2005-06 (Senior) : Did not compete during the indoor season ... Outdoor Track: Placed 12th in the 10,000-meters (32:43.36) at the A-10 Championships (5/7) ... Cross Country: Finished 60th overall at the Atlantic 10 Championship (10/29) in 26:42.9 ... finished 19th overall vs. Maine/Vermont (9/17) in 28:15.Invitational (9/10) in 27:39.10.
2004-05: Competed during the outdoor season in the 5,000 meters and during the cross country season ... ran his season-best effort in the 5,000 meters (15:43.09) at the UConn Husky Invitational (4/30) to finish fourth ... had two other top-10 finishes on the season ... competed in four races during the cross country season ... best finish was 17th at the UMass Invitational (9/18).
2003-04: At the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships (5/1), finished 10th in the 10,000 meters (33:16.76) and 13th in the 5,000 meters (16:07.19) ... ran his top-time of the season in the 10,000 meters at the UConn Invitational (4/17) with a fifth-place 33:14.91 performance ... posted a season-best time in the 5,000 meters (15:33.08) at the Brown Invitational (4/12) ... did not compete during the indoor season ... during the cross country campaign, ran a time of 33:34 at the NCAA Northeast Championship (11/17) meet ... completed the Albany Invitational (10/20) in 26:41 ... finished 45th at the Atlantic 10 Championship (11/3) running a 27:10.1 ... posted a 13th-place finish at the UMass Invitational completing the course in 24:04.
Highland Park HS: Finished third at the CSL North Conference cross country meet ... helped guide cross country team to conference championships and a second-place finish at the regional meet ... led indoor track team to a conference championship and a runner-up finish during the outdoor season ... tabbed an all-conference performer during track and cross country during his senior season.
Personal: Full name is Aaron Grant Strellner ... born Nov. 25, 1984 in Evanston, Ill. ... son of Beverly and Verlyn Strellner ... has one brother Reid ... father wrestled for UMass from 1965-71.