Men's Track


Gary Miller
Gary Miller

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Wissahickon HS

Last College:
Barton County CC

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
01/17/1985

AT ILLINOIS

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Member of 4x400m relay that was seventh at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championshisp (3:08.59) ... Ran third leg of 4x400m relay that was runner-up at the Big Ten Championships (3:09.84) ... Also ran in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran personal-best 1:49.85 in the 800m and took the title competing unattached at the American Milers meet ... Won 400m hurdles title at the SEMOtion Relays with personal-best time of 53.34 ... Won 800m in time of 1:51.94 at the Illinois Twilight ... Member of 4x400m relays that ran season-best time of 3:07.82 in taking fifth at the Drake Relays, won titles at the SIU Spring Classic and SEMotion Relays and was runner-up at the Sea Ray Relays (3:07.98) ... Took seventh in the 400m hurdles at the Kansas Relays (53.42) and was 11th at the Sea Ray Relays (53.73) ... Ran the 400m at the SIU Spring Classic, placing fifth (48.84). Indoor: Placed third in the 600m at the Big Ten Championships with personal-best time of 1:19.19 ... Ran on 4x400m relay that was sixth at Big Ten's ... Won 600m titles at the Indiana Open (1:20.55) and Carle/Health Alliance Invitational (1:20.78) and was runner-up at the Saluki Fast Start ... Also won 600 yard title at the Iowa State Classic (1:10.40) ... Placed first in the 800m at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge (1:53.40) ... Ran indoor personal-best 800m time of 1:51.15 at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... Anchored 4x400m relay to season-best time of 3:10.85 at the Iowa State Classic ... Member of 4x400m relays that won titles at the Saluki Fast Start and Carle/Health Alliance Invitational and was runner-up at the Husker Invitational.

At Barton County Community College
Four-time NJCAA All-American ... Placed second in the 600m and fourth in the 1,000m at the 2006 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships ... Anchored 4x400m relay to second-place finish at the NJCAA Outdoor Championships ... Took fourth in the 800m at the 2006 NCJAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... Member of 2006 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship team.

High School
League champion in the 400m and 4x400m relay ... Lettered three times in both indoor and outdoor track and field ... Named team MVP.

Personal
Born Jan. 17, 1985 ... Full name is Gary Eugene Miller Jr. ... Son of Gary Miller Sr. and Joyce Linthicum ... Has three siblings ... Majoring in political science ... Hobbies are reading and surfing the Internet ... Biggest thrill in sports is seeing the underdog win ... Graduated with honors from Barton County Community College ... Plans to eventually attend law school.

Miller's Personal Bests
400m (Outdoor): 48.84
600m (Indoor): 1:19.19
800m (Indoor): 1:51.15
800m (Outdoor): 1:49.85

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