Kids Club
James Saxton
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: La Crosse, Wis.
High School: La Crosse Central
Experience: 2 Letters
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(206985103)
Saxton Photos

2013 Outdoor Ran a personal best 1:53.35 in the 800m to finish fourth at the MVC Outdoor Championships…ninth place finish in the 800m at the Drake Relays...2013 Indoor Ranked seventh in the conference in the 800m…third place finisher in the 800m at the Iowa Invitational...2012 Cross Country Placed 117th at Bradley Classic in 27:59 (8K)...finished 11th at Grand View Invitational...57th at Oz Memorial meet.

Prep — Four-year track and three-year cross country letterwinner at LaCrosse Central High...earned relay state championships in Wisconsin Division 1 in the 4x800 in 2011 and 4x400 in 2012...helped lead team to a third place state finish in 2011 and second place in 2012...three-time academic honor award recipient...high school teammate of Drake team member, Ali Jandal.

Personal — Biology major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...earned MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award for 2012-13...son of Mark and Laura of Andrew...born in May, 1994 in Maryland.

Personal Bests

400m - 52.29

800m - 1:53.35

Mile - 4:33.85