Chris is a freshman on the Golden Eagle squad and brings with
him an established career from high school...brings a competitive
attitude to the course...also a solid achiever in the
classroom...selected as a member of the Athletic Director's Honor
Roll in recognition of his academic efforts.
AT TECH - (2009-10): Chris ran in all seven races in the cross country season and competed strongly during his freshman campaign...placed second in three races and third in another...achieved his best time of 27:24 at Sewanee, one of the meets where he attained a second-place finish...placed fifth for the team at the OVC meet and finished with a team sixth-place showing in the NCAA South Regional meet.
HIGH SCHOOL: Chris comes to Tech from Hamblen
High School West in Morristown...he was a consistent and leading
presence for the Trojans...competed both in cross country for Coach
Raymond Farmer and track for Coach Alvin Sanders...won MVP honors
for distance running for both track and cross country in his
freshman and sophomore years...in his senior year, he was named the
Most Consistent Runner in cross country...while with the Trojans,
the team was state runners-up in 2008...best 5K time is 16:16, and
best 3200m time is 9:46...also a strong performer in
academics...recieved First Honors and was named among the Who's Who
PERSONAL: The son of Thomas and Barbara Bishop...born February 6, 1991 in Saginaw, Michigan...majoring in engineering.