Cross Country

 Aaron Derner
Aaron  Derner


Waterford, Wis.

High School:
Waterford Union HS




Derner and Cowgirls Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Wyoming Women Claim Accolade for 10th-Straight Year


Bowen and Derner Earn All-Region Honors at Regional Meet

Both Cowboys Could Claim Individual Bids to NCAA Championships


Cross Country Squads Seek NCAA Bids at Friday’s Mountain Regional

Wyoming's Amos Bowen Qualified Last Season as Individual


Derner Paces Cowboys to Historic Showing at MW Meet

Senior Places Fourth Individually to Lead Cowboys to Fourth as a Team


Cowboys and Cowgirls Head to Reno for MW Cross Country Championships

Bowen and White Seek Second-Straight All-MW Honors

2015-16: Finished as Wyoming's first or second runner in all five meets during the season, including three races as the top showing was a fourth-place overall finish in 26:37 at the Mountain West Championships to earn All-MW First Team...also ran the 10th-fastest eight kilometers in program history with a 24:24 at the Louisville Pre-Nationals...posted the 12th-fastest 10 kilometers with a 30:29 at the NCAA Mountain Regional...placed 20th at the meet to earn All-Region the classroom was named a USTFCCCA All-Academic Individual...named MW Academic All-Conference in the classroom.

2014-15: Placed in Wyoming's top three in five of six meets during the season, despite being slowed by an showing was second overall at the season-opening Aggie Invite in 20:45 to finish as the top Cowboy...earned Mountain West Athlete of the Week for his efforts...also placed sixth at the Montana State Invite in 25:13...was UW's third runner at the Washington Invite, MW Championships and NCAA Mountain Regional...named MW Academic All-Conference and a MW Scholar Athlete in the classroom.

2013-14: One of Wyoming's most consistent runners, finishing in the top four in all six meets....was in UW's top three in five performance was a 30:13 at the NCAA Mountain Regional to finish 30th overall and as UW's second runner...his time was the fifth-fastest 10 kilometers by a Cowboy since 1990...ran a 17:53 for fifth at the Highlander Invite and the fifth-fastest 6 kilometers by a Cowboy since 1990...also claimed a top-10 finish at the Utah Valley Invite in 18:31 for fourth...named MW Academic All-Conference and a MW Scholar Athlete in the classroom.

2012-13: Placed in Wyoming's top two finishers in all six meets during the season...finished in third place at the Rust Buster in 19:00 ... placed fourth at the Montana St. Invitational in 24:59 ... earned a 16th-place mark at the Rocky Mountain Shootout in 25:54 ... achieved fourth place at the Highlander Invitational in 17:52 ... achieved 26th place at the Mountain West Championship in 25:13 ... competed in the NCAA Mountain Regional for 49th place in 31:38 ... named MW Academic All-Conference and a MW Scholar-Athlete.

2011-12: Redshirted ... did not compete during the cross country season.

High School: Lettered four years in track and three in cross country while attending Waterford Union ... in cross country, was named Racine County Runner of the Year twice and Southern Lakes Conference Runner of the Year three times ... holds several school records in both track and cross country and was team captain of both squads ... a National Honor Society member and senior class president.

Personal: Born June 14 in Burlington, Wis., to Tim and Mary Derner ... has one brother ... majoring in international studies and history ... also recruited by Minnesota and Bradley.

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