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2011-12 Chattanooga Cross Country • Track & Field Outdoor Track: Just missed all-conference honors in the 400 meter Hurdles at the Southern Conference championships with a fourth place finish ... posted a PR in the event of 55.81 in the preliminary round. Named to UTC Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll.

John Gilpin

Sophomore • Nashville, Tenn. Martin Luther King, Jr. High School

2010-11 Indoor Track: High School Ran the 800 meter and the Mile at the Holds school records in the 110 meter hurdles, 300 meter hurdles, SoCon championships 4x400 meter relay and 4x100 meter relay ... AAU national qualifier in the 400 meter hurdles ... invited to the Great Eight Invitational Outdoor Track: in both the 110 and 300 meter hurdles ... placed fourth in the state Competed in the 800 meter and 1500 meter championships in the 100 meter hurdle event ... placed first in the events ... ran the second leg of the 4x800 meter fifth place team at sub-sectionals in the 100 meter hurdles and was second in the sectionals ... claimed district title in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles as the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket relays ... well as the 4x400 meter and 4x100 meter relays ... PRs: 110 meter hurdles: 15.81; 300 meter hurdles: 41.65; 400 meter hurdles: 58.90. High School Captain of cross country teams that won back-to-back state championships in 2008 and 2009 ... participated in Tennessee state Personal Born January 19, 1991 ... son of Kellie and Mark Olson ...undeclared track meet junior and senior years ... earned all-state honors with a second place finish in the 800m and ran a personal best of 4:26 major. in the 1600 to place fourth at the state track meet senior year also earning him all-state honors ... PRs: 5k • 16:54, 1600m • 4:26, 800m • 1:59.6.

Drew Austell

Freshman Eads, Tenn. • Briarcrest High School 2010-11 Indoor Track: Ran the 800 meter ... ran a PR 1:58.05 at the prestigious Rod McCravy Memorial meet hosted by the University of Kentucky ... placed third at the MTSU Valentine Invitational ... anchor leg of the fourth place 4x400 meter relay team. Outdoor Track: PERSONAL RECORDS Competed in the 800 meter Indoor 800 meter............................ 1:58.05 run ... ran a PR 1:56.55 at Outdoor Track the Georgia Tech Yellow 800 meter............................ 1:56.55 Jacket Invitational ... placed second at the WKU Hilltopper Invitational in the 800 meter run ... anchor leg of the fifth place 4x400 meter relay team at the league championships. High School Finished sixth in the state championships in the 800m in 2010… Finished 7th in state championships in the 1600m in 2010… Regional Champion in the 800m in 2010… Regional Runner-up in the 1600m in 2010… Qualified for the state championships in the decathalon and the 4x200m relay in 2009… Most Valuable Cross Country Runner junior and senior year… Track team captain senior year… MVP in track senior year… Best of the Preps All-Metro team in track in 2010. Holds personal bests of 4:33.39 for 1600, 1:58.78 for 800, and 17:27 for 5K cross-country. Personal Born February 20, 1992 in Memphis, Tenn. … son of Steve and Carole Austell … family includes brothers Kent, Lane and Clay and one sister, Jenna.

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Personal Born April 3, 1992 in Nashville, Tenn. ... son of Jack and Pam Gilpin.

Nathan Wanuch

6-0 • Sophomore • Mississauga, Ontario Glenforest Secondary School/Brock University

2010-11 Cross Country: Placed second at the season-opening PowerAde Invitational and helped lead the Mocs to the win ... Mocs finished second at the Vanderbilt Commodore Classic with assistance from Wanuch ... helped the Mocs to claim the title at the Front Runner Invitational ... injury kept him out of the Southern Conference Championships Indoor Track: Competed in the Mile and 3000 meter runs at the league championships ... ran a PR 4:18.13 at the MTSU Valentine Invitational ... recorded a PR 8:39.02 in the 3000 meter at the Rod McCravy Memorial Invitational hosted by Kentucky PERSONAL RECORDS Cross Country

Accomplishments 8-kilometer.......................... 25:46 Had a breakthrough track 10-kilometer........................ 31:55 Indoor Track season in 2009 that included Mile..................................... 4:18.13 two medals at ROPSSAA, a 3000 meter.......................... 8:39.02 9th place finish in the 2000m Steeplechase, and a 12th place finish in the 3000m at OFSAA. Capped off the track season at Junior Nationals with a 7th place finish in the 3000m steeplechase. 2009 Cross-Country was also successful with 3 top 20 finishes, including one 1st place finish. Finished 21st at both the Ontario University Championships, and at Cross Country Junior Nationals running 31:55 (10km) and 25:25

2011-12 Chattanooga Cross Country and Track Media Guide  

Media Guide for the men's and women's track and field and cross country teams at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

2011-12 Chattanooga Cross Country and Track Media Guide  

Media Guide for the men's and women's track and field and cross country teams at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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