Personal Bests (as of June 2017):
3000 Steeple: 9:24.34
Indoor (Jr.): Placed sixth at the BIG EAST Championships distance medley relay with a time of 10:14.56 ... Took fourth at the John Tierney Classic with his 4x400-meter relay squad (3:31.84) ... Placed sixth at the UW Parkside Classic with a mile time of 4:32.17.
Outdoor (Jr.): Captured 12th place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at BIG EAST Championships with a mark of 9:45.47 ... Took second in the same category at Marquette Duals (9:40.97) and third in the 4x400-meter relays at the Wisconsin Alumni Classic (3:28.79).
Cross Country (Jr.): Competed in three meets ... Placed 59th overall and ninth for Marquette at the BIG EAST Championships after he finished his 8k in 26:23.5 ... At the UW-Parkside Open, Kwapick finished 10th for the Golden Eagles and came in 52nd place out of all the runners.
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (So.): Competed in the mile, 800- and 3,000-meter runs ... Took sixth place at the BIG EAST Championships in the distance medley relay as an anchor with Sheilds, Ebert, and McDonald ... Took third in the 3,000-meter run at the UW Parkside Classic (8:54.68), a personal-best ... Placed fifth in the 800-meter at the Jack Jennett Invitational (January 23) with a time of 1:57.98 ... Also ran in the 4x800-meter dash at the BIG EAST Championships, where his team took fifth overall (7:39.91).
Outdoor (So.): Participated in the 800- and 1500-meter runs and the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Placed fifth overall at the BIG EAST Championships in the steeplechase with a time of 9:24.34, a personal-best ... Won the steeplechase (9:47.40) two weeks prior to the BIG EAST Championships at the UW-Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet ... Took fourth place in the steeplechase (9:42.20) at the Illinois Twilight on April 23.
Cross Country (So.): Placed in Marquette's top-seventh as he came in at seventh place and 110 overall at the Bradley 'Pink' Classic Invitational for his 25:54.0 8k finishing time ... Completed the BIG EAST Championships in 25:35.1, giving him 58th overall and eighth out of all Marquette participants.
Prior to Marquette:
2014-15 (University of Memphis): Competed in five of the team’s six meets ... Best finish was 30th (27:14.6) at the Rhodes College Invitational ... Ran a season-best 26:19.27 and placed 58th at the Commodore Classic (8k) ... Finished 32nd (21:42.94) at the season-opening Brooks Twilight Classic (4 mile) ... Also competed in the American Athletic Conference Championships (27:47; 8k) and Pre-NCAA Championships (27:13.2; 8k).
Muskego H.S.: Kwapick was a three-year letterwinner in track and field and twice lettered in cross country at Muskego High School in Muskego, Wisconsin … Was a two-time Academic All-State selection … A first team All-State, All-Region and sectional champion in cross country … Led team to a conference and sectional championship and placed ninth, while being the team’s top finisher at the state meet as a senior … A 2013 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel All-Area second team selection ... In his first season of cross country in 2012, placed 44th at the WIAA Division I Cross Country Championships ... Finished seventh at the WIAA Division I sectional championships ... Placed ninth as the Warriors’ top finisher at the Classic 8 Conference Cross Country Championships ... Team finished fourth at the conference championships meet ... Three-time All-Classic 8 Conference pick in track and field (2012-14) ... A 2014 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel All-Area honorable mention pick (1600m) ... Posted top-10 finishes in the 1600m (9th), 3200m (9th) and 4x800m relay (10th) at the 2014 WIAA Division I Track and Field Championships ... Also played on the Warriors basketball team for three seasons ... Honor roll student ... Member of Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society (math) and the Spanish National Honor Society.
Personal: Kwapick was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is the middle of three children to Brian and Michelle Kwapick … Has one sister, Kelsey, and one brother, Wesley … Majoring in biomechanical engineering.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
Distance medley relay: 6th (10:14.56; lead leg w/Sagan, Gross, Mierzwa)
4x800-meter relay: 5th (7:39.91; lead leg w/McDonald, Shields, Alec Miller)
Distance medley relay: 6th (10:23.04; anchor w/Shields, Ebert, McDonald)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
3,000-meter steeplechase: 12th (9:45.47)
Steeplechase (3,000-meter): 5th (9:24.34)
BIG EAST Cross Country Championships
8k: 59th/9th (26:54.1)
8k: 58th/8th (25:35.1)