Mark Beams
Mark Beams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vicksburg, Mich.

High School:
Vicksburg


10/17/2013

Wolverine Athlete Spotlight: Mark Beams

Men's Cross Country Athlete Spotlight: Mark Beams

10/15/2013

Beams, Ferlic and Rayyan Selected U-M Captains for 2013

Beams, Ferlic and Rayyan to Captain Men's Cross Country

11/17/2012

Wolverines Finish 23rd at NCAA Championships

Men's Cross Country Finishes 23rd at NCAA Championships

11/13/2012

Toeing the Line #9: U-M to Wrap Season at NCAA Championships

Men's Cross Country to Wrap Season at NCAA Championships

11/09/2012

Wolverines Secure Runner-up Finish at Regionals

Men's Cross Country Secures Runner-up Finish at Regionals

Last Updated: Nov. 25, 2013

At Michigan ... Team Captain (2013) ... Member of the NCAA Great Lakes Regional championship team,finishing eighth(2013)... Two-time All-Great Lakes Region (2012, '13) ... All-Big Ten second team (2012).

Senior (2013) ... Capped his career with an 86th-place finish (31:13.2) at the 10,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 23) ... Finished eighth (30:33) at the 10,000-meter NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 15), earning All-Great Lakes Region honors, and helping U-M capture the team title ... Finished 15th (24:45.5) at the 8,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Nov. 3) ... Finished 38th (23:55) at the 8,000-meter Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 19) ... Made his season debut at the 8,000-meter Cowboy Jamboree (Sept. 28), finishing 18th in 25:10.53.

Junior (2012) ... Paced the Wolverines, finishing 101st (30:43.2) at the 10,000-meter NCAA Championships (Nov. 17) ... Finished 13th (31:24) at the 10,000-meter NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 9), earning All-Great Lakes Region honors ... Finished 14th (24:12.1) at the 8,000-meter Big Ten Championships (Oct. 28), earning Second Team All-Big Ten accolades ... Placed 54th (24:01) at the 8,000-meter Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 12) ... Opened the season with a 12th-place finish (24:31.3) at the 8,000-meter Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational (Sept. 22).

Sophomore (2011) ... Capped the season with an 134th-place finish at the NCAA Championships (Nov. 21) in a time of 31:02.6 ... Recorded a 46th-place finish at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 12) in 31:25.2 to help U-M earn an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships ... Finished 64th at the Big Ten Championships (Oct. 30) in a time of 25:20 ... Ran a personal best 8,000-meter time of 25:18.2, placing 173rd at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 14) ... Clocked a time of 25:47.31 at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational (Sept. 24) to finish 19th overall.

Freshman (2010)
... Claimed 81st place (26:21.0) at the Big Ten Championships (Oct. 31) ... Clocked 25:53.9 en route to 31st place in the NCAA Pre-Nationals open race (Oct. 16) ... Finished in the 159th spot in collegiate debut at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (Oct. 2) with a 25:48.6 time.

Personal ... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Majoring in biochemistry.

Event -- Time (Date)
3,000m (I) -- 8:18.45 (1/26/13)
5,000m (I) -- 14:19.41 (2/23/13)
5,000m (O) -- 14:06.78 (4/6/13)
10,000 (O) -- 29:36.49 (4/18/13)

# Converted Time
^ Unattached
O Outdoor
I Indoor

   

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