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Daniel Tanner
Player Profile:
Daniel Tanner 1900953
Position: Distance
Height: 5'10"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: Squad
City/State: Shreveport, La.
High School: C. E. Byrd HS
Major: Petroleum Engieering
Born: 01/16/1996

Events: 3,000M (IN: 8:57.78; OUT: 9:01.06), 5,000M (IN: 15:42.96; OUT: 15:33.80), 10,000M (33:40.80)

2016
Ran in four meets during the outdoor season ... Smashed his personal best in the 10,000 meters by more than one minute with a run of 33 minutes, 40.80 seconds for third place at the Battle on the Bayou ... Ran a big personal best of 15:33.80 for eighth place in the 5,000 meters at the LSU Invitational ... Also ran the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold, placing 10th overall with a time of 16:02.33 ... Opened the outdoor season by clocking 9:01.06 for fourth place in the 3,000 meters at Miami's Hurricane Twilight ... Did not compete for the Tigers during the indoor season ... Honored for his academic performance following the season with a selection to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

2015
Received a redshirt in his debut season with the Tigers in 2015 … Competed unattached during the indoor and outdoor seasons … Posted indoor personal bests of 8:57.78 in a fourth-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the LSU High Performance Meet and 15:42.96 in a sixth-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the LSU Indoor Invitational … Followed by running outdoor personal bests of 16:04.91 in a ninth-place finish in the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold and 34:45.69 in a fifth-place finish in the 10k at the Battle on the Bayou.

PRIOR TO LSU
A product of C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana … Set school records in both the 3,200 meters and 5,000 meters during his career at C.E. Byrd High School … Clocked personal-best times of 9:42 in the 3,200 meters and 16:19 in the 5,000 meters during his high school career.

PERSONAL
Full name is Daniel David Tanner … Born on Jan. 16, 1996 … Parents are David and Mary Tanner … Was an honor student during his prep career at C.E. Byrd High School … Was an AP Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society in high school … Majoring in petroleum engineering.

 

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