Tony Lachiana
    Tony Lachiana


    Oak Lawn, Ill.

    High School:
    Harold Richards


    Scored points as one of SIU's top-five runners at the Illinois Invitational last year, something he will look to do a lot more of during his sophomore year at SIU. Had season-best 8K time of 26:23 in that meet.

    2001 Results: 24th at Saluki Fast Start Open (21:48 in 6K); 84th at Illinois Invitational (26:23 in 8K); 59th at Saluki Invitational (26:55 in 8K); 22nd at Illinois State Invitational (27:18 in 8K); 62nd at MVC Championships (27:47 in 8K).

    Harold L. Richards H.S.: All-conference all four years, all-region two years, sectional qualifier all four years, team MVP three years.

    Personal: Majoring in computer and electrical engineering. Son of Torry and Linda LaChiana.