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Joseph Beamish
Class: JR
Major: Accounting
Hometown: Dunedin, New Zealand
Previous School: John McGlashan

2016 at Taylor: Emerged as strong second runner for Trojans until injury cut season short … Competed in first four races of the season … Notched personal-best time of 25:37.3 at Bethel Invite during final outing of year … Bethel Invite time marked second-straight sub-25:45 effort … Crossed under 26:35 in all four outings … Finished as TU’s second-fastest individual in all four races … Finished top-15 in all four events, including a trio of top-10’s and two top-five efforts … Ran eighth and ninth-fastest individual times of the season for Trojans … Named NAIA Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Crossroads League.

2015 at Taylor: Made major strides in second season with program … Took the course in all seven races for TU … Ran season-best mark of 26:06.8 to finish seventh overall at Bethel Invite … Racked up four sub-27:00 performances … Posted eighth, 10th and 12th fastest individual times of the season for Taylor …  Scored in five-of-seven meets for Trojans … Opened season by crossing inside team’s top-three finishers in three-of-four races … Claimed five top-50 showings … Ended 33rd overall at Crossroads League Championships … Finished 196th at NAIA National Championships.

2014 at Taylor: Competed in three races for Trojans during rookie season … Took 13th-of-101 overall and was TU’s fourth-best finisher at Ray Bullock Invite to open career … Ended 49th at Crossroads League Championships ... Crossed tape with sub-28:00 time in all three outings … Logged season-best mark of 27:45.7 in season-opener.

Prep: Earned six varsity letters for Richard Barker during time at John McGlashan High in home country of New Zealand … Also raced at club level for Hill City University … Claimed New Zealand High School Steeplechase Championship.

Personal: Son of Philip and Anne Beamish … Majoring in accounting … Minoring in finance.

2016 Men's Cross Country Roster
Roster for 2016 Men's Cross Country Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Joseph BeamishJR  Dunedin, New ZealandJohn McGlashan
Micah BraggSO  Xenia, OHDayton Christian
Benjamin ByrdSO  Danville, INCovenant Christian
Stephen ChoJR  Fishers, INHamilton Southeastern
Tanner DyeSR  New Castle, INNew Castle
Joey FergusonSO  Chanhassen, MNChanhassen
Nathan FillFR  Greenwood, INCenter Grove
Jordan FlorianSR  Baroda, MILakeshore
Austin GibsonSO  Dyer, INIlliana Christian
Matt HallSR  Crete, ILIlliana Christian
Seth HardenSO  Arlington Heights, ILJohn Hersey
Garrett HendersonFR  Greenwood, INGreenwood
Tyler KoteskeyJR  Fort Wayne, INHomestead
Connor LeggeFR  Midland, MIMidland
Shauntis LewisFR  Fort Wayne, INSnider
Landry LongSO  Whiteland, INWhiteland Community
Wes NoyesJR  Wheaton, ILWheaton North
Reid OttoFR  Carmel, INCarmel
Aaron ScottSR  West Liberty, OHWest Liberty Salem
Kyle SheltonJR  Channahon, ILMinooka Community
Hunter SmithFR  Greenwood, INGreenwood
Jonathan TaylorJR  LaGrange, KYPortland Christian