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Drew Ford
Position: Distance
Height: 6'4"
Year: Senior
City/State: Wasilla, Alaska
High School: Wasilla H.S.
Major: Global Studies
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Drew Ford Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 11/25/2010

 

2013 Outdoor: Ran a season best time in the steeplechase at the Winthrop Invitational, finishing with a time of 10:42.07 … Finished in sixth place in the event … Also took sixth place in the steeplechase at the Weems Baskin Invitational (Columbia, S.C.), timing in at 10:52.28 … Raced to a time of 4:27.88 in the 1,500 m run at the Terrier Relays (Spartanburg, S.C.), good for a 13th place showing … Member of the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll

 

2012-13 Indoor: Raced to a season best 5,000 m time (18:39.59) at the Niswonger Invitational … Placed 20th in the event … Recorded a season best 3,000 m time (9:57.92) at the Tiger Paw Invitational (Clemson, S.C.) … Took tenth place in the 3,000 m run (10:00.09) at the Appalachian Indoor Invitational … Came in 13th at 2012-13 Big South Indoor Championships, finishing the 3,000 m run in 10:14.21 … Member of the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2012 Outdoor: Competed in both the 3,000 m run as well as the steeplechase for the Runnin’ Bulldogs … Placed 12th in the 3,000 m steeplechase at 2013 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships behind a personal best time of 10:02.56 … Also ran a personal best in the 3,000 m run late in the season, taking seventh place at the Carolina’s Cup with a 9:23.62 clocking … Recorded a time of 10:39.28 in the 3,000 m steeplechase at the Winthrop Invitational, good enough for sixth place in the event … Was second in the steeplechase at the Winthrop Twilight (10:52.13) … Member of the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2011-12 Indoor: Recorded a personal best time in the 3000 m Run with a time of 9:31.90 at the Tiger Paw Invitational ... Finished 21st in the event ... Also recorded a personal best in the 5000 m Run with a time of 17:23.40 at the Niswonger Invitational ... Placed 14th at Big South Indoor Championships in the 3000 m Run with a time 9:43.62

2011 Outdoor: Crossed the finish line in 21st-place overall in the 3000 meter steeplechase event with a personal best time of 10:52.83 at the 2011 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Recorded a fifth-place finish in the 3000 meter steeplechase with his time of 11:16.83 at the Carolina's Cup ... Picked up a 10th-place finish in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:36.86 at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational

2010-11 Indoor: Led off GWU's distance medley relay at the 2010-11 Big South Conference Indoor Championships, which finished in eighth-place (11:07.81) ... Finished 20th at the Big South Championships in the 5000 meter run, crossing the finish line at 17:55.64 ... Also competed at the Liberty Open and the Niswonger Invitational

Before Gardner-Webb: Was a multi-sport athlete at Wasilla High School in Wasilla, Alaska ... Was the Team MVP his senior season ... Was a state qualifier and finished fourth overall at the Regionals meet as a senior ... Had a personal best time of 16:50 (5K) ... Was also a member of the basketball, soccer and track & field teams

Personal: Born Andrew Bryan Ford on March 22, 1992 in Palmer, Alaska ... Son of Nathan and Kim Ford ... Has two younger siblings, Katie and Jenna ... Sister Katie is a freshman on GWU's track & field and cross country teams ... Majoring in Global Studies

 


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