UTA will send nearly half of its squad to prestigious event
AT UT ARLINGTON Indoor Highlights: 2014
Was the Sun Belt Conference champion in the 800 meters (1:54.67).
Helped the Mavericks win the conference team title with his 10-point performance in the 800m.
Had a season-best 800m time of 1:53.56 in a third-place finish at the Texas A&M Invitational.
Placed fourth in the 800 meters at the WAC Indoor Championships with a season-best time of 1:53.60.
Won the 800m at the J.D. Martin Invitational (1:56.80).
Placed fifth in the 800m at the Varsity Apartments Invitational with a clocking of 1:54.96.
Was remarkably consistent all season in the 800 meters, with all four of his times in the 1:56 category.
Had a season-best clocking of 1:56.02 at the Texas 10-Team Invitational.
Took 11th in the 800 meters at the SLC Championships with a time of 1:56.28.
Outdoor Highlights: 2014
Was the league runner up in the 800 meters with a time of 1:55.19 at the Sun Belt Conference Championships.
Had a season-best 800m clocking of 1:51.56 in a 15th-place showing at the Crimson Tide Invitational, narrowly missing a top-5 all-time school mark.
Placed fifth in the 800m at the Michael Johnson Classic (1:53.03).
Earned second-team All-WAC accolades after a fifth-place finish in the 800m at the Western Athletic Conference Championships (1:55.48).
Posted a season-best 800m time of 1:52.85 to come in fifth at the Texas State Invitational.
Began the year with a runner-up showing at the TCU Invitational (1:55.26).
Posted a season-best clocking of 1:53.58 in the 800m preliminaries at the SLC Championships.
Ran on the 4x800 relay team at the Texas Relays.
Cross Country Highlights: 2011
Did not compete in any events during the season.
A four-year letter winner in cross country for Pomperaug High School.
Was a three-time all-state award winner.
Earned All-New England mention as a senior.
Named to the all-conference team six times.
Clocked a high school best of 1:53 in the 800m.
Critelli is the son of John and Tammy Critelli.
Born on August 14, 1991.
Has two brothers - John and Jake, who is also a member of the UTA track team, and one sister - Ashley.
Majoring in business.