Garrett Hamilton Season 2023
2x Fall SEC Academic Honoree (2020, 2021)
Scored for the Tigers at three meets … set career best 8k time of 25:17.9 in a 98th place finish at the Arturo Barrios Invitational … set career best 10k time of 34:22.4 in a 116th place finish at the South Central Regional … finished 16th in the 6k race at the LSU Invitational with a readout of 20:19.5 … placed 88th with a 8k time of 26:02.2 at the SEC Championships … finished 117th in the 8k race at the Chile Pepper Festival with a time of 25:59.0.
Registered a PR of 26:54.5 in the 8k run to place 98th at the SEC Cross Country Championships … Participated in all four meets for the Tigers this season … Had his best finish of the season in the season debut meet, the SEC Preview Meet, where he placed 44th with a time of 20:09.6 … Placed 49th with a time of 25:57.5 in the 8k race at the Arturo Barrios Invitational … Crossed the finish line in 80th place at the Florida State Invitational, running a time of 26:36.8 in the 8k.
Competed in five of seven total meets for the 2019 season … placed 15th at the McNeese Opener (5k) where he ran through the finishing chute with a time of 19:40.2 … registered his best finish of the season, a seventh place showing, with a PR of 21:44.0 at the Nicholls Invitational (4-Mile) … followed with a personal best time of 15:52.3 at the LSU Invitational (5k) to finish 14th … crossed the finish line in 151st place at the Arturo Barrios Invitational (8k), running a time of 26:18.0 … ended his sophomore season with a 91st place finish and a PR of 25:28.1 at the SEC Championships (8k).
Competed in four of six total meets for the 2018 season … Placed 30th for the Tigers at the LSU Invitational (4 mile), running a time of 22:21.60, which was his best finish for the season … Competing for the first time in the SEC Cross Country Championships (8k) he placed 103rd in the meet with an 8k time of 26:50.4 … Placed 131st in the NCAA South Central Regional (8k/35:46.1) … finished 174th at the Arturo Barrios Invitational where he clocked an 8k time of 27:43.7.
Prior to LSU
Competed at Grassfield High School in Virginia … ran PR of 1:56.96 in the 800 meter run during his senior year at the 2018 Dogwood Classic to place 12th … won the 2018 Southeastern district title in the 1,600 meter run with a readout of 4:44.27 … finished fifth at the 2018 VHSL 6A State Indoor Championships in the 1,000 meter run (2:35.39) … ran PR of 4:32.57 at the 2017 CNU High School Captain’s Classic to place third.