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2009 Men's Cross Country Roster

Josh Izewski

CLASS
So.
Hometown
Doylestown, Pa.
School
Central Bucks East
Geoffrey Anderson

Major: Sports Management

Track Events: 3,000m, 5,000m and 10,000m

 

Highlights: SEC Freshman of the Week on Sept. 23, 2008 for fourth-place finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational … One career top-10 finish … Personal bests of 24:53.7 (8K), 25:33 (5-mile) and 32:21.26 (10K).

 

2009: Set a career-best 10K time with a 53rd-place finish at the NCAA South Region Championship … Finished 74th overall, third among Florida runners, with a personal-best 24:53.7 8K time … Set a career-best 5-mile time at the Notre Dame Invitational.

 

2008: Competed in three meets for the Gators … Finished fourth overall in first-ever collegiate meet, the Mountain Dew Invitational, earning SEC Freshman of the Week honors. 

 

Track Highlights: Advanced to the 2010 NCAA Outdoor National Championship in the 10,000m event as the second-lowest seed in any event to qualify for a national meet … Finished 18th overall in a time of 29:37.85, the eighth-best in UF history … Notched a first-place victory in the 3,000m at the 2009 Tom Jones Memorial Invitational, setting a personal-best time of 8:32.50 … Personal bests of 4:27.23 (iMile), 8:26.60 (i3,000m), 3:53.68 (o1,500m), 14:25.45 (o5,000m) and 29:37.85 (o10,000m).

 

Prep: Coached by  Sam Losorelli and Matt Catinella … Earned All-America status at the 2008 National Scholastic Indoor Championship in the 2-mile … Ranked second in the nation in the 3,000m and was the 2008 indoor state champion for the same event … Was a district medalist in cross three straight years, including placing seventh as a senior … Also was a state medalist, placing third in 2007 … Earned all-state honors as a junior and senior … Named to the all-league second team in 2005 and first team in 2006 and 2007 …Set the course record at Central Bucks High School as a senior (15:27) … Also holds the team record for the 5K distance (15:18) … Part of the 4x800 relay team that took second place at the 2008 indoor state championship … Graduated with records in the 2-mile, 3,000m, 3,200m, 4x800m relay and distance medley relay … Most memorable moment was winning the indoor state title and receiving the Dr. James M. Gallagher Outstanding Athlete Award at CB East … Earned all-league first team in the outdoor 3,200m as a sophomore and senior, all-league second team in the outdoor 1,600m …  Also excelled in swimming for three years … Earned all-state honors and set the school record for the 500m freestyle in 2006 … Also earned all-league first team in the same event and all-league honorable mention in the 200m free in 2005 and all-league second-team for the 200m freestyle and 400m free relay in 2007 … Voted Swimmer of the Year by the Herald Newspaper in 2005.

 

 

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