The 5-foot-8, 130-pound senior clocked a time of 9:08.18 in the 3200-meter run this past winter, which ranked as the nation’s No. 15 performance among prep competitors during the 2020 indoor season. The state’s reigning Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, Methner won a national title at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships in December and took second at the Nike Cross Nationals Final. He also won an outdoor track championship in the 3200 at the 2019 Class 3A state meet.
Methner has maintained a weighted 3.89 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to run on scholarship at the University of Notre Dame.
Methner has volunteered locally on behalf of his church’s youth group.