Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbia, Mo.
High School: Rock Bridge HS
Experience: 3 Years


2016: Competed in three meets for the Roos … Finished first for UMKC at the Rim Rock Farm Classic with a time of 25:48.1 in the 8K race … Turned in the 31st fastest time at the WAC Championships, crossing the line in 26:40.00 … Closed his junior season at the NCAA Midwest Regional.

2015: Opened the season at the Bob Timmons Classic, where he was the 21st student-athlete to cross the line with a time of 20:08.9 in the 5K race … Finished 13th at the Forest Park Festival with a 5K time of 16:04.00 … Clocked in an 8K time of 26:54.00 at the Roy Griak Invitational … Shaved time off of his 8K performance by finishing 26th at the Pre-National Invitational with a time of 24:41.5 … Finished second for the Roos and eighth overall at the WAC Championships with a time of 24:49.24 … Turned in a 10K time of 31:27.7 at the NCAA Midwest Regional.


2014: Redshirt

2013: Opened the season at the Bob Timmons Classic with a eighth place finish in the 6K in a time of 20:03.93… finished 21st at the Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational with a time of 26:38.30 in the 8K…  placed 65th at the Adidas Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 26:52.20 in the 8K… came in 63rd at the ISU Pre-Nationals with a time of 26:09.12 in the 8K… finished 18th at the WAC Championships in the 8K with a time of 26:25.10… placed 122nd at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 32:45.10 in the 10K.

High School: Recorded personal best times of 15:40 in the 5K, 9:14 (a school record) in 3,200 meters, and 4:20 in 1,600 meters... Placed third, second, first and ninth, respectively, in four years competing in the state meet.

Personal: Born on February 14, 1995, in Columbia, Missouri… Son of James and Chris Keown... Siblings are Ben and Jimmy… Brother, Jimmy, ran track and cross country at UMKC... Majoring in chemistry.

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