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  Louis Luchini
Louis Luchini

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ellsworth, ME

High School:
Ellsworth

Event:
Distances

Birthdate:
05/24/1982

Honors:
Ten-Time All-American

Stanford: The defending Pac-10 champion in the 5000 and 10,000 meters and the NCAA runner-up in the 5000 meters ... Will graduate as one of the most accomplished runners in Stanford history.

2003 Track & Field Season (Junior): The NCAA runner-up in the 5000 meters ... The Pac-10 champion in the 5000 and 10,000 meters ... The NCAA West Regional champion in the 5000 meters ... Finished fifth in the 5000 meters at the U.S. Outdoor Championship ... Ran 13:31.80 in the 5000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays, a career-best and third-best all-time at Stanford ... Ran a career-best 28:41.13 in the 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational, ninth-best in school history ... A NCAA All-American in the 5000 meters for the second consecutive year ... Ran a career-best of 3:45.39 in the 1500 meters ... Finished fourth in the 3000 meters and fifth in the 5000 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships to gain All-America honors ... Ran a career-best of 7:56.70 in the 3000 meters indoors, the fifth-best performance all-time at Stanford ... Ran a career-best of 13:48.78 in the 5000 meters indoors, the third-best performance all-time at Stanford ... The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) champion in the 3000 and 5000 meters ... Voted the MPSF Male Athlete of the Year.

2002 Track & Field Season (Sophomore): A NCAA All-American in the 5000 and 10,000 meters ... Finished fifth in the 10,000 meters and tenth in the 5000 meters at the NCAA's ... Placed fifth in the 5000 meters at the U.S. National Championships with a season-best time of 13:34.18 ... Placed third in both the 5000 and 10,000 meters at the Pac-10 Championships ... Ran a season-best 28:49.86 in the 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational ... NCAA Indoor All-American in the 5000 meters.

2001 Track & Field Season: Redshirted the outdoor season ... Qualified automatically in the 5000 meters for the NCAA Indoor Championships with a time of 13:53.87 ... Finished eleventh at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 5000 meters to earn All-America honors.

2000 Track & Field Season (Freshman): Finished the year as the #1-ranked 10,000 meter freshman in the NCAA ... His time of 28:54.30 is the third fastest ever by an American Junior ... Competed in the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Duke at 10,000 meters where he helped Stanford capture its first NCAA track title in 66 years ... Finished third at 10,000 meters at the Pac-10 Championships in Eugene ... Captured the 5000 meter title at the U.S. Junior National Championships in Denton, TX to earn a berth at the World Junior Track & Field Championships in Santiago, Chile.

2003 Cross Country Season (Senior): Named All-American for the third consecutive year after finishing sixth at the NCAA Championships ... Helped Stanford win its second straight NCAA title ... The Murray Keating Invitational champion ... Placed sixth at the Pre-NCAA's.

2002 Cross Country Season (Junior): Finished fifth individually at the NCAA Championships to earn his second consecutive All-America award ... Was the #2 runner on Stanford's NCAA title winning team ... Also finished fifth at the NCAA West Regional and the Notre Dame Invitational ... Took seventh place at the Pre-NCAA Meet Blue race.

2001 Cross Country Season (Sophomore): Named All-American after finishing 12th at the NCAA Championships ... Was the #2 runner for the second-place Cardinal team at the NCAA's ... Had three Top-10 showings, including a second place finish at the Murray Keatinge Invitational ... Finished tenth at the NCAA West Regionals as Stanford won the team title.

2000 Cross Country Season (Freshman): Helped lead the Cardinal to the Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional titles ... Was Stanford's second runner and third place overall at the Pac-10's ... Was Stanford's third runner and eighth place overall at the NCAA West Regionals ... Stanford's fourth runner as the Cardinal finished fourth at the NCAA Championships.

1999 Cross Country Season: Redshirted, but finished second at the U.S. Junior Cross Country Championships ... Competed at the IAAF Cross Country Championships where he finished 37th.

High School: The Maine state meet champion in the 800 meters, mile and two-mile ... The 1998 National Scholastic indoor runner-up in the two mile at 9:06.17 ... Ran 4:17 in the mile, and 9:04 in the two-mile ... Finished second at the 1998 Footlocker Nationals in Orlando, FL ... Graduated fifth in his class ... National Honor Society member.

Cardinal Catalogue: Human Biology major ... The 2003 Pac-10 Conference Male Athlete of the Year - presented to a Stanford athlete who distinguishes himself in conference competition ... A 2003 Pacific-10 All-Academic track & field selection ... A 2002 and 2003 Pac-10 All-Academic cross country selection ... Brother ran cross country at the University of Maine ... Parents are Louis Luchini and Sheryl Higgins ... Born May 24, 1981.

Collegiate Career Bests: 1500 meters (3:45.39); 5000 meters (13:31.80); 10,000 meters (28:41.13)


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