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Garrett Sweatt
Position: Distances
Other Position: Distances
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Edwardsville, Ill.
High School: Edwardsville
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Career Bests (thru 3/24/14):

1,500: 3:48.09
Two Mile: 9:07.52c
Mile: 4:10.48i
3,000: 8:10.92i
5,000: 14:10.86

2014 Season: Indoors - Broke personal best in the 3,000 with an 8:10.92 for eighth in the invite race at the Penn State National on Feb. 1 ... set a mile PB at the season-opening UW Indoor Preview with a 4:10.48.

2013 Season: Outdoors - Redshirted, but ran unattached ... set personal best in the 5,000 at the Stanford Invitational, running 14:10.86 ... also ran 14:14.78 at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... set 1,500 personal best of 3:48.09 at the Portland Track Festival. Indoors - Placed 16th in the MPSF Championships in the 5,000 in 14:26.03 ... also was 24th at MPSF's in the 3,000, in 8:20.93 ... had season mile best of 4:18.66 from the UW Preview ... competed in four meets, running the 3,000 and 5,000 twice each, and the mile once.

Cross Country: Ran No. 5 for Stanford at the 2013 Pac-12 and West Region championships, finishing 31st in the latter as the Cardinal won the title ... ran No. 6 for Card at the NCAA Championships.

High School: Third in the 2010 Illinois state 3A championships in the 3,200 (9:14.34) and fourth in 2012 (9:09.21) ... four-time Madison County and Southwestern Conference cross-country champion ... ran 9:06.07 at the Belleville West Invitational to break a 3,200 meet record held by two-time world cross-country champion Craig Virgin since 1972 ... set personal record of 9:04.46 on his home track ...tied the school record of 14:20 on the three-mile cross country state course ... two-year cross country captain, and 2012 track captain ... St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro 2012 Cross Country Runner of the Year ... a three-time regional and two-time sectional champion in cross country ... led Edwardsville to four county titles and four trips to the Illinois state meet ... helped Edwardsville capture the 2008 conference, region and section titles ... also a three-time all-state performer in track ... won three 3,200 and two 1,600 conference titles.

Personal: Parents are Andy and Valerie Sweatt ... major is undeclared, but anticipates majoring in biochemistry with a goal of becoming a cancer researcher ... father competed on the swim team at Tennessee ... uncle William Sweatt was a quartermiler on the Naval Academy track team ... has two older brothers, Willie and Eli, and a younger sister, Allie.

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