UNC Track & Field Bio
 Steve Magnuson
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Personal Records:

XC 8K - 24:34 • 800 - 1:53.82 1,500 - 3:51.56 • Mile - 4:05.60 • 3,000 - 8:09.84 • Steeplechase - 8:57.29 • 5,000 - 14:30.32

2013 Cross Country: Raced twice for the Tar Heels • Placed 72nd at the ACC Championships • Also competed at the Virginia Panorama Farms Invitational.

Junior: NCAA First Round Qualifier in the steeplechase • Earned a personal best in the steeplechase at the Raleigh Relays to lead the team in the event in 8:57.29 • Raced a PR in the 1,500 at the Kent Taylor Outdoor Invitational as he finished in 3:51.65 • Competed in the inaugural McAfee Mile and earned PR of 4:05.60 • Earned All-ACC honors in the 3,000 with his third-place and new personal record 8:09.84 • Also competed in the mile with an indoor season-best 4:11.13 at an exclusive mile invitational • Competed in three consecutive meets for Carolina during the cross country season, including the Notre Dame Invitational, the Wisconsin Invitational and the ACC Championships • Placed 58th at the conference meet • Raced a new personal best in the 8K at Wisconsin, finishing in 24:34.

Sophomore: Ran in two races for the Tar Heels in 2011 cross country • Finished 48th at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational • Finished 60th at ACC Cross Country Championships • Ran the 3,000 Steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Championships in 9:19.25 • Competed in the mile and 3,000 for the indoor season.

Freshman: Finished 68th at ACC Championships • Finished 78th out of more than 200 runners at Wisconsin Adidas Invite • Finished 105th at NCAA Pre- National Invite • Competed at the ACC Indoor Championships in the mile • Did not compete during the outdoor season

Prep: A two-time qualifier for the Footlocker National Cross Country Championships • Finished 11th in 2009 • The 2009 state cross country champion and a member of the 2009 state track and field team champions • Has personal records of 1:53.82 in the 800, 4:12.04 in the 1,600, and 8:58 in the 3,200.

Personal: Majoring in economics • Steven Michael Magnuson is the son of Gert and Mike Magnuson • Has one sister and one brother • Participates in the Carolina Leadership Academy • Born June 25, 1991.


Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oro Valley, Ariz.
High School: Ironwood High School
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