| John McNamara
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6-0 / 140
2012 All-Big 12 (Track and Field)
Competed at the Big 12 Championships in two events ... the 1,000m in 2:28.41 (11th in prelims) ran the 3,000m in 8:23.43 (20th) ... posted personal bests in three of the four events in which he competed ... picked up a third-place finish and personal-best in the 800m (1:53.04) at the Tyson Invitational ... recorded a mile best of 4:12.70 at the Razorback Team Invitational ... was third in the 3,00om at the Arkansas Dual meet with a PR of 8:22.76.
Cross Country (Junior):
Participated in one meet, capturing the title at the Concordia Invitational ... posted a time of 15:36.66 on the 5K course.
Did not compete.
Ran the first leg of second-place distance medley relay (9:46.03) at the Big 12 Championships, earning all-league honors ... clocked a personal-best 2:25.60 in the prelims of the 1,000m and posted a 3,000m time of 8:22.79 to finish 27th at the Big 12 meet ... crossed the mile finish line in 4:18.33 at the SPIRE Invitational ... ran a time of 4:21.29 in the mile at the Razorback Invitational ... raced to a third-place finish in the 1,000m at the Arkansas Dual in 2:26.96.
Cross Country (Sophomore):
Completed the Concordia Invitational in 15:54.06, placing 14th overall ... placed 36th at the Grass Routes Grand Prix, crossing the finish line in 26:58.9 ... finished the UTSA Dual Meet fourth for the Longhorns and eighth overall.
Outdoor (Redshirt Freshman):
Ran a time of 4:03.62 in the 1,500 meters to claim 12th at the Texas Relays.
Posted a time of 4:14.88 to finish fourth in the mile at the Arkansas Dual Meet ... followed that performance by clocking a season-best time of 4:18.41 in the mile to finish seventh in the college section at the Razorback Invitational.
Cross Country (Redshirt Freshman):
Finished 11th at the Concordia Invite in a time of 15:51.0 ... notched a 12th-place finish at the Texas State Dual clocking a 27:12.4.
Ran a season-best mile of 4:19.06 at the New Balance Invite ... finished seventh in the mile at the Texas A&M Dual Meet in a time of 4:19.55.
Cross Country (Freshman):
Helped his team to a State Cross Country Championship his senior year and a runner-up at the state meet his junior year ... two-time SPC State Champion in the 800m, 1,600m, and 3,200m ... SPC record holder in the 1,600m and 3,200m ... named Most Improved Cross Country Runner as a freshman ... three-time Most Valuable Runner in cross country and two-time Most Valuable Runner for track and field ... was captain of cross country and track teams his junior and senior years ... four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field.
Born in Austin, Texas ... son of Dan and Joan McNamara ... has one sister, Emma ... participated in New Orleans clean up efforts ... majoring in exercise science ... five-time member of the Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll (fall 2010; spring 2011; fall 2011; spring 2012; fall 2012).
800 Meters - 1:53.04, Tyson Invitational (2/8/13)
1,000 Meters - 2:25.60, Big 12 Championships (2/24/12)
Mile - 4:12.70, Razorback Team Invitational (1/26/13)
3,000 Meters - 8:22.76, Arkansas Dual Meet (1/11/13)
1,500 Meters - 3:53.00, Texas State Elite Meet (3/23/13)
3,000-Meter Steeplechase - 9:03.06, Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays (3/28/13)
BIG 12 SCORING
2012: Distance Medley Relay - 2nd (9:46.03)
2012: 3,000-Meter Steeplechase - 8th (9:06.26)
Note: Bios updated after the 2013 indoor season; career bests are current