High School: Won five letters and captained two seasons at Barker High School for coaches James Jurewicz and Paul DerSarkissian. The Division II champion and sixth overall in the 800m at the 2012 New York State Indoors Championships. Finished 12th in in the Class D race at the 2011 New York State Cross Country meet, earning second-team all-state honors. Competed in the USATF Junior Olympics in 2009 and 2011. Also lettered in basketball for the Raiders .
Personal: Born April 27, 1994. Son of John and Sherri Ober. Has one brother (Daniel). Native of Germany. Favorite athletes include middle distance runners Nick Symonds and Khadevis Robinson. Favorite foods include seafood, potatoes and spaghetti. Majoring in chemistry and lists “finding renewable alternatives to fossil fuels which is efficient and inexpensive.”