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Aaron Ramirez
Position: Distance
Other Position: Distance
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Graduate
Hometown: Simpsonville, S.C.
High School: Woodmont HS
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Career Honors
• USA Junior Championships Participant, 1500 (2011)

2013 Outdoor Highlights
• Finished 14th out of 40 competitors at the ACC Championships in Raleigh in the 1500 meters; posted season-best time of 3:49.21 in the preliminary round
• Posted team’s top five times in the 800, with a best of 1:50.42 at the Bob Pollock Invitational

2013 Indoor Highlights
• Had team’s top three times in the 800 meters, with a best of 1:52.47 at the Tiger Paw Invitational
• Ran season-best time of 4:12.56 in the mile at the Armory Collegiate

2012 Outdoor Highlights
• Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in both the 800 and 1500
• Vastly improved his times in both events, culminating with a fourth-place effort in the 1500 at the ACC Championships
• Produced a time of 3:44.97 in that ACC final to put himself in the top 10 of the Clemson record books
• Moved to sixth on the Tigers’ 800 performance list with a time of 1:49.04 at the Bob Pollock Invitational in May

2012 Indoor Highlights
• Finished 15th in the mile preliminaries at the ACC Championships in Boston
• Best time of the season was 4:07.55 in the mile

2011 Outdoor Highlights
• Qualified for the USA Junior Championships in the 1500 meters, he finished 17th out of 31 runners with a time of 3:59.90
• Best collegiate time of the season in the 1500 was 3:56.09 at the Spec Towns Invitational in Athens, Ga.
• Ran well in the 800 at the Bob Pollock Invitational, clocking time of 1:52.95 in a fourth-place effort

2011 Indoor Highlights
• One of the team’s top performers in the mile run, he had three of Clemson’s top five times in the event
• Best time of the season was 4:18.17 at the Tiger Paw Invitational, where he was sixth place overall

Woodmont High School Highlights
• Named Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner-of-the-Year in 2009 for the state of South Carolina
• Runner-of-the-Year by the South Carolina High School Sports Report
• Won consecutive AAA individual state championships in cross country, he placed eighth at the meet as a sophomore in 2007
• Competed at the Foot Locker Southeast Regional Championships in 2008 and 2009
• Captured 2009 Western AAA Region, Greenville County and AAA Upper State individual championships
• Won individual titles in the 1600 (4:24.92) and 3200 (9:55.24) at the 2010 SCHSL State Championships
• Region 1-AAA champion in the 800, 1600 and 3200 in 2010

Personal
• Born 2/18/92
• Son of Ken Ramirez and Deanne Blas
• Majoring in environmental engineering
• Named to 2013 ACC Academic Honor Roll

Best Collegiate Times
• 800 — 1:49.04
• 1500 — 3:44.97
• Mile — 4:07.55
• 3000 — 8:33.43
• 5000 — 15:09.76

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