AS A JUNIOR IN 2012: Competed in six events where he finished 1st or 2nd for his team...Finished 1st for the entire field at the Falcon Classic 8K in 25:55.98...Led his team in the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic in 21:43.89...Bettered his 2011 NCAA Southeast Regionals time with 17th place finish in 32:39.0...Named all-conference and all-region.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011: Had a breakthrough year as one of the top runners in the Peach Belt Conference and led ASU to its first-ever PBC Cross Country Championship in just its second year after restarting…Named All-Southeast Region and First-Team All-PBC…Finished fourth in the PBC Championships and 18th in the NCAA Southeast Regional…Named the PBC Runner of the Week twice, only one of two runners to earn it multiple times in 2011…Won the Pacer Invitational, running a 5:20.4 pace to finish in 26:33.20…Placed 48th in the Appalachian State Invitational…Finished 87th in the loaded Charlotte Invitational field…
AS A FRESHMAN 2010: Named Second-Team All-Conference...Blizted through field to second-place finish in 10K Jaguar Invitational, running a 35:28...Finished on a tear, placing ninth in the PBC Championships and 46th in NCAA Southeast Regional...During spring, won 1500m race in the Gem of the Hills Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Rifle High School in Rifle, Colorado… Graduated in 2010…Lettered in cross country all four years, track and field all four years under Coach Jerry Shafer…Letter in basketball in 2008-2010… Awarded three times cross country MVP… Part of the 2006 Western Slope League Champions… Awarded the Jack Smith Scholar-Athlete Award.
PERSONAL: Son of Ben and Heidi Ross… Born in Feb. 11, 1992 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado … Full name is Dustin Glen Ross … Has one brother, Keenan Ross … Enjoys eating and sleeping in his free time … His career goal is to become a college coach … Favorite food is steak … Person he admires most are his parents and Coach Shafer … Favorite show is ESPN … favorite sport is basketball … Favorite pre-game ritual is prayer.