2013: Competed in four races as a plebe ... opened the year as the team's No. 16 runner , posting a 5K time of 16:34.97 at the Army Open ... was the team's 13th finisher at Cornell, with a five mile time of 27:21.2 ... was 135th of 210 runners at the Iona Meet of Champions with an 8K time of 27:58.78 ... ended the season with a 64th place finish at the Patriot League Champions with a time of 27:38.71 as the team's No. 11 runner ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Two-time all-state runner out of Brentwood Academy ... earned the certificates following his junior and senior seasons ... bounced back from an injury-riddled sophomore year to have strong junior and senior seasons ... two-time team captain ... cross country team MVP senior year ... named Midstate Runner of the Year in 2012-13 ... twice named All-Midstate ... National Honor Society member ... Best Student Founder's Award.
Personal: William Brown Bailey ... born in Atlanta, Ga. ... son of Bill and Harriet Bailey ... sister, Betsy ... first member of his family to embark on a military career ... has run competitively since sixth grade ... enjoys swimming, hiking and playing strategy board games during his free time ... credits high school coach Marshall Smith with having the most influence on his running career ... undeclared major.