Hector Cotto
Hector Cotto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holly Spring, N.C.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 178

Position:
Hurdles


2004-05: Established a new pair of East Carolina indoor and outdoor records while earning All-Conference USA honors in both hurdle events ... Broke the indoor school mark in the 60-meter hurdles, recording a time of 7.92 at the Gator Invitational (4th-place) but missed the NCAA provisional qualification minimum by just .01 ... Turned in a third-place finish at the C-USA Indoor Championships (8.03) ... Other effort of note was a 7.94 time at the UNC Invitational ... Also competed in the 55-meter hurdles, notching a personal-record of 7.46 at the IC4A Championships (Boston, Mass.) during the prelim round ... Member of ECU's 4x400 indoor relay squad which finished fifth at the Gator Invitational (3:21.74) ... Set a new Pirates' record in the 110-meter hurdles during the outdoor season, posting clip of 13.78 in a second-place standing at the C-USA Outdoor Championships May 13 ... Surpassed NCAA Regional qualifying standards on six different occasions (all performances under 14.24) in the same event and represented ECU at the East Regional ... Ran a 14.05 at the Penn Relays (fourth in prelims) ... Stood eighth in the 400-meter hurdles during the C-USA Championships ... Logged top personal time of 53.41 at the Sea Ray Relays in Knoxville, Tenn. (14th) ... Key member of the 4x400 relay squad, booking best time of 3:10.61 (Sea Ray Relays) ... Quartet captured IC4A title with a run of 3:12.13 at the Penn Relays but finished ninth at the conference finals (3:23.27)

Personal: A design major ... Son of Chadd and Leticia Lomglio ... Born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico ... Transfer from Fayetteville State University, where he played football and ran track during the 2003-04 academic year.