Track & Field
Bruce Hordusky - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Fort LaBoeuf

2008-09 (Senior): Cross Country – At the Southeast Regional, finished third on the team and 75th overall with a 32:50 10K race … Turned in a 48th-place performance at the SEC Championships running 8K in 25:34 …Scored in each meet of the season for the Cats … Finished third on the team twice early in the year at the Iona Meet of Champions (25:51 – 8K) and at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:19 – 5 mile). Indoor – Finished ninth in the 5,000m run at the Penn State National Invitational, clocking in at 15:07 … Turned in best mile time of 4:20.71 at UK’s Rod McCravy Memorial Meet … Posted season-best 3,000m mark of 8:29.41 at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor – Recorded the best times on the team in the 3,000m, 5,000m and 10,000m runs … At Penn Relays, made his season debut in the 10,000m run turning in a time of 30:59.17 to finish 18th overall … Placed third overall in the 5,000m run at the Florida Relays clocking in at 14:53.40 … At Arizona State’s Baldy Castillo Classic placed seventh overall in the 3,000m run, crossing the finish in 8:34.44.

2007-08 (Junior): Cross Country – Started transformational season at Eastern Kentucky Invitational finishing third overall and top on the team with a combined 4-mile time of 19:17, shattering his mark at the previous year’s event by 25 seconds … Named the Southeastern Conference Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week for his performance at EKU … Finished third overall and first on the team with a mark of 25:18 over the 5-mile course at the Old Timers Classic running over one minute and a half faster than last year … Placed 15th overall at 5.2-mile Penn State National Invitational at 26:45. Indoor – Did not compete. Outdoor – Did not compete.

2006-07 (Sophomore): Cross Country – Participated in each of the Wildcats’ six meets … Best finish came at the Old Timers Classic, where he posted a personal-best 5-mile time of 27:05 and finished third on the team and 13th overall … Ninth overall at the EKU Invitational with a 4-mile time of 19:43 … UK’s No. 4 runner at the Greater Louisville Classic where he notched a personal-best 8K time of 26:11. Indoor – Competed in the mile, 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters … Posted a personal-best time of 8:31.53 in the 3,000 meters at the SEC Championships. Outdoor – Participated in the 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000 meters … Had the top 10,000-meter time on the squad in 2007 with a mark of 30:30.67 at the Oregon Invitational beating his personal-best mark by 45 seconds … Finished first in 10,000 meters at the Shamrock Invitational.

2005-06 (Freshman): Cross Country – Competed in four meets during his inaugural season…Was UK’s fourth runner and 19th overall at the Woodford Trials. Indoor – Ran a season best in the mile at the Kentucky Invitational… Broke the 9-minute barrier (8:57.38) in the 3,000 at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor – Finished freshman campaign with the eighth fastest 3,000 in the SEC (8:49.75, Seminole Invite).

High School: Finished 14th at the Pennsylvania State 3A Cross Country Championships as a junior … Two-time all-state honoree … Set the Linesville Invitational course record (15:54, 5K) … Placed first in the 3,200 meter at the regional meet as a junior … Member of the Fort LeBoeuf High School 3,200 school-record relay squad (8:08) … Also competed in basketball each of his four years in high school … A member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Full name is Bruce Martin Hordusky, Jr. … Born Feb. 17, 1987 … Parents are Bruce and Joan Hordusky … Has one sister, Erin Klinge … Major is mechanical engineering.

Personal Bests: 3,000 Meters – 8:49.75; 5,000 Meters – 15:31.64.

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