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Tyler Koteskey
Class: JR
Major: International Studies and Political
Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
Previous School: Homestead

2016 at Taylor: Had season derailed by injury … Only took the course for two races … Ran season-best mark of 29:13.3 at Crossroads League Championships … Earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Crossroads League honors.  

2015 at Taylor: Competed in all six regular season races … Ran personal-best time of 26:54.5 during season-opener at Indiana Wesleyan Invite … Ended 21st at that meet and went on to finish inside the top-40 competitors in three races ... Took 35th at Crossroads League Championships.

2014 at Taylor: Raced in all six meets for TU … Scored in all but one meet during first collegiate campaign … Finished top-50 in each of first two races and ended with three such performances … Crossed in 22nd-of-146 at Crossroads League Championships … Posted sub-28:00 times in each of final five races … Posted season-best time of 27:07.4 at Crossroads League Championships … Finished 243rd-of-320 at NAIA National Championships.  

Prep: Three-time letterman for Ian Wilson at Homestead High … Earned pair of All-Summit Athletic Conference honors for the Spartans … Also competed on the track and field squad … Graduated with 4.1 grade-point average … Member of National Honor Society … Named AP Scholar with Honors … Member of Distinguished Academic Honor Roll.

Personal: Son of Keith and LeAnne Koteskey … Majoring in international studies and political science.

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