| Will Nation
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6-1 / 155
2013 All-Big 12 (Track and Field)
2012 First Team Academic All-Big 12 (Track and Field)
2011 Academic All-Big 12 (Cross Country)
Earned all-league honors in the 5,000 with a seventh-place finish (14:12.45) at the Big 12 Championships ... also ran the 3,000m in 8:24.42 to take 21st at the conference meet ... was 14th (14:11.27) in the 5,000m at the Husky Classic ... took seventh at the Razorback Team Invitational with a 3,000m time of 8:14.10 ... placed fourth (8:23.89) in the 3,000m at the Arkansas Dual Meet.
Cross Country (Junior):
Did not compete in a meet.
Posted a 10,000m time of 30:52.01 to finish 19th in the NCAA West Regional Prelims ... crossed the 5,000m finish line in 14:20.96 to finish 12th at the Big 12 Championships ... first team Academic All-Big 12 choice ... named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... set a 10,000m personal best of 29:33.66 at the Stanford Invitational ... clocked a 1,500m time of 3:58.53 to finish 11th at the Longhorn Invitational.
Indoor (Redshirt Freshman):
Placed ninth in the 5000m at the Big 12 Championships with a personal-best time of 14:06.26 ... ran to a fourth-place finish in the 3,000m at the Razorback invitational with a personal-best time of 8:13.80 ... finished third in the 5000m at the SPIRE Invitational in 14:18.35 ... posted a time of 8:21.27 to place third in the 3000m at the Arkansas Dual.
Cross Country (Sophomore):
Crossed the Big 12 Championships finish line ninth for UT and 52nd overall (25:11.0) ... second team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... completed the Wisconsin adidas Invitational in 25:15.2, placing 166th overall.
Clocked a 10K time of 30:29.40 to finish 11th at the Big 12 Championships ... posted a 5,000-meter time of 14:26.50, finishing 16th in the `Open C' division at the Mt. SAC Relays ... finished sixth in section `B' of the 1,500 meters at the Texas Relays in a personal-best time of 3:58.20 ... clocked 8:31.56 in the 3,000 meters to finish fourth at the UT/Arkansas/UCLA tri meet ... finished fourth in the 10,000m (30:49.39) at the USA Junior Championships.
Cross Country (Freshman):
Finished the Big 12 Championships in 25:53.50 (50th place) ... won his first collegiate race at the Texas State Dual Meet in a time of 25:32.4 ... placed 23rd at the Princeton Invitational in 25:07.1.
Placed sixth in the 3,200m at the Region 2-5A Meet in a personal-best time of 9:15.60 ... finished second in the 3,200m (9:20.71) and third in the 1,600m (4:17.99) at the district meet ... ran the 3,200m in 9:25.88 at the Texas Relays ... clocked 16:09.50 in the 5K at the Texas Cross Country State Championship ... three year letterman in track and cross country.
Born in Spring, Texas ... son of Jean and Joe Nation ... brother, John graduated from UT in 2010 ... a member of NHS ... graduated in the top 10 percent of high school class ... selected to academic all-state team ... majoring in computer sciences ... four-time member of the Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll (spring 2011; fall 2011; spring 2012; fall 2012).
3,000 Meters - 8:13.80, Razorback Invite (1/27/12)
5,000 Meters - 14:06.26, Big 12 Championships (2/11/12)
1,500 Meters - 3:58.20, Texas Relays `B' (4/6/11)
3,000 Meters - 8:31.56, UT/Arkansas/UCLA Tri Meet (5/25/11)
5,000 Meters - 14:26.50, Mt. SAC Relays `C' (4/15/11)
10,000 Meters - 29:33.66, Stanford Invitational (4/6/12)
BIG 12 SCORING
2013: 5,000 Meters - 7th (14:12.45)
Note: Bios updated after the 2013 indoor season; career bests are current