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Track: indoor RMAC All-Academic honor roll
Cross-Country: RMAC All-Academic honor roll ... placed 26th at the Rust Buster Invitational with a time of 20:30.43
2010 Track: Outdoor: 24th in 5,000 meter at RMAC Championships with time of 16:39.03. ... Outdoor best/5,000 meter-16:12.50, 1,500 meter-4:26.89
Pre UCCS Notes:
before UCCS: "High School Track". ... Dakin's best marks include the 1600M-4:53.25 and the 3200M-10:38.52.
"High School Cross-Country". ... He placed 141st at 2008 Colorado Class 5A State Championship, time of 18:17.84.
Personal: His major is Business Administration. ... His parents are Rick and Carol Dakin and he has two brothers, Jeff and John.
Stories featuring Luke Dakin
|March 28, 2013||Mountain Lions Send Runners to Spring Break Meets Across Country||The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's outdoor track and field team will send runners to a pair of meets to close out the Spring Break period.|
|February 25, 2013||Dakin, English Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Award||University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s cross country student-athletes Luke Dakin and Mike English earned a spot on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic teams announced this morning.|
|February 4, 2013||Men’s cross country members volunteer at Kenyan children’s center||During the winter break, some of us used the time off to head somewhere warm. Kenya is probably farther than any of us traveled, but members of the UCCS men's cross country team called it home for almost a month.|
|October 20, 2012||Trujillo Leads No. 9 UCCS to Fourth-Place Finish at RMAC Championships||Emilio Trujillo turned in the best finish for a University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's cross country runner since 1998 and the second-best individual conference finish in program history to lead the No. 9 Mountain Lions to a fourth-place finish at this morning's RMAC Cross Country Championships at Monument Valley Park.|
|September 15, 2012||#13 UCCS Wins Colorado College Invitational with Perfect Score||Emilio Trujillo won his second race of the season with 26 minutes, eight seconds on the eight-kilometer course to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's cross country team to a perfect score victory this morning at the Colorado College Invitational at Monument Valley Park.|
|May 11, 2012||Men’s 4x400 meter relay captures RMAC title to lead the way for the Mountain Lions||Gunnison, CO: Like a postal carrier, the track & field team competes in all kinds of weather. During their three days at the RMAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Gunnison, Colorado, the Mountain Lions saw rain, snow, high winds, sunny skies, freezing temperatures and lastly in the 70’s.|
|May 1, 2012||California to Kansas...and back again.||Getting things started for the mountain lions were several of the middle and long-distance squad who traveled to Lawrence, Kansas for the KU Relays. Despite swirling winds during the Thursday and Friday evening sessions of the three day meet, several of the UCCS runners recorded personal or season bests. Highlights from the meet included Alexa Urban running a season best in the 800 meters of 2:15.66 to rank her fifth in the RMAC. Ryan Derrick placed sixth among college runners in the 3000 meter steeplechase, Mike English was the seventh placing collegian in the 5000 meters with a time of 15:02.19 which is number five on the UCCS all-time performance list.|
|April 16, 2012||Mountain Lion Tracksters Find Mid-Season Form||The UCCS trackster’s have been busy covering the miles between meets in Albuquerque, Pueblo and Boulder over the past two weeks, setting numerous school records, season, and lifetime bests in the process.|
|April 12, 2011||Graham, Hopkins Named First Team All-Academic||COLORADO SPRINGS-The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ Lauren Graham and Brien Hopkins were named to the 2010-11 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field All Academic First Team, the conference announced Tuesday.|
|December 23, 2010||English, Seven Others Named to RMAC All-Academic Teams||Mike English of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named 2010 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country second-team All-Academic, the conference announced Wednesday. Seven other Mountain Lions were named to the RMAC academic honor roll.|
|April 24, 2010||Severe Wind Advisory in Effect||The wind was the story of the day at the Jack Christiansen Invitational, hosted by Colorado State University. It caused delays, issues and generally made circumstances miserable. It was a much different environment then the wind storm in Greeley three weeks ago. At least in Greeley some good competitive performances were possible. Today, in Fort Collins, was just all about competing well against the field.|