LSU Cross Country BIO
Daniel Tanner
Player Profile:
Daniel Tanner 1900953
Position: Cross Country
Height: 5'10"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Shreveport, La.
High School: C. E. Byrd HS
Major: Petroleum Engieering
Born: 01/16/1996

2016
24th-place finish at the LSU Invitational marked his best individual finish of the season as he crossed the finish with a time of 16 minutes, 42.32 seconds for 5k at Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge … Placed 117th at the Texas A&M Invitational recording a time of 27:37.54 for 8k … Followed with a finish of 121st place at the Crimson Classic ... Finished his junior season with a 98th-place finish in the SEC Championships with a time of 27:42.50 on the 8k course at the Agri Park XC Course in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

2015
Competed in one meet during the 2015, clocking 26:36.53 for 213th place at the Chile Pepper Festival.

2014
Lined up in six meets for the Tigers in 2014 … Earned a seasonal-best finish of 12th place at the LSU Cross Country Invitational while clocking 16:19.18 on the 5k course at Highland Road Park … Debuted at the Rice Invitational, finishing in 46th place with a time of 18:24.00 for 6k … Placed 26th at the McNeese Cowboy Stampede with a time of 20:58.3 for four miles … Finished in 244th place overall at Arkansas’ Chile Pepper Festival with a time of 27:13.7 for 8k … Competed at the SEC Cross Country Championships, finishing in 101st place with a time of 27:31.09 … Ended the season with a 136th-place finish at the NCAA South Central Regional, clocking 33:37.40 in his final race of the season.

PRIOR TO LSU
Solid runner who broke the school 5k record with a time of 16 minutes, 19 seconds and the school 3,200-meter record with a time of 9:42 during his prep career at C.E. Byrd High School.

PERSONAL
Full name is Daniel David Tanner … Born January 16, 1996 … Parents are David and Mary Tanner … AP Scholar and member of the National Honors Society during his prep career at C.E. Byrd High School … Plans to major in petroleum engineering.

 

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