Steve Fassino     
      Steve Fassino

Signal Mountain, Tenn.

High School:
Red Bank

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 152



8K: 25:25.72 (2009)

10K: 32:35.90 (2009)

2009: Served as team captain and competed in all six races as a junior...Contributed to UT's scoring at the SEC meet, running fifth and taking 43rd overall in 26:36.79...Posted his 10K career best at the NCAA South Regional to wind up 60th overall and sixth on the team in 32:35.90...Second finisher for UT at the Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge, placing eighth in 26:07.2...Had his 8K PR at the Greater Louisville Classic, running the course in 25:25.72 to score fifth for the Big Orange and cross the line 70th...Sixteenth overall and fourth for UT in 25:48.60 at the Crimson Classic...Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll and to the SEC Community Service Team.

2008: Selected as the Vega-Watts Volunteer Award winner at the team banquet...Ran in five races for the Vols, scoring for the team twice...Placed 61st overall and fifth among Vols in 33:44.13 at the 10K NCAA South Regional...Placed 95th overall and fifth among Vols at the Greater Louisville Classic with a clocking of 25:38.69.

2007: Was the 10th Vol finisher at the 8K SEC Championship...Finished 78th in the open race at the 8K ISU Pre-Nationals...Was the 11th Vol to finish at the 8K Greater Louisville Classic.

High School: Earned all-state cross country honors in 2005 and was named all-state on the track in 2006...Won the 3,200m at the 2007 TSSAA Section 2 AAA South Sub-Sectionals.

Personal: Majoring in mathematics...Born Aug. 28, 1989, in Chicago, Ill., to Gary and Debbie Fassino...Family also includes sister Rachel.



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