Drew Padgett
Drew Padgett
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Ladue Horton Watkins

PERSONAL-BEST 8K - 24:27.09 - Oshkosh/Brooks Invite - 10/19/2013

2013-14: Earned All-America honors for the first time in his career by placing 25th overall at the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... Finished 17th at the NCAA Midwest Regional Cross Country Championships to earn All-Region honors for the first time ... Named UAA Men's Cross Country Runner of the Year and earned first-team all-UAA honors by winning the UAA title ... Clocked the fastest time in school history on the Forest Park 6K cross country course, winning the Gabby Reuveni Early Bird with a time of 19:10 ... Twice named USTFCCCA NCAA Division III National Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week (Sept. 3, Nov. 4) ... Selected as the UAA Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week five times (Sept. 3, Sept. 23, Oct. 7, Oct. 21, Nov. 4) ... UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete … USTFCCCA All-Academic ... Academic all-UAA.

2012-13: Finished 86th overall at the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... Placed 12th at the UAA Cross Country Championships to earn second-team all-UAA honors ... Set the school record in the 5,000 (14:25.47) at the Gregory Invitational ... Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 5,000, finishing ninth (14:34.86) ... Earned all-UAA honors with a third-place finish in the 5,000 (14:39.17) at the UAA Outdoor Championships ... Named UAA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week April 15 and May 20 ... Selected to the Academic All-District First Team ... UAA all-academic for cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field ... USTFCCCA All-Academic track & field.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in track & field, and one each in cross country and soccer at Ladue Horton Watkins High School ... Served as track & field team captain ... Set a school record in the 3,200 (9:17) in 2011 ... Helped Ladue Horton Watkins win the 2010 Missouri Class 3 State Championship ... Earned All-State honors in cross country in 2010 ... Medaled at the state track & field championships in the 1,600 in 2010 and the 3,200 in 2011.

PERSONAL: Majoring in psychology ... Son of Chris and Sandy Padgett.