Valgoi sets new Horizon League record
Final tune-up before Horizon League Championship meet
Fourteen Loyola cross country/track & field student-athletes recognized
2011-12: Competed in five cross country meets during the fall ... Finished 37th at Horizon League Cross Country Championship in 28:24 ... Finished 23rd at the season-opening UIC Home Opener meet ... Fiinished 17th in the 3,000m at the Horizon League Indoor Championship (8:53.62) ... Posted personal-best time in that event (8:48.29) at the Meyo Invite ... Ran 9:50.20 in a two-mile event at Iowa ... Set new PR in the mile with 4:28.29 time at Grand Valley State ... Finished 10th in the 5,000m at the Horizon League Outdoor Championship ... Shaved 17 seconds off his personal best, clocking a 15:35.67 at the League meet ... Also set new personal standards in the 1,500m (4:08.14 - Ted Haydon) and 3,000m (9:00.95 - Wake Forest).
2010-11: Ran in three cross country meets ... Finished ninth at the season-opening Vincentian Cup Invite with time of 21:37 ... Took 32nd place at the UW Parkside Midwest Open (27:10) ... Scored for Ramblers at the Bradley Classic, turning in a time of 26:00 ... Finished 14th in the 5K (15:42.03) and 19th in the 3K (9:06.89) at the Horizon League Indoor Championship ... Turned in season-best time of 8:56.36 in the 3K at the Keck Invite ... Ran 4:31.04 in the mile at the Indiana Relays ... Ended in 24th place in the 5K at the Horizon League Outdoor Championship with time of 16:37.95 ... Ran season-best 15:52.65 in that event at DePaul ... Posted time of 9:06.35 in the 3K at Vanderbilt.
High School: Member of one of state's best cross country programs ... Helped team secure second-place finish in 2008 and third-place finish in 2009 ... Finished 26th in the Illinois State Cross Country meet ... On the track, was conference champion in the 800m his senior year ... Earned track All-American honors after helping team to fifth-place finish in the 4x1-mile relay ... Garnered all-state accolades in the 4x800m relay event, helping team to fourth-place finish.