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    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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