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  Scott Loftin
Scott Loftin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley North HS

Height:
5-8

Experience:
3L


2004 All-WAC (10,000m)
2004 ALL-WAC First Team (cross country)
2004 NCAA Cross Country Qualifier

Rice -2004: Took fifth in the 10,000 meters at the WAC outdoor championships in just his second race of the year... Earned first-team all-WAC honors while helping Rice to the 2004 WAC cross country team title with a sixth-place finish, completing the 8k course in 25:13.10... Placed eighth at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships to qualify for the national meet. 2003: Redshirted the cross country, indoor and outdoor seasons. 2002: WAC indoor co-freshman of the year... Finished the outdoor season with a best 3:48.99 in the 1,500 meters... Took eighth at the WAC championships in the 1,500 meters... Placed third in the indoor mile at the conference championships... Had a 3,000 meter best of 8:11.05 in a sixth place finish at the Alex Wilson Invitational. 2001: Solid rookie cross country campaign... Top finisher for the Owls at the conference cross country championships, crossing the finish line fifth with a time of 26:06.20, pacing Rice to the title... Named to the first team all-WAC... Finished 20th at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 25:17.58... Led the Owls to a third place finish at the Texas A&M Classic, finishing seventh with a time of 26:38... The first Owl to cross the finish line at the NCAA South Central Regionals, placing 17th with a 31:09 mark... Paired with teammate Adam Davis at the Rice Relays, the duo finished second.

High School - A 2001 graduate of Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park, Kan.... Won eight letters in track and field and cross country for coach Greg Doan and the Mustangs... 2000 state and city cross country champion... Kansas Gatorade athlete of the year in 2000... State champion in the 800, 1600 and 3200 his junior and senior years... Four-time all-state and four-time all-Metro... Graduated with a 4.1 GPA (4.0 scale)...Member of the National Honor Society... 2001 Metro scholar athlete... Also recruited by Duke, TCU and Kansas... Chose Rice beause of the academic reputation and coaching staff.

Personal - Full name is Gregory Scott Loftin... Born on Oct. 8, 1982 in Kansas City, Kan.... Son of Jerry and Rosemary Hall of Overland Park, Kan.... Has two brothers and two sisters... Undecided on a major... Baker College.

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