William Ivey
William Ivey
Height: 6-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
High School: Spring Valley
Sport(s): CC/T&F

Junior Year (2013-14): A member of the Furman 4x1500m relay team that set a new Paladin record with a time of 15:45.98 at the Raleigh Relays, breaking the old record of 15:47.52, set in 2012…posted a career-best cross country 8K time of 25:02.0 at the Furman Invitational…won the 800m with a time of 1:54.97 to open the indoor season at the Emory Crossplex Invitational…finished third with a career-best 1:53.26 in the 800m at the SoCon Indoor Championships, earning All-SoCon honors…also ran on the Furman DMR team that captured All-SoCon honors with a second-place finish (10:06.83) at the league indoor championships…took second place with a time of 1:52.81 in the 800m at the Blue Shoes Invitational…placed eighth in the 800m at the league’s outdoor meet…named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Year (2012-13):  Placed fifth with a time of 15:29.8 at the Gene Mullin Cross Country Invitational…finished 11th (17:25.0) at the Mountaineer Open Cross Country Meet…won the 800m with a time of 1:56.1 at the Tiger Paw Indoor Invitational…a member of the Paladin DMR team that finished second with a time of 10:13.2 at the Clemson indoor meet…placed fifth in both the 800m (1:55.4) and the DMR (10:31.1) at the Southern Conference Indoor Championships…finished second in the 800m at the Blue Shoes Track Invitational, posting a time of 1:53.43…recorded a career-best time of 1:52.51 to place fifth in the 800m at the league outdoor meet…a member of the Paladin 4x400m relay team that finished seventh with a time of 3:28.20 at the SoCon Outdoor Championships…tallied a career-best time of 3:55.94 in the 1,500m at the Duke Outdoor Invitational, garnering tenth place…a member of the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Year (2011-12):  Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team for his performance in the 800m at both the indoor and outdoor league meets…recorded an 8K season-best time of 26:40.0 at the Blue Ridge XC Open…turned in a time of 1:55.21 for fifth place in the qualifying heats of the 800m at the league indoor championships, then finished fourth with a season-best time of 1:54.77 in the finals of the event…a member of the winning Paladin DMR team at the ETSU indoor meet…placed third in his qualifying heat of the 800m at the SoCon Outdoor Championships with a season-best time of 1:52.97, then claimed eighth place in the finals with a time of 2:07.49…finished second in the 800m at the Emory Outdoor Classic (1:55.72) and in the developmental race of the Duke Outdoor Invitational (1:55.18)…captured third place with a time of 4:07.34 in the 1,500m at the Furman Outdoor Invitational…named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

High School:  A member of the state champion 4x400m relay team his senior season…placed second in the 800m at the state championship meet as a senior…ran on the 4x800m relay team that won the state championship, setting a state record, his junior season, and on the state championship team in the event his sophomore season…won the region championship in the 800m, 1600m, and 4x400m his senior season…led Spring Valley to four-consecutive track region championships and to state runner-up finishes his junior and senior seasons…chosen track and cross country MVP as a junior and senior…two-time all-region selection for cross country.

Personal:  William Ivey was born on September 25, 1992 in Columbia, S.C.…son of Lentz and Carol Ivey…majoring in chemistry.