25 Ramblers lent a hand at mile markers throughout the iconic race
A pack of six former Loyola standouts to run in Sunday's 26.2-mile event
Declan Murray, Josh Stein and Gina Valgoi earn honor
Fourteen Loyola cross country/track & field student-athletes recognized
Outdoor track and field standout Josh Stein makes third appearance on all-academic team
2010-11: One of top distance runners in the Horizon League ... Named Capitol One Academic All-District V ... Was Loyola's top finisher in all six cross country meets in which he competed ... Posted four top-10 finishes ... Named First Team All-Horizon League in cross country after finishing seventh at the Horizon League Championship in 24:56 ... Finished 36th out of 171 competitors at the NCAA regional meet ... Finished seventh at the Bradley Classic (24:24) and took fifth in 528-man field at Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational (25:07) ... Took 37th in a stacked field at the Roy Griak Invitational ... Horizon League champion in the 5K at the League's Indoor Championship, posting a facility-record time of 14:24.54 ... Missed Horizon League Championship record by less than one second ... That time was the second-fastest time in school history, behind only Rambler all-american Jim Westphal ... Also took third in the mile at the League meet in personal-best time of 4:11.89 ... Took second place in both the 5K and 10K events at the Horizon League Outdoor Championship ... Set new personal mark in the 10K with finishing time of 30:26.80 ... Blazed to time of 14:17.79 in the 5K at the Raleigh Relays, placing him second on Loyola's all-time list ... Narrowly missed cracking school's top-10 list in the 1,500m with 3:50.69 clocking at the Stan Lyons Invite.
2009-10: Earned First Team All-Horizon League honors in cross country after finishing seventh in a time of 25:53 ... Loyola's top finisher at the NCAA Cross Country Midwest Regional, taking 53rd overall in 32:35 ... Finished 11th at the Sean Earl Lakefront with a time of 25:35 ... Was no worse than Loyola's second-best runner over last four meets ... Finished second in the 3K (8:32.23) and fifth in the 5K (14:56.25) at the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championship ... Won the 3K at the Indiana Relays in 8:23.45, a mark that ranks 10th on Loyola's all-time list ... Also won the 3K at the Panther Tune-Up ... Horizon League Champion in the outdoor 10K with time of 30:46.08 ... Finished fifth in 5K (14:52.50) at League meet ... Won his section of the 5K at the Raleigh Relays and his time of 14:33.08 is not only a personal best but also ranks ninth on Loyola's all-time list.
2008-09: Helped the distance medley relay team to second place at the Horizon League Indoor Championships with a total time of 10:19.46...also took 12th in the 3000m at the League Indoor Championships...finished 14th and set a season-best mark at the League Cross Country Championships 8K with a time of 25:53...finished third in the 1500m (4:00.74) and sixth in the 3000m (8:54.49) at the Duke Invitational...took seventh at the Crusader 6K with a time of 19:56...earned seventh-place finishes in the 3000m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (8:48.40) and the Illinois Invitational (8:53.91)...finished ninth in the 5000m at the Chicagoland Championships, turning in a time of 15:27.92...competed in the NCAA Cross Country Midwest Regional.
High School: Part of three Marmion track and field and cross country championship teams...chosen 2007 cross country conference runner of the year...2007 cross country captain...2008 track and field captain...all-conference for cross country all four years...cross country all-state selection in 2007...named cross country academic all-conference 2004-07...2005-08 track and field academic all-conference.