JUNIOR (2007, EMPORIA STATE)
Honorable mention all-conference in cross country ... Named to the all-conference team in the 10K ... Selected to the all-academic team ... Earned a spot on the cross country all-regional academic team ... All-conference in the 10K in outdoor track ... Personal bests included 31:52 (10K), 25:22 (8K), 15:26 (5K), 8:59 (3K) and 4:29 (mile).
SOPHOMORE (2006, EMPORIA STATE)
Selected to the cross country all-regional academic team ... Named to the all-academic teams for both cross country and track.
FRESHMAN (2005, EMPORIA STATE)
Named to the all-academic teams for both cross country and track.
Three-year letterman in both cross country and track ... Received the ROHO and Extra Step awards as a senior in 2004 ... Most-improved performer in cross country in 2003 ... Named the most improved performer in track in 2002 and 2003.
Son of Steve and Carmaine Ternes ... Graduated from Emporia State with a bachelor of science in sociology with a minor in writing.