Men's Track


Scott Puhse
Scott Puhse

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Ill.

High School:
Glenwood

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
06/21/1986

AT ILLINOIS

2007 Outdoor
Did not compete due to injury.

2007 Indoor
Competed in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran a personal-best 48.82 in the 400m at the Cyclone Classic ... Member of 4x400m relay that took first at the Hoosier Hills Invitational.

2006 Outdoor
Competed in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed second at the Tom Botts Invitational in the 400m with a career-best time of 48.43.

2006 Indoor
Competed in the 400m at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran a season-best 49.02 in the 400m at the New Balance Invite.

2005 Outdoor
Competed in three events for the Illini ... Ran season-best time of 49.88 in the 400m at the Big Blue Classic.

2005 Indoor
Ran season-best 51.10 in the 400m at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic.

High School
Conference champion in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m and 4x200m as a senior ... Sectional champion in the 4x100m and 4x200m as a senior ... Qualified for four events at the state meet ... Anchored the 4x200m relay to breaking a 25-year-old school record ... Tied the school record in the 100m dash ... Lettered in track for three seasons, wrestling for two and football for two.

Personal
Full name is Scott William Puhse ... Born June 21, 1986 ... Son of Neil and Sandra Puhse ... Has one brother, J.T ... Majoring in sport management ... Great-great uncle was H.E. Kenney, for whom Kenney Gym on the U of I campus was named ... Involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Says his father most influenced his athletic career.

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
200m: 22.18
400m: 48.82

Outdoor
200m: 22.60
400m: 48.43

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