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Joseph Keitt
Joseph Keitt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Ridgeview HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 132


Cross Country Honors
2013 - Big South Cross Country All-Conference Team
2012 - Big South Cross Country All-Conference Team

Cross Country Personal Records
5k - 15:29.68 (2013 Coastal Carolina Invitational)
8k - 25:15.99 (2013 Blue Ridge Open)
10k - 30:39.20 (2013 NCAA Southeast Regional)

2013 Cross Country:Was named Big South All-Conference for the second consecutive year ... Ran in all seven meets and led the Chanticleers in six: the Carolina Challenge, Coastal Carolina Invitational, Big South Preview, Paul Short Run, Big South Championship and NCAA Southeast Regional ... Placed second overall at the Carolina Challenge with a 5k time of 15:40 ... Led the Chants to a first-place team finish at the CCU Invitational, setting a 5k course record of 15:29.68 ... Crossed fifth overall at the Big South Preview ... Ran the 8k Paul Short Run in 25:56 ... Placed second for the Chants, 19th overall, at the Blue Ridge Open with an 8k personal best of 25:15.99 ... Finished seventh overall at the Big South Championship in 26:16 ... Led the Chants to their highest finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional since 2009, placing 54th overall with a 30:39 10k.

2013 Outdoor Track & Field: Finished seventh in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big South championships ... Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Georgia Tech Invitational in a personal best time of 9:14.18 ... Won the 2,000m steeplechase and 3,000m at the Battle of the Beaches ... Finished second in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Shamrock Invitational ... Recorded personal bests in the 800m (1:54.51), 1500m (3:59.73), 3000m (8:37.34) and 5000m (15:26.45) ... Ranks second in the 3,000m and third in the 3,000m steeplechase on the Coastal Carolina all-time performers list.

2012 Cross Country: Led the team in two events and finished second in the other four ... Finished third overall at the 5K CCU Invitational in 15:57 ... Led the team to finish 22nd overall in 25:42 at the 8K Big South Preview ... Ran the Charlotte Invitational in 26:20 ... Crossed second for the Chants in 25:51 at the Blue Ridge Mountain Open ... Set an 8K personal record of 25:19.15 to place tenth at the Big South Championship ... Finished second on the team at the Southeast Regional in 33:50 ... Received 2012 Big South All-Conference Team plaudits.

2012 Outdoor Track & Field: Finished the season with Coastal's top 3,000m steeplechase time ... Started the season with a fifth-place finish in the 3,000m with a time of 8:58.65 at the CCU Invitational ... Won the 1,500m at the Chanticleer Classic in a time of 4:02.47 ... Crossed the finish line in 15:31.58 to place 14th at the 2012 Big South Championship meet ... Posted a personal-best and Coastal Carolina season-best time of 9:18.53 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Duke Twilight ... Finished seventh in the 5,000m at the Weems Baskin Relays with a time of 16:00.79 ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2011 Cross Country: Won his first collegiate event, the Gamecock Open, with a 5k time of 15:43.44 to help the Chanticleers capture the meet title ... Placed 19th with a time of 26:20 at the 8k Coastal Carolina Invitational/Big South Preview ... Ran the 8k in 27:52 at the Paul Short Run ... Placed 34th at the 2012 Big South Championship meet with an 8k personal-record time of 26:13 ... Crossed the finish line in 33:43.8 to record a 10k personal-best at the NCAA Southeast Regional.

At Ridgeview HS: Runner-up in the 3,200m and placed third in the 1,600m at the 2011 SCHSL AAAA State Championships... Section winner of the 2011 Emerging Elite Mile at the New Balance High School Outdoor National Championships in Greensboro, N.C.... Ran 15:39 for 5k cross country personal record at 2010 Footlocker South Championships... Runner-up at 2009 SCHSL Cross Country AAAA Championship as a junior, finished 11th as a senior and 10th as a sophomore.