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 Bruce Hordusky
Bruce Hordusky

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Erie, Pa.

High School:
Fort LaBoeuf

Event:
Distance


2008-09 (Senior): Cross Country - At the Southeast Regional, finished third on the team and 75th overall with a 32:50 10K race ... Turned in a 48th-place performance at the SEC Championships running 8K in 25:34 ...Scored in each meet of the season for the Cats ... Finished third on the team twice early in the year at the Iona Meet of Champions (25:51 - 8K) and at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:19 - 5 mile). Indoor - Finished ninth in the 5,000m run at the Penn State National Invitational, clocking in at 15:07 ... Turned in best mile time of 4:20.71 at UK's Rod McCravy Memorial Meet ... Posted season-best 3,000m mark of 8:29.41 at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor - Recorded the best times on the team in the 3,000m, 5,000m and 10,000m runs ... At Penn Relays, made his season debut in the 10,000m run turning in a time of 30:59.17 to finish 18th overall ... Placed third overall in the 5,000m run at the Florida Relays clocking in at 14:53.40 ... At Arizona State's Baldy Castillo Classic placed seventh overall in the 3,000m run, crossing the finish in 8:34.44.

2007-08 (Junior): Cross Country - Started transformational season at Eastern Kentucky Invitational finishing third overall and top on the team with a combined 4-mile time of 19:17, shattering his mark at the previous year's event by 25 seconds ... Named the Southeastern Conference Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week for his performance at EKU ... Finished third overall and first on the team with a mark of 25:18 over the 5-mile course at the Old Timers Classic running over one minute and a half faster than last year ... Placed 15th overall at 5.2-mile Penn State National Invitational at 26:45. Indoor - Did not compete. Outdoor - Did not compete.

2006-07 (Sophomore): Cross Country - Participated in each of the Wildcats' six meets ... Best finish came at the Old Timers Classic, where he posted a personal-best 5-mile time of 27:05 and finished third on the team and 13th overall ... Ninth overall at the EKU Invitational with a 4-mile time of 19:43 ... UK's No. 4 runner at the Greater Louisville Classic where he notched a personal-best 8K time of 26:11. Indoor - Competed in the mile, 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters ... Posted a personal-best time of 8:31.53 in the 3,000 meters at the SEC Championships. Outdoor - Participated in the 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000 meters ... Had the top 10,000-meter time on the squad in 2007 with a mark of 30:30.67 at the Oregon Invitational beating his personal-best mark by 45 seconds ... Finished first in 10,000 meters at the Shamrock Invitational.

2005-06 (Freshman): Cross Country - Competed in four meets during his inaugural season...Was UK's fourth runner and 19th overall at the Woodford Trials. Indoor - Ran a season best in the mile at the Kentucky Invitational... Broke the 9-minute barrier (8:57.38) in the 3,000 at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor - Finished freshman campaign with the eighth fastest 3,000 in the SEC (8:49.75, Seminole Invite).

High School: Finished 14th at the Pennsylvania State 3A Cross Country Championships as a junior ... Two-time all-state honoree ... Set the Linesville Invitational course record (15:54, 5K) ... Placed first in the 3,200 meter at the regional meet as a junior ... Member of the Fort LeBoeuf High School 3,200 school-record relay squad (8:08) ... Also competed in basketball each of his four years in high school ... A member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Full name is Bruce Martin Hordusky, Jr. ... Born Feb. 17, 1987 ... Parents are Bruce and Joan Hordusky ... Has one sister, Erin Klinge ... Major is mechanical engineering.

Personal Bests: 3,000 Meters - 8:49.75; 5,000 Meters - 15:31.64.

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