Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
2009-10: One of the Blue Devils' top performers throughout the year ... opened the season with a third-place effort at the Roy Griak Invitational on Sept. 26, covering 8K in 24:53.3 ... led Duke to a fourth-place finish at the ACC Championships, finishing sixth in 23:34.04 to earn his third consecutive All-ACC honors ... placed 13th at the NCAA Southeast Regional, clocking a personal-best 30:30.12 for 10K to grab his second all-region honors ... named team MVP for the third-straight season after helping Duke earn a berth to the NCAA Championships ... indoors, ran 4:06.84 for one mile at the Virginia Tech Classic for the No. 5 all-time performance at Duke ... won the 5,000m at the Armory Collegiate with a 14:16.37 showing the No. 2 performance at Duke ... garnered All-ACC recognition in the same event with a third-place, 14:29.64 showing at the conference championships ... outdoors, clocked a personal-best 3:49.95 in the 1,500m at the Carolina Fast Times on Apr. 10 ... earned All-East honors with a 14:13.84 showing for 5,000m at the IC4A Championships ... also was a member of the Duke 4x1,500m team that posted the No. 2 all-time performance at Duke with a 15:28.45 showing at the Penn Relays.
2008-09: Duke's first finisher in four of the six events in which he raced ... finished fifth at the Blue Ridge Open with a 24:38 time over 8K ... clocked 24:39 at the ACC Championships to place 10th and earn his second All-ACC honors ... at the NCAA Southeast Regional, covered 10K in 30:43 to place 11th, and earn all-region recognition as well as to qualify individually for the NCAA Championships ... indoors, set the Duke school record with an 8:10.62 clocking for 3,000m at the Terrier Classic in Boston ... placed eighth at the ACC Championships in 8:18.02 ... finished fifth at the IC4A Championships in the 3,000m to garner All-East honors and score four points for Duke ... outdoors, focused on improving his speed and anchored the 4x1,500m relay which posted a time of 15:28.45, the fastest in the U.S., at the Raleigh Relays ... doubled in the 1,500m and 5,000m at the ACC Championships, placing seventh in 14:27.82 over 5,000m in Miami ... ran a personal-best 4:08.60 mile split at the Penn Relays as part of the 4xMile team that recorded the No. 2 all-time performance at Duke (16:32.40) ... won the Duke Twilight 5,000m for the second-straight year with a 14:37.63 showing ... concluded the year with a then-personal-best 14:19.20 clocking in the 5,000m at the IC4A Championships in Princeton, N.J.
2007-08: Earned All-ACC honors as a rookie ... also grabbed All-East accolades with a third-place finish at the IC4A Championships ... Duke's top finisher three times in 2007 and a top-three Blue Devil in all six of his cross country races ... indoors, qualified for IC4A's in the 3,000m with a 8:27.06 clocking in the season opener ... won the Duke Twilight 5,000m in 14:36.71, which also qualified for IC4A's ... ended his freshman campaign with a 14:37.66 5,000m in the rain at the IC4A Championships before coming in fifth in a tactical 5,000m at the USATF Junior Nationals.
Prior to Duke: State outdoor runner-up in the 3,200m ... finished 14th at the State Division I Cross Country Championships ... won multiple league and district championships in the 3,200m ... three-time state competitor ... two-time All-Ohio and district champion in cross country.
Personal: Son of Ben and Laila Waggoner ... born March 25, 1989 ... has two sisters, Kate and Tess ... father played football at Kenyon College (1981-84) ... majoring in Interdepartmental Math and Computer Science.
1 Mile- 4;06.84 (2/20/2010)
3K- 8:10.62 (1/24/2010)
5K- 14.16.37 (2/5/2010)
1500m- 3:49.95 (4/10/2010)
5K- 14:13.84 (5/15/2010)