Position
Distance
Height
5'10
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Shreveport, La.
Major
Petroleum Engieering
High School
C. E. Byrd HS

Events: 1,500M (4:03.52), 3,000M (IN: 8:57.78; OUT: 9:01.06), 5,000M (IN: 15:42.96; OUT: 15:27.28), 10,000M (33:13.75)

2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2018 OUTDOOR (JUNIOR)
Placed third at the Battle on the Bayou in the 5,000 meter run with a season best of 15:57.05 … took ninth in the 1,500 meter run at the Battle on the Bayou with a readout of 4:04.58 … finished fifth at the Louisiana Classics in the 1,500 meter run (4:06.86) … registered a seventh-place finish in the 5,000 meter run at the LSU Invitational with a time of 16:36.79.

2018 INDOOR (JUNIOR)
Did not compete.

2017
Set personal bests in both the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters during the outdoor season … Opened the outdoor campaign by clocking a personal best of 33 minutes, 13.75 seconds for fifth place in the 10k at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette … Also set a lifetime PR of 15:27.28 in his first 5k race of the season at the Battle on the Bayou where he finished third overall … Followed by placing seventh at the LSU Alumni Gold with a time of 16:17.42 and 11th at the SEC Relays with a time of 16:34.81 in the 5,000 meters … Did not compete during the indoor season … Honored for his academic performance with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.

2016
Ran in four meets during the outdoor season … Smashed his personal best in the 10,000 meters by more than one minute with a run of 33:40.80 for third place at the Battle on the Bayou … Ran a big personal best of 15:33.80 for eighth place in the 5,000 meters at the LSU Invitational … Also ran the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold, placing 10th overall with a time of 16:02.33 … Opened the outdoor season by clocking 9:01.06 for fourth place in the 3,000 meters at Miami’s Hurricane Twilight … Did not compete for the Tigers during the indoor season … Honored for his academic performance following the season with a selection to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

2015
Received a redshirt in his debut season with the Tigers in 2015 … Competed unattached during the indoor and outdoor seasons … Posted indoor personal bests of 8:57.78 in a fourth-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the LSU High Performance Meet and 15:42.96 in a sixth-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the LSU Indoor Invitational … Followed by running outdoor personal bests of 16:04.91 in a ninth-place finish in the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold and 34:45.69 in a fifth-place finish in the 10k at the Battle on the Bayou.

PRIOR TO LSU
A product of C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana … Set school records in both the 3,200 meters and 5,000 meters during his career at C.E. Byrd High School … Clocked personal-best times of 9:42 in the 3,200 meters and 16:19 in the 5,000 meters during his high school career.

PERSONAL
Full name is Daniel David Tanner … Born on Jan. 16, 1996 … Parents are David and Mary Tanner … Was an honor student during his prep career at C.E. Byrd High School … Was an AP Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society in high school … Majoring in petroleum engineering.

 

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