Men's squad produces three title-winning performances Saturday in Fort Worth.
BU women win five events and place second as a team.
Bears have 13 athletes in action on first day of Texas A&M Team Invitational.
• 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Two-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll selection
2017 Cross Country: Raced in two meets at the beginning of the season…Finished 60th at the Bear Twilight Invitational with a 16:08.1 time in the 4K…Had top-30 showing at the Ken Garland Invitational with a time of 21:49.0 on the 5K course…Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team recognition.
2017 Track: Competed in two events during the outdoor season…Ran the 800 meters in two meets, finishing with a season-best time of 2:25.42 at the Baylor Invitational…Also competed at the Michael Johnson Invitational in the same event…Finished 19th at the TCU Invitational in the 1,500 meters, running a 5:10.58 time…During the indoor season, ran in one meet…Posted a time of 2:21.25 in the 800 meters…Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team…Also named to spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Baylor Dean’s List.
2016 Cross Country: Ran in four meets during the fall, posting best finish at final meet at Aggieland Open…Served as scoring runner at meet and logged time of 21:36.26...Also posted 4K time of 16:32.5 at the Bear Twilight Invitational…Recognized on fall Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Baylor Dean’s List.
High School: Four-year member of cross country and track teams at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas under head coach David Pollack...Member of Spartan cross country teams that qualified for state meet in four-straight years, winning two district titles and regional crown in senior season...Qualified for state track meet in 2015 in 800 meters...Two-time district champion in the 400 and 800...Member of school record-setting 4x400 (3:54), 4x200 (1:40.01), 4x800 (9:21) and DMR and individually at 400 and 800-meter distances...Qualified for AAU and USATF Junior Olympics in 2000-meter steeple chase (8:03.60) and 4x400 and 4x800 relays...Ran 1500 meters (4:45.43) at the USATF Hershey nationals...Set personal bests of 57.47 (400), 2:14.47 (800m), 19:03 (5K)...Was member of Seven Lakes soccer team during freshman season...Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Parents are Kenneth and Lizzie Gandy...Has three brothers...Majoring in anthropology.