Loxsom named Most Outstanding Athlete for Relay Events
Women's Track and Field brings home team title at Team Challenge
Nittany Lions looking to build on successful indoor season
Lions open outdoor season this weekend
Nittany Lion women earn No. 20 preseason ranking; men begin season in 21st
On the National Stage...|| 2013 Outdoor || Was a member of the Nittany Lions' 14th-place 4x400 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, earning USTFCCCA Second Team All-America honors ... Helped the Nittany Lions to a finishing time of 3:06.87 at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round - the third-fastest time in qualifying ... Also qualified for the NCAA Eastern Prelims in the 400 as an individual ... Manned the quarter mile carry on the winning DMR at Penn Relays ... The Nittany Lions ran a school-record 9:24.68 in the effort - the fastest time by a collegiate squad in 2013. || 2013 Indoor || Earned USTFCCCA First Team All-America status as a member of the Nittany Lions' NCAA runner-up DMR ... Team ran 9:34.00 at the NCAA Championships ... Split 46.55 on the 400 leg at the NCAA meet ... Was a member of the Nittany Lions' collegiate-record setting 4x200, which clocked 1:24.70 at the PSU National ... Covered the 400 meter leg on the Lions' 9:26.60 DMR at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... The squad's performance with the fastest of the 2013 indoor season, as well as the second-fastest time ever run by a collegiate team indoors. || 2012 Outdoor || Ran the second leg on the Nittany Lions blistering school-record 3:01.52 during the preliminary round of the 4x400 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Earned First Team All-America status on the 4x400, finishing fourth (3:01.58) ... Qualified for the NCAA First Round as an individual, placing 17th overall in the East Region 400 ... Helped the Nittany Lions to a second-place finish in front of his hometown crowd in the Penn Relays 4x400 ... Was also a member of the winning sprint medley relay at Penn, covering one of the 200 legs. || 2012 Indoor || Claimed NCAA runner-up honors on the Nittany Lion 4x400 (3:05.31) at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Finish was the best by a relay team in men's program history ... Helped the Lions to a school-record 3:05.22 at the Alex Wilson Last Chance.
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Indoor || Made two trips to the podium thanks to a silver-medal finish in the 400, as well as a third-place effort in the 4x400 ... Matched his own lifetime-indoor best with an effort of 46.82 in the final ... Also turned in an indoor PR 21.47 in the 200 prelims ... Finished 10th overall in the 200. || 2012 Outdoor || Clocked a sizzling PR 45.94 to finish third in the 400 at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... Also anchored the winning 4x400, which clocked a then school-record 3:04.78 ... Also competed in the 200, finishing 10th overall. || 2012 Indoor || Placed fourth in the 400 in his first Big Ten appearance (46.82) ... Earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors as a member of the Lions' second-place 4x400.
Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Anchored the winning IC4A 4x400 at Penn Relays, where the Nittany Lions ran a season-best 3:06.21 ... Placed fourth in the 400 and seventh in the 200 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou. || 2013 Indoor || Was a member of the winning 4x200 and 4x400 at the Penn State Relays ... Took top honors in the 200 at the Nittany Lion Challenge in addition to a victory in the 4x400 ... Finished fifth in the 400 at the PSU National ... Was on the winning 4x400 at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2012 Outdoor || Ran on the winning 4x100 at the Jim Click Shootout ... Also finished third in the 200 with a wind legal 21.13 ... Finished fourth in the 400 at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational ... Helped the Lions to a third-place finish in the 4x400 in a stacked field at the LSU Invitational ... Won the 200, and was on the winning 4x100 at the Jim Thorpe Open. || 2012 Indoor || Ran a 47.16 for 400 at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup, finishing second ... Won the 200 at the Sykes & Sabock, going 21.54, also a PR ... Ran on winning 4x400s at the Penn State National, and Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Finished third in the 400 at the Nittany Lion Challenge, and fourth in the 500 (1:03.30) at the Penn State Relays.
Before Penn State ... || Neumann University || Spent the 2010-11 seasons at Division III Neumann University, where he led the team in the sprinting events, running 22.20 for 200-meters and 47.44 for 400-meters ... Placed third in the 400 at the NCAA Division III Championships, and also earned third-place standing at the ECAC Championships.
|| High School || Placed fifth in the 400 at the 2010 PIAA State Championships, and was a member of the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay in the "Championship of America" section at Penn Relays. || Personal || Son of Kimberly Bennett ... Born August 28, 1992 ... Twin brother, Bernard, is also a member of the Nittany Lion track and field team ... Enrolled in Communications, Arts, and Sciences.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field