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Track and Field
CU Track & Field BIO
Roland Hakes
Player Profile:
Roland Hakes 832731
Position: Distance
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Irmo, S.C.
High School: Dutch Fork HS

2015 Highlights
• Competed in the 800, mile, 3000 and 5000
• Recorded a personal best time of 4:12.17 in the mile at the Aggie Invitational, placing fifth
• Finished second in the 5000 at the Armory Collegiate Invitational with a time of 14:24.13, falling just short of his personal best
• Placed second at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the 3000 with a personal-best time of 8:25.42
• Suffered foot tendonitis that ended his outdoor season early

2014 Outdoor Highlights
• Posted a season-best 5000 time of 14:24.00 at the Raleigh Relays
• Finished fifth in the 1500 at the Florida Relays while achieving a collegiate-best time of 3:50.29
• Competed in the 10,000 at the ACC Championships

2014 Indoor Highlights
• Competed in mid-distance events for the Tigers
• Finished first in the 5000 at the Armory Collegiate Invitational
• Ran season-best 4:17.79 in the mile at the Texas A&M Invitational
• Recorded two personal best times at the Cherry & Silver Invitational in the 800 and 3000, while also finishing fifth in the latter

2013 Highlights
• Primarily ran mid-distance events for the Tigers as a freshman, his best time in the mile was 4:15.02 and best in the 1500 was 3:55.91

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 for South Carolina
• 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

Personal
• Born 3/15/93
• Majoring in history
• Three-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Part of Clemson’s Army ROTC program

Best Collegiate Times
• 800 — 1:58.90
• 1500 — 3:50.29
• Mile — 4:12.17
• 3000 — 8:25.42
• 5000 — 14:24.00
• 10000 — 30:27.37

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