UofL announces 2014-15 Student Advisory Committee
Tyler Byrne scored a 10th-place finish and set the school record in the 10K.
The men's cross country team won the second conference team title in program history.
Tyler Byrne finished in the top 20 in the men's championship race.
Ernest Kibet finished second in the men's race, while Benadate Cheruiyot led the women's team by finishing 22nd.
2013 Cross Country: Competed in six races for the Cardinals during his junior season ... set career-best times in all three distances ... best finish was at the Mid-America Opener, where he finished in 8th place with a time of 19:07.79 ... finished in 20th place at the AAC Championships behind a career-best 8K time of 24:33.07 ... named a Red and Black Scholar and to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Member of the AAC All-Academic Team.
2012 Cross Country: Missed the season due to injury.
2011 Cross Country: Competed in four out of six races ... finished 94th in the BIG EAST Championships ... placed 75th at the Navy Invitational ... took 10th place at the Evansville Mid-America Opener.
Prep: Highly touted in-state recruit from North Hardin High under coach James Jackson ... was the 2009 USATF intermediate boys 1,500m national champion ... named the 2009 USATF Kentucky Male Athlete of the Year ... track state champion in the 1,600m in 2011 ... also captured the 3,000m indoor state title as a sophomore ... took runner-up in the AAU young men's 1,500m race in 2010 ... placed fourth nationally that year at the AAU young men's 800m race ... won the 800m regional title three times prior to reaching senior year ... a first team all-state selection in cross country 2009-10 ... earned first team all-state in track multiple times (2008: 4x800m; 2011: 800m, 1,600m, 4x400m, 4x800m) ... was tabbed all-area male athlete of the year in cross country (2008-10) and track (2011) ... garnered News Enterprise Runner of the Year in cross country twice ... named cross country team captain for three years (2008-10) and track one year (2011).
Personal: Son of Winston Stewart and Paula Stone ... birthday is Feb. 6 ... has five brothers and two sisters ... majoring in political science.