2013 Pommier
Gabe Pommier - Freshman

Gabe is a first year high school cross country runner and one year letterman. 

Son of Matthew and Alice Pommier.

2013 Letterman

2013 500 Mile Club

2013 Old Dog Club
2013 Sub 30 South Mahomet Loop Run Club
2013 15 Minute 3 Mile Club
2013 Most Valuable Fresh/Soph Runner
2013 Brent Johnson True Grit Award Winner

2013 Personal Best Time 15:53 (15:47*)
2013 Personal Best 2 mile time 10:38

Il Elite Status at the 2013 Peoria ND Invitational & the Sectional meet

2013  Medalist in the Charleston Invitational
2013 Medalist in the Springfield Invitational
2013 Medalist in the East Peoria Invitational
2013 Medalist in the Metamora Invitational

2013 Springfield Invitational Freshman Race Meet Champion

Fastest Freshmen List for the Charleston, Springfield, PND, E Peoria, Metamora Invitationals, Sectional, & State

2013 News-Gazette Prep Cross Country Leaders List in September, October , & November

2013 State Qualifier - 129th place
   As a Freshman, Gabe joins us with junior high cross country and track experience.  Gabe ran 6th, 7th, and 8th grade cross country.  Gabe had a strong summer of running.  He ran over 500 miles.  We have only had 1 other freshman ever accomplish this feat.  He joined our 500 mile club.  Despite Gabe being young, he stepped right into our top group in early season workouts.   Gabe opened up his high school career with a 16:58 at the Charleston Invite.  This was fast enough to earn him the 3rd fastest time on our fastest top 15 freshman times list for the Charleston Invitational.  Gabe ran 6th for our team.  He helped his team win their 1st invitational for the season.  He also helped his team run the fastest top 7 team average of any Mahomet team at this invitational.  Gabe earned his first high school medal by placing 19th.  Gabe ran an excellent race and lifetime personal best at the Springfield Invitational 2 mile race.  He ran a 10:38 to earn a spot as our 2nd fastest freshman ever.  He won the individual meet championship and helped lead his team to the freshman race team championship.  He earned a medal at this invite.  He earned his first varsity letter early in the season.  Gabe made it onto the News-Gazette's prep cross country leaders list in September.  Gabe ran an amazing race at the Peoria Notre Dame Invitational.  He ran in the 15's for the first time of his life.  His time of 15:56 is the 3rd fastest freshman time any Mahomet runner has ever run on any course.  Gabe's time is the 2nd fastest Mahomet freshman time at this invite.  Gabe ran 5th for his varsity team and helped them place higher than any Mahomet team ever has at this invite.  He helped his team run the fastest top 5 and top 7 runner average ever at this invite.  He earned IL elite status at this invite from dyestatil.com.  Gabe went on to run 5th again for his team at the East Peoria Invitational.  He ran a 16:16.   Gabe's time earned him the 2nd fastest freshman time on this challenging course.  He helped his team win the invite.  Gabe also earned a medal in the invite by placing 17th.  Gabe broke 5 minute in the mile in practice earning himself a spot in our Old Dog club.  Gabe made his way onto the News-Gazette's prep cross country leaders list in October.  Gabe ran in the 15's again at the Metamora Invitational.  He ran a 15:47 to place 39th.  He earned a medal and helped his team win the invitational.  He also helped his team run the fastest top 7 average of any Mahomet team at this invitational.  Gabe's time earned him the 2nd highest spot on our team's fastest freshman list for the Metamora Invitational.  Gabe's time also is one of only 4 freshmen in the 44 year history of our program to run under 16:00.   Gabe ran well at the conference meet.  He helped his team win the conference championship for the first time in 28 years.  He placed 14th in the meet and only got beat by some of the strongest runners in the state.  He has helped our team earn a 2nd in the State ranking for the past 4 weeks.  Gabe ran a lifetime best at the Sectional meet with a time of 15:53.  This is the fastest 3 mile time for a Mahomet freshman at the Sectional meet.  He placed 4th for the team and helped them win the Sectional meet and qualify for State.  Gabe earned IL Elite status for his performance at the Sectional meet.  He earned a spot on the News-Gazette prep cross country leader list in November.  Gabe ran a solid race at the State meet.  The course seemed to be a little over 20 seconds slower than normal for most competitors due to the recent rains.  Gabe's time of 16:26 would have been about a 16:00 run on a dry course day.  Gabe placed 129th and ran 4th for his team for the day.  He ran the 3rd fastest time for a Mahomet freshman at the State meet.  He ended the season on the top of our team's letter points for freshmen.  Gabe earned our team's most valuable fresh/soph runner award for the 2013 season.  Gabe was selected by his teammates to earn the Brent Johnson true grit award.  He earned this award for training and racing with such intensity.