2013: Ran at seven different meets during his second full season ... Recorded three top-10 finishes, including a pair of third-place performances ... Finished eighth overall with a time of 16:10.43 at UNC Wilmington's 5K Seahawk Invitational ... Ran a personal-best 15:44.3 in the 5K and placed 21st overall at the Wolfpack Invitational ... Notched back-to-back third-place finishes with a 16:01.77 in the 5K Pirate Invitational and a time of 26:59.9 in the 8K brown race at the Paul Short Run ... Clocked a 27:53.62 and finished 73rd overall in the 8K at the Conference USA Championship.
2012: Competed in six of the eight races and had two top-20 finishes ... Started his season by finishing 14th in a time of 16:28.34 at the 5K Seahawk Invitational ... Ran his best time of the season, 15:54.9, in placing 22nd at the 5K Adidas XC Invitational ... Had his highest finish, fifth place, in a time of 15:59.95 at the ECU Pirate Invitational ... Recorded his best 8K time, 26:41.95, in the gold race of the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational to take 100thh place ... Timed out at 27:19.1 in the 8K NCAA Pre-Nationals (237th place) ... At the 8K C-USA Conference Championship, earned 57th place with a time of 28:08.6.
2011:Did not participate in any meets.
High School: A four-year participant in cross country and track who was named the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference Most Valuable Runner for track his final three years ... Claimed the league's 1,600-meter title all four years and won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) 2A State Championship as a senior after a third-place showing a year earlier and second-place finish during sophomore campaign ... Named the Denver Weekly's 2011 Boy's Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... Helped the 4X800-meter relay squad to a trio of conference championships ... Guided East Lincoln to the Lincoln County, Southern Piedmont Conference and NCHSAA 2A West Regional track championships as a senior ... Also an all-league performer in cross country ... Finished fifth at the state cross country meet while serving as a captain during final campaign ... Recipient of the Cross Country Mustang Award ... Checked in second at the conference meet in the 800 meters as a sophomore and junior before winning the event during final season ... Turned in three second-place performances at the league level in the 3,200-meter race ... Before winning the 1,600 meters at the state meet, finished sixth as a sophomore and 12th as a junior ... Placed sixth at the NCHSAA 2A West Regionals in the 1,600 meters and 4X800-meter relay during first season ... Ran for coaches Lonnie Custer and Melvin Morison ... Earned two additional varsity letters as a starting central defender on the East Lincoln soccer squad.
Personal: Intended academic major is undecided ... Full name is William Brather Cline III ... Son of Bill and Ruth Cline ... Hobbies include paintball, coin collecting and hunting ... An Eagle Scout who was a member of the Beta Club and National Honor Society.