2001-02: Led cross country team with a 14th-place finish at Woodford Trials ... Placed 12th at Cardinal Classic and 18th at Eastern Kentucky Invitational ... Ran career-best 8000m time of 25:43.90 at Conference USA Cross Country Championships ... Ran career-best times in 3000m (9:33.54), 5000m (15:38.66) and 3000m steeplechase (10:01.73) during track season ... Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2000-01: Finished fourth in 3000m steeplechase at Cardinal Open ... Had three top-25 finishes during cross country season ... Named to Fall and Spring AD and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
1999-00: Placed 12th in 5000m at Triangle Area Challenge ... Named to Fall and Spring AD and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track for coaches Peter Reed and Mike McCoy at Eastern High School ... Four-time state finalist in cross country and one-time state finalist in 1600m ... Team captain junior and senior seasons ... Garnered all-county honors twice during prep career.
Personal: Born Michael Scott Horan on March 23, 1980 in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Scott and Kathi Horan ... Majoring in computer information systems with a minor in math ... Post-college ambition is to teach and coach ... Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career is Gene Weis ... Athlete he most admires is Michael Jordan ... Most prized possession is his Bible ... Outside interests include reading the Bible ... His advice to youngsters is to work hard and honor God ... Person he'd most like to meet is Jesus Christ ... Most impressive person he has met is Seneca Lassiter ... Favorite TV show is SportsCenter ... Favorite musical group is Third Day ... What people should know about him but probably don't: He loves Jesus ... His father played football at DePauw.