2015-16 Men's Track & Field
News Photo
Men's Outdoor Track & Field - Mon, Apr. 25, 2011

(Walnut, Calf.) Exactly one year after winning the Puma Mile at the Mt. Sac Relays, Derek Scott, 2007 Cornerstone grad, returned on April 7, 2011 to the sight of where he's had so much success over the years for another outstanding race.

Running in the Invitational Elite section of the 3,000 meter steeplechase, Scott took the lead in the final kilometer and extended it to a nine-second margin of victory. His winning time of 8:31.52 is the best in the United States this year. Scott also eclipsed qualifying time for USATF Nationals in June as well as the "B" standard for the 2011 World Championships and the 2012 Olympics.

The time gives him an automatic qualifier for the USA Outdoor Championships held in Eugene, Oregon at the end of June.  From that race they will select the world rchampionship team to compete in Deagu, Korea at the end of the summer. 

After spending three years as a 1500 meter specialist, Scott moved back to the steeplechase, the event where he had his first big success. In 2004 he was NAIA national runner up, then made the US National team for the IAAF World Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy that summer. All-American again in 2006, Scott was NAIA National Champion in the 1500 meters in 2007.

From 2005 to 2007 Derek raced either the steeplechase or the 1500 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays, winning the University division of the steeplechase in 2006.

Since 2010, Scott has been the Cross Country coach at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.


 
 
 
  • Mar. 5 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Day 3 - 2016 NAIA Indoor National Championships - 21st of 56 - recap - results
  • Mar. 4 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Day 2 - 2016 NAIA Indoor National Championships - No Team Score - recap - results
  • Mar. 3 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Day 1 - 2016 NAIA Indoor National Championships - No Team Score - results
  • Feb. 20 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ 2016 WHAC Indoor Championships (Hosted by Aquinas College) - 4th of 6 - recap - results
  • Feb. 13 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Day 2 - GVSU Big Meet (Hosted by Grand Valley State) - No Team Score - recap - results
  • Feb. 12 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Day 1 - GVSU Big Meet (Hosted by Grand Valley State) - No Team Score - recap - results
  • Feb. 5 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ GR Sports Hall of Fame T&F Classic (Hosted by Aquinas College) - 2nd of 4 - recap - results
  • Jan. 30 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Day 2 - Findlay Classic (Hosted by the University of Findlay) - No Team Score - recap - results
  • Jan. 29 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Day 1 - Findlay Classic (Hosted by the University of Findlay) - No Team Score - results
  • Jan. 22 - Men's Indoor Track & Field @ Doug Hansen Open (Hosted by Saginaw Valley State) - No Team Score - recap - results