"Dylan is another one of our athletes who made tremendous progress last spring. He ran 3:47 for 1500m and made the Pac-10 final in the 1500m. He has had tremendous growth as an athlete and person and has the focus and talent to be one the very best in the Pac-10. He is the wild card for us this year."
Arizona State: Ranks 10th all-time in ASU history in the indoor 3,000m run after clocking a time of 8:13.92 during the 2010 indoor season... 2010 Outdoor: Advanced to the NCAA Preliminary Round West Site in the 1,500m run after taking 11th in the Pac-10 Championships... ran a personal-best time of 3:47.40 to finish eighth at the Sun Angel Track Classic... ran the 5,000m race once... 2010 Indoor: Ran the 3,000m race twice on the season... finished 21st at the MPSF Championships... 2009 XC: Competed in five races, including his first appearance in the NCAA Championships... finished 189th at the NCAA meet... took a season-best 25th at the Pac-10 Championships and was 62nd in the west region... opened the year with a 58th-place showing at the Notre Dame Invitational... 2009 Outdoor: Competed in two events at the Pac-10 Championships... placed 17th in the 5000m run and 19th in the 1500m run... ran a personal-best 3:48.70 to finish fourth at the Double Dual in the 1500m... 2009 Indoor: Did not compete... 2008 XC: Ran in five races for the Sun Devils... finished 52nd at the Pac-10 Championships... took 26th at the Dave Murray Invitational, his first race in uniform for ASU... 2008 Track: Redshirted... competed in the 1,500m run at the U.S. Junior Championships and placed 11th overall... 2007 XC: Redshirted... competed in three races as an unattached athlete... placed 11th in the junior men's 8000m race at the 2008 USA Cross Country Championships... finished fifth at the Canyon West Classic... placed among the Top 20 in all four races he ran.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Mead High School (Spokane, Wash.)... lettered four times each in cross country and track & field... captained both teams as a senior... two-time all-state and all-league selection in cross country... added all-state honors in track & field in 2006 and 2007 and all-league honors as a junior... competed for one of the top high school cross country programs in the nation that was consistently ranked among the top teams in the nation... squad placed third (2004), fourth (2005) and fifth (2006) at the Nike Team Nationals... helped MHS to state runner-up honors his last two seasons... regional cross country champion as a senior... team MVP on the track as a junior after winning the district and regional crowns in the 3,200m run.
Personal: Major is business sustainability... parents are John and Kathy Hatcher... has one sister: Allie... father John wrestled at the University of Puget Sound... born June 12, 1989, in Spokane, Wash.... hobbies include music, skateboarding and cross country skiing... full name is Dylan Matthew Hatcher.
Personal Bests 800: 1:51.46 1500: 3:47.40 3000: 8:13.92
In NCAA Championship Meets
2009 XC - 10,000m Course - 31:47.90 - 189th
* Indicates All-America honors attained