Friday Night Stats: Using the Compare Athletes Tool

One of the best (and most under-utilized) options available to MileSplit subscribers is the Compare Athletes tool. You can pick any two competitors in the database and get a deep comparison between them, featuring head to head competitions, personal bests, and even a breakdown by grade year. Take a look at this comparison between California's top returning distance runners:


Comparing Liam Anderson and Matt Strangio


LIAM ANDERSON

MATT STRANGIO

Redwood High School (NC)SchoolJesuit (SJ)
Larkspur, CAHometownCarmichael, CA
USANative CountryUSA
2019HS Class2020
20Major Wins26
15thXC Average Place8th
4thTrack Average Place4th
HEAD TO HEAD
3200 Meter Run
9:07.12Dublin Distance Fiesta (2018)9:07.04 
 8:52.74Arcadia Invitational (2018)9:00.20
9:00.60CIF State Track and Field Championships (2018)8:56.18 
Three Mile Run (xc)
 15:30.20De La Salle/Carondelet Nike CC Invitational (2016)15:45.00
5000 Meter Run (xc)
 15:22.60Stanford Invitational (2016)15:33.40
 15:42.60Asics Clovis Invitational (2016)15:46.30
 15:05.30CIF State Cross Country Championships (2016)16:21.00
 15:03.00Clovis Invitational (2017)15:16.70
 15:10.30CIF State Cross Country Championships (2017)15:15.50
 15:07.60Nike Cross Nationals (2017)15:32.10
 14:55.30CIF State Cross Country Championships (2018)15:04.50
 14:57.60Nike Cross Nationals (2018)15:10.50
PERSONAL BESTS
1:59.67800 Meter Run1:55.11 
 4:09.311600 Meter Run4:13.41
 4:16.14One Mile Run4:20.27
--3000 Meter Run9:09.14
 8:52.743200 Meter Run8:56.18
--Two Mile Run (xc)11:12.00
9:04.49Two Mile Run--
--2.1 Mile Run (xc)10:54.50
--2.x Mile Run (CC Short Course) (xc)13:36.00
 14:14.00Three Mile Run (xc)15:24.70
 14:55.305000 Meter Run (xc)15:04.50
BY GRADE
Freshman
2:06.35800 Meter Run2:00.03 
 4:18.391600 Meter Run4:22.24
--One Mile Run4:20.27
--3000 Meter Run9:09.14
--3200 Meter Run9:17.58
--Two Mile Run (xc)11:12.00
 15:29.00Three Mile Run (xc)15:45.00
15:48.605000 Meter Run (xc)15:28.00 
Sophomore
2:00.00800 Meter Run1:59.85 
 4:11.741600 Meter Run4:13.41
4:16.14One Mile Run--
9:03.403200 Meter Run8:56.18 
 15:10.30Three Mile Run (xc)15:24.70
 15:05.305000 Meter Run (xc)15:15.50
Junior
1:59.67800 Meter Run1:55.11 
 4:09.311600 Meter Run4:14.45
 8:52.743200 Meter Run9:56.90
9:04.49Two Mile Run--
--2.1 Mile Run (xc)10:54.50
--2.x Mile Run (CC Short Course) (xc)13:36.00
 14:51.00Three Mile Run (xc)15:34.80
 15:03.005000 Meter Run (xc)15:04.50
Senior
14:14.00Three Mile Run (xc)--
14:55.305000 Meter Run (xc)--
SEASON BESTS
2015 Cross Country
15:29.00Three Mile Run--
15:48.605000 Meter Run--
2016 Cross Country
--Two Mile Run11:12.00
 15:10.30Three Mile Run15:45.00
 15:05.305000 Meter Run15:28.00
2016 Outdoor Track & Field
2:06.35800 Meter Run--
4:18.391600 Meter Run--
2017 Cross Country
 14:51.00Three Mile Run15:24.70
 15:03.005000 Meter Run15:15.50
2017 Outdoor Track & Field
 2:00.00800 Meter Run2:00.03
 4:11.741600 Meter Run4:22.24
 4:16.14One Mile Run4:20.27
--3000 Meter Run9:09.14
 9:03.403200 Meter Run9:17.58
2018 Cross Country
--2.1 Mile Run10:54.50
--2.x Mile Run (CC Short Course)13:36.00
 14:14.00Three Mile Run15:34.80
 14:55.305000 Meter Run15:04.50
2018 Outdoor Track & Field
 1:59.67800 Meter Run1:59.85
 4:09.311600 Meter Run4:13.41
 8:52.743200 Meter Run8:56.18
9:04.49Two Mile Run--
2019 Outdoor Track & Field
--800 Meter Run1:55.11
--1600 Meter Run4:14.45
--3200 Meter Run9:56.90


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