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Scott McClain
Scott McClain


Louisville, Ky.

High School:
St. Xavier

2009 Cross Country: Ran in five races for the Cardinals... Placed 12th at the Mid-America Opener... Added a seventh place finish at the UW-Parkside Midwest Open... Finished 27th at the BIG EAST Championships (25:55.4) as the Cards' fourth runner... Was 41st at the Greater Louisville Classic (25:01.84)... Placed 98th at Pre-Nationals in October.

2008-09: Competed in five outdoor events for the Cardinals... Placed fourth at the Raleigh Relays in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 9:27.76... Was fifth at BIG EAST Championships in the 3,000m steeplechase... NCAA Mideast Regional Championships qualifier in the steeplechase where he finished twenty-seventh... Also ran in the 4X800m relay at the BIG EAST Championships... Member of USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

2008 Cross Country: Finished as the Cards' second best runner and won the Mid-America Opener and the Winthrop Invite ... Finished as the second U of L runner in three races including the BIG EAST Championships and Southeast Regionals.

2007 Cross Country: Finished as the Cards' fifth runner and 29th overall in the 8k run at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 24:41.70 ... Finished in the Cards' top five in four events, including the NCAA Championships where he was 217th overall ... Top finish was eighth overall at the season-opening Mid-America Opener.

2006-07: Finished second in the 3000m steeplechase at the Stan Lyons Invitational ... Posted a fifth place finish in the 3000m steeplechase at the Cardinal Invitational ... Finished 16th at his first BIG EAST Championship in the 3000m steeplechase.

2006 Cross Country: Was the Cards' fifth scorer at the Pre-Nationals Invite ... Competed as UofL's seventh runner at the BIG EAST Championships (53rd place) and the NCAA Championships ... Competed in six events overall as a freshman.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and field and cross country ... Finished second at the state cross country meet in 2005 and third in the state in 2004 ... Earned a third-place finish in the 3,200m run at the 2006 state track and field championships ... Member of 2005 state cross country championship ... Cross country team finished 17th at the Nike Team Nationals ... Team also won the 2006 indoor track and field state championshp and finished second at the 2006 outdoor track and field state championships.

Personal: Born on Dec. 1, 1987 in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Joyce and Dennis McClain ... Has three siblings, Sean, Kristin and Bryan ... Majoring in biology.

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