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Chris McElroy
 

Chris  McElroy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingsport, Tenn.

High School:
Dobyns Benneett

Height:
5-11

Experience:
HS

11/24/2015

Cross Country Leads Big 12 With 16 On Academic Team

Seven men’s runners, nine women’s athletes honored.

10/30/2015

Cross Country Preps For Big 12 Championship

Men, women slated to run for conference title Saturday in Stillwater, Okla.

10/02/2015

Cross Country Heads North To Chile Pepper Festival

Men's, women's teams in action in Fayetteville, Ark., on Saturday.

09/25/2015

Cross Country Splits For Saturday Races

Men head to Stanford Invitational, women to run at Roy Griak Invitational.

09/19/2015

Cross Country Men Second, Women Third At Gerald Richey

Bears sit top runners in preparation for top meets next weekend.

• 2015 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 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)
• Six-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2015 Track: Took part in four indoor meets...Recorded top mile time at Texas A&M Aggie Invitational with 4:19.05 to be 16th...Ran 3,000-meter season-best at Texas A&M Team Invitational in 8:46.41 to be 10th....Competed in six outdoor meets in the middle distances...Had season-best 800-meter time of 1:58.40 to be 14th in 800 meters, while tallying highest finish of the year (3rd) in 1,500-meter time of 3:58.67 at Baylor Invitational...Set personal-best time in 1,500-meter run with 3:53.76 clocking at Longhorn Invitational to be 16th...Named to spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2014 Cross Country: Competed in all seven meets, tallying two scoring performances...Was BU's fifth runner to finish at UTA Season Opener with season-best 5,000-meter time of 15:47.7...Produced season-best 8,000-meter time at Pre-Nationals Invitational by being fifth Baylor runner to finish in 26:30.0....Took 71st at Big 12 Championships in 26:42.0 and was 125th at NCAA South Central Regional in 32:58.6 over 10,000-meters...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team.

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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