Annapolis High School track star Hale Bullen is gaining some national attention.
The senior runner was featured in Sports Illustrated’s “Faces in the Crowd Section,” on Feb. 18. The column highlights outstanding high school athletes.
Bullen has been making a name for himself during this indoor track season. At a meet in January, Bullen beat Olympian Matthew Centrowitz's meet record in the 3200-meter run by more than 20 seconds.
On Jan. 29, at the Anne Arundel County indoor track championship, Bullen ran the 3200 meters in 9:18.01 seconds—topping Centrowitz's former meet record of 9:40.80
According to Sports Illustrated, Bullen also won the 2012 Maryland 3A cross-country title and was named All-Metro cross-country runner by The Baltimore Sun.
Bullen will run for the U.S. Naval Academy next year.