Continued to improve in cross country, competing in five races with
a best of 26:19 for 8K set at the George Mason Invite ... dealt
with injuries indoors and managed to run a personal best in the
5000m at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships.
2005-06: Finished 26th overall in his first
collegiate XC race running 22:20 for 4.1 miles... ran 26:47.71 in
his first 8k at the Mason Invitational for 20th overall ... ran
bests of 4:08.94 and 15:43 in the 1500 and 5000 meters in outdoor
track. High School: Earned varsity letters in
cross country and track ... WRC MVP in cross country ... selected
first team WRC in track, set the school record for the 3200m ... a
member of Students Against Drunk Driving.
Personal: Son of Mark and Terri Laks ... has two
siblings: Ryan, 26 and Robin, 23 ... plans on majoring in