Ethan Donley

Position Distance
Height 6'0"
Class Junior
Hometown Lawrence, Kan.
High School Lawrence Free State

CAREER RESULTS

Career Highlights
2019 Indoor Big 12 Champion (DMR)
2018 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 Second Team

2019 CROSS COUNTRY (Jr.)
Opened the season with a 27th-place finish in the men’s 8K race at the Rim Rock Collegiate Classic (10/5) with a time of 27:09.9.

2019 OUTDOOR (So.)
Notched a first place finish in the 1,500-meter run (section B) with a time of 3:59.23 at the Texas Relays (3/27-3/30) … Won the unseeded 800-meter run at the 92nd Kansas Relays (4/17-20) with a personal-best time of 1:53.28 … Recorded a personal-best time of 1:52.19 in the 800-meter run at the National Relay Championships (4/26-4/27), for a sixth-place finish.

2019 INDOOR (R-So.)
Finished third in the 1,000-meter run at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18) with a time of 2:32.15 … Won the 1,000-meter run (PM session) with a time of 2:28.92 and helped the distance medley relay to a first place finish with a combined time of 10:21.81 at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-1/26) … A member of the Big 12 Champion distance medley relay team that finished with a combined time of 9:57.78 at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/22-2/23).

2018 CROSS COUNTRY (So.)
Finished eighth for the Jayhawks and 14th overall at the season-opening Bob Timmons Classic (9/1) with a time of 20:09.1 in the men’s 6K … Placed 14th overall at the Rim Rock Classic (9/29) in the men’s 8K with a time of 25:15.4 … Finished 148th at the Pre-National Invitational (10/13) with an 8K time of 25:31.96 … Placed 50th in the Big 12 Championship (10/26) with a time of 25:57.4.

2017 CROSS COUNTRY (R-Fr.)
Did not compete.

2016 CROSS COUNTRY (Fr.) 
Utilized redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track for coach Steve Heffernan at Lawrence Free State High School … Champion in the 800 meters at the 2016 6A Kansas State Track & Field Championships with a time of 1:53.95 and in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:15.64 … Also claimed the 2015 6A Kansas State 800-meter title with a time of 1:56.59 … First-place finisher at the 2016 6A Regional #2 track meet in the 800 meters with a time of 1:56.99 and in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:27.67 … Took third at the 2015 6A Kansas State Cross Country Championships with a time of 15:59.60 … Achieved personal-best 5K time of 15:34.00 at the 2015 Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional.

PERSONAL
Son of Milan and Julie Donley … Has two siblings, Hailey and Ana … His father, Milan, is the Director of the KU Relays for Kansas Athletics … His mother, Julie, competed in the 800 meters at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona … Majoring in exercise science … Aspires to become a coach or chiropractor.