2008 OUTDOOR: Finished in the top 20 in each of his five races ... Placed third in the 3,000 meters at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 8:56.22 ... Finished fourth at the Kansas Relays in the steeplechase with a time of 9:40.02 ... Posted a ninth-place finish in the steeplechase at the Texas Relays with a season-best time of 9:29.01.
2008 INDOOR: Competed in the mile at the Jayhawk Classic and finished fourth with a time of 4:23.23 ... Ran the 1,000 meters at the Jayhawk Classic and finished seventh (2:37.22) ... Ran a personal-best 3,000 meter time of 8:28.93 at the New Balance Collegiate ... Set a personal best time in the 5,000 meters at the ISU Classic and placed 13th (14:42) ... Competed at the Big 12 Championships in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:35.18 (placed 30th).
2007 CROSS COUNTRY: Closed out his cross country career by running his best 10K time of his career at the Midwest Regionals (32:25) and placed 79th ... Placed fifth at the Kansas State vs. Kansas Duel with a 5K time of 15:57 ... Ran a season-best 8K time of 25:37 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals ... Competed at the Big 12 Championships and placed 70th with a time of 27:09.
2007 OUTDOOR: Led Kansas in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Had a career-best time in the event of 9:06.78 at the Cardinal Invitational ... Finished second at the Kansas Relays in the event with a time of 9:33.0 and placed 11th at the Big 12 Championships in 9:44.42.
2007 INDOOR: Participated in the mile, 1,000-meter run, 3,000-meter run and 5,000-meter run ... Finished fourth in the mile with a time of 4:17.76 and sixth in the 1,000-meter run in a time of 2:37.33 at the Jayhawk Invitational ... Had his best time in the 3,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championships, finishing 27th in 8:32.18 ... Posted a time of 14:43.85 in the 5,000-meter run at the ISU Last Chance meet, a season-best performance.
2006 CROSS COUNTRY: One of the team's most improved runners, recorded top-10 finishes at the Bob Timmons Classic (ninth, 26:39.3) and at the Kansas State vs. Kansas Duel (second, 15:30.3) ... Placed 56th at the Big 12 Championships (26:10.2) ... Finished 62nd at NCAA Midwest Regionals (32:46.4) ... Ran a season-best 25:08.6 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind.
2006 OUTDOOR: Competed in four different events for the Jayhawks ... Won the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Emporia State Relays in a time of 9:42.8 ... Placed eighth in the event at the Kansas Relays in a time of 9:45.51 ... Captured fifth place in the 3,000-meter run at the Tulsa Duels in a time of 8:49.79 ... Finished ninth in the 1,500-meter run at the Ward Haylett Invitational in a time of 3:59.7.
2006 INDOOR: Utilized his redshirt season.
2005 CROSS COUNTRY: Competed at the Big 12 Championships, finishing 77th in a time of 26:29 ... Placed 22nd at the Bob Timmons Classic in a time of 28:11.40 ... Ran a time of 16:28.6 at the Kansas State vs. Kansas Duel, good for eighth ... Placed 188th at the Roy Griak Invitational in a time of 27:17 ... Finished 77th in a time of 26:30.5 in the open division of NCAA Pre-Nationals. 2005 OUTDOOR: Competing unattached, finished 20th in the 5,000-meter run at the Kansas Relays in a time of 15:42.26.
2005 INDOOR: Finished 69th in the 5,000-meter run in a time of 15:52.47 at the ISU Classic ... Competing at the Husker Invitational, placed 10th in the 5,000 meters (15:55.59) ... Ran a time of 8:54.69 at the KU/KSU/MU Triangular in the 3,000 meters, good for 16th place.
2004 CROSS COUNTRY: Raced in five events for the Jayhawks as a freshman ... Finished 32nd in the Bob Timmons Classic in a time of 28:09.44 ... Ran a time of 27:10.8 at the Kansas State vs. Kansas Duel, good for 33rd ... Ran a 28:00.00 at the Roy Griak Invitational ... Running in the open division at NCAA Pre-Nationals, finished 127th in a time of 27:03.10.
HIGH SCHOOL: School record holder in the 3,200-meter relay and the 3,200-meter run at Springdale ... Named cross country all-state in 2003 and in track in 2004 ... Member of the all-state 3,200-meter relay and 1,600-meter relay teams in 2003 and 2004 ... Was a member of the all-Arkansas teams of 2003 and 2004.
PERSONAL: Born in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Parents are Kelly Carithers and Bill McGowan ... Majoring in biology.