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John Hardy

John  Hardy


Austin, Texas

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Cross Country Leads Big 12 With 21 On Academic Team

Seven men's runners and 14 women's athletes honored.


Cross Country - Big 12 Championships 2013


• 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

2015 Track: Competed in five outdoor meets...Produced runner-up finish in 3,000-meter race at TCU Invitational in 8:48.90...Had season-best time of 8:36.40 to be fifth at Longhorn Invitational in 3,000 meters...Was fourth at Michael Johnson Classic in season-best 5,000-meter time of 15:03.21...Placed 18th at Big 12 Championship 5,000-meter race in 15:20.30... Did not compete in any indoor meets...Named to spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014 Cross Country: Did not compete in any meets...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014 Track: Took part in two indoor meets...Placed sixth at Texas A&M Invitational with time of 14:53.53 in 5,000 meters...Was 15th at Tyson Invitational in 3,000 meters in time of 8:47.60...Opened four-meet outdoor season with personal-best time of 4:08.30 in 1,500-meter run at TCU Invitational to be eighth...Finished second in 3,000 meters at Longhorn Invitational with time of 8:47.43...Set personal-best time (14:56.01) in 5,000-meter run to be 11th at Texas Relays...Placed second in 5,000-meter event at Michael Johnson Classic...Named to spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013 Cross Country: Collected scoring performances in all six of his races...Had season-best 8K-time of 25:13.40 to be 51st at Big 12 Championships...Carded top 15 finishes at Bear Twilight Invitational (13th) and North Texas Invitational (8th)...Finished season in 48th-place at NCAA South Central Regional with 10K-time of 31:59.4 to be BU's third runner...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2013 Track: Did not compete in any meets...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in five meets, scoring in his season-opener...Registered a sixth-place finish at the UTA Season Opener in 15:22.1 to be the first runner across for BU to help Bears claim second-place team finish...Was 62nd at Big 12 Championships in 8K time of 26:39.8...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Three-year state qualifier in cross country...Four-year member of Vandegrift High School track and cross country teams...Placed 10th at state level in cross country in 2010 and 11th in 2011 and '12...In track advanced to regionals in 3200-meter event during sophomore, junior and senior years...Was regional qualifier in 1600-meter in 2010 and '12...Member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Nov. 4, 1993...Full name is John-Ryan Hardy...Parents are Brian and Georgette Hardy...Majoring in health science studies.

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