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Cipro's Personal Collegiate Bests
On the National Scene ... || 2011 Cross Country || Placed 180th in team scoring at the NCAA Championships as Penn State's fifth finisher ... Narrowly missed all-region status, placing 28th overall and fourth for Penn State in a season-best 10K time of 31:08. || 2009 Cross Country || Was Penn State's second finisher at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, placing 84th overall.
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2011 Outdoor || Competed in the 10,000-meters. || 2011 Indoor || Finished 17th in the 3K with a PR 8:30.09, and 19th in the 5K in 14:45.21 - also an indoor PR. || 2010 Cross Country || Placed 46th overall and fifth for the Nittany Lions, helping the squad to the fourth-place finish in the team standings. || 2010 Outdoor || Competed in his first-career 10,000-meter race, finishing 18th in the Big Ten field in 30:59.61 ... Also placed 26th in the 5,000-meters at the conference meet, clocking 14:36.23. || 2009 Cross Country || Finished 81st overall as the Lions' seventh man.
On the Course ... || 2010 Cross Country || Was a member of the Nittany Lion top seven in all eight competitions ... Highest individual finish was third overall at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Placed 22nd at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational, and 25th at the Penn State National. || 2009 Cross Country || Finished eighth at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Placed 23rd at the Cappy Anderson Invitational as Penn State's number two runner ... Also competed at the Notre Dame Invitational. || 2008 Cross Country || Placed 52nd at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational.
Around the Track ... || 2011 Outdoor || Placed seventh in the 5K at Florida Relays in 14:34.37 ... Also anchored the sixth-place DMR, which finished in 9:59.70. || 2011 Indoor || Placed 15th in the 3,000 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup ... Competed in the 5K at the Flotrack Husky Classic. || 2010 Outdoor || Ran a PR 14:23.37 in the 5,000-meters to finish 11th in the Olympic Development section at Penn Relays ... Ran 14:34.32 to finish sixth in the 5K at Florida Relays. || 2010 Indoor || Placed fifth in the 3,000-meters at the Penn State National ... Finished 10th in the 5K at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. ||2009 Seasons || Redshirted the 2009 indoor and outdoor seasons.
Before Penn State ... || High School || District 7 runner-up in the 3200-meters as a junior ... Compete in the 3200 at the PIAA State Championships in 2007 ... Finished second in the 3200 at the Baldwin Invitational as a senior ... Place 19th at the 2007 PIAA Cross Country Championships. || Personal || Full name is Christopher Scott Cipro ... Born July 9, 1989 in Harmony, Pa. ... Majoring in Elementary and Kindergarten Education.