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Dusty Solis

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Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:



Strong Lineup Leads Wildcats to Team Championship at Paul Short Run

McEntee came in fourth overall as Villanova dominated at top of team standings


Wildcats Open Up With Successful Day at Main Line Invitational

McEntee is top collegiate finisher in field of 110 runners


Alex Tully Wins Haverford Invitational

Three different Wildcats came in under 20 minutes on the four-mile Haverford course


Men's Cross Country Finishes First at Jack Saint Clair Memorial Championships

Rob Denault is individual winner, Chris O'Sullivan top team finisher


Men's Cross Country at Paul Short Run

The men's cross country team captured the team title with a terrific performance at the Paul Short Run.


Men's Cross Country at Paul Short Run

Villanova competed at the Paul Short Run on September 30, 2011 at Lehigh.

On Solis: Coming off a breakthrough campaign on the track in which he set new personal best times in each of his individual events ... Positioned to continue being a major contributor to the team during meets at both the BIG EAST level and on the national scene ... Poised for another successful season as he builds on the progress made to date.

2013 Cross Country: Came in 37th out of 272 runners at the Princeton Invitational, where his time of 24:41 was a personal best on an 8,000 meter course ... Finished in 126th place at the Chile Pepper Festival (26:52.5) ... Opened the season by placing 20th at the Friend Big Five Invitational with a 6,000 meters time of 19:13.43 ... Finished seventh at the four-mile Main Line Invitational (19:35.24).

2013 Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA East Regional and advanced to the national quarterfinals in the 800 meters ... Came in 13th in the quarterfinal race and set a personal best time of 1:49.46 ... Recorded a time of 1:50.33 and was 26th overall in the national first round at the East Regional meet ... Scored team points at the BIG EAST Championships with a fifth place finish ... Registered a time of 1:50.45 in the finals after ranking fourth in 1:50.92 during the preliminary heats ... Won the 800 meters at the Virginia Challenge (1:50.94) and was the runner-up at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (1:50.03) ... The latter time was a personal best before the NCAA regional meet ... Came in 11th in the 1500 meters with a personal best time of 3:49.53 at the Colonial Relays ... Also anchored the distance medley relay at the Colonial Relays and Villanova finished second with a time of 9:52.03 ... Led off the 4x800 meter relay at the Penn Relays and helped lead the Wildcats to a runner-up finish with a time of 7:17.37.

2013 Indoor: Earned All-BIG EAST honors individually in the 800 meters as well as for being a part of the 4x800 meter relay ... Registered a third place finish in the 800 meters at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 2:30.20 in the finals ... One day earlier won his preliminary heat with a time of 2:27.21 ... Anchored the 4x800 meter relay to a runner-up finish with a time of 7:32.66 at the conference meet ... Top time of the season in the 800 meters was 2:26.69 in a first place finish in the invitational section of the Penn State National ... Ran three races in the Mile ... Set a personal best with a time of 4:07.03 at the Armory Collegiate Invitational and was the winner of the College section ... Opened the season with a first place finish at the Jack Pyrah Invitational (4:16.04) ... Came in fifth at the Great Dane Classic (4:14.10).

2012 Cross Country: Top finisher for Villanova in two of the three races he competed in ... Individual winner at the Haverford Invitational, where he recorded a four-mile time of 19:47.80 to lead a field of 22 runners ... His time was more than 32 seconds faster than at the season-opening Main Line Invitational, where he came in 34th in 20:19.90 ... Competed in the Open race at the Paul Short Run and led seven Villanova runners with a time of 25:34 in that section of the meet ... Came in 12th overall out of 394 competitors in the Open race.

2012 Outdoor: Competed at the BIG EAST Championships individually in the 800 meters and also as part of the Villanova entry in the 4x800 meter relay ... Ran the second leg of the relay and helped the Wildcats to a fourth place finish ... Came in 14th in the preliminaries of the 800 meters (1:53.47) ... Ran a personal best time of 1:52.30 at the Larry Ellis Invitational and finished 28th out of 72 runners ... Came in third out of 109 entries at the Danny Curran Invitational (1:55.47) ... Individual winner in the 1500 meters at the season-opening Big Five Invite (3:58.95) ... Ran a personal best time of 3:51.32 to close the season at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet, where he finished 12th out of 81 competitors ... Came in 20th in 3:55.71 at the Colonial Relays.

2012 Indoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 1000 meters and advanced to the finals at the conference meet ... Established a personal best time of 2:27.22 in the preliminary heats at the BIG EAST meet and was in eighth place overall ... Finished ninth in the finals with a time of 2:33.02 ... Opened the season with a runner-up finish at the Jack Pyrah Invitational (2:35.20) ... Came in eighth at the Great Dane Classic (2:32.69), finished 10th at the Penn State National (2:32.00) and was 15th at the NYC Gotham Cup (2:31.86) ... Individual winner in the Mile at the Seamus McGelligott Invitational with a time of 4:16.81.

2011 Outdoor: Redshirted.

2011 Indoor: Redshirted ... Came in fourth place as an unattached entry in the 3000 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational with a time of 8:50.76.

2010 Cross Country: Redshirted ... Lined up unattached in three races ... Started the season with a 15th place finish over four miles at the Main Line Invitational, where he clocked a time of 20:37.30 ... Later in the year posted a time of 20:44.42 on the same course for the Haverford Invitational and finished in 13th place ... Posted an 8K time of 26:49 in the open race at the Paul Short Run.

Coronado High School: School record holder in the 800 meters ... Named the Gazette High School Cross Country Runner of the Year.

Personal: Son of Diana Solis ... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.


800 Meters                1:49.46            2013 NCAA East Regional
1000 Meters               2:26.69            2013 Penn State National
1500 Meters               3:49.53            2013 Colonial Relays
Mile                      4:07.03            2013 Armory Collegiate Invitational
3000 Meters               8:50.76            2010 Jack Pyrah Invitational
5000 Meters               15:32              High School
8000 Meters (XC)          24:41              2013 Princeton Invitational

CAREER AWARDS (Indoor Track)

All-BIG EAST                                 2013 (1000 Meters)
All-BIG EAST                                 2013 (4x800 Meter Relay)
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