Position
Distance
Height
5'10
Class
Junior
Hometown
Metairie, La.
High School
Jesuit HS

Events: Mile (4:53.42), 3,000M (9:15.20)

CAREER CAPSULE
A distance runner who competed for the Tigers during the 2008 season … Ran in five meets during his LSU career … Set personal bests of 4:53.42 in the mile and 9:15.20 in the 3,000 meters.

2008
Competed in five meets during the 2008 season … Opened the campaign by finishing in 10th place in the 3,000 meters at the Bayou Bengal Invitational (9:23.92) … Recorded a new personal best in the event at the LSU Twilight Invitational, finishing third in 9:15.20 … Ran the mile at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Finished the race in seventh place with a time of 4:53.42 … Competed in two home meets during the outdoor season … Did not finish the 5,000 meters at the Tiger Invitational … Did not finish the 10,000 meters at the LSU Tiger Relays.

PRIOR TO LSU
A standout distance runner during his high school career at Jesuit High School in Metairie … Helped lead his team to a Class 5A state championship in cross country during his senior season … Came to LSU with personal bests of 4:31 in the 1,600 meters, 9:43 in the 3,200 meters and 15:31 in the three mile.

PERSONAL
Full name is Joshua Michael Cusimano … Born on Dec. 5, 1985 … Parents are Charles and Kathleen Cusimano … Comes from a large family with seven brothers and sisters … Has three sisters, Katie, Staci and Krissie … Has four brothers, Chuck, Gabe, Michael and Nathan … Father, Charles, sister, Katie, and brother, Chuck, graduated from LSU.

 

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