Men's Track


Michael Kelley
Michael Kelley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockford, Ill.

High School:
Winnebago

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 155

Event:
Distance

AT ILLINOIS

2007
Redshirted both the 2007 indoor and outdoor seasons.

2006 Outdoor
Ran a personal-best 4:03.77 in the 1,500m at the Illinois Invitational.

2006 Indoor
Took fourth in the 3,000m at the EIU Friday Night Special with personal-best 8:35.89 ... Ran 4:22.37 in the mile at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational.

2005 Outdoor
Finished ninth in the steeplechase at the Big Blue Classic with a time of 9:56.00...Finished fifth in the steeplechase at the Central Collegiate Championships with a time of 9:48.25.

2005 Indoor
Did not compete.

2004 Outdoor
Placed second in the 3,000m (9:00.94) at the May Invite ... Was third in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Clemson Invitational ... Ran the 1,500m in 4:14.31 at the Big Ten Preview Invite.

2004 Indoor
Ran the mile in 4:24.55 at the Illinois Invitational ... Was eighth in the 3000m at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational with a time of 8:45.04.

High School
Cross country state runner-up in 2002...State champion in the 1,600m in 2003...Named All-State four years...Contributed to state champion cross country team in 2002...Won four letters in cross country and track and field and two in basketball.

Personal
Full name is Michael Lynch Kelley...Son of Ken and Christine Kelley...Born July 15, 1984...Brother Brian runs cross country and track for Wisconsin-Oshkosh...Favorite athlete is Muhammad Ali because he was a winner and was entertaining...Majoring in mechanical engineering.

Personal Bests
Indoor
3,000m: 8:35.89

Outdoor
1,500m: 4:03.77

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