Sam Bombaugh earned Capital One Academic All-America second-team honors last year.
Brittany Owens registered the highest finish by any female athlete in school history in the long jump.
All four student-athletes are making their collegiate debuts at the outdoor national championships.
Calvin Arsenault clocked a school record in the 400m hurdles to advance to the NCAA Championships.
Tyler Byrne finished eighth in the 10,000m race to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Track and Field AAC Outdoor Championships Day Two Photos by Jeremy Hopkins | Louisville Athletics
Track and Field AAC Outdoor Championships Day One Photos by Jeremy Hopkins | Louisville Athletics
Louisville Track & Field | Border Battle
Louisville Track & Field at American Conference Indoor Championship
3,000m - 8:19.46
5,000m - 14:31.48
1,500m - 3:57.16
3,000m - 8:20.91
5,000m - 14:20.98
2013 Cross Country: Had the best season in recent school history ... earned USTFCCCA All-America honors after taking 29th at the NCAA Championships ... became the school's third All-American in cross country and first since 2009 ... finished the 10K course in a time of 30:37.8, the 15th-fastest time in school history ... registered six top-20 finishes ... earned all-region honors after taking 10th at the NCAA Southeast Regional in a personal-best 10K mark of 29:16.1 ... won the AAC Championships crown, setting the school record in the 8K with a time of 22:57.09 ... had three-straight top-six finishes to open the year ... placed third at the Mid-America Opener, then took runner-up at the Bluegrass Invitational, and followed that with a sixth-place showing in the Greater Louisville Classic.
2012-13 Track: Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team honors ... competed in three outdoor disciplines (3,000m, 5,000m, 10,000m) and two indoor events (3,000m, 5,000m) ... qualified for the NCAA Division I Preliminary Round in the 10,000m ... took fourth in the event at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... collected a win in the 3,000m at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... won the Border Battle 5,000m title ... had a runner-up showing in the 10,000m at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival ... qualified in the 3,000m and 5,000m events for the BIG EAST Indoor Championships.
2012 Cross Country: Only ran in the season opener due to injury ... finished first in the Mid-America Opener behind a personal-best 4K time of 17:53.16.
2011-12 Track: Missed the indoor and outdoor seasons due to injury.
2011 Cross Country: Had a stellar start to the season ... recorded two victories (Mid-America Opener, Greater Louisville Classic) in the first three meets, with the other result coming as a runner-up finish (Navy Invitational) ... did not finish the NCAA Southeast Regional race due to an injury ... took 18th at the BIG EAST Championships ... ran to a 37th-place showing at the Pre-Nationals meet.
2010-11 Track: Recorded two individual victories and one relay (4x1,500m) victory ... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor and BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... earned a win in the 5,000m at the Cardinal Twilight meet ... took third in the 1,500m at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... earned first individual win at the Border Battle in the 5,000m ... helped guide the 4x1,500m team to a win in a school-record time (16:00.55) at the Alabama Relays ... placed ninth in the 5,000m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... opened the year with consecutive third-place showings in the 3,000m (Gladstein Invitational, Rod McCravy Memorial).
2010 Cross Country: Had a solid freshman campaign ... ran in all seven races and had four top-25 finishes ... placed 39th at the NCAA Southeast Regional ... was the squad's third runner to cross the finish line ... grabbed all-BIG EAST honors after a 15th-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... was 23rd at the Greater Louisville Classic ... helped the team take first overall ... took 11th at the Navy Invitational ... best finish of the year was a seventh-place showing at the Mid-America Opener.
Prep: Attended North Harrison High ... highly decorated athlete ... tabbed the 2009-10 Indiana Gatorade Runner of the Year ... earned a spot on the 2010 Indiana Track All-Star Team ... named the 2009-10 Indiana Cross Country 3A-4A Runner of the Year ... finished in second at the 2010 Indiana state track and field meet (3,200m) ... part of the 2010 Track Midwest Meet champions in the 1600m ... recorded a seventh-place finish at the 2009 Foot Locker Nationals ... placed third at the 2009 Foot Locker Regionals ... finished in 19th at the 2009 Nike Cross Nationals ... registered a second-place finish at the regional level of 2009 Nike Cross Nationals ... fifth-place finisher at 2009 Indiana state cross country meet.
Personal: Son of Gary and Angie Byrne ... birthday is Nov. 12 ... has two brothers ... one brother, Ryan, ran track and cross country at Louisville ... majoring in justice administration.