 2021

DOB: 5/2003

Email: jimmyherman@comcast.net

Social media information:

Strava – Jimmy Hermit

Instagram – @jimmyhermit

Milesplit profile:  https://pa.milesplit.com/athletes/7479579


5k XC – 16:09 – LVC Invitational 9/7/19 – junior season

3200m – 10:12.36 – 5/10/19 – sophomore season

3000m (indoor) – 9:44.16 – 1/5/19 – sophomore season

Mile (indoor) – 5:00.60 – 1/18/20 – junior season

1600m – 4:44.79 – 4/6/19 – sophomore season

1600m (indoor) – 4:57.83 – 12/14/19 – junior season

800m (indoor) – 2:16.67 – 1/26/20 – junior season

XC/TF Highlights: XC – Top 3 finisher at YAIAAs Sophomore and junior seasons. 2019 YAIAA First Team. 2018 YAIAA Division 1 Runner of the Year. GametimePA York/Adams County Athlete of the Week nominee 4 times. Track – Finished 4th at YAIAAs in the 3200m in 2019.

Favorite XC/TF memory to date: The trip with my team up to New York for the Nike Cross Nationals Meet.

What do you enjoy most about the sport of XC and/or TF: I like how the team acts like a family. We all have each other’s back when something happens.

Academic Highlights: National Honors Society. Distinguished Honor Roll in high school for freshman, sophomore, and junior year.

Favorite HS class to date and why: Robotics because I can code a program and have the robot act out what I told them to do.

I am interested in the following college major(s): 

– Mechanical Engineering

– Robotic Engineering

Career aspirations: Robotic Engineer

My ideal college coach would be: A coach that pushes their athletes to do their best.

Currently interested in: Penn State, Villanova, Lehigh, and Hartford

Other information about me: York County Senior Honors Choir, FBLA, SADD Club, Band, Tech Crew, and Dramatics Club.

Weekly Updates

Week of:

March 16-22: Weekly mileage – 44 miles/week at 7 min pace (50 minutes a day plus 2 workouts, one long run, and a break day). Best workout from the week was a tempo run (10 minute warm-up, 20 minutes at 5:50 tempo, 10 minute recovery, 5×1 minute on&offs, 10 min cool down)