Indoors: Competed in 3,000m (8:27.82) in SEC Indoor Championships … Established career best of 8:09.01 in 3,000m at Husky Classic … Set career best of 4:15.53 in mile at Razorback Invitational.
Competed in two meets… Ran a season-best 9:31.05 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Arkansas Twilight…
Red-shirt Freshman (2018)
Competed in three meets during the indoor season… Set persona-bests of 3:51.91 in the 1,500-meters, 8:55.81 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, and 14:47.87 in the 5,000-meters…
Utilized a red-shirt during his first season campus.
Three-time UIL 6A All-State runner for cross country (2013, 2014, 2015) … UIL 6A District 5 champion in his final year running for Keller HS … Placed seventh at the UIL 6A State Championships in 2015 … Four-time UIL 6A District 5 champion on the track … Four-year letter winner in cross country and track and field with PRs of mile (1,600m): 4:21, two mile (3200m): 9:25 and 5K (on the track): 15:15.
Born on Sept. 7, 1997 … Son of Eric and Kelly Persyn … Has a younger brother; Carson and sister; Rylie … Majoring in business marketing.