Cory Loftis
Cory Loftis
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Branford, Conn.
High School: Branford
Position: Distance

2010: Competed in the 3,000, 5,000 and 10,000 ... ran a season-best time of 14:56.22 at the Holy Cross Invite ... placed fourth overall in the 10,000 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship with a season-best time of 30:56.88 ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Placed fourth in the 10,000 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship with a time of 30:56.88 ... ran a time of 15:29.92 in the 5,000 ... finished ninth in the 5,000 at the Patriot League Indoor Championship with a time of 15:26.90 ... ran a personal-best time of 14:56.22 in the 5,000 at Holy Cross ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year varsity member of the cross country and track teams at Branford H.S. under head coaches Kevin Connel and Rich Biondi … served as team captain in 2007 … named All-Division, All-Conference, All-Area and All-State in cross country in 2007 … indoor track team was the conference runner-up in 2008 … outdoor track team won the state Class MM championship in 2005 and the conference championship in 2008 … named All-Division and All-Area in track in 2008 … set the school records in the 3,000, the indoor 3,200 and the outdoor 3,200 … qualified for the national meet in the two-mile run … Student Council Parliamentarian and president of Health Careers Club.

Personal: Son of James and Tina Loftis … has two brothers (Chris and Michael) and one sister (Kelly) … majoring in Biology ... also a member of the Holy Cross cross country team.