Graduates receive student-athlete stoles at Friday's GTAA graduation brunch
2016 Cross Country:
Raced in five meets … Finished fifth in the head-to-heat meet with Kennesaw State with an 8k time of 26:25.6 … Recorded career bests in the 8k at the ACC Championships with a time of 24:53.0 and in the 10k at the NCAA South Regionals with a time of 31:12.1 … Also raced at the Roy Griak Invitational and at the Crimson Classic.
Indoor: Ran in the 3000m events at three meets … Finished 19th in the 3000m at the Music City Challenge with a personal-best time of 8:30.05. Outdoor: Finished 10th in the 5000m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 14:46.37 … Ran a personal-best time of 14:45.06 in the 5000m at the Penn Relays.
2015 Cross Country:
Ran in five meets during the 2015 season … Finished eighth in the 5k at the Gene Mullin Invitational with a time of 16:18.7 … Finished 20th at the JSU Struts Invitational with a 5k time of 15:45.7 … Finished 124th at the ACC Championships with an 8k time of 26:59.4.
Indoor: Recorded a career-best time of 4:26.57 in the mile run at the Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational … Placed 10th in the 3,000 meters with a career-best time of 8:46.59 at the Samford University Invitational. Outdoor: Improved his 5,000 meter time from 15:25.72 to 15:12.45, and shaved time off of his 1,500 meter time from 4:11.51 to 4:06.59.
2014 Cross Country:
Did not compete.
Set high school's record in the 1600m, 3200m, and 5000m ... Earned both 1600m and 3200 First Team All-League honors three consecutive years... A three-time Cross Country BCL East League Champion 2011-2013... Earned Cross Country 5K Division 5 all-state honors in 2012 ... Earned the BCL East Cross Country Championships three years in a row ... Made the Dean's list all four years at The Athenian School.
Full name is Tanner James Shaw ... Born on Aug. 4, 1995 ... Son of Robert and Pamela ... Father Robert Shaw graduated Tech in 1974 ... Has a sister named Carly ... Chose Tech because of the good feel for the campus and culture, high quality academics and the level of athletic ability found in the cross country and track program ... Majoring in biochemistry.