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    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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