2011-12 (Senior): Earned Great West Conference Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference honors in both indoor and outdoor track ... Placed fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the GWC Outdoor Championship with a personal-record time of 10:03.87 ... Also placed 10th in the 10K (35:11.95) at the GWC Outdoor Championship ... Finished fifth in the 5K (15:30.71) at the Carleton Relays (April 21) ... Placed sixth in the steeplechase (10:05.27) at the UNC-Wilmington Seahawk Invitational (March 14) ... Finished seventh in the 10K (32:46.51) at the Coastal Carolina Shamrock Invitational (April 11) ... Earned second track and field letter ... Redshirted in cross country.
2010-11 (Junior): Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the UND-NDSU Dual with a time of 10:26.49 ... Competed in all seven cross country meets ... Led UND with a 19th-place finish at the 2010 Great West Conference Cross Country Championship ... Was also UND's top finisher at the season-ending South Dakota dual, where he placed fourth ... Made his Sioux debut at UND's Ron Pynn Classic with a 20th-place finish ... Earned first letter in both track and cross country.
Before UND: Spent previous two years at Garden City (Kan.) Community College ... Named an NJCAA All-American as a sophomore in 2009-10 after placing 23rd at nationals ... Led Garden City CC to back-to-back regional championships and a third-place national finish in 2009-10 ... Two-time Academic All-American ... A 2008 graduate of Chisholm High School ... Lettered six times each in cross country and track ... Named Chisholm High School Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Named Runner of the Year by the Hibbing Tribune ... Placed eighth at state cross country meet as a senior and was the Section 7A runner-up ... Was an all-state performer as a junior ... Lettered twice in basketball and led Chisholm High School to a Section 7A championship and a berth in the state tournament as a senior ... Also lettered four times in baseball and led his team to the section championship game.
Personal: Majoring in biology and pre-health ... Son of Greg and Jean Stainiger.