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Scott VanKooten
Scott VanKooten

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Central Catholic



11/12/2011

DU Runners Place Eighth at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional

Jim Spisak finishes first for the Dukes in 31:25.3

10/14/2011

DU Runners Finish Third of 21 Teams at PSU Nationals

Jim Spisak places third in a field of 189

Sophomore
Finished among Duquesne's top four runners in six of seven races last season ... finished third for the Dukes and 10th overall of 267 runners at the National Catholic Championship with a time of 25:27 ... placed third for DU and 52nd of 295 harriers at the Paul Short Invitational with a time of 24:45 ... was third for the Red and Blue and 16th of 195 at the Princeton Invitational with a time of 24:43 ... finished third overall at the Duquesne Duals with a time of 26:02 ... placed fourth for DU at the Atlantic 10 Championship as well as at the IC4A Championship

Freshman
Competed in six varsity events and finished in the top five for the Dukes in five of those events ... placed second overall and first for the Dukes at the Duquesne Duals with a time of 25:59 ... turned in his best time of the season at the Paul Short Invitational with a time of 25:28 ... finished fifth among the Dukes at the A10 Championship with a time of 26:48

High School
Finished sixth at the 2006 state AAA cross country championship ... two-time district 7 AAA cross country champion ... placed second in the 3000 at the state indoor championship ... two-time district seven AAA champion in the 3200

Personal
Member of the Dean's List and Director of Athletics Honor Roll ... pharmacy major

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