Scott Vance
Scott Vance
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mount Eliza, Australia
High School: The Penisula School
Position: DISTANCE

 

2010 Cross Country: Ran in four meets during the season...finished third at the Ricardo Romo/Six Flags Fiesta Texas Classic (9/17) with a time of 14:56.3...ran in the NCAA South Central Regional (11/13) finishing 99th with a time of 33:55.2...2010 Outdoor Track: Competed in eight meets during the outdoor season...ran the 5000m, 3000m and 1500m...qualified for the Southland Conference championships (5/14) in the 5000m and 1500m...finish in first place at the Cactus Cup in the 5000m (3/20) with a time of 15:42.45...had three top 10 finishes during outdoor season...2010 Indoor Track: Did not run...2009 Cross Country: Due to injuries only competed in two meets during fall with his best finish coming at the Chile Pepper Festival when he finished 36th...2009 Indoor Track: competed in two indoor meets...posted Islanders third-best time of season in the mile with a time of 4:32.94 at the Leonard Hilton Memorial...also ran 4:35.68 at the Southland Conference Championship...2009 Outdoor Track: Did not compete outdoors...2008 Cross Country: First Islander across the line in each race...claimed individual crowns at the first two meets of the season...won the Islander Splash (9/26) with a time of 25:07...followed that with a win at the TLU Invitational (10/4) with a time of 25:25...just missed All-Southland Conference honors by one spot placing 11th at the championship meet with a time of 25:40...finished 29th at the NCAA South Central Regional meet in 32:23.1...2008 Indoor Track: Placed seventh in the finals of the Southland Conference Indoor Championships with a time of 4:23.97 which was his best time in the event...was the third-fastest runner in the event for the Islanders...stopped the clock in 8:46.94 in the 3,000-meter run to place ninth at the Houston Invitational...time made him the fourth-fastest Islander in the event that season... 2008 Outdoor Track: Crossed the line in 3:57.50 to place seventh in the 1,500-meter run at the Southland Conference Championship (5/11)...fastest time in the 1,500 came at the Texas Twilight (4/19) with a mark of 3:56.60 to place eighth...was the second-fastest Islander in the 1,500-meter run and eighth quickest in the Southland...finished sixth at the Rice Bayou Classic (3/29) in the 5,000 in 14:59.46 and sixth in the 800 at the Javelina Invitational (4/12) with a time of 1:58.65...2007 Cross Country: Finished in the Islanders top four in all five races...was the third Islander to finish at Rice Invitational (9/15) in 17:25 when he finished fourth...was sixth overall at the Islander Splash (9/28) in 26:32...missed a third top 10 finish and all-conference honors by five seconds when he finished 11th at the Southland Conference Championship (10/27) in 25:30...was the fourth Islander across the finish line at the South Central Region meet (11/10) and the Chile Pepper Festival finishing in 51st (32:12) and 61st (32:12)...In High School: Prepped at The Peninsula School where he ran for coach Nicky Frey...twice won the Associated Grammar Schools Cross Country Open Championship in 2004 and 2005...won Victoria state title for age group in 2001, 2002, and 2005...recorded then personal-best times of 4:05 in the 1,500-meter run and 8:29 in the 3,000-meter run.

Personal: Born Scott Graeme Vance on May 17, 1987...son of Graeme and Kathie Vance...has a sister Shelley...major is education.