Competed unattached at the EMU Fall Classic, finishing with a time of 15:25.10 and placing eighth overall.
Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track, and two-year letterwinner in wrestling at Queen Creek High School ... Captain of his cross country team 2008-2010 and of his track and field team in 2010 ... Cross country team was First Team All-Region and State in 2007, 2008, and 2009 ... Cross Country All-American in 2009 ... Arizona Dairy Association All-American ... Awarded Arizona Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2009 ... Was Cross country East Region Runner of the year as a freshman and a sophomore ... As a senior, was cross country Individual State Champion ... Came in sixth at Nike Nationals with a time of 15:16 ... Individual State Champion in the 3,200m, 1,600m, and 800m ... In track and field, was First Team All-Region and State in 2008, 2009, and 2010 ... Awarded Arizona Track Runner of the Year in 2010 ... In wrestling, was First Team All-Region, Region Champion, and Second Team All-State in 2008.
Born May 5, 1991 ... Son of Shaun and Ellie Hardt ... Sisters Whitney and Kari ran cross country/track at Arizona State University ... Plans to major in Kinesiology.