Ian George
Ian George
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Alpharetta, GA
High School: Centennial

Sophomore (2016):
Raced in five meets ... Registered a career-best 8k time of 27:37 at the Falcon Classic that ranked 61st out of 136 runners ... Clocked a 27:39 at the JSU Foothills Invitational ... Also competed at the season-opening Watermelon Run (29:24), the Furman Classic (28:17) and the Berry Invitational (28:05).

Freshman (2015):
Took part in five competitions ... Best 8K time came at the JSU Foothills Invitational when he clocked a 28:28 that ranked 23rd out of 47 runners ... Second-best 8K outing was a 28:35 that placed 61st in a 107-runner field ... Also ran at the Berry Invitational (29:03.4), Furman Classic (28:56) and the four-mile Emory-Berry Watermelon Run.


High School:
Four-time letterman in both cross country and track and field at Centennial High School ... Patrick Weigand was his cross country coach while Michael Higgins served as his track coach ... Cross country team captain his final year ... Top 5K time was a 17:13 ... Personal best in the 1,600 meters came during his junior season when he turned in a time of 4:36 ... Named the cross country's team Runner of the Year as a senior .... In track, he was named his team's Distance MVP on three occasions ... Helped his track squad to 2014 and 2015 region titles.

Personal:
Son of Bradley and Angie George ... Born July 5 ... Plans to major in chemistry .... National AP Scholar ... North Fulton County Positive High School Athlete Award recipient.  

Quote:
"I chose Emory for the high-powered academics and for the opportunity of running for cross country and track teams." 

Ian George's Top 8K Times

Year Event Time
2016 Falcon Classic 27:37
2016 JSU Foothills 27:39
2016 Berry Invitational 28:05