David O'Such (Track Performer of the Week and Isaac Elliott (Rookie of the Week) earn weekly conference honors
Senior: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 3,000 meter steeplechase for a third straight year, finishing fifth at the NCAA East Regional with a time of 8:52.70 ... won his third Atlantic 10 crown in the steeplechase with an Atlantic 10 record time of 8:46.94 ... captured second place at A-10's in the 1,500 meter run with a time of 3:54.27 ... finished fifth of 46 runners in the 1,500 meter event at IC4A's with a Duquesne season-best time of 3:48.70 ... opened the season by finishing first in the steeplechase at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 8:51.57 to qualify for the NCAA East Regional.
Junior: Became the first Duquesne track athlete ever to compete in the NCAA finals, after qualifying in the semifinals with a school record time of 8:43.39 ... finished 14th overall in the NCAA finals ... finished fourth at the NCAA East Regional with a time of 8:45.33 to qualify for the NCAA Championship for a second straight year ... set the University record in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 14:08.38 at the Bucknell Classic ... set a new school standard in the 1,500 meter run with a 3:48.37 at the Bucknell Outdoor Heptagonal ... finished second at A-10's in the steeplechase ... helped in the 4x800 relay on a couple occasions.
Sophomore: Became Duquesne's first student-athlete to compete in the NCAA Track & Field Championship, qualifying in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the NCAA East Regional with a fifth-place time of 8:59.66 ... finished 12th in his heat at NCAA's ... took first place in the steeplechase at IC4A's with a school record time of 8:59.36 ... won his second Atlantic 10 gold medal in the steeplechase ... had an IC4A qualifying time of 14:34.44 in the 5,000 meter run ... helped set the school record in the 4x1500 meter relay at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 15:50.93 ... won the steeple at the Raleigh Relays.
Freshman: Was crowned the Atlantic 10 champion in the 3,000 meter steeplechase ... set the school record in the steeplechase with a time of 9:02.66 at IC4A's ... helped set the school record in the 4x1500 meter relay with a time of 15:59.22 at the Raleigh Relays ... also competed in the 1,500 and 5,000 meter events.
High School: Placed third in the WPIAL AAA Cross Country Championship in 2003 and third at the PSTCA Meet in the 3200 meters in 8:50 ... had a PR of 16:20 in the 5K at Slippery Rock.
Personal: ... 2007 Atlantic 10 Cross Country champion ... three-time cross country All-Conference ... member of the Director of Athletics Honor Roll ... elementary education major.