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     Kosta Papazoglou
    Kosta Papazoglou

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Skokie, Ill.

    High School:
    Niles North

    Event:
    Distance


    XC 2012: Finished 10th at the UIC Opener on Sept. 1 with a 4.1-mile time of 21:52.80 ... placed 26th at the NIU XC Open in the 6K race with a time of 20:26.58 ... ran a season-best time of 26:21 in the 8K at the Bradley XC Classic on Oct. 12.

    Outdoor 2012: Took 13th place at the Chicagoland Championships in the 1,500 meters with a result of 4:06.61 ... ran a 4:03.68 in the 1,500 meters at the Eagle Invite and place 14th ... placed second in the 5,000 meters at the DePaul Invite with a time of 15:19.64 ... placed second in the 1,500 meters at the Marquette Invite with a result of 4:04.10 ... placed eighth at the Horizon League Championships in the 5,000 meters with a time of 15:19.57.

    Indoor 2012: Placed 14th in the one-mile run at the Carthage Tadd Metzger Invite with a time of 4:47.49 ... ran a personal-best of 9:01.34 in the 3,000 meters at the Horizon League Championships.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track and three-time letterwinner in cross country at Niles North (Ill.) ... three-time All-Conference in cross country (2008-2010) ... two-time All-Conference in track (2010-2011) ... academic All-Conference in 2011 ... All-State in cross country with a time of 14:41 ... five-time individual conference champion ... team was four-time conference champions in track ... 2010 conference champions in cross country ... 2011 sectional champions for track and field ... named team captain and MVP during his senior year ... born April 30, 1993, in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Dimitreos and Hariklia Papazoglou ... has three siblings, Metralis, Alex and Eleri ... currently enrolled as a sociology major.

    Career-Best Outdoor
    1,500-meter run: 4:03.68 (4/14/12)
    5,000-meter run: 15:19.57 (5/4/12)

    Career-Best Indoor
    One-mile run:
    4:47.49 (1/27/12)
    3,000-meter run:
    9:01.34 (2/25/12)