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Stephen Cho
Class: JR
Major: Graphic Art
Hometown: Fishers, IN
Previous School: Hamilton Southeastern

2016 at Taylor: Missed season-opener due to injury before returning to race in final six meets of the season … Gradually improved throughout year with return to health and posted personal-best mark of 25:52.1 at NAIA National Championships … Time at Nationals was the 10th-fastest of the season for the Purple and Gold …  Closed season with four-straight showings of sub-27:00 … Scored in two races, including season-best, second-place finish among TU runners at Nationals … Ended top-100 in all but one outing … Crossed in 33rd at Crossroads League Championships … Claimed 76th at NAIA National Championships … Honored as an NAIA Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Crossroads League selection.

2015 at Taylor: Stepped into role as TU’s second-best runner after missing season opener … Raced in final six meets of season … Posted season-best mark of 25:58.3 to take sixth overall at Bethel Invite … Ended with four-of-six times under the 27:00 mark … Was team’s second-fastest performer in each of final five outings … Scored in all six races … Crossed the tape inside the top-50 during all five regular season contests … Ran the seventh, ninth and 13th-best individual times of the season for Trojans … Claimed All-Crossroads League honors by taking 12th at league meet … Closed season by finishing 130th at NAIA National Championships.

2014 at Taylor: Raced at all six meets for Taylor as a freshman … Made immediate contributions by scoring among TU’s top-three in each of first four races and five times in six outings … Finished top-50 in all five regular season races … Opened career with back-to-back top-25 showings … Cracked 27:00-minute barrier in three of final four meets … Ran to season-best time of 26:38.5 at Great Lakes Invite … Finished 130th-of-320 at NAIA National Championships

Prep: Four-year letterman for Joseph Golden at Hamilton Southeastern High … Also garnered four varsity letters for HSH … Named Most Valuable Player for cross country squad … Academic All-Indiana Honorable Mention standout … Graduated with Core 40 Academic Honors.

Personal: Son of Paul and Sue Cho … Majoring in graphic art.

2016 Men's Cross Country Roster
Roster for 2016 Men's Cross Country Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Joseph BeamishJR  Dunedin, New ZealandJohn McGlashan
Micah BraggSO  Xenia, OHDayton Christian
Benjamin ByrdSO  Danville, INCovenant Christian
Stephen ChoJR  Fishers, INHamilton Southeastern
Tanner DyeSR  New Castle, INNew Castle
Joey FergusonSO  Chanhassen, MNChanhassen
Nathan FillFR  Greenwood, INCenter Grove
Jordan FlorianSR  Baroda, MILakeshore
Austin GibsonSO  Dyer, INIlliana Christian
Matt HallSR  Crete, ILIlliana Christian
Seth HardenSO  Arlington Heights, ILJohn Hersey
Garrett HendersonFR  Greenwood, INGreenwood
Tyler KoteskeyJR  Fort Wayne, INHomestead
Connor LeggeFR  Midland, MIMidland
Shauntis LewisFR  Fort Wayne, INSnider
Landry LongSO  Whiteland, INWhiteland Community
Wes NoyesJR  Wheaton, ILWheaton North
Reid OttoFR  Carmel, INCarmel
Aaron ScottSR  West Liberty, OHWest Liberty Salem
Kyle SheltonJR  Channahon, ILMinooka Community
Hunter SmithFR  Greenwood, INGreenwood
Jonathan TaylorJR  LaGrange, KYPortland Christian