James Watters
James Watters
Height: 6-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: St. Pius X
2007: Scored in the top 5 for all six meets...ran a season and personal best 8K time of 28:03.72 at the Memphis Twilight...other strong finishes included a 28:39.35 at the Rhodes Invitational and a 17:34.68 at the Coach "O" Invitational (5K).
2006: Ran in six of eight events...ran a season best 8K time of 28:09.89 at the Auburn Invitational and a 29:15:69 at the Sewanee Invitational.

Pre BSC: Ran for Jon Hall at St. Pius X in Atlanta, Ga....won the Righteous Runner Award his senior year...personal records: 18:20 (5K), 4:53 (1600m), 2:04 (800m), 52.7 (400m)...ran a 2.04 on his leg of the 4x800 relay to help team to a time of 8:03...placed 20th in the Region 6 4A Championships with a time of 18:51.

PERSONAL: Majoring in biology with a minor in economics…birthday is May 24, 1988…son of Tom and Katherine Watters.