Redshirt Sophomore (2016)
Opened his first season as a Razorback as Arkansas’ top finisher at the Cowboy Duals (Sept. 1), clocking 16:13.50 over the 5K course in Stillwater, Oklahoma … Earned another spot in the Razorbacks top five as the team’s fourth-best performer with a 16th-place finish at the Battle in Beantown (Sept. 16) … Posted a new 8K personal best pf 24:34.77 at the Chile Pepper Festival (10/1), placing among the top-25 in the field … Member of Arkansas’ top seven at the Pre-National Invitationals (10/15) … Closed the season as one of the 50 best performers at the NCAA South Central Region Championship (Nov. 11) running a 10K PR of 31:53.20.
Redshirted the outdoor, indoor and cross country seasons … Ran the 5,000 meters at the U.S. Junior Championships, finishing eighth in 15:01.49 … Set a personal best in the 5,000 at the Portland Track Festival, finishing fifth in 14:32.57.
The three-time all-American led Don Bosco Prep to a pair of state titles … Became just the fourth runner in New Jersey state history to win the 3,200 meters as a junior and the 1,600 meters.
Born on March 7, 1996 … Son of Andrea Kardon … Majoring in public relations.