- Thomas Howell
- Niceville, Fla.
8K: 24:45.76 (2014 Mountain Dew Invitational, 9/20/14)
10K: 31:43.10 (South Region Championships, 11/14/14)
SEC Men’s Runner of the Week (9/23/14)
2014 XC All-SEC Freshman Team
2014: Raced in all six of Florida’s meets… Had two top-10 finishes (2nd, Western Carolina Invite; 5th Mountain Dew Invite)…Named to the All-SEC Freshman Team after placing 47th and being one of the top-seven freshmen to finish at the 2014 SEC Championships…Earned SEC Men’s Runner of the Week after placing fifth at the Mountain Dew Invitational, clocking a career-best 24:45.76 8k.
Prep: The 2012 Florida Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year …Four-time Daily News Cross Country Male Runner of the Year (2010-13) …Finished sixth place or higher three times at the FHSAA 3A State Championship meet during his career, including a first-place finish in 2012 (15:19.6) and a fourth-place finish in 2013 (15:27.99) …During his junior year, Howell won five races (FHSAA 3A State Championship, District I, Region I, Golf Coast Stampede, Pace Patriot Invitational) …Took first at FHSAA 3A District 1 (15:35.20) and Region 1 (15:29.75) races in 2011 …Missed the 2011 State meet due to a bout with pneumonia …Ran 15:40.02 as a freshman at the FHSAA 3A Regional 1 Championship, finishing in sixth.