Rob Cloutier     
      Rob Cloutier

Ballston Lake, N.Y.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 135



2003-Outdoor- Contributed his season-best 1,500m and 5,000m run times at the SEC Outdoors on the home track ... Ran a 3:49.62, a regional qualifier, to take 10th in the SEC Outdoor prelims (May 17) and took 21st in 15:10.57 in the 5,000m run (May 18) ... Finished 34th in 4:09.53 in the 1,500m run at the NCAA Mideast Regionals ... Opened the outdoor season with a seventh-place, 4:01.34 effort in the 1,500m run and ninth-place, 1:57.95 time in the 800m run to help the Vols to a one-point win in the SEC Triangular at South Carolina ... Led off the victorious 4x1,500m relay team (15:55.40) and handed off with a big lead, while also finishing in 3:59.09 in the 1,500m run at the Sea Ray Relays ... Anchored the distance medley relay to a 9:58.24, ninth-place finish in the open section at the Penn Relays ... Finished 11th with a time of 3:52.88 in the 1,500m run at Ohio State's Jesse Owens Classic.

2003-Indoor- Achieved his lifetime-best mile run time of 4:08.27 to take sixth in the SEC Indoor prelims (March 1) at Florida ... Finished eighth in the mile run finals with a time of 4:12.88 and led off the Vols' fifth-place, 10:01.46 distance medley relay effort at the SEC Indoors ... Contributed valuable points finishing the mile run seventh in 4:14.65 and anchoring the distance medley relay to victory in 10:14.21 to assist the Vols to the SEC East Challenge win ... Finished fifth in the mile run with a 4:12.55 time and anchored the fifth-place, 10:04.18 distance medley relay at the Armory Invitational.

2002-Outdoor- Emerged as Tennessee's leading 1,500m man with a lifetime best of 3:47.36, good enough for seventh on the home track at the Sea Ray Relays (April 12) ... Doubled up in relay action at the Sea Ray Relays by leading off Tennessee's third-place 4x1,500m relay, 15:59.00, and anchoring the runner-up distance medley relay to a 9:49.58 time ... Clocked his personal-best 5,000m run time of 14:32.62 to place 27th at the Penn Relays (April 25) ... Helped the Vols keep alive the 32-year home winning streak with a runner-up, 1,500m run time of 3:56.03 at the Gatorade Classic ... Doubled up with an eighth-place, 3:52.91, 1,500m run and 12th-place, 15:17.89, 5,000m run at the Cal Invitational ... Won the 3,000m run in 8:29.83 and added a bronze finish in a season-best 1:54.73 in the 800m run to open the outdoor season at USC's Trojan Classic (March 17) ... Finished ninth in 4:01.84 in the 1,500m run and 18th in 15:29.88 in the 5,000m run on the same day at the SEC Outdoors.

2002-Indoor- Contributed his lifetime-best mile time of 4:09.85 to earn fifth and help the Vols lock up the SEC Eastern Division Challenge (Jan. 26) ... Career-best 3,000m run time of 8:29.08, good for seventh, led a five-Vol contingent at Virginia Tech's Kroger Invitational (Jan. 19) ... Took sixth in the 3,000m run with an 8:39.92 clocking at the Kentucky Invitational ... Finished 14th in the mile run prelims in 4:13.87, but led off the Vols' fourth-place distance medley relay, 9:50.40, to help light up the scoreboard at the SEC Indoors ... Led off Tennessee's third-place distance medley relay effort, a provisional-qualifying and season-best 9:39.61, to help the Vols to the Armory Invitational team title.

