2007: Closed out his cross country career by running his best 10K time in his career at the Midwest Regionals (32:25) and placed 79th ... Was anywhere from the third to seventh place runner on the team ... 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 and placed 213th ... Competed at the Big 12 Championships and placed 70th with a time of 27:09.
2006: Placed second at the Kansas State Wildcat Invitational 5k (15:30) ... Finished 137th at the NCAA Pre-Nationals with a time of 25:08.6 ... Ran a 10k time of 32:46.4 at the NCAA Midwest Regional ... Placed 250 at the NCAA Championships (34:20.0).
2005: Competed at the Big 12 Championships, finishing 77th in a time of 26:29 ... Placed 22nd at the Bob Timmons Invitational in a time of 28:11.40 ... Ran a time of 16:28.6 at the KU/KSU Dual, 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.
2004: Raced in four events for the Jayhawks as a freshman ... Finished 32nd in the Bob Timmons Invitational with a time of 28:09.44 ... Ran a time of 27:10.8 at the KSU Wildcat Invitational, good enough for 33rd ... Ran a 28:00.00 at the Roy Griak Invitational ... Running in the open division at NCAA Pre-Nationals, finished 127th with a time of 27:03.10
High School: Holds school records in the 4x800 and the 3200 meters at Springdale ... Named cross country all-state in 2003 and in track in 2004 ... Member of the all-state 4x800 and 1600 meter teams in 2003 and 2004 ... Was a member of the All-Arkansas teams of 2003 and 2004.
High School: Son of Kelly Carithers and Bill McGowan ... Born Oct. 10, 1986, in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Majoring in human biology.