Men's Cross Country


Dan Stock
Dan Stock

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mt. Prospect, Ill.

High School:
Prospect

Birthdate:
02/21/1985

AT ILLINOIS
2005-Sophomore
Was Illinois' top finisher in almost every race he competed in ... Came in sixth at the opening season Hawkeye Invitational ... Posted a season-best 24:52 and was Illinois' top finisher at Pre-Nationals ... Placed 33rd at Big Ten Championships ... Ran a time of 31:30 en-route to a 19th-place finish at the NCAA Regional meet ... Was the lone Illini runner at the NCAA Championships with a 136th-place finish and a time of 31:20.

2004-Freshman
Finished 82nd at NCAA Regional meet with a time of 32:11.

HIGH SCHOOL
Voted All-State and All-Conference his senior year and All-Conference his sophomore year ... Placed 22nd in the Illinois High School Association Class AA cross country meet in 2002 while his team placed fourth ... Won the Senior Knightship award ... Earned three letters in cross country and four in track ... Teammate of current Illini Mike Murray ... Coaches were Mike Stokes and Pete Wintermute.

PERSONAL
Full given name is Daniel Robert Stock ... Son of David and Diane Stock ... Born Feb. 21, 1985 ... Has one sister, Jessica ... Majoring in accounting ... Biggest thrill in sports is qualifying for the NCAA national cross country meet in 2005 ... Favorite athlete is Billy Mills because through self-belief he accomplished what everyone else thought was impossible ... Was on the honor roll each semester in high school ... An Illinois State Scholar ... Member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL BESTS
8000m: 24:51
10000m: 31:20

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