87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer
Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations
Georgia Tech track and field Christian Bowles finished first in the 3000m
Indoor: Took sixth in the 3000m at the Orange and Purple Classic … Member of distance medley relay unit that took second at the Bob Pollock Memorial … Registered a career-best time of 10:17.35 in the 3000m at the Meyo Invitational. Outdoor: Raced a season-best time of 11:29.99 in the 3000m steeplechase at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished second in the 3000m steeplechase at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial.
2016 Cross Country:
Competed in five meets for the Yellow Jackets … Recorded career bests in the 5k at the Foothills Invitational with a fourth-place finish and a time of 18.19.1 … Finished in a career-best time for the 6k at the Crimson Classic with a time of 22:45.8 … Also competed at the UGA Invitational, Roy Griak Invitational and the ACC Championships.
Indoor: Had a personal-best time in the 3000m at the Music City Challenge, recording a time of 10:26.34 and finishing 32nd … Also competed in the mile and the 4x400 relay. Outdoor: Finished 12th in the 3000m Steeplechase with a time of 11:02.80 at the ACC Outdoor Championships … Finished 12th in the 3000m Steeplechase at the Florida Relays with a personal-best time of 10:52.58 … Finished fifth in the 3000m Steeplechase with a time of 11:05.69 at the Alabama Relays.
2015 Cross Country:
Competed in four meets during the 2015 season … Finished 31st and set a career-best in the 4k with a time of 15:23.6 at the JSU/Struts Invitational … Achieved a personal-best time of 19:13.10 in the 5k at the Commodore Classic.
Indoor: Ran a season-best mile in 5:18.18 at the Auburn Invite. Outdoor: Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 11:40.17 at the Yellow Jacket Invite … Improved that time to 11:13.27 in the same event for seventh place at the Georgia Tech Invite.
2014 Cross Country:
Did not compete.
Lettered four seasons in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track under Head Coaches Kristie Ritchie and Jim Jensen at Haverford High School in Havertown, Pa. ... Was a team captain one season for each team ... Qualified for the state meet in both cross country and indoor track ... Named to first team All-Delaware county in cross country ... Holds the record at Haverford High School in the 4x1600-meter relay ... Member of the honor roll and National Honors Society.
Full name is Courtney Rae Naser ... Daughter of David and Robin Naser ... Born Feb. 21, 1996 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Sister to Kyle and Rebecca ... Chose Georgia Tech because she wanted to run in college and be in a city ... Majoring in business administration.