Tom Slosky
Tom  Slosky

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brackenridge, PA

High School:
Highlands

Position:
Mid Distance



04/24/2018

O'Such, Elliott Garner A-10 Weekly Awards

David O'Such (Track Performer of the Week and Isaac Elliott (Rookie of the Week) earn weekly conference honors

Holds four school records (1,500, 3,000 steeplechase, 5,000, 4x1500 relay) ... three-time Atlantic 10 champion in the 3,000 meter steeplechase ... three-time NCAA Championship participant.

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.

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