Redshirt freshman who is trying to regain the form which made him one of the top Florida high school distance runners as a senior after coming to the sport late in his career.
2012: Sat out the season as a redshirt but competed in two meets unattached…placed 16th at the FSU Invitational 8k in 26:13.4…finished 33rd at the Feb. 2, 2013 USA Junior Men’s Cross Country Championships in St. Louis, Mo. in an 8k personal-best of 25:59.7.
2013: Outdoor & Indoor – sat out seasons as a redshirt, but did compete unattached in two outdoor meets…was runner-up in 10,000m at the FSU Relays in personal-best 31:13.55…placed 10th at UNF Spring Break Invitational in 5000m (15:16.75).
Graduated from Gainesville’s Buchholz High…only competed in three seasons of cross country and track…standout senior year included a trip to Foot Locker Nationals in cross country, where he was a late add after placing 11th at Foot Locker South in 5000m PR of 15:10…won FACA Senior All-State individual title at Apalachee Regional Park (15:45.78)…was the 2011 4A state cross country runner-up at ARP (15:37.04)…was state 4A runner-up in 3200 as a senior… set 3200 PR (9:21.19) at FSU Relays…also boasts 1600m personal-best of 4:19.98…mother Beth ran at University of Florida…majoring in business…born March 3, 1994.