Skip to main content Skip to footer

Follow PSU Cross Country:    

Thomas Luff
Thomas  Luff


Emmaus, Pa.

High School:




Record 68 PSU Student-Athletes Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Honored for earning 3.7 GPA or higher during 2012-13 academic year


School-Record 296 Penn State Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2012-13

Record-Breaking Academic and Athletic Year Continues for Penn State Student-Athletes


23 Cross Country Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Rodden leads the way with 4.0 cumulative GPA


Men's Cross Country Media Day Transcript

Redshirt juniors Thomas Luff and Tyler Corkedale met with members of the media

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Outdoor || Placed 17th in the 10,000 in his final Big Ten appearance. || 2013 Indoor || Finished 26th in the 5K. || 2012 Cross Country || Finished 70th overall in his final appearance at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed 20th in the 10K. || 2011 Cross Country || Finished 82nd overall. || 2011 Outdoor || Placed 19th in the 10,000-meters. || 2010 Cross Country || Finished 80th overall at the conference meet. || 2009 Cross Country || Was the Lions' ninth finisher at the 2009 Big Ten Cross Country Championships, placing 86th.

On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Highest finish was fourth at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Finished 17th at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Also competed at the Great Louisville Classic and Adidas Wisconsin Invitational. || 2011 Cross Country || Finished 12th at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Placed 28th at the Penn State National ... Also competed at the Roy Griak and Notre Dame Invitationals.|| 2010 Cross Country || Finished in the Nittany Lion top seven in three competitions, including an eighth-place effort at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Finished 62nd at the Penn State National. || 2009 Cross Country || Ran in four competitions during his freshman campaign ... Earned a top 10 standing at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals, placing ninth overall and fourth for Penn State ... Placed 17th at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Also ran at the Notre Dame Invitational.

Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Clocked a PR 14:37.90 in the 5K at Penn Relays ... Finished 11th in the 10K at the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic, turning in a lifetime-best 30:10.44. || 2013 Indoor || Ran a lifetime-best 8:28.28 for the 3K at the Spire D-I Invitational ... Took 10th in the 5K at the PSU National. || 2012 Outdoor || Turned in a PR 30:36.77 for the 10,000 at Penn Relays ... Ran 14:48.74 for 5K at the Bison Outdoor Classic. || 2012 Indoor || Finished fourth in the 5000 at the Penn State National ... Placed fifth in the 3K at the Nittany Lion Challenge. || 2010 Outdoor || Competed in the 10K at Penn Relays, placing 28th overall ... Placed 10th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the George Mason Spring Invitational. || 2011 Indoor || Placed third in the 5K at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, and 10th at the Penn State National. || 2010 Outdoor || Competed unattached at the Penn State Open, running 9:04.94 for 3,000-meters and placing second overall. || 2010 Indoor || Redshirted the indoor season ... Competed in the 5,000-meters at the Penn State National, finishing in 15:24.03.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Placed 16th overall at the 2008 PIAA Cross Country Championships, finishing the 5,000-meter course in 16:41 ... Qualified for the PIAA State Championships as a senior, thanks to a second-place finish in the 3200-meters at the District 3 Championships. || Personal || Son of Bruce Luff and Janie Slamon ... Born February 7, 1991 ... Brother Sam ran track and cross country at Cornell ... Majoring in Environmental Systems Engineering.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
Mile 4:16.97 ***
3000m 8:28.28 ***
5000m 14:44.13 14:37.90
10,000m *** 30:10.44

2012 Meet-by-Meet Results

Date Event Distance Overall Team Scoring PSU Time
8/31 Lock Haven Dolan Duals 6K 4th 3 1st 18:37
9/8 Harry Groves Spiked Shoe 5.2m 17th 4 3rd 26:39
9/29 Greater Louisville 8K 108th 6 10th 25:22
10/12 Wisconsin Invite 8K 282nd 8 41st 25:48
10/28 Big Ten Championships 8K 70th 8 6th 25:19

2011 Meet-by-Meet Results

Date Event Distance Overall Team Scoring PSU Time
9/2 Lock Haven Dolan Duals 6K 12th 7 9th 18:29
9/24 Roy Griak Invitational 8K 88th 7 8th 25:31
9/30 Notre Dame Invitational 5 Miles 135th 7 8th 25:52
10/14 Penn State National 5.2m 28th 25th 7th 27:17
10/30 Big Ten Championships 8K 82nd 7 9th 25:54


  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago