A total of 30 Illini athletes honored
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.
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