|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)||Chillicothe, Ohio (Paint Valley HS)|
2015 Track and Field: Finished seventh in the 5000m at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a time of 14:50.62...Placed third in the 5000m at the Austin Peay Governors Invite with a time of 15:45.32...Posted a time of 8:57.36 in the 3000m to finish 11th at the Vanderbilt Invite...
2014 Cross Country: Earned First-Team All-Conference with a fourth place finish at the A-Sun Championships thanks to a time of 25:15.8...Posted a time of 31:03.5 at the NCAA South Regionals to finish 25th in the 9.981K...Ran a season-best 24:55.4 in the Greater Louisville Classic to place 38th...Posted a 25:19.0 mark at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown in the 4.97m...
2014 Track and Field: Placed first at the Emory Crossplex Invitational in the distance medley relay (10:19.93)… Placed second at Hoosier Hills in the DMR (10:11.38)… Finished third at the University of Tennessee Challenge in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:34.52… Placed third at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a time of 14:47.71 in the 5000 meters, posting a personal best… Recorded personal bests in the 800 meters (2:03.86) and the 10,000 meters (31:58.12).
2013 Cross Country: Finished fifth at the Erik Anderson/Runners Soul XC Invitational in the 8K (25:56.4s)… Finished fifth at the Atlantic Sun Championships in the 8K (25.25.6s).
2013 Track and Field: During the track and field season, competed in the mile run, 1500m, 3000m, 5000m, and 800m... Placed first at the TSU Invite in the 5000m crossing the line in 15:35.37s... At the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championship, finished 13th in the 5000m with a time of 15:26.32s while also posting a time of 8:52.99s in the 3000m to take home 14th place... Broke his personal best in the 800m at the UNF Spring Break Invitational finishing the race in 2:06.85s... At the BSC 'Southern Invitational, placed fifth in the 5000m with a time of 15:18.46s... Finished ninth at the Samford Multi and Invitational with a time of 4:17.65s... His time of 15:03.91s in the 5000m placed him in sixth place at the Raleigh Relays... Took home third at the Margaret Simmons Invitational in the 1500m with a finishing time of 4:13.27s, his personal best in the event... Completed the 5000m at the Vanderbilt Invitational in 14:48.84 capturing a fourth-place finish.
2012 Cross Country: Competed in five events… Placed fourth at the season-opening FGCU Invite in 26:28.70… Finished sixth at the Tennessee Tech Invite in 27:34.35… Placed 25th at the A-Sun Championships in 26:14.10… Finished 70th at the NCAA South Regional in 32:37.70…
High School: Competed for Cheryl Knisley, John Peters and Erik Allsop at Paint Valley High School… Cross Country District Champion in 2010… Three-time track and field district champion (2009-2011)… All-State in Cross Country in 2011… District and Region Champion in 3200m… Team Caption for both cross country and track senior year… Holds three school records - 3200m (9:27.76), 4X800 (8:19) and cross country 5k (15:40)… Three-time Academic All-Ohio…
Personal: Son of Sabrina and Tim Gardner… Is an Eagle Scout…Plans to major in Biology/Pre-Med