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 John Means
John Means


Valentine, Texas

High School:
Van Horn


2007 CROSS COUNTRY: Placed fourth at the Buffalo Stampede with a time of 21:27 ... was the second Tech runner to finish, placing in 10th overall at the Jackrabbit Open with a time of 25:32.8 ... finished the Chile Pepper Festival with a clocked time of 32:50 ... ran a 27:45.29 at the Big 12 Championships ... completed the season at Regionals with a time of 34:22.2.

2006 CROSS COUNTRY: Ran in all events for Texas Tech ... highest finish was at the Red Raider Jackrabbit Open, placing 15th with an 8k time of 26:31.60 ... was fourth on the team at the Chile Pepper Invite, finishing 176th overall in a time of 32:46.07.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Van Horn in Van Horn, Texas ... participated in track, cross country and tennis ... placed 16th at the state cross country meet his junior year ... finished sixth place his senior year at the state cross country meet ... regional qualifier in track all four years ... in the 2004 track season, was the District 1-2A champion in the 1600M and 3200M ... placed fourth at the Region I-2A meet in the 3200M with a time of 10:24.87

PERSONAL: Born January 7, 1986 in El Paso, Texas ... son of Bodie and Mickey Means ... has two sisters ... enjoys running and playing tennis ... majoring in communications.

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