Mile: 4:25.90 (2011)
3,000m: 8:33.67 (2011)
5,000m: 14:57.10 (2011)
1,500m: 3:57.70 (2011)
3,000m: 8:29.78 (2011)
5,000m: 14:32.73 (2011)
10,000m: 30:54.32 (2011)
RAINEY'S SEC SCORING
2011 Outdoor 10,000m: 7th, 30:54.32
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Member of SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2011 and 2012...2011 Vol Outdoor Freshman of the Year.
2012: Honors - Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - N/A...Outdoors - N/A.
2011: Honors - Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Chosen Vol Outdoor Freshman of the Year...2011: Indoors - Posted personal-record times in six of seven races during the indoor campaign...Ran his 3000m best (8:33.67) and 5000 pinnacle (14:57.10) to place 13th and 14th, respectively, at the SEC Indoor Championships...Lowered his mile PR to 4:25.90 at the Kentucky Invitational...Outdoors - Had five PRs in six races outdoors...Notched his first points in SEC competition, placing seventh in the 10,000 meters in the league outdoor meet in a career-best clocking of 30:54.32...Carded his 5000m best at the Penn Relays, covering the distance in 14:32.73 to place seventh in the College Division...Rustled up third-place points in the UT-UCLA Dual by snaring third in the 3K in 8:29.78...Had a 1500m PR of 3:57.70 to wind up fourth at the UCF Invitational...Anchored the Vols to third in the distance medley baton event at the Sea Ray Relays, finishing in 10:19.60.
HIGH SCHOOL: All-state in track from 2008-10 and all-state in XC in 2007 and 2008...Was the 2010 state champ at 1600m and 3200m...Named Tennessean and Leaf Chronicle Runner of the Year in 2008 and 2009...Seventh at Nike Cross Nationals Southeast Regional, covering 5K in 15:38...Cross country PR is 15:06.46, which he ran at the 2009 Chile Pepper Festival...Ran track PRs of 4:15.29 in the mile (2010 Vol Track Classic), 8:35.93 for 3000m (2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals) and 8:57.19 for 3200m (seventh at 2010 Arcadia Invitational).
PERSONAL: Born April 28, 1992, in Fayetteville, N.C....Majoring in communications...Mother is Marie Rainey...Has an older brother, Zeek...Recipient of the Gerdau Ameristeel Men's Athletic Endowed Scholarship.