Charles Bolinger
Charles Bolinger
Height: 6-2
Weight: 178
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Eleanor Roosevelt
Position: Mid-Distance

2014 Outdoor:  Finished in sixth in the 400m hurdles with a career-best time at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Vermont… Set a top career time of 54.85 in the prelims, and then lowered it to 54.59 to move up to third in the UMBC record book… Placed second in the hurdle event on his home track during the Big Dawg Invitational at UMBC Stadium.

2013-14 Indoor: Placed eighth in the 1,000m run at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships in New York… Recorded his top season time in the event at the conference meet… Posted a career-best 800m indoor time at the Rider/Lafayette Winter Games to place third in the event… His time of 1:54.36 ranks fifth all-time in the school record book.

2012-13: Did not compete.

2011-12: Did not compete.

Background: Named to the All-Gazette Cross Country Team two years in a row in 2009 and 2010… Also named to the Gazette’s Track and Field Team in 2009 and 2010… Qualified for the IC4A indoor meet in the 800m as a freshman at UMBC.

Personal: Son of Charles and Darlene Bolinger… Has two siblings, Gianne and Rebecca… Majoring in financial economics… Born Mar. 19, 1993.