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John Beattie
  John Beattie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Southampton, England

High School:
Thornden

Last College:
Univ. of Southampton

Height:
5-10

Position:
Distance

Experience:
9L


Personal Bests
Cross Country: 8K: 23:30, 10K: 30:05
Indoor: 3,000m: 8:09.82, 5,000m: 13:53.80
Outdoor: 5,000m: 13:42.03, 10,000m: 28:32.21

Tulsa: A nine-time letterwinner . . . named an All-American after a 29th-place finish at the 2008 NCAA Cross Country Championships . . . a five-time Conference USA Male Athlete of the Year . . . a seven-time C-USA individual champion . . . named to the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Second Team . . . 2008 and '09 Conference USA Male Cross Country Athlete of the Year . . . named the 2009 and `10 C-USA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year and 2010 C-USA Indoor Track Athlete of the Year . . . 2008 and `09 C-USA Men's Individual Cross Country Champion . . . an all-Midwest Region cross country selection in 2008 and '09 . . . named the 2010 C-USA Men's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year . . . named Conference USA Cross Country Male Newcomer of the Year in 2007 . . . earned C-USA Male Indoor Track Newcomer of the Year honors in 2008 . . . a three-time C-USA All-Academic Team honoree . . . owns four school records.

2009-10(Cross Country) Ran in five meets . . . named Conference USA Male Cross Country Athlete of the Year . . . won the C-USA Men's Individual Championship . . . earned first team all-C-USA honors . . . named C-USA Outstanding Senior . . . named to the All-Midwest Region team after finishing eighth at the NCAA regional meet . . . ran a season-best time of 30:25 in the 10K at the NCAA Championships to finish in 46th place . . . ran a season-best time of 23:51 to place fifth in the 8K at the Notre Dame Invitational . . . finished seventh at Pre-Nationals with a time of 24:00 . . . named to the C-USA All-Academic Team . . . earned C-USA Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors . . . (Indoor) Participated in three meets . . . named Conference USA Indoor Track Athlete of the Year . . . won individual titles in the 3,000m and 5,000m at the C-USA Championship en route to winning High Point Scorer of the Meet honors . . . set a new C-USA meet record with time of 14:09.42 in the 5,000m . . . shattered the school record in the 5,000m at the Husky Classic with a mark of 13:53.80 . . . helped guide Tulsa to a school record second-place finish at the C-USA Championship . . . (Outdoor) Ran in five meets . . . named C-USA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year . . . won the conference individual title in the 5,000m with a new C-USA meet record time of 14:05.56 . . . finished 10th in the 10,000m at the NCAA Championships with a time of 29:16.48 . . . placed ninth in the 10,000m at the NCAA West Region Preliminary Meet . . . set a new school-record time of 28:32.21 in the 10,000m at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational . . . named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Second Team . . . earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI First Team honors . . . named to the C-USA All-Academic Team.

2008-09: (Cross Country)Competed in five of seven meets . . . named an All-American after finishing 29th at the NCAA Championships . . . earned Conference USA Male Cross Country Athlete of the Year honors . . . won the C-USA Men's Individual Championship . . . named first-team all-C-USA. . . earned All-Midwest Region honors after finishing fourth at the regional meet . . . ran a personal-best time of 30:05 in the 10K course at the NCAA Championships to lead TU to a school-best 13th place finish . . . led Tulsa to its first C-USA championship with a personal-best time of 23:30 in the 8K course . . . was Tulsa's top finisher in each of the five meets he competed . . . named to the C-USA All-Academic team . . . (Indoor) Ran in three meets . . . won the 5,000m at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 14:36.09 . . . placed fourth in the 3,000m (8:28.62) at the conference meet . . . set a school record in the 5,000m with a mark of 14:10.55 at the Husky Classic . . . (Outdoor) Participated in seven meets . . . finished 10th in the 10,000m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a mark of 29:19.97 . . . named the C-USA Male Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year . . . won the C-USA title in the 10,000 meters (30:37.28) . . . placed second in the 5,000m at the conference meet with a time of 14:20.15 . . . set a school record in the 10,000 meters with a time of 28:46.27 at the Cardinal Invitational . . . broke the school record in the 5,000 meters with a mark of 13:57.63 at the Mt. SAC Relays . . . named to the C-USA All-Academic team.

2007-08: (Cross Country) Competed in six of seven meets ... was TU's top-finisher in the three major meets including the NCAA Championship, NCAA Midwest Regional and C-USA Championship ... named Conference USA Cross Country Male Newcomer of the Year ... at nationals, he placed 127th with a 10K time of 31:22, after clocking a sixth-place time of 30:11 at the NCAA Midwest Regional ... earned all-C-USA second team honors after crossing the finish line in sixth-place with a time of 25:20 at the conference meet ... led Tulsa to a 29th place finish at nationals, which was the school's first-ever NCAA appearance . . . (Indoor) Ran in four meets . . . finished second at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 5,000m (14:27.52) . . . placed fifth in the 3,000m at the conference indoor championships running a time of 8:29.32 . . . named C-USA Male Indoor Track Newcomer of the Year . . . ran a team-best and a C-USA second-best time of 14:21.16 in the 5,000m at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. . . won the mile-run at the Kansas Invitational with a season-best time of 4:21.17 . . . (Outdoor) Participated in four meets . . . set a school record and ran a personal-best in the 10,000m (29:30.88) at the prestigious Mt. Sac Relays . . . finished second at the C-USA Championships in the 5,000m (14:07.40) . . . that time qualified him for the NCAA Midwest Regional.

Prior to Tulsa: Received the full colours award from the athletic union at the University of Southampton ... was also a University Sports bursary recipient ... was a member of England's National Team ... set personal-record times of 3:55.00 in the 1,500 meters, 8:22.00 in the 3,000 meters, 14:16.00 in the 5,000 meters and 30:03.00 in the 10,000 meters.

Personal: Working towards his master's degree in business administration . . . enjoys golf and soccer . . . carries a 10-handicap in golf . . . son of Bob and Fiona Beattie ... has one younger brother, Richard.