Men's Track


Pierre Bush
Pierre Bush

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
North Central

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 160

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

Birthdate:
12/06/1985

AT ILLINOIS

2007 Outdoor
Ran first leg of 4x100m relay that took seventh at the Big Ten Championships ... Also competed in the long jump, 100m and 200m at the Big Ten Championships ... Leaped season-best 23-11 3/4 in the long jump at the SIU Spring Classic, placing second.

2007 Indoor
Competed in the long jump at the Big Ten Championships.

2006 Outdoor
Qualified for the NCAA Regionals in the long jump ... Took first in both the long jump (25-1 1/4, personal-best) and 100m (10.73) at the Illinois Invitational ... Ran personal-best 21.56 in the 200m at the Tom Botts Invitational ... Won 100m at the Mike Poehlein Invitational.

2006 Indoor
Placed fourth at the New Balance Invitational in the long jump with an indoor personal-best leap of 23-6 3/4 ... Placed second in the 60m at the Iowa Open with a time of 6.87 ... Ran a time of 6.94 in the 60m to place fourth at the EIU Friday Night Special.

2005 Outdoor
Competed in the 100m and the 200m at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a career-best in the 100m at the Drake Relays with a time of 10.68 ... Recorded two first-place finishes at the Central Collegiate Championships in the 100m (10.84) and the 110m hurdles (14.01).

2005 Indoor
Took fourth in the 60m at the Big Ten Championships with a personal-best time of 6.81 ... Ran a personal-best 22.29 in the 200m at the Iowa State Classic ... Recorded first-place finishes at the Hoosier Open in the 60m and long jump ... Placed first in the 60m at the Central Collegiate Championships.

High School
State champion in the 100m in 2003 ... State champion in the 4x100m relay in 2001 ... Youth Athletic National Champion in long jump in 2001 ... Seven-time all-state, eight-time all-county and eight time all-conference selection ... Four-time conference champion ... Four-year track letterwinner ... Earned three football letters.

Personal
Born Dec. 6, 1985 ... Son of Patrick and Bonita Bush ... Majoring in history ... Father was a track and field athlete for four years at Ball State and brother was on the track team for three years at Purdue ... Plans on going to law school and eventually becoming a special agent in the FBI.

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
60m: 6.81
200m: 22.29
Long Jump: 23'6.75" (7.18m)

Outdoor
100m: 10.68
200m: 21.56
Long Jump: 25'1.25" (7.65m)

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