2001-Outdoor- Season-best 1,500m run time of 3:52.52 at the Sea Ray Relays in Knoxville (April 13) ranked second among the 2001 Vols ... Registered his 5,000m run PR at the SEC Outdoors (May 13) with a 14th-place, 15:11.79 effort ... Contributed season-best 800m run effort with fifth-place, 1:54.50 timing ... Took fourth in the mile run in 4:22.50 at the Gatorade Track Classic in Knoxville ... Doubled in the 800m run (third, 1:55.52) and 3,000m run (second, 8:48.25) to give the Vols more points at the SEC Quad in Starkville, Miss. ... Posted a 3:55.72, the 15th-fastest time in the 1,500m run prelims at the SEC Outdoors ... Clocked a sixth-place, 1:54.87 in the 800m run in addition to running anchor on the 4x400m relay at the Spring Gobbler Invitational at Virginia Tech ... Ran anchor on 10th-place Vol distance medley relay team (9:57.21) at the Penn Relays.

2001-Indoor- Clocked the team's second-fastest mile (4:14.48) to take bronze at the Pepsi Valentine's Invitational (Feb. 10) at Virginia Tech ... Ran a 4:16.33 in the open mile at the Meyo Invitational at Notre Dame ... Nabbed third in the open mile with a 4:17.06 effort at the ETSU Invitational ... Finished second in a season-best 1:55.62 in the 800m run at the New Year's Invitational at Virginia Tech ... Proved a stalwart on the Vol distance medley relay by leading off the fastest metric (9:57.34, fourth, SEC Indoors) and yards (9:56.87, first, Meyo Invitational) efforts.

2000- Redshirted.

Cross Country 2002- Suited up for the Vols in each of their seven races, landing in the scoring four of those races ... Ran to runner-up honors and finished second in the Vol pack with a 26:42.2 time to secure team top honors at the 8K Tennessee Invitational ... Led the Vols and finished seventh overall to open the season with a season-best 8K time of 25:12 at Notre Dame's adidas Invitational ... Finished 26th, third among Vols, with a 26:22.90 time at the 8K SEC Championships ... Took 28th, second in the Vol pack, with a 25:20.0 effort at the 8K Indiana State Invitational ... Crossed the finish line at the 10K NCAA South Regionals in 33:24.88 to place 28th, just missing All-Region honors ... Ran the 10K NCAA Championships course in 33:31.4 to finish 242nd.

Cross Country 2001- Competed in six of the Vols' seven meets and landed in the scoring in four meets ... His season-best 27th-place finish (fourth among Vols) at the NCAA South Regionals proved crucial to the Vol hopes of advancing to the NCAA Championships ... Clocked his best 8K time of 25:45.74 (45th) at the Auburn Invitational ... Ran to a 230th, 32:58 finish at the NCAA Championships.

Cross Country 2000- Notched one of Tennessee's top three times at each of the three race distances (5K, 8K and 10K) during the 2000 season ... Competed in every race of the season ... His third-place finish at the Tennessee Intercollegiate (5K, 15:23) marked the second-best finish by a Vol in 2000 ... Led the Tennesseans at the UT Invitational with his eighth-place, 26:04.24 finish ... Ninth-place effort of 25:52 was the second-best Vol finish at the Greensboro Invitational ... Clocked a 35th-place, 26:17 effort at the Wolverine Interregional Invitational to post the second-fastest Tennessee time ... Broke the tape in 27:56.32 to stand 51st at the SEC Championships ... Was the third Vol scorer at the NCAA South Regionals by finishing the 10K race 32nd in 32:35.24.

Cross Country 1999- Finished 15th at the Tennessee Intercollegiates with an 8K time of 27:02 ... Took 25th at the Furman Invitational after running an 8K 26:17 ... Held down 10th in 26:29.12 at the UT Invitational ... Raced to a mark of 19:23 and 17th place at the 6K Catamount Classic.

HIGH SCHOOL- Earned All-State honors in cross country ... Ran the anchor leg on two national championship relays his senior year (1998) -- the distance medley relay and the 4x800 ... The indoor DMR championship relay time was just .67 off the national record at the time ... Helped Shenendehowa High to the state cross country title and a national second-place finish in 1998 ... Anchored the state champion indoor and outdoor 4x800m relay team in 1998 ... Holds his school's record in the 1,600m ... High school best times are 4:14 in the 1,600m run and 1:53.8 in the 800m run.

Pronunciation- Clue-TEE-ay.



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