David Gaffin
David Gaffin
Height: 5'11"
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Burke, Va.
High School: Trinity Christian
Events: Middle Distance
Major: English

Honors:

  • USA South All-Academic (2018-19)

2018-19 (Freshman): Competed in six cross country events... Finished 19th at the season-opening Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 31) with a 5k time of 19:21.2... Set a personal-best in the 8k at the Berry Invitational (Oct. 13) with a time of 28:56.3... Placed 31st at the USA South Championships (Oct. 26) with a time of 29:21.4... Competed in five outdoor meets and both indoor meets... Set a personal record in the 800 meter outdoor with a time of 2:00.31 at the Berry Field Day Invitational... Was part of the 4x400 outdoor team that posted a program record time of 3:29.65 at the USA South Championships... Also a member of the 4x800 group that posted a program-best time of 7:59.82 at the Rhodes Invitational... Ran the 800 meter indoor in a time of 2:02.64 at the Southern Indoor Challenge... Earned USA South All-Academic team honors

High School: Attended Trinity Christian School... Was a gold medalist in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) 4x800 meter relay in back-to-back seasons... Earned a silver medal in the VISAA 800 meter in 2017 and 2018, while setting a personal record at 2:02... Lettered in soccer and helped team to a conference championship in 2017... Graduated summa cum laude

Personal: Parents are Richard and YVonne Gaffin... Has two brothers, Richard and Kyle, and one sister, Rachel... Favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 25:2... Majoring in English

Gaffin's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5K: 19:21:22 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 31, 2018)
8K: 28:56.35 (Berry Invitational, Oct.13, 2018)

Outdoor Track:
800m: 2:00.31 (Berry Field Day Invitational, April 12-13, 2019)
3000m Steeplechase: 10:52.38 (Rhodes Invitational, Mar. 16, 2019)
4x400: 3:29.65 - Cone, Bryan, Yeager (USA South Championships, April 18-19, 2019)
4x800: 7:59.82 - George, Le Mahieu, Yeager (Rhodes Invitational, March 16, 2019) 

Indoor Track:   
800m: 2:02.64 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)
4x400 3:41.14 - Ben Tyson, Leif Le Mahieu, William Wallace (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)
DMR: 11:45.29 - Wallace, Tueller, Seitz (Tiger Indoor Invitational, Feb. 2, 2019)

High School:
800 (track): 2:02