Cross Country

 Trent Halasek
Trent Halasek


Georgetown, Ky.

High School:
Scott County


Orta Leads Men's Team to Top-Five Finish

Men's team finishes fourth, women finish seventh at Panorama Farms Invitational


Orta Earns Top-10 Finish at Greater Louisville Classic

UK men's cross country team finishes in eighth place out of 29 teams


Orta Races to Convincing Second Victory of Season

UK men's and women's cross country teams sweep UT Invitational with two team victories


Orta's Win Guides UK Cross Country to Team Victory

Luis Orta leads Wildcats, defeats 99 other runners to win Belmont-VU Opener

2010-11 (Junior): Cross Country - Raced in his first four cross country races after not competing each of his first two years ... Earned three top-10 team finishes ... Recorded a personal-best time in the 8K by crossing the finish line at the Greater Louisville Invitational in 27:03.60. Indoor - Ran a 4:17.54 mile at the Rod McCravy meet. Outdoor - Competed in the 800m run at the Florida Relays at the start of April ... Completed the 1,500m run at the USF Bulls Invitational, crossing the finish line with a time of 4:03.56.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Indoor - At the SEC Indoor Championships, ran a season-best time of 1:52.94 qualifying for the final and securing a tenth place finish...ran a top mile time of 4:29.32 at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet. Outdoor - Ran season-best time of 1:55.30 in the 800m run in Gainesville, Fla....Again, in the state of Florida a season-best mark in the 1,500m run with a time of 4:05.83 at the University of Central Florida. Cross Country - Did not compete as a reserve runner on the cross country team.

2008-09 (Freshman): Cross Country - Did not compete. Indoor - At Iowa State Classic, ran personal-best 800m mark of 1:53.48 ... Ran top mile time of 4:21.54 at the Kentucky Invitational ... Member of seventh-place distance medley relay at SEC Championships. Outdoor - Competed in the 800m run with best result of 1:55.73 at the Florida Relays.

High School: Crowned Kentucky 3A state champion in 800m run as a senior ... Won Class 3A Region 5 Championships in 800m run as a senior and junior as well as a 4x400m relay championship in his third year ... Holds region and school record in 800m run ... Also claims school record in the 1600m run and 1600m relay ... Coached by Dwayne Ellison ... Team was second runner-up at Kentucky state championships and Class 3A Region 5 Champions during junior year ... Played football freshman and sophomore years ... Graduated with 3.7 GPA.

Personal: Full name is Robert Trent Halasek ... Born Aug. 10, 1989 in Georgetown, Ky. ... Parents are Robert and Judy Halasek ... Has one sister, Andrea a senior on the UK track team ... Mother Judy also attended UK.

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