Cards set a record in classsroom achievement
Tyler Byrne scored a 10th-place finish and set the school record in the 10K.
The men's 10K race is scheduled for noon, and the women's 6K is set for 1:15 p.m.
The men's cross country team won the second conference team title in program history.
The Cardinals will run in Saturday's AAC Championship in Madison, Conn.
Greater Louisville Classic
2013 Cross Country: One of four Cardinals to compete in all six races ... recorded three top 10 finishes on the year ... ran a career-best 5K at the Bluegrass XC Invitational and finished in fifth place with a time of 17:18.52 ... opened up the season with a 2nd place finish at the Mid-America Opener ... finished in ninth place at the AAC Championships behind a personal-best 6K time of 21:03.62 ... named a Red and Black Scholar and to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... named to the AAC All-Academic Team.
2012 Cross Country: Was team's top finisher in all six events ... set personal bests in all distances (4K, 5K and 6K) ... finished 45th at the Pre-Nationals behind a personal-best 6K of 22:16.0 ... placed eighth at the Winthrop Invitational ... started the season with a second-place finish at the Mid-America Opener.
2011 Cross Country: Competed in all six events ... was team's second-place finisher at the NCAA Southeast Regional ... finished 21st in the Navy Invitational ... opened the season with an eighth-place finish at the Evansville Mid-America Opener.
Prep: Track and field and cross country standout at A.N. Myer High under coach Patty Rogers ... was school's track and field outstanding performer in 2009 and 2010 ... earned cross country team MVP honors each of those years ... was the Niagara Olympic Club (NOC) Athlete of the Year in 2010 and 2011 ... placed eighth at the 2011 junior nationals in the 1,500m ... finished runner-up at the Athletics Ontario cross country championships ... was 14th in the junior nationals cross country meet in 2010 ... took seventh that year at the junior nationals in the 1,500m and was 16th in the 800m ... won the individual OFSAA zone title in 2010 ... also won SOSSA title that season ... placed fourth at the OFSAA cross country championships in the 2010 ... captured the 1,500m title at regionals in 2010 ... placed second in the 800m at the meet ... also participated in competitive gymnastics, tumbling, dance and travel soccer.
Personal: Daughter of Bob and Joanne Molodynia ... birthday is May 22 ... has one brother ... majoring in business.