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Avery Bartlett
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Avery Bartlett

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Hometown Tallahassee, Fla.
Last School Chiles
Year Senior
Avery Bartlett

Biography

2019 Track:
Indoor: Won the 1000m race at the Clemson Orange & Purple Elite with a personal-best time of 2:22.49, breaking a 31-year-old school record once held by current women’s track and field head coach, Alan Drosky…. set a PR in the mile finishing fifth with a time of 4:03.61 at the Vanderbilt Invitational… finished first in the 100m (1:49.02) and also led the Tech DMR team to a first-place finish (9:46.85) and the 4×400 relay group to a second-place finish (3:14.13) at the Power Five Invitational… finished fifth in the 800m with a time of 1:48.68 at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational… competed in three events at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships, finishing second in the 800m with a time of 1:48.39 while also helping lead the DMR group to a fourth-place finish (9:47.34) and the 4×400 relay group to a sixth-place finish (3:13.91). Outdoor: Competed at nine meets… won all three events he competed in at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, running the 800m in 1:51.65 and 1500m in 3:54.56 while helping lead the 4×400 group to a time of 3:11.89… won the 1500m race turning in a time of 3:44.88 at the FSU Relays… set a new PR in the 800m with a time of 1:47.54 at the Florida Relays… won the 800m (1:49.57) and helped lead the 4×400 relay group to a fist-place finish (3:10.29) at the Georgia Tech Invitational… earned two top-three finishes at the ACC Championships, finishing third in the 800m (1:50.68) and helping lead the 4×400 group to a second-place finish with a time of 3:13.06… qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, finishing the 800m in 1:49.31.

2018 Cross Country: 
Raced in five meets… won the 7.6K race at the Georgia Bulldog Invitational with a personal-best time of 24:20.7… set a PR with a time of 25:37.2 in the 8.369K race at the Penn State Nationals Open… ran his best 8K time of the season at the ACC Championships, finishing with a time of 24:49.4.

2018 Track:
Indoor: Recorded a season-best 800m time at the ACC Championships, finishing fifth with a time of 1:47.58 … went on to earn second-team all-America honors in the 800m after running a 1:48.24 at the NCAA Indoor Championships … turned in a time of 2:27.24 in his lone 1000m event at Orange & Purple Invitational … ran a 4:12.77 PR in the mile at Vanderbilt Invite and a 8:24.43 at the Commodore Invite in the 3K … helped DMR team to a 9:44.52 time and fifth finish at ACCs. Outdoor: Barely missed his own school 800m record at Florida Relays, running a team-best 1:47.76 to take first place and rank third in the conference – ranking third in the ACC … ACC 800m Champion, coming from behind on the final 100m to take gold with a time of 1:48.05 … went on to qualify for second-straight Nationals appearance where he earned second-team all-America honors … turned in a team- and personal-best 1500m time of 3:43.45 at the Tiger Track Classic to finish first … helped lead the 4×400 relay team to a season-best time of 3:09.08 at ACC Championships to qualify for Regionals where they ran a 3:09.73 … competed in the 4×800 relay twice, with a season-best effort at the Penn Relays – 7:18.18.

2017 Cross Country:
Raced in six meets overall … had a career-best 8K time of 24:40.5 to finish 57th at the ACC Championships … turned in a season-best placing by finishing third at the Paul Short Open (24:46.8) … recorded his first 5K time at the Jacksonville State Opener, running a 15:29.6.

2016 Cross Country:
Raced in four meets … Recorded a career best in the 8k at the ACC Championships with a time of 24:52.8 … Finished ninth in the head-to-head meet with Kennesaw State with an 8k time of 26:37.58 … Also raced at the Roy Griak Invitational and the Crimson Classic.

2016 Track:
Indoor: Earned All-ACC Academic honors for the indoor season … Competed in the 800m, 300m, 4×400 relay and DMR … Earned second-team All-ACC honors with a sixth-place finish in the 800m, recording a personal-best time of 1:49.25 at ACC Indoor Championships … Helped set the school record in the DMR at the Alex Wilson Invitational, recording a time of 9:34.38 with A.Z. Reese, Andres Littig and Jeremy Greenwald …  Had a season-best 3000m time in his first career meet (Commodore Invitational) with a time of 8:38.37 and finished 14th. Outdoor: Had eight top-10 finishes across four different events (4×400 relay, 1500m, 4×800 relay, 800m) … Won the 1500m event at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a time of 3:50.51 … Finished fifth in the 800m with a time of 1:51.96 at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished fourth in the 4×800 relay at the Penn Relays with a time of 7:24.05 along with Chris Burnett, Nico Metzler and Andres Littig … Finished 18th in the 800m at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 1:50.62.

High School:
Earned four letters in both cross country and track under head coach Scott Gowan at Chiles High School in Tallahassee, Fla. … Spent two seasons as team captain… Led team to state titles in both cross country and track and field as a senior… Captured individual state title in the 800m and the 1600m… Earned all-state recognition in cross country and All-American honors in the 800m… Won the Golden South Mile (4:08.55)… Earned High Honor Roll, National Honor Society and AP Scholar Distinctions.

Personal:
Has one older sister who is an active student at Georgia Tech… Parents both graduated from Georgia Tech… Grandfather and great grandfather also graduated from the Institute… Chose Georgia Tech for its degree quality, prestigious middle distance program and its proximity to Atlanta… Majoring in computational media.

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