| Rory Tunningley
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5-8 / 130
Three Time All-South Central Region (Cross Country)
2012 All-Big 12 (Cross Country)
Recorded a personal-best 5,000m time of 14:15.87 to finish 16th at the Husky Classic ...posted a seventh-place finish at the Razorback Team Invitational with a career-best time of 4:14.24 ... placed second in the 3,000m (personal-best 8:19.12) at the Arkansas Dual Meet.
Cross Country (Senior):
Participated in five events and was a key component in the team's ninth-place finish at the NCAA Championships ... finished 50th overall, including second among UT runners, by crossing the finish line of the 10K race in 30:17.8 ... placed seventh overall (second among UT competitors) to help propel the team to a first-place showing at the NCAA South Central Regional ... earned all-region honors ... finished the 10K race in 30:16.2 ... also helped lead the team to a second-place showing in the Big 12 Championships by finishing 10th overall (24:08.6) in the 8K race ... earned All-Big 12 honors by finishing among the top 15 ... finished second among UT participants (20th overall) in the 8K Wisconsin adidas Invitational.
Clocked a 31:52.33 to finish 38th in the 10,000 meters in the NCAA West Regional prelims ... ran a 5,000m personal-best time of 14:47.29 and a 10,000m time of 31:19.42 at the Big 12 Championships ... finished the 10,000m in a personal-best 29:33.66 at the Stanford Invitational ... placed 10th in the 1,500m at the Longhorn Invitational with a time of 3:54.41.
Indoor (Redshirt Junior):
Ran a season-best 5,000m time of 14:18.28 to finish 11th at the Big 12 Championships ... won the 5,000m run at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 14:25.85 ... took fourth in the 3,000m at the Arkansas Dual with a season-best time of 8:26.57.
Cross Country (Redshirt Junior):
Completed the NCAA Championships in 30:48.6, placing 104th overall ... finished the NCAA South Central Regional in 30:57.3 and ninth place ... earned all-region honors ... placed 23rd overall at the Big 12 Championship, finishing in 24:23.2 ... claimed 87th overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, crossing the finish line in 24:44.5 ... posted a 20th-place finish at the Grass Routes Grand Prix with a time of 23:01.2.
Outdoor (Redshirt Sophomore):
Finished 16th in the 10K at the Big 12 Championships in a time of 31:29.43 ... ran a then personal-best time of 30:01.09 in the 10,000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays ... clocked 3:57.72 to finish fourth in section `B' of the 1,500 meters at the Texas Relays .. finished sixth in the 3,000 meters, clocking 8:36.21 at the UT/Arkansas/UCLA tri meet.
Cross Country (Junior):
Finished fourth in the 5,000 meters at the Texas A&M Dual Meet in a time of 14:44.31.
Cross Country (Sophomore):
Placed ninth at the South Central Region Championships in a time of 31:12.10 (10K), earning all-region honors ... clocked a 25:33.21 8K time at the Big 12 Championships to a team-best 16th-place finish ... took ninth place at the Princeton Invitational in a time of 25:18.00 (8K) ... was UT's top finisher at the four-mile Hurricane Invitational, placing 16th in a time of 21:08.00.
Finished 19th in the 10,000 meters at the Big 12 Championships in a season-best 33:29.47 ... ran a season-best 15:17.06 to finish 13th in the 5,000 meters at the Texas Relays.
Clocked a season-best 14:26.38 to finish fifth in the championship 5,000 meters at the New Balance College Invitational ... ran a personal-best mile time of 4:16.18 to finish ninth at the UT vs. Texas A&M Dual Meet.
Cross Country (Freshman):
Was UT's sixth finisher at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships in 32:48.9 (10K) ... finished fourth for UT and 47th overall at the Big 12 Championships in 25:39.1 (8K) ... won his first ever cross country meet, the Texas State Invitational, in 25:46.0 (five miles).
Helped lead his team to four consecutive top five finishes at the state cross country championships ... two-time state champion and six-time all-state ... claimed the state title in the 3,200 meters (9:13.29) as a senior ... finished eighth in the 1,600 meters (4:37.28) at the state meet ... won the 3,200 meters (9:12.37) at the region 4-4A meet ... claimed the district 26-4A 3,200 meter title in 9:22.74 ... also was the state champion in cross country and earned All-America honors as a senior ... finished 19th in the 5,000 meters (15:45.0) at the Foot Locker Nationals ... placed sixth in the 5,000 meters (15:08.0) at the Foot Locker South Regional ... earned a second-place finish in the 3,200 meters (9:18.24) at the state meet as a junior.
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii ... son of Kirk and Paige Tunningley ... has one sibing, Noah ... was president of the German Glub in high school ... participated in highway cleanup projects ... majoring in physical culture and sports ... three-time member of the Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll (spring 2010; fall 2010; fall 2011).
Mile - 4:14.24, Razorback Team Invitational (1/26/13)
3,000 Meters - 8:19.12, Arkansas Dual Meet (1/11/13)
5,000 Meters - 14:15.87, Husky Classic (2/8/13)
1,500 Meters - 3:54.30, Texas State Elite Meet (3/23/13)
3,000 Meters - 8:36.21, UT/Arkansas/UCLA Tri Meet (3/25/11)
5,000 Meters - 14:47.29, Big 12 Championships (5/11/12)
10,000 Meters - 29:33.66, Stanford Invitational (4/6/12)
Note: Bios updated prior to 2013 indoor season; career bests are current