Men's Track


Scott Phelps
Scott Phelps

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Monticello, Ill.

High School:
Monticello HS

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
06/10/1987

AT ILLINOIS

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships, timing personal-best 1:52.67 ... Won 800m title at the SEMOtion Relays (1:56.18) ... Was runner-up in the 800m at the SIU Spring Classic (1:55.26) ... Placed third in the 800m at the Illinois Twilight (1:53.01). Indoor: Member of distance medley relay that took fourth at the Big Ten Championships ... Won 800m title at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational (1:53.61) ... Ran personal-best 1:52.28 in the 800m at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... Was third in the 800m at the Indiana Open (1:53.96) ... Ran the 600m at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge, taking third with personal-best time of 1:20.52 ... Timed indoor personal-best 50.69 in the 400m at the EIU Friday Night Special ... Member of 4x400m relays that won titles at the Saluki Fast Start and the Indiana Open ... Ran on 4x800m relay that took fifth at the New Balance Invitational.

2007 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships, running a season-best 1:54.38 ... Took fourth in the 800m at the Illinois Invite. Indoor: Competed in the 600m at the Big Ten Championships, running season-best 1:20.64 ... Placed third in the 600m at the Illinois Invitational ... Ran a season-best 1:54.67 in the 800m at the Meyo Invitational.

High School
Earned All-State honors eight times in track and field ... 14-time All-Conference honoree in cross country and track and field ... News-Gazette Area Track Athlete of the Year in 2005 and 2006 ... Lettered four times in track and field, four times in cross country and twice in basketball.

Personal
Full name is Scott Louis Phelps ... Born June 10, 1987 ... Son of Pat and Alane Phelps ... Has two brothers, Joel and Neal ... Majoring in history ... Enjoys sports and reading.

Phelps' Personal Bests
600m (Indoor): 1:20.52
800m (Indoor): 1:52.28
800m (Outdoor): 1:52.67

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