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John Beattie
  John Beattie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Southampton, England

High School:
Thornden

Last College:
Univ. of Southampton

Height:
5-10

Experience:
2L


Personal Bests
Cross Country: 8K: 23:30, 10K: 30:05

Tulsa: A two-time cross country letterwinner . . . named an All-American in after a 29th-place finish at the 2008 NCAA Championships . . . 2008 Conference USA Male Cross Country Athlete of the Year . . . 2008 C-USA Men's Individual Champion . . . earned first-team all-C-USA honors in 2008 . . . an all-Midwest Region selection in 2008 . . . named C-USA Cross Country Male Newcomer of the Year in 2007 . . . earned second-team all-C-USA accolades in 2007.

2008: (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 to the C-USA First Team . . . earned All-Midwest Region honors after finishing fourth . . . 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 . . . lead 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.

2007: (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 . . . clocked 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.

Prior to Tulsa: Received the full colours award from 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.