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Colin Mearns

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Sophomore
Class
Williamsburg, Va.
Hometown
Jamestown
High School

PRs: Mile – 4:12.36; 3000m – 8:32.12; 5000m – 15:22.59; 3000mSC – 9:00.36
NCAA East Regional Preliminary Qualifier: 3000mSC ([apos]11, [apos]13)

2013 OUTDOOR
Participated at the NCAA East Preliminaries, finishing 42nd in the 3000mSC
Placed 7th in the 3000mSC at the ACC Championships
Ran a PR of 9:00.36 in the 3000mSC at the Virginia Challenge

2013 INDOOR
Placed 20th in the 5000m at the ACC Championships

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
Did not compete

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
Scored at ACCs, finishing 50th
Also scored at NCAA Southeast Regional, finishing 71st
Placed 29th at Panorama Farms Invite

2011 OUTDOOR
Finished 41st in 3000mSC at NCAA East Preliminaries
Placed 11th in 3000mSC at ACCs
Won 3000mSC at Mason Spring Invite
Ran PR in 3000mSC at IC4As (9:03.92)

2011 INDOOR
Part of 4x800m relay that won Saturday Night at the Armory
Placed 19th in Mile at ACCs in season-best time (4:12.88)

2010 CROSS COUNTRY

Did not compete

High School
NSIC National Champion in mile ([apos]10)
Two-time All-American
Three-time VHSL AA State Champion
Twelve-time all-state honoree
Nike Cross Country Nationals SE Region Champion ([apos]09)
Southern Track Classic Two-Mile Champion ([apos]10)
Finished fifth at New Balance Outdoor Nationals two-mile ([apos]10)
Was sixth at Penn Relays in the mile
Took third at Raleigh Relays in 3200m ([apos]10)
Top-ranked two-miler in Virginia and sixth nationally outdoors ([apos]10)
Also ranked second in the state in the mile ([apos]10)
Held fastest mile time indoors and seventh best nationally ([apos]10)
Ranked fourth indoors in the 3200m ([apos]10)

Personal
Brother Andrew Mearns was a distance runner for the Cavaliers