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Aaron Ramirez
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Graduate
Hometown: Simpsonville, S.C.
High School: Woodmont HS
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Career Honors
• All-Region (2012)

2013 Highlights
• Placed in Clemson’s top three in all five meets in which he competed
• Led the Tigers individually at the ACC Championships, he was 47th overall with an 8K time of 25:09.6
• Also led Clemson individually at the Notre Dame Invitational; finished 16th in the gold division race
• Missed the season opener at Furman, but debuted with a 12th-place showing and time of 25:32.23 at the Wake Forest Invitational

2012 Highlights
• One of the most improved runners in the Atlantic Coast Conference
• Led Clemson individually in all six meets, recording a win in the season opener and five top-25 finishes
• Earned first career all-region acccolade by placing 21st at the Southeast Region Championships in Charlotte, NC on Nov. 9
• Best 8K time of the season was 24:23.4 in a sixth-place finish at the Pre-Nationals in Louisville, Ky.
• Top 10K time of career took place at the Southeast Regionals in Charlotte, where he ran 30:40.81, nearly 90 seconds ahead of his closest teammate

2011 Highlights
• Scored in all six meets for the Tigers as a first-year competitor
• Highest individual finish was sixth in Eye Opener to begin the season
• Finished 32nd at the Clemson Invitational, No. 2 on the team; had a time of 25:03.3 on the Tigers’ home course at Musser Farms
• Had nice improvement from ACC Championships to the Southeast Regionals, where he was again No. 2 on the team with a 70th-place finish and 10K time of 31:58.4

2010 Highlights
• Redshirted

Woodmont High School Highlights
• 2009 Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year
• 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 3200m (9:55.24) at the 2010 SCHSL State Championships
• Region 1-AAA champion in the 800, 1600 and 3200m in 2010

Personal
• Born 2/18/92
• Son of Ken Ramirez and Deanne Blas
• Earned undergraduate degree in environmental engineering in May 2014

Collegiate Bests
• 8,000 — 24:23.4
• 10,000 — 30:40.81

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