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Will Templeton

Class: R-Sophomore
Position: Distance
Height: 5-6

Previous School: Hardin Valley Academy

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
1,500 - 4:11.09
3K - 9:04.81
5K - 15:55.88

All-Big South Honors (1)
2012 Cross Country – 7th

2014 Cross Country (R-So.)
• Big South All-Academic Team
• Made a successful return after a year away from cross country, serving as the Flames' No. 5 runner for most of the season
• Came in 16th at the Big South meet, including fifth on the team
• Also fifth among the Flames at the season-ending NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship, where he placed 127th
• Clocked a season-best 8K time of 25:43.78 at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (R-Fr.)
• Made his collegiate track debut at the Raleigh Relays, clocking 4:11.09 for 1,500 meters
• Placed 22nd in the 1,500-meter heats at the Big South meet
• Closed his year with a 15:55.88 effort in the Liberty Twilight Qualifier 5K

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (R-Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty

2013 Cross Country (So.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Did not compete in any races and was redshirted

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races and was redshirted

2012 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Earned All-Big South recognition by finishing seventh at the conference meet and second to teammate Ngetich Kipchirchir among Big South freshmen
• Ran an 8K personal-best time of 24:39.9 to place 10th at the Royal Cross Country Challenge
• Liberty's No. 5 finisher and 94th place overall at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship in a 10K time of 32:18.69

• Graduated from Hardin Valley Academy
• Won back-to-back Tennessee Class AAA state cross country titles in 2010 and 2011
• Helped his team win its first state cross country championship in 2010
• Top track times included 9:25.84 (3,200) and 15:27.65 (5K)

• Son of Norman and Wendy Templeton
• Younger brother Aaron runs cross country and track & field at Furman
• Aeronautics major
• Birthday is Jan. 5