|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)||Knoxville, Tenn./Bearden HS|
2010 Cross Country: Limited to two meets during cross country season... Finished 62nd (17:51.59) at the Belmont Opener, and 59th (18:56) at the Powerade Invitational.
2010 Track and Field: Opened the season with a personal-best 54.09s 400m dash at the Ed Temple Invite, finishing 24th... Part of second-place distance medley relay team at the TSU Invitational with a 10:48.38s total time... Set personal-best in the 800m run with a 2:00.94s run.
2009 Track and Field: Finished 27th in the 800m run at the Hoosier Hills with a season-best 2:02.24s run... Season-best 13th-place run came at the Governors Invitational with a season-best 4:16.05s run.
2008-2009: Third best finisher for the Bisons in Evansville Invitational (10/18), finishing 72nd (26:26.77) in field of 239 runners on 8-K course. ...Finished 25th (16:10.39) on 5-K course in Belmont-Vanderbilt Opener (9/5). ...Finished 191st (26:41.80) in Greater Louisville Classic (10/4). ...Finished 49th (27:17.63) in Atlantic Sun Conference Championships (11/1) in Macon, Ga. ...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
High School: Fennell is the fourth Bearden runner in the Lipscomb program this fall. ...He has an 800m PR of 1:59.66 and has split 1:57 in the relay. ...His 5-K PR is 17:07. ...A five-time state qualifier in cross country and track.
Personal: Certified as a lifeguard, and has three siblings; including one twin brother. ...He loves the music group Relient K, and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan. ...Parents are Mary Ann and Tom Fennell. ...Major is undecided.
Why chose Lipscomb: “I love to run and I knew Lipscomb would allow me to do that and also pursue the Lord.”