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Dennis Wolff
Dennis Wolff


Edgewood, Ky.

High School:
Covington Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180

Middle Distance


Team captain ... Member of school's record-setting 4x400m relay team ... Anchored four of the fastest 10 4x400m relay teams in school history.

2003: Ran first leg of school's second fastest 4x800m relay team at Penn Relays, leading squad to an eighth-place finish ... Recorded personal-best 800m time of 1:53.98 at Conference USA Championship, the ninth fastest time in school history ... Finished sixth at Cardinal Challenge and seventh at Jesse Owens Classic in 800m ... Named to Conference USA Commissioner's and Fall and Spring Athletic Director's Honor Rolls ... Red & Black Scholar Athlete.

2002: Ran season-best 800m time of 1:55.50 at Cardinal Open, placing ninth ... Recorded personal-best 400m time of 49.92 at Butler Twilight ... Ran second leg of school's record-breaking 4x400m relay team at Conference USA Championship ... Named to C-USA Commissioner's and Spring AD Honors Rolls ... Red & Black Scholar.

2001: Placed fifth in 400m at Eastern Kentucky Invitational ... Named to C-USA Commissioner's and Fall and Spring AD Honors Rolls.

High School: Lettered three years in track, two in cross country and one in baseball and basketball at Covington Catholic High School ... Finished third in 800m at state finals ... Anchored school's record-setting 4x800m relay team.

Personal: Born Dennis Duncan Wolff on September 16, 1982 in Edgewood, Ky. ... Son of Nick and Kathy Wolff ... Majoring in communications ... Post-college ambition is to write a book, spend some time in Africa and take it easy ... Person with greatest influence on his athletic career is Gene Weis ... Hobbies include cooking, outdoor adventures and just doing stuff ... Favorite athlete is Randy Johnson ... Most impressive person he has met is Mark Cahill ... Person he'd most like to meet is Jerry Seinfeld ... Favorite movie is Casino ... Favorite food is anything that dad cooks on the smoker ... Favorite singer is Paul Simon ... Favorite TV show is Most Extreme Elimination ... Older brother, Ben, ran cross country and track at Marian College ... Dream dinner would include Jesus Christ, Ghandi and Allah.

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