2013 - Named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
2012 - Redshirted the season ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.
2011 - Competed at the West Regional (73rd, 30:55) and Pac-12 meet (60th, 25:02) ... Was the No. 2 runner at the Wisconsin adidas Invite (60th, 24:34.4) ... Also ran at the Notre Dame Invite (90th, 25:20) ... Won the Aztec Invite as the Bruins' top finisher (25:25.3) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
High School - Earned varsity letters in track, cross country and wrestling at Mansfield HS ... Indoor All-American in the 2-mile ... Boston Globe Male Athlete of the Year ... Five-time Boston Globe All-Star ... Set the Div. II Massachusetts record in the 2-mile ... Also won a state championship in the 2-mile.
Personal - Born August 25, 1992 in Newton, MA ... Son of Walter and Julie Collins ... Has one brother and sister, Ryan (who runs for Wisconsin) and Kailin ... Undeclared major.