- Kurt Roeser
- Naples, Fla. (Naples HS)
2007 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.
2006 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 9:35.65 in 3,200m … Broke father's 3,200m high school record … Finished third in 3,200m at 2005 Florida Class 3A state meet with time of 9:35.65 … Took seventh in 3,200m at 2004 state meet (9:46.24) … Also ran cross country … Led team to third-place finish at 2004 Florida Class 3A state meet by crossing line in 18th (16:07) … Named Naples Daily News 2005 Cross Country Athlete of the Year … Served as cross country team captain in 2004 and track team captain in 2005 … 2005 graduate of Naples High School.
BEYOND THE STATS: Born Kurt Robert Roeser on Jan. 27, 1987 in Naples, Fla. … Son of Peter and Heidi Roeser … Father graduated from Florida … Has a younger brother and younger sister … Most memorable athletic moment was breaking father's high school record in 3,200m set in 1977 … Chose Florida because "it is everything one could want in a university town" in addition to outstanding athletics, academics and the elite running program.
MAJOR: Exercise Physiology