|Last School:||Grassfield HS|
2011 Outdoor: Registered a time of 2:04.10 in the 800-meter April 2 at the Tiger Track Classic in Auburn, Ala. … Crossed the finish line in 4:10.61 in the 1500-meter March 26 at the Beynon Sports Surfaces Catamount Classic in Cullowhee, N.C.
2011 Indoor: Posted time of 2:08.62 in the 800-meter Feb. 5 at the Niswonger Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn. … Recorded a time of 4:36.84 in the mile Feb. 19 at A-Sun Indoor Championships, helping the Spartans to a fourth-place finish.
2010 XC: Recorded a personal best time of 27:39.44 at the Louisville Class Oct. 2 …. Clocked in at 27:40.69 en route to a 63rd place finish at the Atlantic Sun Championship Oct. 3 … Posted a time of 27:45 in collegiate debut, finishing 56th at the Eye Opener Invitational Sept. 5.
Before USC Upstate: A product of Grassfield High School under coach Pat Banks in Cheasapeake, Va. ... Earned all-state recognition in 2009 with his indoor performance on the 4x800m relay team and again in 2010 with the 4x800m relay squad's outdoor performance ... Also a 2009 two-time all-region athlete with his performances in cross country and the 1000m event in track and field ... Comes to Upstate holding a 4:31 1600m, 9:59 3200m, 1:59.4 800m and 16:19 5K.
Personal: Born December 13, 1991 ... The son of Joseph Angelo Daversa and Joan Soloman Daversa ... Has three brothers, Vincent, Tony and Jay ... Enjoys running, playing, soccer and basketball ... Claims favorite food is pasta ... Favorite movies include, "Rocky," "Goodfellas" and "The Godfather" ... Favorite sports figures are Michael Jordan and runner Steve Prefontaine ... Favorite book is Pre, a story about Steve Prefontaine, written by Tom Jordan ... Admires his parents ... Dream job is to be a professional runner ... Favorite quote comes from the movie "Coach Carter" and says, "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure."