Cross Country
CU Cross Country BIO
Roland Hakes
Player Profile:
Roland Hakes 832731
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Irmo, S.C.
High School: Dutch Fork HS

Career Honors
• All-ACC Academic Team (2013,14)

2014 Highlights
• Was the Tigers’ top runner in three meets and second in two others
• Recorded an eighth place finish at the Greater Louisville Classic
• Finished 49th at the NCAA Southeast Regionals, tops among the team
• Owned Clemson’s top times for the season in both the 8K and 10K 

2013 Highlights
• Led the Tigers individually in four meets and was Clemson’s No. 2 runner in the other two meets
• Placed 49th to lead the team in the 10K at the NCAA Southeast Regionals
• Earned three top-10 finishes, including a fourth-place effort at Wake Forest
• Posted sixth-place finish in white division race at Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind. 

2012 Highlights
• Competed and scored in all six meets, including both the ACC Championships and NCAA Southeast Regionals
• Best performance was at the Pre-Nationals in Louisville, Ky., when he was team’s No. 2 runner with an 8K time of 25:32.0
• Posted fifth-place finish in dual Clemson Invitational event to open season 

Dutch Fork High School Highlights
• Two-time AAAA state cross country champion in the 5K, he led Dutch Fork to a fourth-place team finish in 2011
• 2012 AAAA outdoor track state champion in the mile, setting a school record 4:13 in the victory
• Claims four individual state championships in track
• Two-time Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year
• 2011 Region 4-AAAA cross country champion in the 5K
• 2011 SCRunners.com Male Cross Country Runner of the Year
• Claims a cross country personal best of 15:09 in the 5K 

• Born 3/15/93
• Majoring in history
• Member of Clemson’s Army ROTC program 

Collegiate Bests
• 8,000 — 24:01.18
• 10,000 — 30:34.3

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