Women Finish Eighth, Men 12th.
Luis Orta earns All-Region honors with 21st-place finish
Men's team finishes fourth, women finish seventh at Panorama Farms Invitational
UK men's cross country team finishes in eighth place out of 29 teams
Luis Orta leads Wildcats, defeats 99 other runners to win Belmont-VU Opener
2011-12 (Sophomore): Cross Country - Placed 42nd to open his sophomore year at the Belmont-VU Opener, completing the 5K event in 16:33.18... Finished the 8K at the Greater Louisville Classic in 26:04.23 ... Competed in the Panorama Farms Invitational, running the 8K in 27:49.90 ... Competed in the NCAA Southeast Region Championships.
2010-11 (Freshman): Cross Country - Best time of the year came at the San Francisco Invitational, finishing the 8K race in a time of 27:45 ... Also earned his highest finish of the season at the San Francisco Invitational, finishing in 54th place overall. Indoor - Did not compete. Outdoor - Competed at the Payton Jordan Invite in the 800m run, finishing with his personal-best time of the season ... Ran the 1,500m at the SEC Championships.
High School: Two-time Track and field 800M state champion (2009, 2010) ... Kentucky Enquirer Track and Field Athlete of the Year (2009,2010) ... ran the mile in a staggering 4:17.43 (2009) ... track and field regional champion (2009,2010) ... cross country regional champion (2006) ... hold the state (KY) record in the 800M ... holds the regional record in the 800M, 4x4 and the 4x8.