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

2009: Placed fourth in the 10,000 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 2) 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 (Feb. 20) with a time of 15:26.90 ... ran a personal-best time of 14:56.22 in the 5,000 at Holy Cross (April 18) ... 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.