vs. New Mexico Collegiate Invitational *
vs. New Mexico Classic *
at Washington Husky Classic *
vs. Don Kirby Elite Invitational *
Track & Field Honors 3x Indoor All-MWC (Mile/DMR - '09, Mile - '10)
2010 Outdoor All-MWC (1500m)
NEW MEXICO:Outstanding middle distance runner who earned all-MWC honors in the mile in his debut season last year and will be a potential NCAA qualifier indoors (mile) and outdoors (1,500m) in 2010...could also join teammate Lee Emanuel as the second man in UNM history to run under four minutes in the mile (career-best 4:00.38 - No. 2 all-time at UNM)...teamed with Emanuel to help the Lobo distance medley relay team smash the school record and advance to the NCAA Indoor Championships last year...first team all-MWC cross country runner last fall for the nationally-ranked Lobos...won the 2007 British University 3,000m title for the University of Wales, Cardiff before transferring to New Mexico in fall of 2008...two-time Academic All-MWC.
(indoor) Earned all-MWC honors in the mile (3rd) and DMR (2nd), and helped the Lobos' qualify their first DMR team to the NCAA Championships (at Texas A&M)...just missed an individual berth to the NCAAs in the mile...finished the season ranked 16th nationally and 2nd in the MWC, behind NCAA champion teammate Lee Emanuel, with a career-best and NCAA provisional qualifying time of 4:00.38 (Feb. 14 at Washington) that was also the 2nd-fastest in UNM history...ran the lead leg (1,200m), joining Emanuel to lead the MWC's top ranked (No. 8 nationally) DMR team that obliterated the school record with a time of 9:30.38 at Notre Dame's last chance meet (March 6)...time was unofficially the 14th-fastest by a single school in NCAA history...had the Lobos' in contention at the first exchange at the NCAA Championships, but running without Emanuel, the squad finished 18th (9:52.43)...anchored (mile) the Lobos' silver medal team at the MWC Championships that finished just 0.26 seconds behind BYU in the closest DMR race in league history...raced 8 times in 6 meet appearances.
(cross country) Scored in all five meets, leading the team at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships (14th) and Roy Griak Invitational (17th)...all-region honoree...19th at the MWC Championships (team No. 4)...9th in his American debut in the Lobo Invitational.
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:Attended the University of Wales, Cardiff in the United Kingdom...won the British University indoor 3,000m title in 2007 with a career-best time of 8:13.75...helped UWIC win the overall team championship at the meet...recorded personal bests of 1:52.95 in the 800 (2007), 3:45.82 in the 1,500 (2008) and 14:43.49 in the 5,000 (2008)...top 5,000 time came in a fourth place finish at the British University Outdoor Championships.
PERSONAL:Born in Chippenham, England...son of John and Helen Bishop...has younger twin siblings Steven and Gayle...pursuing a master's in Sports Administration.