Career Bests: 800m - 2:27.56 1500m - 4:53.80 Mile - 5:05.51 3000m -10:28.26 3000m Steeplechase - 11:47.90 4k XC - 15:45.53 5k XC -19:00 6k XC - 22:26.06
SOPHOMORE (2007-08):Competed in two distance events during the indoor season and three events on the outdoor season as a sophomore...competed in the 3000m three times, setting a personal best 10:28.26 at the Tyson Invitational...ran the mile five times, posting a personal best 5:05.51 at the SEC Championships...ran the 1500m outdoors twice, setting a personal best of 4:53.80 at the Stanford University Invitational...posted a career best 11:47.90 in the steeplechase at the SEC Championships...posted a career-best 19:00 to finish second on the team in the 5k at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invite in cross country...recorded a season-best 6k time of 22:39.3 to finish second on the squad at the Chili Pepper Festival at Terre Haute, Ind.
FRESHMAN (2006-07):Competed in four distance events on the outdoor season and two in the indoor season as a freshman...competed in the 800m once, posting a time of 2:27.56 at the Auburn Tiger Classic...ran the 1500m twice, setting a personal best 4:54.07 at the Auburn Classic...ran twice in the 3000m and posted a 10:31.68 at the Commodore Invitational...competed twice in the steeplechase with a personal best 12:04.72 at the Mt. Sac Relays...ran a 10:46.08 in the 3000m at the Iowa State invite during the indoor season...posted a 5:15.53 in the mile at the Amory Invite
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL INFORMATION:Competed for Coach O'Conner and Coach Harvey at Robertsdale High School...Named Runner of the Year, 2005...6A state runner-up in cross country, 2004...Member of the volleyball, soccer and golf teams...Student Government class officer...Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes...Birthday: April 19, 1988...Parents: Tim and Lisa Ard...Siblings: Alicia...Majoring in Communications