John Fowler
John Fowler
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bellevue, Wash.
High School: Bellevue
Position: Distance
Major: Mathematics
College: Pomona

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed his second year as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Cross Country and Track and Field teams…Ranks third in program history in the 5000 (14:27.62).

2014-15 (track and field): All-SCIAC...National Qualifier (5000)...SCIAC All-Academic team...USTFCCCA All-Academic selection...Finished in third place (out of 46) at the SCIAC Championships to earn all-league honors...Qualified for the nationals with a personal-best 14:27.62...Ended up ninth at the NCAA Division III Championships (out of 20), missing All-America honors by one place...Broke the track record at La Verne in the 5000.

2014-15 (cross country): First-team All-SCIAC...All-West Region...Finished 41st at the NCAA Cross Country Championships...Was third at the SCIAC Championships (tops on the Sagehens) with a 25:56.11...Also led the team with a third-place finish at the NCAA West Regionals with a 25:30.4...Fourth at SCIAC Multi-Duals in 25:41.36 and third at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational in 25:22.8.

2013-14 (track)...SCIAC All-Academic team selection...(cross country): First-team All-SCIAC...All-West Region...Pomona-Pitzer's top finisher at nationals (82nd place)...Finished sixth at the SCIAC Championships with a 26:13.42...Ended fifth at the NCAA West Regionals with a 25:11.80 to help the Sagehens to a team title (its first since 1982).

2013-14 (cross country): First-team All-SCIAC...All-West Region...Pomona-Pitzer's top finisher at nationals (82nd place)...Finished sixth at the SCIAC Championships with a 26:13.42...Ended fifth at the NCAA West Regionals with a 25:11.80 to help the Sagehens to a team title (its first since 1982).

2012-13 (track): All-SCIAC (5000 meters)...Finished in fifth place overall (out of 54 competitors) in the 5000 meters at the SCIAC Track and Field Championships, with a time of 14:57.50...Had a top time of 14:47.93, moving him into the top ten in Sagehen history (seventh place).

2012-13 (Cross country): All-SCIAC...All-West Region...Was a top five runner all season for the Sagehens...Came in sixth place in the 2012 SCIAC Championships (out of 134 competitors) with a 26:12.89, the third fastest time on the Sagehens...Was 15th at the NCAA West Regionals with a 24:58.81...Was the second Pomona-Pitzer runner to finish at the NCAA Division III Championships, recording a 25:51.70 to finish in 124th place out of 280 runners, giving him a top-half finish.

High School: Attended Bellevue (Wash.) High School) where he competed on the cross country and track and field teams...Finished 11th in state in the 5k as a senior, 20th in state in the 5k as a junior, and ninth in state in 3200m as senior…Personal best times were 15:41 (5K), 9:11 (3200m), and 4:22 (1600m)…Earned a 4.0 GPA and AP Scholar with Distinction honors.

Personal: Attends Pomona College, where he majors in mathematics…Lists Galen Rupp and Russell Wilson as his favorite athletes…Favorite books are Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles and The Things They Carried…Favorite movies are Fantastic Mr. Fox and American Gangster.