Josh Hardin
Josh Hardin
Year: RS-Senior
Hometown: Sterling, VA
Previous College: College of William and Mary
Position: Distance

Academic Notes: Pursuing a MA in Secondary Education.


2013 Cross Country: Had an impressive last run... Top finish came at the Big Sky Championships where he finished 7th with a time of 24:58.08... Finished tenth at the Mountain Region Championships with a time of 29:49.0... Finished 75th at the NCAA National Championships with a time of 31:04.2 helping NAU to a second place finish... All-Big Sky... All-Mountain Region 


Before NAU: Attended College of William and Mary… Cross Country: 2x Southeast All-Region, NCAA Participant, CAA rookie of the year, 2x All CAA (runner-up), 8k PR- 23:52. Indoor Track and Field: IC4A 5,000m Champion. Outdoor Track and Field: 3 x qualifier for NCAA preliminary regional round in the 10,000m, won 5,000m and 10,000m double at CAA championship in '13 and was 4x All CAA. PR's: 10,000m- 29:28, 5,000m- 14:04 (indoors).



High School: Attended Potomac Falls HS… Six-time all-state honoree, twice in cross country and four times in track ... Bronze medalist at the NXN Southeast Regional, qualifying to the Nike Cross National meet ... Three-time Loudoun Runner of the Year by the Washington Post Extra ... First-team All-Met by the Washington Post ... Won seven district titles, three in cross country and four in track ... Also played lacrosse for two years, earning first-team all-district honors both seasons ... Named to the all-region team ... Holds four school records in lacrosse.



Personal: Born to Clay and Hong Hardin on May 12, 1991… Chose NAU to run with a great team in hopes of winning a national championship as well as being coached by Coach Eric Heins.