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    Greg Shroka
    Greg Shroka
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Cedar Lake, Ind.

    High School:
    Hanover Central HS

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    07/11/1986

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    2008 Track & Field
    Outdoor: Competed in the high jump at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships, tying for fifth with a mark of 6-9 and just missed qualifying for the NCAA Championships in losing the jump-off ... Earned All-Region honors ... Was seventh in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships (6-9 1/2) ... Became just the third person in Illinois history to high jump over seven feet, doing so at the Illinois Twilight with a mark of 7-0 1/4 that ranks him second all-time in the Illinois record book ... Won high jump titles at the SIU Spring Classic and SEMOtion Relays with marks of 6-6 3/4 at both meets ... Tied for sixth in the high jump at the Drake Relays (6-8 3/4) and Sea Ray Relays (6-8 3/4). Indoor: Placed fifth in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships with season-best height of 6-9 3/4 ... Runner-up in the high jump at both the Big Ten/SEC Challenge (6-8 3/4) and Carle/Health Alliance Invitational (6-8 1/4) ... Took third in the high jump at the Indiana Open ... Marked 6-7 in the high jump at the Iowa State Classic ... Took 15th in the high jump at the New Balance Invitational (6-6 1/4).

    2007 Track & Field
    Outdoor: Scored in his first Big Ten Championships in taking eighth in the high jump (6-7 1/2) ... Qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships in the high jump ... Took first in the high jump at the SIU Spring Classic ... Leaped a season-best 6-10 3/4 in the high jump in winning the Mike Poehlein Invite ... Took fifth in the high jump at the Drake Relays. Indoor: Competed in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships ... Won high jump titles at the Illinois Invitational, Blue Raider Invitational and Carle/Health Alliance Invite ... Leaped a personal-best 6-10 1/4 at both the Illinois Invitational and Carle/Health Alliance Invite ... Took second in the high jump at the Hoosier Hills Invite.

    2006 Track & Field
    Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

    High School
    Earned Indiana All-State honors in the high jump three times ... Three-time All-Conference in track and field ... Two-time All-Conference in cross country ... All-conference selection in basketball his senior season ... Earned four letters in track in field, three in cross country and three in basketball.

    Personal
    Born July 11, 1986 ... Full name is Gregory Charles Shroka ... Son of Steven and Joyce Shroka ... Has one older sister, Adrienne ... Majoring in architecture.

    Shroka's Personal Bests
    High Jump (Indoor): 6-10 1/4 (2.09m)
    High Jump (Outdoor): 7-0 1/4 (2.14m)

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