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Caleb Edmonds

Class: R-Junior
Position: Distance
Height: 6-2

Previous School: Cooperstown Central School

Hometown: Cooperstown, N.Y.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
1,000 - 2:33.04 (Indoor)
1,500 - 3:48.32
Mile - 4:10.56 (Indoor)
3K – 8:03.39 (Indoor) (Also owns outdoor school record at 8:23.83)
3K SC - 9:16.36
5K – 13:57.09
10K - 31:28.26

Big South Individual Titles (2)
2013 Indoor 3K
2013 Outdoor 5K

All-Big South Honors (10)
2011 Cross Country – 7th
2012 Indoor 3K - 2nd
2012 Indoor 5K - 3rd
2012 Outdoor 5K – 2nd
2012 Cross Country – 3rd
2013 Indoor Mile - 3rd
2013 Indoor 3K - 1st
2013 Outdoor 5K - 1st
2013 Outdoor 10K - 2nd
2014 Indoor 3K - 3rd

2013 Cross Country (Sr.)
• Big South Scholar-Athlete of the Year, becoming the first Flame to win the award since brother Josh Edmonds in 2010
• Big South All-Academic Team member
• Recorded his first collegiate cross country individual victory on Sept. 21 at the VMI Invitational, earning the ECAC and Big South Runner of the Week awards as a result
• Came in 16th overall and sixth among the Flames at the Big South Championship
• Served as Liberty's No. 4 runner at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship, where he placed 78th

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• Made the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
• Big South All-Academic Team
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• All four of his 5K efforts on the season were notable, beginning with a personal-best 13:57.09 clocking at the Stanford Invitational
• That time, which made him just the fourth Big South runner ever to dip under 14 minutes, earned Big South Men's Track Athlete of the Week honors on April 4
• Won the Big South 5K title in 14:26.14, two days after finishing as the conference runner-up in his 10K track debut (31:28.26)
• Came in third in the IC4A 5K final with a 14:03.86 effort
• Raced to a 5K time of 14:09.38 at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet, falling just 0.68 seconds shy of qualifying for the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships
• Broke the outdoor school record in the 3K with his 8:23.83 time at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational
• Sliced his 1,500-meter personal best to 3:48.32 at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier, claiming the No. 4 spot in program history

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Big South All-Academic Team selection
• Captured his first career Big South title with a victory in the 3K
• Also placed third at the Big South meet in the mile (personal-best 4:15.46) from the slow heat and ran the 800-meter leg of the Flames' third-place distance medley relay quartet
• Came in third in the IC4A 3K final in a personal-best 8:03.39, moving up to third place in program history
• Won the college section of the 3K at the prestigious Tyson Invitational
• Improved his indoor 5K personal best to 14:29.20 at the Virginia Tech Invitational
• Anchored the second-fastest indoor distance medley relay clocking (10:01.85) in Liberty history, at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup

2012 Cross Country (Jr.)
• Big South All-Academic Team member
• Consistent top three runner for the Big South champion Flames
• Came in third at the Big South Championship
• Liberty's second finisher at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship, where he placed 38th overall
• Dropped his 8K personal-best time to 24:08.4 at the Royal Cross Country Challenge, while claiming runner-up honors in the race

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 season-best time of 14:19.09 at the IC4A meet, placing seventh in the race
• 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 of 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) ranked fifth in program history at the time
• 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 top 10 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 season-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 biology: pre-med
• Birthday is April 11