Dominic DeSantis
Dominic DeSantis


Hilton Head, S.C.

High School:
Hilton Head HS


Men's Cross Country Earns Fourth Straight Academic Honor

The Boilermakers had the fourth highest GPA of eight Big Ten teams awarded.


Great Lakes Regional Wraps Up

Boilers finish in 10th on the men side and 14th for the women on Saturday afternoon.


Great Lakes Regionals Set For Saturday

The Purdue men's and women's cross country teams head to Toledo, Ohio, for regionals.


Big Ten Championships Begin Sunday

The Purdue cross country teams will compete in the league meet hosted by the University of Illinois.


Boilers Compete At Pre-Nationals

The Purdue harriers went up against several of the nation's best at Indiana State.

Cross Country
8K CC	25:20.67	10/4/08

Track & Field 1,500-meter run 4:02.39 3,000-meter run 8:52.91 5,000-meter run 15:29.25

2010: Did not compete.

2009: Finished 18th overall in the season-opening 8K Great American Legends (9/4) with a time of 28:16.15; cut more than 1:30 off his season-best at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships (9/18), placing 37th overall with a mark of 26:46.6; smashed his 8K season best and scored for the first time at the Greater Louisville Classic (10/3) with a mark of 25:39.62; ran the Gibson Family Invitational (10/10) 8K in 26:59.9; recorded a 69th place finish at the Big Ten Championships (11/1) 8K, crossing the line at 28:00.3.

2008: Competed in five of the Boilermakers' six varsity races, finishing in the top five twice; clocked his top 8K time of the season at the Auburn Tiger Invitational (10/4), placing fourth on the team with a time of 25:20.67; turned in his first career 10K at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships (11/15), marking 35:06.0.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in track and field and cross country at Hilton Head High School; earned three consecutive cross country and track and field team MVP honors and all-academic awards; posted back-to-back third-place performances at the South Carolina State Cross Country Championships; led his team to consecutive 4x800-meter relay titles at the South Carolina State Track and Field Championships.

Personal: Dominic Charles DeSantis was born Oct. 10, 1990, in Savannah, Ga.; is the son of Steven and Lucinda DeSantis; has one sister, Paige; enjoys music; majoring in chemical engineering.


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