Garrett's Personal Bests
Cross Country 26:28.80 2007 Outdoor 1500m run 4:08.44 2008 3000m steep 9:47.37 2008 5000m run 16:21.30 2008
2008 Outdoor: Garrett Ran the 1500m run, the 3000m steeplechase, and the 5000m run...He set a personal best time in the 5000m run at the first meet of the outdoor season at the Rhodes Open Meet with a time of 16:21.30 finishing in 28th place...Garrett notched an 11th place finish in the 1500m run at the SEMOtion relays with a time of 4:12.25...He set a personal best 1500m run time at the Ole Miss May Invitational meet and notched a top-10 finish as he finished tenth and ran a time of 4:08.44...He notched three top-10 finishes in the 3000m steeplechase with a fourth place finish at the Ole Miss Invitational with a time of 9:55.72...Setting a personal best time of 9:47.37 in the 3000m steeplechase earned him a ninth place finish at the John McDonnell Invitational in 2008...At the C-USA Outdoor Championships he ran the 3000m steeplechase placing 10th with a time of 10:18.63. Garrett also placed 16th in the 5000m run with a time of 16:48.80.
2008 Indoor: Garrett redshirted the 2008 indoor track and field season.
2007 CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in all six meets for the Tigers ... Ran a season best time at the University of Evansville, finishing in a time of 26:38.8 ... At the C-USA Championships crossed the line third for the Tigers, finishing the race in 29:39.0.
PREP:Attended Cordova High School lettering in cross country and track and field for two years under coach Jason Wood ... Specialized in distance ... Recorded the 3rd fastest time in school history in the 5k (16:41).
PERSONAL:Full name is Richard Wesley Garrett ... Born on November 18, 1988 in Memphis, Tenn. to Melissa and Shane Garrett ... Majoring in business.