Four Owls earn individual accolades
Finishing time of 9:29.12
Placed sixth in hammer throw at NCAA West Prelims
Card-Childers, Filip and Lee earn honors
Owls enter final day in second place
AT MAJOR MEETS
2014 C-USA Outdoor - 20th, 5000m, 15:28.27
2014 C-USA Outdoor - 10th, 3,000m steeplechase, 9:15.46
2015 C-USA Indoor - 6th, 3,000m, 8:39.21
2015 C-USA Outdoor - 4th, 3,000m steeplechase, 9:22.57
2015 C-USA Cross Country - 56th, 8k, 26:52.6
2015 South Central Regional (XC) - 141st, 10k, 34:21.3
2016 C-USA Indoor - 25th, 3000m, 8:46.24
2016 C-USA Cross Country - 32nd, 8k, 26:00.7
2016 South Central Regional (XC) - 77th, 10k, 32:29.2
8k - 26:00.3, Rim Rock Classic (10/3/15)
3000m - 8:39.21, 2015 C-USA Indoor Championships (2/25/15)
5000m - 15:26.71, Charlie Thomas Invite (2/5/16)
3000m steeple - 9:12.02, Occidental Invitational (5/9/15)
5000m - 15:28.27, 2014 C-USA Outdoor Championships
Cross Country: Ran in all six races for the Owls...fourth place finish at the HBU Invite...placed 32nd overall at the C-USA Championships and 77th at the South Central Regional.
Cross Country: Competed in five races, running a season-best 26:00.3 (8k) at the Rim Rock Classic. Indoor: Ran in three meets, running a season-best 8:46.24 in the 3000m at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: Third-place finish in the 5000m at the Skechers Carl Knight Invitational.
Cross Country: Placed 33rd at the Rim Rock Classic (10/4). Indoor: Finished 6th at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 3000m...also placed 7th in the same event at the Aggie Invitational. Outdoor: Placed 4th in the 3000m steeplechase at the C-USA Championships...finished 2nd in the steeplechase at the Victor Lopez Classic (4/2/15).
Cross Country: Ran in two races, placing 70th at the Rice Invitational with a time of 18:20.0 in the 5.5K. Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Performed a season's best in both the 5000m (15:28.27) and the 3,000m steeplechase (9:15.46) at the C-USA Outdoor Championships ... Placed second in the 3,000m steeple at the Victor Lopez Classic ... Also finished third in the steeple at the J. Fred Duckett Twilight.
Graduated and ran cross country and track at John Carroll Catholic High School for head coach Bryan Burgess ... won 5A Section 3 championship from 2009-2011 ... placed third in 5A state cross country meet (2011-12) ... won the individual Class 5A state championship in 2011 and 2012 ... was the runner-up in 2010 ... Gatorade Boys Runner of the Year for Alabama (2011) ... Birmingham News South Region Athlete of the Year ... ran a PR 15:52 at the state championship his senior year ... was the 5A track state champion in the 3200 from 2012-13 ... 1600 runner-up in 2012 and 1600 state champion from 2011-13, along with the 800 champ in 2013 ... also played basketball and started at point guard for two years, earning 5A Area 6 All-Area honors ... graduated with a 4.34 GPA and was a member of the National Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta and the Spanish Honor Society.
Full Name: Griffin James Lee ... Born: Aug. 6, 1994 ... Parents: Dann and Robin Lee (three brothers) ... Uncle, Russell Lee, played baseball at Duke from 1981-83 ... Major: Kinesiology ... College: Will Rice.
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