8/31 - Mount St. Mary's Invitational (5K), 16:45.24, 14th place
9/29 - Mason Invitational (8K), 27:20, 57th place
10/13 - Carnegie Mellon Invitational (8K), 26:41.80, 23rd place
10/27 - Atlantic 10 Championship (8K), 28:09, 86th place
11/10 - NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional (10K), 34:03, 160th place
9/1 - Mount St. Mary's Invitational (5K), 17:25.69, 25th place
10/28 - Atlantic 10 Championships (8K), 27:36.60, 76th place
High School: Lettered three times in cross country and twice in track & field ... as a junior and senior earned All-Southwestern league and all-county honors ... the Murrieta Valley Nighthawks under head coach Steve Chavez placed in the top 5 at the state CIF meet all three years as a varsity memeber ... named team captain as a senior ... Named Student Body President, Yearbook Editor and MVHS Student of the Year.
Personal: Born Stephen Charles Rutgers on September 1, 1987 in Glendora, CA ... son of Cheryl Cowan and David Rutgers ... has two sisters, Laura and Ashley, and three half siblings, David, Christopher, and Stacey ... enjoys photography ... his cousin Marlon Shirley was the Worlds Fastest Amputee Athlete ... major is Sports and Event Management.