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Garrett Sweatt
Garrett Sweatt
Year: Senior
Hometown: Edwardsville, Ill.
High School: Edwardsville
Major: Biology
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2015 Season (Senior):

  • USTFCCCA All-Academic team.
  • All-West Region
  • Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention
  • Cardinal's No. 4 (64th overall) on third-place team at the NCAA Championships.
  • Ran 30:41.5 over 10K
  • 20th at NCAA West Regionals (10K, 31:35.0).
  • Placed 16th at Pac-12 Championships (8K, 23:41.7).
  • Seventh at Washington Invitational (8K, 23:27.2).
  • Raced six times.

2014 Season (Junior):

  • Stanford's No. 6 runner at the NCAA Championships, placing 68th (31:15.5, 10K) to help the Cardinal to a runner-up finish in Terre Haute.
  • Ran in six meets as a solid part of Stanford's top seven.
  • Named Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.
  • Team's No. 4 at NCAA West Regionals, placing 29th (30:07.2, 10K) at Stanford Golf Course.
  • Stanford's No. 1 runner at the Washington Invitational, placing eighth (23:40, 8K).
  • 21st at Pac-12 Championships (24:15, 8K), as Stanford's No. 5.
  • Fourth at USF Invitational (25:26.4, 8K) and the fastest Cardinal runner.
  • 58th at Wisconson Invitational (24:23, 8K).

2013 Season (Sophomore):

  • Helped Stanford to the NCAA West Region title by placing 31st and fifth for the team at Haggins Oak Golf Complex in Sacramento (30:35, 10K).
  • Stanford's No. 6 (196th overall) at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., running 32:14.5 (10K).
  • Ran No. 5 for Stanford at the Pac-12 Championships, placing 34th overall in 26:09 at Coal Creek Golf Course in Louisville, Colo. (8K).
  • Also Stanford No. 5 at Pre-Nationals and 76th overall (24:26.85, 8K).
  • Made collegiate cross-country debut at the season-opening USF Invite, placing eighth (25:36.5, 8K).
  • Was Stanford 'A' team's No. 4 at Stanford Invitational (24:59, 8K).
  • Named to the Pac-12 All-Academic second team.

2012 Season (Freshman):

  • Did not race.

Track and Field:

  • Advanced to the NCAA West Prelims in the 5,000 in 2014 and the 10,000 in 2015.
  • Won heat of 10,000 at 2015 Stanford Invitational in PR 28:51.56.
  • Ran PR of 13:54.40 at 2015 Payton Jordan Invite.
  • Fourth in 2015 Pac-12 10,000. 

High School:

  • A three-time state medalist in Illinois for cross country.
  • Won four conference and four Madison County titles in cross country.
  • 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-meter and two 1,600 conference titles.
  • Tied the Edwardsville record of 14:20 for the 3-mile state cross-country course.


  • Major is biology.
  • Hoping to pursue a profession in cancer research.
  • Son of Andy and Valarie Sweatt.
  • Father was a swimmer at Tennessee, while his uncle William ran track at Navy.
  • Two older brothers, Willie and Eli, and a younger sister, Allie.