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PHILIP LAIRD
  • Distance
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • Valparaiso, Fla. (Niceville HS)

INDOOR
3,000m: 8:40.61 - 2002 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.

2003 AS SOPHOMORE: Did not compete for Florida

2002 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 8:40.61 (3,000m)... Competed in three meets (all indoors)

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Finished eighth in the state championship meet in the mile... 4x800m relay team qualified for the state championship meet... Won the freshman race of the Foot Locker Regional Championship in North Carolina.

PREP BESTS: Three-mile: 15:00.01; 5K: 15:35

BEYOND THE STATS: Cross Country team won the state championship in 1999 is his most memorable moment as an athlete... Plays the guitar and works on an ambulance... Also considered attending Duke, Penn and Columbia...

MAJOR: Exercise Physiology


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