Personal Bests Indoor 800m 1:58.68 Outdoor 400m 50.15 800m 1:52.49
2005-06 INDOOR- Placed third in the 800 meters at the McDonalds Invitational. OUTDOOR- Placed third in the 800 meters at the Rhodes Open ... Finished sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.73 at the Ole Miss Invitational ... Ran a season-best 1:55.36 in the 800 at the Vanderbilt Relays.
PREP: Attended Birchmount Park H.S, participating in football, wrestling and rugby, as well as track and field...Also the captain of his club hockey team...Was part of OFSAA championship teams in the 4x400m relay in 2003 and 2004...Won the silver medal in the 800m at the 2004 OFSAA meet...A member of 4x400m relay teams that set records at the York Christmas Classic and ESPOIR...Named Birchmount's Athlete of the Year his ninth and eleventh-grade years.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 1, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario...Son of Dave and Barb Standen...Majoring in exercise science...Has assisted with the March of Dimes, Canadian Cancer Society and Heart and Stroke Foundation...Chose Memphis because it was in the south and was recommended to him by a former Tiger...Also recruited by Cincinnati and Northern Iowa.