Men's Track


Cody Wisslead
Cody Wisslead

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sciota, Ill.

High School:
West Prairie HS

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
09/22/1988

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2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 400m hurdles at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... Also ran on the 4x400m relay that took seventh at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships and earned All-Region honors (3:08.59) ... Was sixth in the 400m hurdles and seventh in the 110m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships ... Timed personal-best 52.48 in the 400m hurdles in prelims at Big Ten's ... Also had personal-best performance in the 110m hurdles in the Big Ten prelims with a time of 14.57 ... Won 110m hurdles title at the Illinois Twilight (14.66) ... Took third in the 110m hurdles and seventh in the 400m hurdles at both the SIU Spring Classic and SEMOtion Relays ... Competed in the 400m hurdles at the Kansas Relays (54.90) and Sea Ray Relays (55.16). Indoor: Competed in the 60m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships, advancing to the semifinals (8.34) ... Timed personal-best 8.23 in the 60m hurdles in prelims at the EIU Friday Night Special, placing fourth in the final (8.29) ... Took fourth in the 60m hurdles at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational (8.59) ... Was seventh in the hurdles at the Indiana Open and ninth at the Saluki Fast Start ... Ran the 200m in two meets, with personal-best 22.88 at the Indiana Open.

High School
Two-time state champion in the 300m hurdles ... Broke the Illinois class A state record in the 300m hurdles as a junior (37.33) ... All-state honoree for three years ... Lettered in basketball for three years and was a three-time all-conference selection.

Personal
Full name is Cody James Wisslead ... Born Sept. 22, 1988 ... Son of Jim and Pam Wisslead ... Has two older siblings, Kamie and Clint ... Brother, Clint, was a high jumper for Western Illinois ... Majoring in crop sciences ... Hobbies include going to the river and hunting.

Wisslead's Personal Bests
200m (Indoor): 22.88
60m Hurdles (Indoor): 8.23
110m Hurdles (Outdoor): 14.57
400m Hurdles (Outdoor): 52.48

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