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Mitch Sanders

Mitch  Sanders


Katy, Texas

High School:
Cypress Springs




2006 All-Big 12 Indoors (Distance Medley Relay)

2006: Finished 22nd in the 1,500 meters at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships with a time of 4:01.97...Clocked a season-best 1,500-meter time of 3:50.05 to claim the Dr Pepper Invitational title...During the indoor season, ran a season-best 2:35.60 in the 1,000 meters at the Tyson Invitational...Finished third in the mile at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 4:12.37...Ran leadoff leg of Baylor's third-place distance medley relay team at Big 12 Indoor Championships.

2005: Finished 14th in the 1,500 meters at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:51.90...Ran a season-best 3:48.33 to finish second at the John Jacobs Invitational...Also finished second at the Dr Pepper Invitational and the Michael Johnson Classic...Ran a season-best 1:53.44 in the 800 meters at the UT-Arlington Invitational...Ran a season-best mile of 4:13.31 at the Tyson Invitational...Placed second in the 1,000 meters at the Red Raider Classic with a time of 2:30.23...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2004: Ran a season-best 2:30.54 to finish second in the 1,000 meters at the Red Raider Classic...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Cross Country: Missed the 2006 season with an injury and redshirted the 2005 season...Competed in all six events for the Bears in 2004...Finished 55th overall at the NCAA South Central Regional with a time of 32:40...Was the Bears' fifth finisher, 60th overall, clocking a 26:35.70 at the Big 12 Championships...Placed 68th overall with a time of 32:03.0 at the Chile Pepper Invitational...Finished 117th with a time of 26:35 at the Roy Griak Invitational...Finished eighth overall with a time of 26:44 as the Bears took seven of the top 10 spots to win the North Texas Opener...Ran in four meets for Baylor as a freshman...Had his best race at the Texas State Classic, finishing fifth with a time of 26:31 over the three-mile course...Ran at the NCAA Pre-Nationals, finishing in a time of 25:50...Was the fourth Baylor runner to finish at the North Texas Opener, finishing in 11th place...Teamed with Cody Wells to finish sixth at the MacGregor Park Relays.

High School: Was a two-time district 800-meter champion and won one regional title...Finished fifth in the 800 at the state championships as a senior...Also won district titles in the 1,600 and 3,200...Won the district cross country individual title and placed 12th at the state championships...Set personal bests of 15:32 in the 5,000 and 15:15 in three miles...Also ran a 1:54.8 in the 800, 4:11.6 in the 1,600 and 9:17 in the 3,200.

Personal: Full name is Mitch Aaron Sanders...Born Dec. 1, 1984, in Ogden, Utah...Son of Kimberly Sanders...Health and fitness studies major.

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