2019: 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.

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.