Joshua Ellis
Joshua Ellis
Year: Senior
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: Walter Johnson
Previous College: Appalachian State

2015 OUTDOOR TRACK – SCHOOL RECORD-HOLDER in the 3,000-meter steeplechase after going 8:58.68 at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier… NCAA QUALIFIER for the steeplechase and finished 27th at the East Regional Prelims at 8:58.69, after being 46th on the performance list coming into the meet… SECOND TEAM ALL-PATRIOT LEAGUE with a 2nd-place finish in the steeplechase at the PL Championships (9:00.38)… Won the Raleigh Relays and was 2nd at the Penn Relays in the steeple… Also had AU’s top mark of the season in the open 3,000 with 8:40.83 at the Coastal Carolina Invitational… Had Eagles’ 2nd-fastest mark of the outdoor season in the 1,500 with 3:51.03 at the Mason Spring Invitational.

2015 INDOOR TRACK – Had AU’s second-best mark indoors in the 3,000 with 8:29.24 to place 5th at the Navy Invitational… Also 10th in the Patriot League Indoor Championships in the 3K at 8:38.19… Best finish of the indoor season was a 3rd in the 3K at the Townsend Invitational… Cut 18 seconds off his collegiate mark in the mile with 4:24.12 to place 7th at the Patriot Games.

2014 CROSS COUNTRY (Junior) - American's top finisher at Patriot League Championships at Lehigh, placing 16th (24:32.3 over 8K)... Placed among Eagles' top three at every meet... His other No.1 finish for Eagles was at Lehigh Paul Short Run (51st, 24:49 over 8K).... Had three top-20 individual finishes, with his 12th (25:07.3) at Navy being his best of the season... Part of Eagle team that traveled to Oregon for the Bill Dellinger Invitational (18th, 25:35 over 8K).

2014 OUTDOOR TRACK - Registered a third place result in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Mason Spring Invitational ... posted a runner-up finish in the outdoor 1,500 at the Morgan State Legacy Meet, recording a personal-best 3:55.93 ... recorded an IC4A time and the second-best mark at American in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships, placing fourth overall in 9:09.65 ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in the fall and spring.

2014 INDOOR TRACK - Finished ninth in the indoor 3,000 at the Navy Invitational I (8:36.44).

2013 CROSS COUNTRY (Sophomore) - Opened the cross country season with top 10 finishes at the Mount St. Mary’s 5K Duals (8th - 16:11.19) and Catholic University Invitational (3rd - 19:29.80) ... ran a personal-best 25:22 at the Paul Short Run ... posted a seventh place result at the Leopard Invitational (25:52.44) ... placed 25th at the Patriot League Cross Country Championships with a time of 26:08.60 ... competed at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals, placing 74th in 32:02 ...

WALTER JOHNSON HS (Texas) - Finished ninth in the indoor 3,000 at the Navy Invitational I (8:36.44) ... Named an indoor track All-American in 2009 ... helped his cross country team to state titles from 2008 to 2011 ... finished third at the 2011 cross country state championship ... won the mile at the 2012 Virginia Tech Invitational ... served as team captain for Cross Country from 2010 to 2012 ... earned varsity letters in cross country and track.


Cross Country
5K: 16:11.19
6K: 19:29.80
8K: 24:32.3
10K: 32:02

Indoor Mile: 4:24.12
Indoor 3,000: 8:29.24
Outdoor 800: 2:06.19
Outdoor 1,500: 3:51.03
Outdoor 3,000: 8:40.83
Outdoor 3,000 Steeplechase: 8:58.68

Joshua Ellis