Michael Harris
Michael Harris
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elkins, Ark.
High School: Elkins HS/Ecclesia College

2018: Was the only men's runner from the American Southwest Conference to earn the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors. Finished 23rd at the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional to earn All-Region. Placed fourth (27:41.21) at the ASC Championships to earn First Team All-Conference. Named the 2018 ASC Men's Cross Country Distinguished Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Won the Arkansas D-III Championships with a time of 17:25.0. Won the U of O Invitational with a time of 27:33.3. Ran a 26:29.8 at the Little Rock Invitational to place 22nd. Placed 12th at the UCA Cross Country Challenge running a 17:00.1. At Chile Pepper Festival, ran a 27:00.0 for 144th place. Member of the ASC All-Academic Team.

Named All-Conference First Team and ASC Newcomer of the Year. Won the ASC Runner of the Week award four times. Won two races during the season - the Arkansas D-III Championships and U of O Invitational. Won the Arkansas D-III Championships with a 17:06.9 to top all racers. At UCA XC Challenge, finished 11th with a time of 15:15.4 setting a new 3-mile program record. At Rhodes Invitational, placed 20th running a 27:16.9. At Chile Pepper Festival, finished 85th with a time of 33:27.9, establishing a new school 10K record. Won U of O Invitational posting a 26:45.1. At Little Rock Invitational, placed 14th with a time of 27:14.0. At ASC Championships, finshed second with a time of 26:47.7. At NCAA South/Southeast Regional, placed 67th running a 26:19.0.

Elkins HS: Four-time All-State and All-Conference runner during prep career. Named the 2013 Northwest Arkansas News Media A-6A Cross Country Runner of the Year. Posted a personal best 16:55 in the 5K, 10:14 in the 3200, 4:36 in the 1600 and 1:59 in the 800. Led team to a State Championship his freshman and sophomore seasons. Guided team to a state runner-up finish as a senior. Helped team to a Conference Championship four times during prep career. Graduated with honors.