2012-13 Men's Cross Country
Sanders Payne
Sanders Payne
Sanders Payne

HOMETOWNWeston, Fla.

As A Sophomore (2011)
Competed in all six competitions … finished 13th overall at the 4-mile FGCU Invitational (Sept. 2) with a time of 21:31.3 … posted an 8K time of 27:23.4 at the Vanderbilt Commodore Classic (Sept. 17) to place 75th among 190 runners … took 58th in the 162-runner field at the 8K UF Mountain Dew Invitational (Sept. 24) with a time of 27:32.34 … came across the finish line at the 27:36.0 mark at the 8K Walt Disney World Classic (Sept. 8) to place 47th among the 214 competitors … established a new personal-best 8K time of 26:33.09 at the UCF Invitational (Oct. 14) to place 14th overall … finished the season in 53rd at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship (Oct. 29) with an 8K time of 27:21.55.

As A Freshman (2010)
Posted a time of 27:42.47 at the Mt. Dew Invitational (Sept. 18) … had a career-best time of 27:04.70 at the Disney Cross Country Classic (Oct. 9) … paced the Eagles with a 23rd-place finish with a time of 27:30.00 at the Hatter Invitational (Oct. 16) … finished with a season-best time of 27:03.44 at the A-Sun Championship (Oct. 30).

High School
Was a District Champion in the two-mile at West Broward ... posted a personal record of 9:56 in the event ... won the Broward County Athletic Association Cross Country meet with a time of 16:46.34 in the 5K.

Son of Blaine and Phil Payne ... born March 5, 1992 ... finance major with a minor in real estate ... was born in Texas ... his brother Shane plays basketball at Florida ... would like to own a successful business.