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Marcus Tanner

•Junior

•Chiefland, Fla.

•Chiefland High




Has three career top-10 finishes (best of 5th) and bests of 20:54.33 (four-mile), 26:02.90 (8k) and 32:08.00 (10k)... Has track PRs of 1:51.26 (800m), 3:47.56 (1500m), 4:10.50 (i-Mile), 8:32.52 (i-3k) and 14:22.78 (i-5k). 1999 XC: Competed in four meets... Finished third for the Gators and 21st overall at the SEC Championships in 26:02.90, tying his personal best....Made his first appearance at the Gator Invitational, taking 15th in 26:21.41... Finished 52nd in 26:23 at the Wolverine Interregional... 1998 XC: Had his best finish of the year at the four-mile Nike Twi-Light, taking eighth in 20:58.50... Was the second Gator to cross the line at the Wolverine Interregional, finishing 26th. 1997 XC: Ran eight races for the Gators as a true freshman in cross country... Fourth Gator and 23rd overall at SEC Championships in 26:02... Third Gator and 29th overall at NCAA South Regional in 32:08... Fourth UF runner at 1998 NCAA Championships in 33:15... Fifth overall at the season-opening Nike Twi-Light Invitational, his career best place. Personal: Born Marcus Tanner on November 28, 1978... Member of the Beta Club, High Q Team and an honor roll student... Nickname is Tan Man. Major: Undecided.

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