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

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

2014-15: Named the USTFCCCA Division III Men's Cross Country National Athlete of the Week Sept. 22 ... Received UAA Athlete of the Week honors Sept. 22.

2013-14: Second athlete in school history to earn All-America honors in cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field in the same year ... Earned All-America honors for the first time in his career by placing 25th overall at the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... Broke his own school record in the 3,000 (8:19.94) to finish seventh at the NCAA Indoor Championships and earn All-America honors ... Also anchored the distance medley relay to a 10th-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships (10:04.21) ... Placed third in the 5,000 (14:24.51) and fourth in the 10,000 (31:22.08) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to earn All-America honors in both events ... Fourth athlete in WUSTL men's track & field history to earn All-America honors in multiple events at the same 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) ... Set the UAA and school record with a winning time of 8:21.99 in capturing the UAA indoor title in the 3,000 ... Anchored the school-record setting distance medley relay at the Point National Qualifier (10:01.07) ... Selected as the UAA Indoor Track Athlete of the Week as a member of the distance medley relay March 10 ... Set Washington University school and stadium records in winning the 5,000 at the WU Invite in a time of 14:10.80 March 28 ... Broke the school record in the 10,000 (29:48.83) at Wheaton April 5 ... Finished third in the 1,500 and second in the 3,200 relay to earn all-UAA honors in both events at the UAA Outdoor Championships ... Received UAA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week recognition March 31 ... Named to the Academic All-America Third Team ... Received Academic All-District First-Team honors for the second year in a row ... Selected as the Stanley & Ann Rosen Junior Award winner by the W Club ... USTFCCCA All-Academic cross country and track & field ... Academic all-UAA for cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field ... UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete.

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.