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Colin Mearns
Colin  Mearns

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Williamsburg, Va.

High School:
Jamestown

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

05/16/2013

Virginia to Send 17 Athletes to NCAA East Preliminary Round

Meet to be held in Greensboro, N.C., May 23-25

04/19/2013

Cavalier Men Fifth, Women Sixth After Day Two of ACC Championships

Lavender and Fabrizio have top times in qualifying on Friday

04/06/2013

Cavaliers Compete at California with Tri-Meet in Berkeley

Virginia wins seven events in meet of top public universities

PRs: Mile - 4:12.36; 3000m - 8:32.12; 5000m - 15:22.59; 3000mSC - 9:00.36
NCAA East Regional Preliminary Qualifier: 3000mSC ('11, '13)

2013 OUTDOOR
• Participated at the NCAA East Preliminaries, finishing 42nd in the 3000mSC
• Placed 7th in the 3000mSC at the ACC Championships
• Ran a PR of 9:00.36 in the 3000mSC at the Virginia Challenge

2013 INDOOR
• Placed 20th in the 5000m at the ACC Championships

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
• Did not compete

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
• Scored at ACCs, finishing 50th
• Also scored at NCAA Southeast Regional, finishing 71st
• Placed 29th at Panorama Farms Invite

2011 OUTDOOR
• Finished 41st in 3000mSC at NCAA East Preliminaries
• Placed 11th in 3000mSC at ACCs
• Won 3000mSC at Mason Spring Invite
• Ran PR in 3000mSC at IC4As (9:03.92)

2011 INDOOR
• Part of 4x800m relay that won Saturday Night at the Armory
• Placed 19th in Mile at ACCs in season-best time (4:12.88)

2010 CROSS COUNTRY

• Did not compete

High School
• NSIC National Champion in mile ('10)
• Two-time All-American
• Three-time VHSL AA State Champion
• Twelve-time all-state honoree
• Nike Cross Country Nationals SE Region Champion ('09)
• Southern Track Classic Two-Mile Champion ('10)
• Finished fifth at New Balance Outdoor Nationals two-mile ('10)
• Was sixth at Penn Relays in the mile
• Took third at Raleigh Relays in 3200m ('10)
• Top-ranked two-miler in Virginia and sixth nationally outdoors ('10)
• Also ranked second in the state in the mile ('10)
• Held fastest mile time indoors and seventh best nationally ('10)
• Ranked fourth indoors in the 3200m ('10)

Personal
• Brother Andrew Mearns was a distance runner for the Cavaliers

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