Hometown: Ponte Vedra, Fla.
Previous School: Nease HS
Major: Sports Medicine
2011-12 All-Gulf South Conference Second Team - Details
2012-2013: Finished 35th overall (28:23.60) on an 8,000-meter course at the Gulf South Conference Championships … Placed 43rd overall (27:01) on an 8,000-meter course at the USF Golden Gate Invite … Finished 10th overall (27:11.60) on an 8,000-meter course at the Fleet Feet Invitational … Placed 64th overall (27:52.50) on an 8,000-meter course at the Florida State Invitational … Finished 51st overall (29:07.60) on an 8,000-meter course at the Gulf Coast Stampede … Placed 228th overall (34:45.00) on a 10,000-meter course at the Chili Pepper Festival.
2011-2012: Named to the 2011 All-GSC Second Team his freshman year at UWF ... Had two top-5 finishes and five top-25 finishes on the season ... Was among the top five Argonaut finishers in every race except one ... Finished third overall at the Mississippi College Season Opener 5k (16:06) and second overall at the Watson Ford Invitational 8k (26:39) ... Recorded his personal and season best 8k time at the Watson Ford Invitational helping UWF place first in the meet ... Placed 16th overall to help UWF place second at the Gulf South Conference Championships 8k (27:32) ... finished 33rd overall and fifth on the team to help UWF to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA South Regional Championships 10k (34:22).
High School: Lettered for four seasons at Nease High School... Also played football and ran track & field... Was an All-State, All-District and All-Region runner as a senior... Named to Nease's All-Time Top-10 Cross Country Runners list... Was a team captain in his final two seasons... Won Nease's Courage Award as a senior... Also earned All-State honors in track & field... Led Nease's cross country team to a Conference Championship as a junior and a District Championship as a senior... Participated on two team's that earned Top-10 results in State Championship competition... Worked for the student newspaper in high school
Personal: Son of John and Mary Roach... Has one sibling, Lanna... Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity and as a youth camp counselor... Enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee in his spare time.