Grant Pollock

  • Grant
  • Pollock

  • Class
  • High School/Other
    Mills Goodwin
  • Hometown
    Richmond, Va.

Updated: March 23, 2015

2014 Cross Country: Redshirted.

2014 Outdoor: Earned All-America honors after finishing in sixth place at the NCAA Championships with a personal-best time of 3:40.41... Crowned the ACC Champion in the 1500 with a time of 3:49.31... Hit a personal best of 14:26.18 in the 5000 at the Raleigh Relays.

2014 Indoor: Earned All-America honors after runnning the 1200-meter leg of the distance meley relay at the 2014 DI Indoor Track & Field Championships... Crowned ACC Champion in the mile (4:09.30)... Posted career bests in the mile (4:01.32). the 3000-meter race (8:15.97) and the 1000-meter race (2:25.99).

2013 Cross Country: Competed in five meets for the Hokies... Finished in third place at the Mountaineer Open... Placed eighth at the VT Alumni Inviational... Earned a 33rd place at the ACC Championships with a time of 24:55.10... Placed 28th at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 29:55.40.

2013 Outdoor: Won Tech's second-ever ACC crown in the 1,500 meters as he clocked in at 3:44.18 ... Finished 20th in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA Championship (3:45.34) ... Qualified for the NCAA Championship by clocking a season best of 3:40.77 in the finals at the NCAA East prelims ... Recorded a time of 3:43.46 to advance to the final round of the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... Came in at 3:43.54 in the 1,500 meters at the Oxy Invite to earn the win ... Posted season best time of 1:51.02 in the 800 meters at the Virginia Challenge.

2013 Indoor: Ran the lead leg on the men's program's first ACC Championship winning distance medley relay team after clocking a time of (9:45.23) ... Posted a time of 2:26.87 in the 1,000 meters at the VT Challenge in his only individual race of the season.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in three races, including one as an unattached runner … Had his best race of the season at the Charlotte Invitational, finishing 14th at 24:51.01.

2012 Outdoor: Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 1500 meters (3:46.31) … Won the 1500 meters at the Colonial Relays in a personal best 3:44.79, while running the third leg on the winning 4x800 meter relay (7:32.42) … Took 10th at the ACC Championship in the 1500 meters (3:51.11), after running 3:47.73 in the prelims … Ran 3:45.88 in the 1500 meters at Stanford’s Payton Jordan Invitational … Clocked a season best 5000 meter time of 14:34.06 at the Raleigh Relays.

2012 Indoor: Ran the 1600 meter leg on the eighth place distance medley relay team at the ACC Championship (9:56.99) … Runner-up in the mile at the VT Final Qualifier in a season best 4:07.72 … Also posted a season best in the 1000 meters (2:26.19).

2011 Cross Country: Competed in four meets on the season … Posted a career-best 8k time of 24:46.60 at the Clemson Invitational and finished 18th, good for fifth on the team … Ran at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational and was 189th (26:36) … Posted a runner-up showing at the Hokie Open 6k (18:59.44).

2011 Outdoor: Set season bests in the 800 (1:55.17) and 1,500 meters (3:49.30) … Ran third leg on the third-place 4x1500 relay at the Colonial Relays (15:43.34).

2011 Indoor: Competed unattached in the 600 meters, 800 meters and mile run.

2010 Cross Country: Ran in four meets … Posted a season-best 25.53.8 for the 8k at the Charlotte Invite.

High School: 2009 Virginia AAA All-State in cross country ... 2010 Virginia AAA Central Region Champion in track in the 1,000-meters ... Placed third at the state meet in the 1,000m to earn All-State honors ... Earned prep bests of 2:29.37 in the 1,000m, 4:20.75 in the 1,600m, and 9:30.88 in the 3,200m.

Personal: Son of Chris and Claire Pollock ... Human development major.

Pollock's Collegiate XC Bests
8k: 24:46.60, Clemson Invite, 2011
Pollock's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
600m: 1:24.61 800m: 1:51.02
800m: 1:55.89 1500m: 3:40.41
1000m: 2:25.99 5000m: 14:26.18
Mile: 4:01.32
3000m: 8:15.97
italics - denotes unattached