Prior to UTA: Ran a sixth place with a time of 31:56.50 over 10 kilometers for East Central Oklahoma University at the NCAA Division II South Central Regional and advanced to the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships... finished 27th in the nation and earned NCAA Division II American honors for ECU in 2005... His 10K effort of 32:55.7 led the Tigers to a school-best finish of 11th at the NCAA Division II national championships... Styles took fifth at regionals and was 11th in the Lone Star Conference Championships... a three-time all-conference performer, two-time NCAA all-South Central region... was 10th at the LSC championships as a sophomore in 2004... named Academic All-Lone Star Conference and NCAA Division II Academic All-American... served as the LSC representative on the NCAA Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in 2004-05. High School: A three-time state runner-up at Holliday High School... named all-state in cross country twice and was a state qualifier in the 3,200-meter run... personal best times include: 16:20 over 5K, 9:48 in the 3,200 meters and 4.33 in the 1,600 meters... member of A-B honor roll, Who's Who Among American High School Students and top 10 Texas Students. Personal: Born March 8, 1984 in Holliday, Texas... is the son of Kirk and Jolene Styles... majoring in physical education.
M. Track: Taco Talk with John Sauerhage
M. Track: This week in UTA Athletics