Riley Young
Riley Young

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Signal Mountain, Tenn.

High School:
McCallie School

Position:
Distance


11/07/2012

Rebels Ready To Race at NCAA Regional

Men and Women Look To Qualify For NCAA Championships

AT OLE MISS (2009-11):

2011:

OUTDOOR: Competed in seven meets in the 800 and 1500 meters, mile, 4x800-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay and distance medley relay ... clocked a personal-best 3:55.65 in the 1,500 meters to earn sixth place at the Ole Miss Invitational ... placed fifth in the 1,500 meters at the War Eagle Invitational with a time of 3:55.85 ... turned in a season-best 800 meter time of 1:54.86 at the SEC Championships ... personal-best 4:25.90 in the mile at the Rhodes Open ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

INDOOR: Competed in six meets in the 800 meters, mile and distance medley relay ... clocked a season-best 1:54.70 in the 800 to finish sixth at the Tyson Invitational ... placed second in the 800 at the Arkansas Invitational (1:56.24) and fourth at the Arkansas State Invitational (1:55.34) ... personal-best 4:17.25 in the mile at the Texas A&M Challenge ... member of the Rebels' distance medley relay that scored a point with an eighth-place finish at the SEC Championships (10:18.31).

2010:

CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in all six meets for the Rebels ... helped Ole Miss to a fifth-place result at the SEC Championships, the school's best finish since 1996 ... season-best 8K time of 25:41.21 at the Greater Louisville Classic ... ran a 33:47.14 10K at the NCAA South Regional ... placed 15th at the Arkansas Tech Twilight Run with a 4-mile time of 21:09.39 ... helped Ole Miss finish second at the Crimson Classic and the Arkansas Tech Twilight Run.

OUTDOOR: Competed in seven meets in the 800 and 1500 meters, 4x800-meter relay and distance medley relay ... turned in a personal-best mark of 1:54.77 in the 800 meters at the SEC Championships ... finished second in the 1500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold with a personal-best time of 3:56.29 ... a member of the distance medley relay team that placed third at the Alabama Relays ... part of the winning 4x800-meter relay team at the Rhodes Invitational ... SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

INDOOR: Competed in five meets in the 800 and 1000 meters, mile and distance medley relay ... a member of the Rebels' distance medley relay team that placed eighth at the SEC Championships ... also turned in a personal best of 1:53.47 to finish 11th in the 800 meters at the SEC Championships ... recorded a personal best of 4:20.74 in the mile at the SEC/Big 12 Challenge at Texas A&M ... placed third in the 800 meters at the Arkansas Invitational with a time of 1:55.65 ... also posted a personal best of 2:31.60 in the 1000 meters to finish fifth at the Arkansas Invitational.

2009:

CROSS COUNTRY: Placed fifth overall at the Ole Miss/Samford Dual meet with a 5k time of 16:32.13 ... turned in a 25th-place finish at the Brooks Twilight Classic with a four-mile time of 21:02.24.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in both track and cross country at McCallie School under head coach Mike Wood ... posted a school record time of 1:55.25 in the 800 meters ... earned a school record time of 4:19.64 in the 1600 meters ... holds a top time of 51.70 in the 400 meters ... boasts a top time of 9:39 in the 3200 meters ... helped the Blue Tornado to four straight regional championships (2006-09) in track and field ... part of 2005 and 2006 state championship cross country teams ... played an instrumental role in helping the Blue Tornado to cross country regional titles from 2004-06.

PERSONAL: Born June 14, 1990... son of Blake and Milov Young ... chose Ole Miss over LSU and Tennessee.

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