| Craig Lutz
Highland Village, Texas
Flower Mound Marcus
|Height / Weight:|
5-8 / 140
2011 All-American (Cross Country)
Two Time All-South Central Region (Cross Country)
Two Time All-Big 12 (Track and Field)
Two Time All-Big 12 (Cross Country)
Earned two All-Big 12 accolades at the conference meet with personal best times ... placed fifth in the 5,000m (14:09.26) and seventh in the 3,000m (8:07.16) ... his 3,000m time placees him No. 9 on the school's all-time peformers chart and the 5,000m mark is 10th ... finished 10th in the 3,000m at the Husky Classic with a time of 8:08.70 ... won the 3,000m at the Arkansas Dual meet by running a 8:15.20.
Cross Country (Sophomore):
Participated in five meets, including his second appearance at nationals ... started, but was unable to finish the 10k course at the NCAA Championships due to injury ... placed sixth overall (second among UT competitors) to help propel the team to first place at the NCAA South Central Regional ... earned all-region honors by finishing among the top 25 ... finished the 10K race in 30:13.2 ... also helped lead the team to a second-place showing in the Big 12 Championships by finishing ninth (24:07.6) in the 8K race ... earned All-Big 12 honors by finishing among the top 15 ... finished first among UT participants (12th overall) in the 8K Wisconsin adidas Invitational.
Posted a 10,000-meter time of 30:23.22 to place 13th at the Big 12 Championships ... ran the 5000m in 14:00.95 for 11th place at the Stanford Invitational ... finished sixth in the 1500m at the Longhorn Invitational with a time of 3:50.73.
Crossed the 3000m finish line in 8:34.92 at the SPIRE Invitational ... ran a mile time of 4:08.36 to place third at the Razorback Invitational.
Cross Country (Freshman):
Finished first for the Longhorns and 33rd overall at the NCAA Championships (30:02.0), earning All-America honors ... became just the 17th Longhorn in school history to earn All-America accolades ... also earned all-region honors by placing third overall (30:38.6) at the 10K NCAA South Central Regional ... claimed fourth place at the Big 12 Championships, crossing the 8K finish line in 23:32.1 ... earned All-Big 12 honors by finishing among the top 15 ... posted a time of 23:46.7 and a 15th-place finish at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational.
Twice named Texas Gatorade Runner of the Year ... placed fourth in the Footlocker Nations as a junior ... selected to the World Junior XC team and placed 29th at the world championships, 1st for the USA as a senior ... personal best marks included 4:09 (1600m), 8:52 (3200m), 14:52 (5k), and 30:49 (10k) ... named best athlete for all sports at Flower Mound ... four-year letterman and two-year captain in track and field.
Born in Barrington, Ill. ... son of Brad and Beth Lutz ... has one sibling, Brett ... participated in Lake Cities CX Club and Marathon Kids in high school ... plans to major in sports management.
Mile - 4:08.36, Razorback Invitational (1/28/11)
3,000 Meters - 8:07.16, Big 12 Championships (2/24/13)
5,000 Meters - 14:09.26, Big 12 Championships (2/23/13)
1,500 Meters - 3:49.99, Texas State Elite Meet (3/23/13)
5,000 Meters - 14:00.95, Stanford Invitational (4/6/12)
10,000 Meters - 29:22.75, Big 12 Championships (5/3/13)
BIG 12 SCORING
2013: 3,000 Meters - 7th (8:07.16)
2013: 5,000 Meters - 5th (14:09.26)
2013: 5,000 Meters - 7th (14:12.87)
2013: 10,000 Meters -4th (29:22.75)
Note: Bios updated after the 2013 indoor season; career bests are current