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Galen Keene
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 140
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Brevard, N.C.
High School: Patton H.S.
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Galen Keene Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 11/25/2010

2011 Outdoor: Posted a 16th-place finish in the 400 meter dash with a personal best time of 51.53 at the 2011 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Picked up a sixth-place finish in the 400 meter dash with a time of 52.39 and a ninth-place finish in the 200 meter dash with his time of 23.44 at the Carolina's Cup ... Earned an eighth-place finish with a time of 12:00.19 in the 3000 meter steeplechase event at the Terrier Relays ... Also recorded an eighth-place finish in the 800 meter run at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational with a time of 2:05.48 ... Posted a time of 23.45 in the 200 meter dash at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational ... One leg of the 4x400 meter relay team that recorded a 10th-place finish with a time of 3:24.90 at the 49er Classic ... Turned in a time of 23.51 in the 200 meter dash and a time of 52.34 in the 400 meter dash at the 49er Classic.

2010-11 Indoor: Provided a key leg for the distance medley relay team which finished eighth at the 2010-11 Big South Conference Indoor Championships (11:07.81) ...  Came in 16th in the 500 meter dash at the Liberty Open, clocking in at 1:11.16 ... Recorded a season best time of 53.29 in the 400 meter dash at the Appalachian Collegiate Indoor ... Was a part of the 4x400 meter relay team which placed fifth at the Appalachian Collegiate Indoor (3:29.94) ... Anchored the sixth-place 4x400 meter relay team at the Appalachian Opener (3:28.82).

High School: Was a three sport athlete at Patton High School, lettering in soccer, cross country and track & field ... A two-time All-Conference performer ... A regional qualifier in the 400 meter days, 4x800 relay and the 4x400 meter relay as a senior ... Was the conference champion in the 400 meter dash his senior season ... Helped his track & field team to first place at the conference meet as a senior ... Conference runner-up in the 4x400, 4x800 and the triple jump as a senior ... An All-State qualifier in the 4x400 as a junior ... Placed fifth in the 4x400 meter relays at the state meet his senior season ... Posted personal best marks of 41'8" in the triple jump, 51.08 in the 400 meter dash and 2:21 in the 800 meter run during his senior campaign ... A President Scholar Award winner ... Also a North Carolina scholar award winner ... Won the Academic Excellence Award and graduated with honors.

Personal: Galen Patrick Keene was born on August 16, 1992 ... Son of Ardie Peters ... Has three older siblings ... Intends to major in Computer Science.

 


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