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    Chris DeSilva
    Chris DeSilva
    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    St. Charles, Ill.

    High School:
    North HS

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    07/14/1990

    07/11/2012

    Illinois athletes honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

    A total of 30 Illini athletes honored

    High School
    Ran anchor leg of Illinois AA state champion 4x800m relay as a senior in 2008 ... Two-time All-State honoree in cross country, taking ninth at the 2007 Illinois 3A State Cross Country Championships and 28th in 2006 ... Three-time Illinois AA State Track and Field Championships qualifier in the 1600m, taking ninth in 2007.

    Personal
    Full name is Christopher James DeSilva ... Born July 14, 1990 ... Parents are Marc and Janet DeSilva ... Has two brothers, Matt and Greg ... Brother, Matt, is on cross country and track and field teams at Purdue ... Majoring in general engineering.

    DeSilva's High School Personal Bests
    1600m: 4:16.65
    3200m: 9:12.52

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