2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2007-08 (Sophomore): Cross Country - Competed in all races for Kentucky before suffering injury just before Southeast Regional ... Best finish came at Old Timers Classic where he finished fourth on the team in the five mile race at 26:12. Indoor - Did not compete. Outdoor - Finished fourth in the steeplechase at Yellow Jacket Invitational, crossing the line with a personal-best mark of 9:48.02 ... Placed fourth at EKU Open in 1,500m run with a personal-best time of 3:59.36 ... Also ran season-best 800m time at EKU crossing the line in 1:59.79.
2006-07 (Previous College): Participated in track and field and cross country at Ohio University ... Posted the team's second-best 800-meter time at the MAC Indoor Championships, finishing in 1:59.18 ... Ran a cross country seasonal best at the NCAA Pre-Nationals, finishing the 8K race in 26:09.00 ... Ran in seven of the team's eight cross country meets during the season ... Coached by Mitch Bentley.
High School: A four-year letterwinner in track and field and cross country at Kings Mills High School ... A three-time first-team all-conference selection in track and cross country ... A Nike Outdoor Nationals qualifier in the 800-meters ... Placed eighth at the 2006 Ohio state meet in the 800-meters ... Finished 26th at the state cross country meet in 2005 ... A two-time all-district selection in cross country ... A two-time district champion in the 800 meters.
Personal: Full name is William Martin Rover ... Born June 9, 1987 in Pomona, N.J. ... Parents are Larry and Peggy Rover ... Has one brother, Larry ... Major is finance.