David Gardner
David Gardner
Height: 5-8
Weight: 135
Year: So.
Hometown: North Port, Fla.
High School: North Port HS
Major: Sport Business

AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
Ran in five races as a freshman...Set personal bests of 17:33.84 in the 5K (USF Bulls XC Invitational) and 28:33.68 in the 8K (FSU Cross Country Invitational).

CAREER
2013 graduate of North Port High School where he ran under the guidance of Head Coach Phuong Nyguen... named Cross Country MVP his junior and senior seasons... four time scholar-athlete in both cross country, and track and field... earned MIP honors in track and field in 2012... posted a time of 2:03 in the 800m, 4:44 in the 1600m, 10:19 in the 3200m, and a time of 16:48 in the 5000m.

PERSONAL
Born April 14... majoring in Sport Business... son of Dave and Vonda... hobbies include running, swimming, biking, and fishing... career goal is to run a 5000m in under 15:00, a 1600m in under 4:10, and an 800m in 1:53... lists his best asset to the team as his effort and intensity he brings to practice every day... favorite athletes include Chris Solinsky and Galen Rupp... lists the Indianapolis Colts and Saint Leo Cross Country as his favorite teams... chose Saint Leo because of the team atmosphere and dynamic.