David Malys
David Malys
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Groveland, Fla.
High School: South Lake HS
Major: Business Administration

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
Competed in each of the Lions seven meets…Registered a season-best time of 28:08.02 at the USF Invitational 8K. 

AS A FRESHMAN (2010)
Competed in each of the Lions seven races… Participated in five 8K’s, one 5K, and one four-mile run...His best performance of the season came at the Disney Classic (10/09/10) where he broke the line at 28:33.80…Disney Classic time currently places him seventh all-time on the program's 8K list.

CAREER
Malys attended South Lake HS…Under the tutelage of Don Denoon, Malys was voted Most Improved in 2007 and the top regular season runner in Lake County in 2008…He was tabbed team MVP in 2009 and was the leading scorer for his squad in 2010...His club years saw him run for team Break Away, where his squad finished 26th at nationals.

PERSONAL
Born December 5 in Orlando, Fla. …Business Major…He lists his hobbies as running, playing basketball, beach volleyball, and spending time with friends and family…He hopes to own his own business one day and eventually become a coach…Believes his hard-working mentality is his best asset to the team…He names Dwight Howard and JJ Reddick his favorite athletes and the Orlando Magic his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because of the rural location, the school's reputation, its proximity to home, and the cross country program…Son of  Mark and Mary Malys…Has one brother, Anthony.