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Millington's Track and Field Bio

NEW MEXICO

2012: Did not compete due to injury.

2011: Arguably the ace of the squad after teammate Nicholas Kipruto was sidelined with an injury ... Competed at the last five meets, only once finishing out of the top 20 ... Opened the season at the Notre Dame Invitational with a ninth-place run of 24:17 ... Placed 20th at the Wisconsin Invitational with a 24:08 time ... Won the Lobos first Mountain West title since 2009 with a 24:45.9 clocking ... Lead New Mexico at the NCAA Regionals with his third-place run of 30:24.8 ... Was forced to withdraw 6000 km into the 10K at the NCAA Championships.

MEET Lobo Invite Kachina Classic Notre Dame Invite Wisconsin Invite MW Champs NCAA Regionals NCAA Champs
RESULT Did Not Compete Did Not Compete 24:17
9th
UNM 2nd
24:08
20th
UNM 1st
24:45.9
1st
UNM 1st
30:24.8
3rd
UNM 1st
Did Not Finish

2010: Injured most of the year, but managed to come to make the team for the postseason ... First meet was at the MWC Championships, where he placed eighth with a 25:22.9 time ... Helped the Lobos to a NCAA Regional title with his seventh-place run of 30:04 ... Notched third-highest Lobo finish at NCAA Championships (81st) with a time of 31:08.3.

2009: Competed at seven meets, seven for the Lobos and two unattached ... First New Mexico competition was at the Notre Dame Invitational, where he placed 41st with a 24:34 time ... Posted a 79th-place time of 24:55.1 at the Pre-Nationals Invitational ... Scored for the Lobos at the MWC Championships, placing tenth with a 24:18.5 time ... Placed 44th at the NCAA Regionals with a time of 31:54.2 ... Finished the NCAA Championships in 31:23.2 for 150th.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

A 2008 graduate of Cheadle & Marple Sixth Form College in Stockport, England ... Marple was the equivalent of an American high school or prep school ... Won the 5K at the Aviva Olympic Trials & UK Championships in 2012 ... Claimed silver in the 5000m at the European U23 Championships in 2011 ... Clocked bests of 3:45.13 in the 1,500 and 1:53.3 in the 800 while in England ... His 1,500 time was the 5th fastest by anyone under 17 in the UK ... English Schools meet bronze medalist in the 1,500 and runner-up at the AAA U17 meet in 2006 ... Won the Brussels Lotto U20 cross country meet in 2007.

PERSONAL

Born in Stockport, England ... Full name is Ross Arthur Millington ... Son of Martin and Laura Millington ... Has a sister, Hayley ... Lists music and watching soccer and boxing as hobbies ... Major is Business Administration.

HONORS

• 2011 Mountain West Champion
• 2011 Mountain West Men's Athlete of the Year
• 2009 Men's MWC Co-Freshman of the Year
• 2011 First Team All-Mountain West
• 2009-10 Second Team All-Mountain West
• 2010 & 2011 USTFCCCAAll-Mountain Region

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