Lance Underwood
Lance Underwood
Year: So.
Hometown: Blairsville, Ga.
High School: Union County
Major: Physics

Awards/Honors

  • 2018-19 PBC Presidential Scholar
  • 2018 - two top-20 finishes, 27th at PBC Championship, 65th at NCAA Regional

At Georgia College

Major: Physics

High School

  • Union County High in Blairsville, Ga.
  • Head coach: Paige Dyer
  • Four-year team MVP
  • Four-year All-Region
  • Two-time Top-10 State Finishes
  • 2018 Blitz XC Runner of the Year
  • Holds school record in 5K
  • 15:58 in the 5K
  • Also lettered in track and soccer
  • Two-year soccer team MVP
  • All-Region First Team soccer
  • 10:10 in the 3200m on the track
  • Two-time Top-10 in state in 3200m
  • Holds school record in the 3200m

Personal

  • Born April 29
  • Parents: Kurtis and Carol Underwood
  • Favorite athlete: Sadie Underwood
  • Chose GC because "I loved the small-town atmosphere and the small, close-knit team"
  • Biggest sports thrill: running a personal best
  • Thing that scares you the most: not being able to play sports
  • Pre-race ritual: eat pasta the night before and the same lunch before every race
  • Favorite movie: Hacksaw Ridge
  • Favorite TV show: Sportscenter
  • Lives by the motto: "I'm getting ready to."

2018 Top Times [6 races]

8K 26:39 PBC Championship 11/3
10K 34:37 NCAA Regional 11/17