Men and Women Look To Qualify For NCAA Championships
AT OLE MISS (2010-11):
INDOOR: Ran personal bests of 4:29.74 in the mile (Arkansas Invitational) and 15:17.68 in the 5,000 meters (Meyo Invitational) ... member of the Rebels' distance medley relay that scored a point with an eighth-place finish at the SEC Championships (10:18.31).
CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in every meet for the Rebels ... clocked a season-best time in the 8K with a 25:44.42 at the Greater Louisville Classic ... finished fourth for the Rebels at the NCAA South Regional with a 10K time of 33:34.38 ... helped Ole Miss to a fifth-place result at the SEC Championships, the school's best finish since 1996 ... helped Ole Miss finish second at the Crimson Classic and the Arkansas Tech Twilight Run ... placed 13th at Arkansas Tech with a four-mile time of 21:04.27.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered four years in both track and cross country at Tupelo High School ... recorded a personal best of 15:19 in the 5K as a senior ... also posted top times of 9:23 in the 3200 meters, 4:19 in the 1600 meters and 1:58 in the 800 meters ... named three-time Gatorade Runner of the Year ... three-time state champion in the 3200 meters ... two-time state champion at the 1600 meters ... three-time state champion in the 5K ... led team to the state cross country championship every year from 2006 to 2009 ... inducted into the Tupelo High School Hall of Fame ... ACT Scholar ... three-time Rotary Scholar ... member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 3, 1991 ... son of Kevin and Emily Holman ... both parents attended Ole Miss ... chose Ole Miss over Alabama, Florida and Mississippi State ... wants to be an orthodontist.
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