Cross Country


AS A JUNIOR: Did not run cross country ... ran the mile three times and the 800 once in the indoor track season ... recorded fifth-place finishes all three times in the mile, with his best time coming at the Meyo Invitational (4:15.69) ... ninth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:01.98 at the Purdue Open ... placed 15th at the 1999 BIG EAST outdoor championships in the 1,500 with a time of 3:56.38 ... fifth in the 1,500 at the Boilermaker Open.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in four cross country races for a second year in a row in 1997 ... second on the team at the Valparaiso Invitational with a 19th in 27:02 ... one of four Irish runners to finish in the top five of the junior varsity division race at the National Catholic championships ... ran the 1,500 meters during the track season, placing third at the Boilermaker Open (4:02.82) and fifth at the Michigan State Invitational with a time of 4:02.82.

AS A FRESHMAN: Ran in four cross country races ... was the team?s fourth-highest finisher at Valparaiso Open ... placed fourth in the mile in 4:19.6 against Indiana ... fifth at the Meyo Invitational in the 1,000 meters ... in the outdoor 1,500 meters, finished fifth at the Spartan Invitational and seventh at the Purdue Open.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Four-time letter-winner in cross country, swimming and track at Monsignor Bonner High School ... member of the national indoor champion distance medley relay team in Syracuse, N.Y. ... placed sixth at the Penn Relays in the high school division of the mile run with a personal-best 4:15.97 ... ran on the state champion 4X800 relay team in his junior year ... born October 9, 1978, in Chester, Pa. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters with a major in government.

Robert Lythgoe
Robert  Lythgoe


Lester, Pa.

High School:
Msgr. Bonner



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