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Caleb Edmonds

Class: Junior
Position:
Height: 6-2

Previous School: Cooperstown Central School

Hometown: Cooperstown, N.Y.

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (R-Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Excelled in the 5K during his first collegiate outdoor track & field season, including runner-up finishes at the Big South Championship and in the Penn Relays college section
• Clocked a 5K personal-best time of 14:19.09 at the IC4A meet, placing seventh in the race and moving up to No. 5 in program history
• Ran well in his lone try at both the 1,500 (3:57.11) and 3K steeplechase (9:16.36)

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Big South All-Academic Team
• Named Big South Men's Track Athlete on the Week on March 8, after his seventh-place finish in the IC4A 3K final
• His 3K time from the IC4A meet (8:16.59) ranks fifth in program history
• Earned two All-Big South honors, placing second in the 3K (8:21.49) and third in the 5K (14:35.76)
• Moved into the No. 10 spot on Liberty's all-time indoor 5K list with his 14:35.76 effort at the Big South Championship

2011 Cross Country (So.)
• Big South All-Academic Team
• Ran inside Liberty's top four at every meet
• Garnered his first career All-Big South honor with a seventh-place showing at the conference meet in an 8K personal-best time of 24:46
• Liberty's No. 1 runner at the season-ending IC4A meet, placing 18th overall
• Clocked a 10K time of 31:49.5 for 65th place at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship
• Posted top 10 finishes at the Coastal Carolina Invitational/Big South Preview (sixth) and Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational (ninth)

2011 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

2010-11 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Victorious in his very first indoor collegiate race, the Liberty Kickoff 3K
• Finished seventh in the Big South 3K final

2010 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Teamed up with older brother Josh to place third at the season-opening Virginia Tech Cross Country Relays
• At the Big South Championship, finished 18th overall, sixth among the Flames and fourth among Big South freshmen
• Took 20th place in the junior men's race at the 2011 USA Cross Country Championships, in a season-best 8K effort of 26:02

Prep
• Graduated from Cooperstown Central School
• Ran a personal-best 9:06.67 to place fourth in the 3,200 final at the 2010 New York State Track & Field Championships
• Finished sixth at the 2009 New York State Class D Cross Country Championship
• The following week, recorded a sixth-place finish at the New York Federation Championship, defeating all other Class D competitors in the race
• Came in 39th at the 2009 Nike Cross Nationals in Oregon
• Other high school personal-best times included 4:19 (1,600) and 15:45 (5K)

Personal
• Son of Dr. Lee and Jean Edmonds
• Older brothers Josh and Peter preceded him as distance runners at Liberty
• Major is health promotions
• Birthday is April 11

Cross Country Personal Bests
8K:
24:08.4
Oct. 12, 2012 – Royal Cross Country Challenge
Charlotte, N.C.

10K: 31:06.62
Nov. 9, 2012 - NCAA Southeast Regional Championship
Charlotte, N.C.

Big South Cross Country Championship (8K)
2010 (Blacksburg, Va.):
18th place, 26:05.00
2011 (Conway, S.C.): 7th place, 24:46 (All-Big South)
2012 (Rock Hill, S.C.): 3rd place, 24:40.29 (All-Big South)

NCAA Southeast Regional Championship (10K)
2010 (Louisville, Ky.):
169th place, 34:31.2
2011 (Louisville, Ky.): 65th place, 31:49.5
2012 (Charlotte, N.C.): 38th place, 31:06.62

Top Track Times at Liberty
1,500:
3:57.11
Mile: 4:19.35
3K: 8:16.59
3K Steeplechase: 9:16.36
5K: 14:19.09