Stephen Tankersley
Stephen Tankersley

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Boerne, Texas

High School:
Boerne Samuel V. Champion

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/18/1994

Awards:
Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); Dean's List (Fall 2012)


2013-14 (SOPHOMORE)
OUTDOOR: Competed in the 3000m, 5,000m and 10,000m in four meets ... Placed fifth in the 3000m (9:07.08) at the Memphis Invitational ... Ran a season-best 15:45.18 and placed 10th in the 5000m at the War Eagle Invitational ... At the American Athletic Conference Championship, recorded a personal-best 33:09.86 (11th) in the 10,000m.
INDOOR: Competed in 3000m and 5000 in three meets ... Recorded a personal-best 8:56.09 (23rd) in the 3000m at the American Athletic Conference Championships ... Placed 15th with a personal-best 15:33.56 in the 5000m at the Vanderbilt Invitational.
CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in five meets ... Placed 36th with a season-best 25:07.20 at the American Athletic Conference Championships (8K) ... At the Rhodes College Invitational, placed 19th with an 8K time of 26:58.00 ... Clocked a 26: 37.60 at the Pre-NCAA Championships ... Crossed the line at 26:39.80 at the Commodore Classic (8K) ... Finished 23rd in a time of 22:31.30 at the Brooks Twilight Classic.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN)
OUTDOOR: Competed in four meets ... Ran a personal-best 9:07.01 and placed third in the 3000m at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational ... Recorded a personal-best 15:44.43 and finished third in the 5000m at the Red Wolves Open ... Also scored a top-10 performance in the 5000m (10th; 16:58.39) at the Louisiana Classics.
INDOOR: Competed in three meets ... Placed 13th and ran a season-best 9:07.12 in the 3000m at the McCravy Invitational ... Recorded a season-best 15:48.65 (16th) in the 5000m at the Samford Multi and Invite.
CROSS COUNTRY (2012): Competed in five meets ... Ran a 22:19.17 at the four-mile Brooks Twilight Classic ... Notched a season-best 26:37.00 at the Conference USA Championships (8K) ... Posted a 35:05.40 at the NCAA South Regional (10K).

PRIOR TO MEMPHIS
Three-year letterwinner in both cross country and track and field at Boerne Samuel V. Champion High School ... Member of the 2012 Texas University Interscholastic League (UIL) 4-A state champion cross country team.

PERSONAL
Son of Michael and Jessie Tankersley ... Birthday is June 18 ... Father is a former football player at the University of Memphis ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.
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