PERSONAL-BEST 8K - 25:19.15 - UAA Championship - 10/29/2016
2016-17: Ran to a career-best 25:19.15 at the UAA Championship on Oct. 29, helping the Bears secure Co-Champion status ... Finished 147th of 280 runners at the NCAA Championship with a time of 25:42.7 ... Helped lead the Bears to three first place finishes on the year before placing fourth in the Midwest Regional and NCAA Championship ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ... Academic all-UAA for cross country.
2015-16: Ran a season-best 26:15.2 at the SIUE John Flamer Invite ... Academic all-UAA for cross country.
2014-15: Finished 28th overall at the UAA Cross Country Championships (26:04.61).
HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and letterwinner in cross country, track & field and basketball at Grapevine High School ... Three-time first-team all-conference in cross country (2011-13), including finishing as the individual runner-up in 2012 and 2013 ... Member of the three-time conferene cross country champion team (2011-13) ... Third-team all-region cross country ... Academic all-state cross country ... Conference track & field champion in 1,600 ... Finished third in the 3,200 at the conference track & field meet in 2013 and 2014 ... Placed third in the Texas Top-40 Mile held in College Station, Texas ... All-conference honorable mention in basketball ... Personal-bests - 1,600 (4:20); mile (4:23); 3,200 (9:33); cross country 5K (15:57) ... Mr. Grapevine High School ... National Honor Society ... Spanish and Art National Honor Societies ... Scholar-Athlete Award ... Class President.
PERSONAL: Majoring in chemical engineering ... Son of David and Deborah Simon.