Aidan DeSanto
Aidan DeSanto
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.
Hometown: McCordsville, Ind.
High School: Cathedral
Major: Biomedical Engineering

2016: Competed in six races during the year, finishing among the team’s top five competitors in each, and was in the top-three on five occasions… Was the team’s second finisher at the Yellowjacket Invitational, placing 15th overall with a time of 26:42.6… Finished 51st at the NCAA Regional Championships with a time of 26:08.5, third among CWRU runners… Placed 47th at the UAA Championships… Was 30th among DIII competitors at the All-Ohio Championships… Ran a career-best 8K time of 25:44.5 at the Inter-Regional Rumble, finishing 38th overall… Received UAA All-Academic honors.

  • Sudeck Sundown Classic: 6K/19:44.0/2nd place (Team Finish: 2nd)
  • Yellowjacket Invitational: 8K/26:42.6/15th place (Team Finish: 2nd)
  • All Ohio XC Championships: 8K/27:10.2/30th Place Div.III/99th Overall (Team Finish: 3rd)
  • Inter-Regional Rumble: 8K/25:44.5/38th place (Team Finish: 3rd)
  • UAA Championship: 8K/26:16.79/47th Place (Team Finish: 5th)
  • NCAA Regional: 8K/26:08.5/51st place (Team Finish: 3rd)

2015: Was the Spartans’ eighth finisher at the Calvin Knight Invitational, placing 87th overall with a time of 26:53.6… Ran a career-best 8K time of 26:20.5 at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble, finishing 134th overall… Competed at the UAA Championships, finishing 60th overall and eighth among Spartan finishers… Received UAA All-Academic honors.

  • Sudeck Sundown Classic: 6K/20:56.3/18th place
  • Calvin Knight Invitational: 8K/26:53.6/87th place
  • All Ohio XC Championships: 8K/27:07.6/60th place
  • Oberlin College Inter-Regional Rumble: 8K/26:20.5/134th place
  • UAA Cross Country Championships: 8K/26:57.0/60th place

2014: Ran in four varsity races as a freshman...posted a career best time of 27:34.6 in the 8k at the Calvin Knight Invitational.

  • Sudeck Classic 6k/21:10.69/20th
  • Calvin Knight Invitational 8k/27:34.6/100th
  • All-Ohio Championship 8k/27:54.02/79th
  • Inter-Regional Rumble Open 8k/27:48.2/23rd

Personal: Earned three varsity letters in cross country as well as four in track at Cathedral High School…Academic All-Indiana honoree in both sports…CHS salutatorian…son of John and Beth DeSanto.