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Philip Laird
  • Junior
  • Valparaiso, Fla.
  • Niceville High School
  • Exercise Physiology

One top-10 finish ... Has personal bests of 26:16.41 (8K), 8:40.61 (i3,000m) and 15:19.60 (5,000m).

2002: Competed in the Gator Invitational and finished 69th overall with a time of 27:36.14.

2001: Competed in four races ... Ran a 26:20.00 in first 8K race of his collegiate career for 15th place at the UCF Invitational ... Placed 24th with a personal best 8K time of 26:16.41 at the Florida Intercollegiates ... Placed 24th at the Greensboro Invitational with a time of 26:33. Prep: A member of the 1999 Florida Cross Country Champion team from Niceville High School ... Finished eighth in the state championship meet in the mile ... 4x800m relay team qualified for the state championship meet ... Won the freshmen race of the Foot Locker Regional Championship in North Carolina.

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