Raced in five competitions ... Scored for the Eagles at the JSU Foothills Invitational, crossing the finish line third among the Emory pack and 28th overall out of 67 runners with a personal-best 8K time of 27:56 ... Clocked a 28:06, his second-best 8K performance, at the Viking Open.
Did not race in any meets
Ran in the team's first five competitions ... Top 8K time was a 28:20 at the Royal Cross Country Challenge ... Posted a 38th-place finish out of 104 runners at the Sewanee Invitational ... Second-best time was a 28:45 in the Silver Race Division of the Greater Louisville Classic.
Earned four letters in cross country and three in track while at Lassiter High School ... Was coached by Ed Hutcherson ... Served as team captain his senior year ... Top 5K mark was a 16:35.
Born August 14, 1991 ... Son of David and Lori Melissas.