2018-19: Ran 29:42 (46th) at the Eye Opener ... Improved to run a season's best 27:59 (122nd) at the Queen City Invite ... Led the team with an 8k time of 28:07 (77th) at the Vertcross Invite ... Ran 29:05 (53rd) at the Big South Championship.
2017-18: Ran 28:51 (39th) at the Eye Opener ... Finished in 29:21 (42nd) at the Winthrop Invitational ... Ran a 4-mile of 22:30 at the Asheville Invitational ... Improved to run 28:30 (11th) at the Will Wilson Invitational ... Ran a personal-best 26:59 (62nd) at the Queen City Invite ... PR of 26:59 ranks ninth all-time for the program ... Finished the season running 29:20 (57th) at the Big South Championship.
HS PR: 5k – 16:08; 3200m – 10:14; 1600m – 4:36; 800m – 2:09
HIGH SCHOOL: Ran five seasons of cross country and track at Cave Spring High School for head coach Tommy Maguire … Won the 2016 Nike Cross Country Southeast Regional meet with a PR of 16:08 … Two-time team captain … Earned All-State honors twice … Named to Footlocker's All-South team twice … Also was a midfielder on the soccer team.
PERSONAL: Banner Plumb was born to Leanna and Mnason Plumb … Has four older siblings: Jeshurun, Nathaniel, Jacob and Mercy … Plans to major in business.