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Chris McElroy

Chris  McElroy


Kingsport, Tenn.

High School:
Dobyns Benneett




Montoya Leads Cross Country To Bear Twilight Title

Women take team title, while men finish as runner-up.


Cross Country Women Take Bear Twilight Title, Men Second

Junior Maggie Montoya takes individual title to lead BU women to team crown.


Cross Country Opens Season Hosting Bear Twilight Invitational

Men, women face field of Texas teams at Heart of Texas Soccer Complex Tuesday.


Women's Cross Country Earns NCAA Championship Bid

Lady Bears have four runners earn All-Region honors.


XC Readies For NCAA South Central Regional Championships

Bears look to place into top two spots to advance to nationals.

• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team (track)
• Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2014 Track: Ran mile event at four indoor meets...Tallied personal-best performance with time of 4:18.17 at Rod McCravy Memorial to be 17th...Helped DMR crew take seventh at Texas A&M Aggie Invitational by running anchor leg...Raced in four outdoor meet as well...Produced personal-best time of 3:58.79 in 1,500 meters at Florida Relays...Was eighth at Michael Johnson Classic in the 1,500 meters...Named to spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2013 Cross Country: Competed in six meets...Had season-best finish of 17th at North Texas Invitational, covering four-mile course in 21:29.89...Posted season's top time at 8K-distance with 65th-place finish at Big 12 Championships in 25:59.50...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned place on Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2013 Track: Did not compete in any indoor meets...Participated in four outdoor meets, running a combination of 800, 1,500 and 3,000-meter events...Won TCU Invitational 1,500-meter race in 4:08.66...Had season-best time in 1,500 meters (4:01.42) with fifth-place finish at Michael Johnson Classic...Had season-best time in 800-meter event (1:58.11) at Texas Invitational...Ran both the 800 (11th, 2:00.11) and the 1,500 (5th, 4:06.51) at Baylor Quad Invitational...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 Rookie team.

2012 Cross Country: Ran in four meets, finishing as a scoring runner in one...Produced 11th-place finish at UTA Season Opener to be BU's fifth runner across in three-mile time of 15:33.9...Also competed at Stanford Invitational and Chile Pepper Festival...Finished 71st at Big 12 Championships in time of 27:05.3...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year letterwinnner in cross country at Dobyns Bennett...Helped team finish in regional top three in all four years, including a regional title in 2011...Ran track in 2011 and '12 winning regional championship in 800 and 1600-meter events...Took state title in 1600 meters in 2011...Honored on All-Region and All-State teams in cross country...Clocked five-kilometer time of 15:49 and 800-meter time of 1:54...Beta and Film Club President.

Personal: Full name is Christopher Lang McElroy...Born July 29, 1993...Parents are Drew and Cindy McElroy...Majoring in Film and Digital Media.

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