|Last School:||Columbus North HS|
- Did not compete.
- Finished 36th at OVC Championships in 26:42.7 on 8K course
- Placed 71st at NCAA South Regional 10K in 32:45.2
- Set season and personal record for 8K race with 25:42.6 at Greater Louisville Classic finishing 103rd
Prior to Belmont
Prepped at Columbus North High under coach Rick Weinheimer ... Two-time All-State Cross Country and Track ... Helped CNHS to finish as state runner-up in 2012 ... Helped CNHS to state championship title in 2011.
Born February 20, 1997 ... Son of Scott and Beth Ballard ... Has two siblings, Parker and Kirsten ... Lists favorite athletes as Mo Farah, Ben Blakenship and Futsum Zienasellassie ... Favorite singers are Donald Glover and Hozier ... Lists greatest sports thrill as going 1-2 with his high school teammate at semistate ... Interested in majoring in Economics.
1500m (Outdoor) 4:07.70
3000m (Indoor): 8:28.67
5000m (Indoor): 14:48.96
5K (XC): 15:56.4
8K (XC): 25:42.59
10K (Outdoor): 30:39.27