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Ashton Fisher
2009-10 Men's Cross Country
YEAR
FR
HT.
5-7
WT.
122
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Ellsworth, Mich./Ellsworth HS
Ashton Fisher

2011 Cross Country: Competed in seven meets… Second-team All-Conference performer… Started season with a bang at the Belmont Opener, finishing 10th with a season-best 15:47.61s run… Followed that up with a 15:51s run at the Powerade Invitational that earned him a 12th-place finish… Season-best 8K mark came in the blue race at the Louisville Cross Country Classic, where he finished 27th with a 25:42.14s run… Finished 13th (and second among Lipscomb runners) at the A-Sun Championships with a 25:50.29s run.

2011 Track and Field: At the A-Sun Indoor Championships, set personal-best in the mile run (4:30.25s) and was part of fourth-place distance medley team (10:28.48s)... Set three personal-bests during outdoor season... At the Shamrock Invitational, finsihed 11th in the 3000m run with a p.r. of 8:52.73s... Set a personal-best in the 1500m run at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold, finishing eighth with a 4:03.57s mark... Earned bronze in the steeplechase with a 9:41.58s run at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships... Set steeplechase personal-best at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a 9:37.67s run.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in six races as a sophomore... Started his season off with his best finish, 27th, at the Powerade Invitational, finishing in 16:58... Personal-best 8K mark came at the Atlantic Sun Championships, where he was 47th with a 26:41.09 mark... Finished fifth among Bison runners at the South Regional, coming in 128th overall with a 34:45.08 run.

2010 Track and Field: Competed in distances and distance relays... Member of distance medley team that won the ETSU Niswonger Invitational (10:21.87s)... Finished eighth in the mile run with a season-best 4:33.79s run... In outdoor, season-best 1500m run came at the Birmingham-Southern Invitational with a 4:07.64s run, placing fourth... Had four top-five 3000m steeplechase finishes, including a season-best 9:41.36s run at the Vanderbilt Invitational that earned him a runner-up finish... Finished fourth at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships in the steeplechase with a 9:49.39s run.

Prep: Competed for Kirk Ikens at Ellsworth (Mich.) High School... Highly decorated, four-time all-state in cross country and three-time all-state in track and field... Part of 2007 Michigan Class D cross country championship team... Class President and member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Rocky and April Fisher... Has two sisters (Lindsey and Larissa)... Majoring in psychology... Accomplished clarinet player... Chose Lipscomb over universities closer to his home (including Michigan State and Central Michigan) due to the atmosphere and opportunities to grow intellectually, athletically and spiritually at Lipscomb.