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    Jake Rainey     
     
      Jake Rainey
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Clarksville, Tenn.

High School:
Rossview

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 140

Experience:
1L

CAREER BESTS

5K: 15:06.46 (2009)
8K: 25:12.25 (2010)
10K: 31:50.20 (2010)

CAREER HONORS: 2011 SEC Preseason Watch List...2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll...2010 SEC All-Freshman Team.

2011: Was Tennessee's No. 2 runner in the final two meets...Placed 35th overall in 32:27.6 at the 10K NCAA South Regional to close the year...Also had a solid race at the SEC Championships, logging a career-best 8K time of 25:12.25 to place 30th overall...After missing the Tennessee Invitational due to injury, returned to action at the Brooks Paul Short Run and scored in the fourth slot for UT...His time of 26:38 placed him 267th in the 8K race...Ran third for his team and placed 20th overall in 16:03.65 at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener.

2010: Garnered SEC All-Freshman status after placing 34th in 25:30.42 as his team's No. 4 runner at the 8K SEC Championships...Ran fourth for his squad and placed 43rd overall in a 10K career-best of 31:50.20 at the NCAA South Regional...Led the Vols and placed sixth overall in 15:46.48 at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener...Was 13th overall and team's No. 6 runner at the 8K Commodore Classic, finishing in 26:02.28...Notched an 8K PR of 25:29 at the Brooks Paul Short Run, finishing fifth for UT and 152nd overall...Ran fifth for team and 183rd overall in 25:56.8 at 8K ISU Pre-National Inv. White Race...Named to the 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: All-state XC in 2007 and 2008, and was all-state in track, 2008-10...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...Prep 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 (2010 Arcadia Invitational).

PERSONAL: Majoring in communications...Born April 28, 1992, in Fayetteville, N.C....Mother is Marie Rainey...Has an older brother, Zeek...Recipient of the Gerdau Ameristeel Men's Athletic Endowed Scholarship.

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