2008 Cross Country - Redshirted ... Did not compete.
High School - All-State on the track in both his junior and senior years ... All-Region in cross country his sophomore, junior and senior years ... Member of state runner-up 4x800 team in 2008 ... Led cross country team to state third-place finish his senior year ... Named a finalist for the High School Heisman ... Holds Maryville high school record as a member of the 4x800m team ... High school coach: Tim Carnes.
Personal - Born May 18, 1989, to David and Donna Tipton ... Family includes older brother Taylor and younger brother Hunter.