ALL NCAA SOUTH REGIONAL TEAM (`03)
Collegiate Bests: - 1500m (3:49.5), 3000m (8:17.1), 5000m (14:18)
2006: Outdoor - Opened the season with an impressive 5000m win at the Snowbird Invite (14:18.7) before an injury ended his season...Indoor - Ran his season best time in the 3000m at the Tyson Invite with a mark of 8:17.12 while taking third....took fourth in the 3000m at the ACC Championships with a time of 8:18.92...also competed in the 3000m at the Pepsi Invite where he ran 8:20.60 and finished fifth...led off the ACC runner-up medley relay with an impressive 3:00 (1200m) leg.
2005: Cross Country - Began the 2005 season still recovering from an injury...first few races back he ran unattached as he finished 26th at the FSU Invitational (26:30.22) and 85th at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:22)...had his first big impact for the Seminoles at the NCAA Pre-Nationals as he took 115th place with a time of 25:13.4, finished in FSU's top five and helped the Seminoles to a seventh-place finish...at the ACC Championships the Luton, England native finished the 8K in 25th place with a time of 24:42.2...followed that up with a solid performance at the NCAA South Region Championships finishing with a 10K of 31:40.77, good for 29th and just four spots shy of making the all-region team...at NCAA National Championships, he finished 195th with a 10K of 31:52.3.
2005: Outdoor - Returned from injury to compete during the outdoor season... opened at the Stanford Invitational in the 5000m run, recording a time of 14:53.37... ran a 4:01.78 in the 1500m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, good for 19th place.
2004: Cross Country - Opened the season with an individual title at the Mountaineer Open with a time of 25:14.10... mark helped lead the Seminoles to an overall team championship at the meet... earned ACC Cross County Performer of the Week honors for his season-opening performance... suffered a leg injury that ended his cross country season.
2004: Outdoor - One of the Seminole newcomers who added depth to the distance events...finished seventh at the ACC Championships in the 5000m (14:58.62)...ran a collegiate best 14:32.72 at the prestigious Penn Relays for a seventh-place finish in the 5000m run...posted a personal best mark of 3:56.88 at the Seminole Invite to take third-place in the 1500m run...won the 3200m run at the Seminole Invite...took second-place in the 5K at the Georgia Tech Invite in 14:49.55 and the Florida-FSU dual meet in 14:55.87.
2003: Cross Country - Made an immediate impact in his two months of college competition participating in five meets at the end of the season for FSU...helped the team the most with his 18th place finish at the ACC Championships meet, boosting FSU to its highest ever conference finish...performed at his best at the biggest meets, running at the number two position for the Noles in both the NCAA National Championships and NCAA Pre-Nationals meets...at the ACC Championships, the newcomer raced with an injured leg, placing among the top four Noles and top 20 overall...at the NCAA South Regionals meet, helped the Tribe to a second-place finish and automatic bid to nationals running a collegiate best time of 31:02.16, good for 18th-place and All-South Region honors.
Prep: Placed 19th at the European Junior Championships, finishing as the No. 1 ranked junior British cross-country runner...at the 2002 English Schools Track & Field Championships, finished third in a time 8:29.26 placing him eighth overall in the UK U-20 3K rankings.
Personal: Entered FSU as one of the tallest track and field athletes to ever come out of England standing at 6 feet 9 3/4 inches...is one of the tallest athletes to sign with the FSU track and field/cross country programs...finished in second-place at the AAA Under-23 Meet during the summer of 2004...his father, Mike, finished 18th at the World Cross Country Championships in 1970...majoring in sport management.