|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Maryville HS|
2021 Track & Field: Competed at a total of eight meets (three indoor, five outdoor)...scored a third place finish at the Buccaneer T&F Invitational (Feb. 5-6) with a time of 9:12.89 in the 3000m...competed in the 5000m at the SoCon Indoor Track and Field Championships (Feb. 27-28)...scored his first collegiate win at the Catamount Classic (April 16-17), finishing the 5000m in a time of 14:43.39 for a career mark...scored in the SoCon Outdoor Championships (May 1-2) in the 10,000m, recording a new personal mark in the 10,000m with a time of 31:24.73 for eighth place...narrowly missed out on a scoring position in the 5000m with a 10th place finish…named to the SoCon Honor Roll, SoCon All-Academic Team and was awarded the Commissioner’s Medal.
2020 Cross Country: Named to the SoCon Honor Roll, SoCon All-Academic Team and was awarded the Commissioner’s Medal ... Ran in both events for the Bucs as the season was reduced due to COVID ... Placed second at the Newberry Invitational with a time of 26:21.6 ... The second-place effort was his top collegiate placing ... Recorded a 27th-place finish at the SoCon Championships (26:45).
2020 Track & Field*: Competed in five indoor meets...opened his sophomore season at the 2020 ETSU Track and Field Invitational (Jan. 10-11) with a time of 9:14.04 in the 3000m run for a 15th place finish…set a personal record in the 3000m run with a time of 8:40.49 at the VMI Team Challenge (Jan 25) for a third place finish…followed up that performance with a personal record in the 5000m run with a time of 14:53.89 at the Music City Challenge (Feb 14-15) for a 15th place finish…member of the 2019-20 SoCon Honor Roll…received a nod to the SoCon Spring All-Academic Team…recipient of the SoCon Commissioner’s Medal.
*Outdoor season canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic
2019 Track & Field: Opened his ETSU career at the ETSU Track and Field Invitational (Jan. 11-12) with a 4:38.07 mile for a ninth place finish…competed at five indoor meets in his freshman year…set a personal record in the 3000m steeplechase at the HPU VertKlasse Meeting (March 21-23) for a third place finish…set a personal record at the SoCon Outdoor Championships (April 27-28) in the 10,000m race with a sixth place finish to score for the Bucs…earned a spot on the SoCon Honor Roll…a recipient of the SoCon Commissioner’s Medal… made an appearance on the Outdoor All-Freshman Team.
2019 Cross Country: Named to the SoCon Honor Roll and Fall Academic All-Conference Team ... Earned SoCon Commissioner's Medal ... Earned SoCon All-Freshman Team honors after placing 25th at the conference meet at Pine Oaks Golf Course ... Ran in five meets for the Blue & Gold ... Turned in a season-best time of 25:04 at the Louisville Classic on Oct. 5 ... Finished 25th in the season-opener at the Covered Bridge Cross Country Open.
Prior to ETSU: Prepped as a distance runner at Maryville High School in Maryville, Tennessee for coaches Landon Harris and Nick White … Finished 11th place at the TSSAA Division I state cross country meet in 2017.
Personal: Born on Jan. 7, 2000 ... from Maryville, Tenn. … Son of Wallace Bowden and Julie Young … His mother, Julie, played softball at the University of Missouri from 1986-87, ranking 10th in career ERA (1.20) in Tiger history … Anticipated major is computer science.