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Ducks Track & Field BIO
Tim Costin
Player Profile:
Tim Costin 687680
Position: Distance
Height: 5'11"
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Springfield, Ore.
High School: Springfield
Experience: Redshirt

2013-14: Cross Country - Was one of five Ducks that finished in the top-10 in the four mile at the PSU Vikings Classic (9th, 20:27.33). Competed in the Eighth Annual Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 26:39 in the 8,000 meters.

2012-13: Outdoors - Did not compete. Indoors - Did not compete. Cross Country- Participated in two meets during the year. Placed sixth overall at the Park Pier Invitational with a race time of 18:08.06 (6,000 meters). Represented Oregon in the Dellinger Invitational finishing the 8,000 meter race with a time of 26:40. Earned second team Pac-12 all-academic honors.

2011-12: Outdoors - Set four personal bests in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, including a sixth-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships. Opened season with a sixth-place finish at the Pepsi Team Invitational and a PR of 9:14.73. Lowered that time to 9:07.01 in a runner-up finish at the Oregon Relays. Trimmed another :07 off at the Oregon Twilight (9:00.29). Top performance of the year came in a sixth-place showing at the Pac-12 Championships, helping Oregon to its sixth straight title, where he run under 9:00 for the first time (8:57.91). Wrapped season with his first NCAA West Preliminaty appearance in the steeplechase. Also ran the 1,500 meters once, taking third at the John Knight Twilight (3:53.17). Indoors - Did not compete. Pac-12 all-academic second team. Cross Country - Led Oregon to the Beaver Classic title with his fourth-place finish in 24:54 (8,000 meters), his best finish as a Duck. Opened season at the Bill Dellinger Invitational and finished 51st in 25:04.92 (8,000 meters). Pac-12 all-academic second team. Season Bests: 1,500 Meters - 3:53.17 (PR), John Knight Twilight, Monmouth, Ore. (4/13/12); 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 8:57.91, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/12/12).

2010-11: Outdoors - Had seasonal PR in the steeplechase at the Oregon Twilight of 9:17.24. Ran the steeple at UCLA in 9:21.24. First career steeplchase came at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Made varsity debut in the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Preview. Pac-10 all-academic honorable mention. Cross Country - Took 15th in his varsity debut at the John Frank Memorial. Was 32nd at the Charles Bowles Invitational in 24:45.66 (8,000 meters). Also ran at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Pac-10 all-academic second team. Season Bests: 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 9:17.24, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/6/11).

2009-10: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons. Ran unattached in the 1,500 at the Oregon Relays (3:58.96). Cross Country - Redshirt season. Competed unattached at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, Mike Hodges Invitational and the Beaver Classic.

Prep: Three-time state scorer at 3,000 meters for Springfield High School. Was sixth at that distance as a sophomore, fifth as a junior and eighth as a senior. District champion at 3,000 meters as a senior. Won the prep section of the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the 2009 Oregon Relays in 9:31.33. Also a three-time state scorer in cross country, where placed ninth as a sophomore, fifth as a junior and seventh as a senior. District cross country champ as a senior. High School Bests: 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 9:31.33, 2009.

Personal: Major is business. Recipient of a Presidential Scholarship.

Personal Bests
3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 8:57.91

Pac-12 Championships
Eugene, Ore., 5/12/12
Pac-12 Track Championships
2012 - 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, 6th, 8:57.91

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