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Cullen Doody
Position: Distance
Height: 5'7"
Class: Junior
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Arabi, La.
High School: Jesuit HS
Major: Biological Sciences
Born: 10/21/1989
Cullen Doody Bio - TF
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/13/2012

Events: 1,500M (3:50.23), 3,000M (8:24.28), 5,000M (IN: 14:30.25; OUT: 14:48.07)

2012 Brad Davis SEC Community Service Leader of the Year

CAREER CAPSULE
One of the team's leading distance runners throughout his collegiate career from 2009-12 ... Wrapped up his career as the No. 9-ranked runner on LSU's all-time indoor performance list in the 5,000 meters with a personal best of 14 minutes, 30.25 seconds ... Made his SEC Championships debut during the indoor and outdoor seasons with his final season in 2012 ... A four-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll during his career ... Also recognized as a first-team selection to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District VI Team ... Was the 2011-12 Brad Davis SEC Community Service Leader of the Year award winner during his last season... Given a $10,000 postgraduate scholarship by the SEC for his selection ... Graduated from LSU in May 2012 with his degree in biological sciences.

2012
A leader of the LSU distance group during his final season in Baton Rouge in 2012 ... Lettered during the indoor and outdoor seasons with an appearance at the SEC Championships ... Earned a career-best 11th-place finish in the 5,000-meter run at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at LSU's Bernie Moore Track Stadium after running 14:55.25 in the conference final ... Finished in 27th place in the 5k at the Penn Relays with an outdoor personal record of 14:48.07 ... Also clocked an outdoor PR of 3:50.23 in the 1,500 meters in a sixth-place finish at the Battle on the Bayou ... Broke four minutes in the 1,500 meters in a runner-up finish at the LSU Relays (3:54.02) and fifth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold (3:55.02) ... Competed in the 3,000 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Crossed the finish line in 20th place at the SEC Indoor meet with a run of 8:46.31 ... Ran an indoor PR of 8:24.28 for 13th place in the 3k at the Razorback Invitational ... Placed 18th at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 8:30.98 ... Raced to a lifetime PR of 14:30.25 in an eighth-place finish in the 5,000-meter run at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Posted the No. 9-ranked time on LSU's all-time indoor performance list in the men's 5k ... Opened the indoor season with a fifth-place finish in the mile at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (4:21.36) ... Also a member of LSU's distance medley relay team throughout the season ... Ran the mile on the anchor leg of the foursome that took seventh place in the college final at the Penn Relays with a 2012 seasonal-best time of 10:01.66 ... Recognized for his outstanding academic performance with a fourth selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Also named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District VI First Team after the campaign ... Presented a $10,000 postgraduate scholarship by the Southeastern Conference as the men's recipient of the 2011-12 Brad Davis SEC Community Service Leader of the Year award.

2011
Established lifetime personal records of 9:12.90 in the 3,000 meters and 15:44.84 in the 5,000 meters during the 2011 indoor season ... Took sixth place in the 3,000 meters at the LSU Twilight with his personal best of 9:12.90 ... Also competed in the 3k at the Purple Tiger Invitational (9:15.24) and Tyson Invitational (9:15.32) during the indoor season ... Finished in ninth place in the 5,000 meters at the Texas A&M Dual Meet with a time of 15:44.84 ... Won the mile at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier with a time of 4:28.23 in his only appearance in the event of the season ... Set a personal best of 4:04.72 in the 1,500 meters in an eighth-place finish at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational ... Finished runner-up in the event at the Cole-Lancon Invitational with a time of 4:05.36 ... Lined up twice in the 3,000-meter steeplechase while posting a seasonal best of 10:05.29 in a fifth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Made three appearances in the 5,000 meters during the outdoor season ... Honored with the Wally Pontiff , Jr. Academic Excellence Award during the 2011 Tiger Athletic Foundation Academic Excellence Gala ... Was selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in his collegiate career.

2010
Competed in one meet for the Tigers during the outdoor season ... Did not finish the 5,000 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Did not compete during the indoor campaign ... Honored as the LSU Male Cross Country Runner of the Year during the inaugural LSU Track & Field Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet on April 16 ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.

2009
Received a redshirt during his true freshman season in 2009 ... Named a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and a recipient of the LSU Scholar-Athlete Director's Cup in 2009.

PRIOR TO LSU
Finished his high school career with personal bests of 4:31 in the 1,600 meters, 9:58 in the 3,200 meters and 16:13 in the 5,000 meters ... Was the runner-up in the 1,600 meters in District 8-5A ... Helped lead his high school cross country team to three Class 5A state titles ... Also played baseball and basketball during his career at Jesuit High School.

PERSONAL
Full name is Cullen Reynolds Doody ... Born on Oct. 21, 1989 ... Parents are Tim and Ellen Doody ... Has a young sister, Erin ... Mother and father graduated from LSU ... Graduated from LSU in May 2012 with a degree in biological sciences.

 

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