Men's Cross Country, Track & Field

Nathan Bohne
Nathan Bohne


Palos Heights, Ill.

High School:
Stagg HS

XC - Distance


I/O Eligibility:


Illini Travel to Drake and Penn Relays

Orange and Blue will compete in Des Moines and Philadelphia


Illini Record Lifetime Bests at EIU Big Blue Classic

Illini wrap up competition at the Big Blue Classic


Illini Compete at the EIU Big Blue Classic

Orange and Blue bring squad to Charleston, Ill.


Fraker Breaks Hammer Throw School Record at B1G/SEC Challenge

Orange and Blue help Big Ten win conference challenge


2012 Men's Track and Field Season Outlook

Illini Return Five All-Americans


Cross Country
2010 XC - JUNIOR
Finished 52nd overall at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 25:01... Raced to an 8K time of 25:03 at Pre-Nationals, placing sixth for the Illini and 118th overall ... Competed in the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, clocking a personal-best 8K time of 24:50 and finishing 87th overall ... Placed fourth for the Orange and Blue and ninth overall at the Illinois Intercollegiate with an 8K time of 25:13 ... Had a breakout meet at the Illini Challenge, finishing fourth overall with a personal-best 6K time of 18:46.

Placed 67th at the Big Ten Championships, timing 27:19 for the 5.2-mile race ... Took the individual title at the Illini Open with an 8K time of 26:07 ... Raced in the Open Race at the Pre-Nationals meet, placing 28th with an 8K time of 26:06 ... Competed at the Wisconsin Inter-Regional, where the Illini placed sixth overall, and timed 25:37 for the 8K race ... Raced to an 8K time of 25:42 at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships ... Placed seventh at the Illini Challenge and fifth for the Orange and Blue with a 6K time of 19:19 ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Competed in four races in his rookie season, including the Big Ten Championships ... Ran unattached in the Illini Challenge and placed fifth overall ... Finished fourth for the Illini at the Sean Earl Invitational with a personal-best 8K time of 25:27, finishing 17th overall ... Crossed the line 20th at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships and 85th at the Big Ten Championships.


2012 Track and Field
Outdoor:Competed in the 1,500m, 3,000m and 5,000m ... Ran a personal-best 1,500m time of 3:53.47 at the LSU Invitational ... Improved his 5,000m career-best mark with his fastest time of 14:32.60 coming at the Drake Relays ... Placed in the top-10 three times during the season.

Indoor: Ran in one meet at the Illini Classic, competing in the 3,000m.

2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Participated in the 1,500m, 3,000m, and 5,000m ... Placed second at LSU Invitational in the 5,000m run, giving him a personal-best ... Placed fourth at SEC/Big Ten Challenge in the 3,000m, giving him another personal-best ... Ran his personal-best in the 1,500m at Musco Twilight (3:56.30) ... Ran in the 4x1,600m relay team, helping them to a fifth place finish at Drake Relays...Also ran in the 4,000m medley race at Drake Relays ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Ran the 1,500m at three meets, posting a personal-best time of 4:03.21 at the Illinois Twilight.

Indoor: Competed in the mile at two meets, turning in a personal-best time of 4:22.11 at the Iowa Dual ... Ran the 3,000m at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic and at the Illinois Intercollegiate, where he clocked a personal-best time of 8:52.10 and finished fourth.

2009 Track & Field
Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School
Earned All-State cross country honors as a senior, finishing 23rd at the 2007 Illinois 3A State Cross Country Championships ... Three-time track and field state qualifier in the 1600m ... Earned four letters each in cross country and track and field.

Born Aug. 2, 1989 ... Parents are Brian and Michele Bohne ... Has one younger brother, Lucas ... Majoring in natural resources and environmental sciences.

Bohne's Personal Bests

Cross Country
6K: 18:46 - Illini Challenge (9/3/10)
8K: 24:50 - Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/2/10)

1,500m: 3:53.47 - LSU Invitational (4/7/12)
3,000m: 8:32.75 - SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/26/11)
5,000m: 14:32.60 - Drake Relays (4/26/12)

800m: 1:55.33 - Illini Open (1/15/11)
Mile: 4:11.65 - Tyson Invitational (2/11/11)
3,000m: 8:15.51 - Big Ten Championships (2/26/11)

Updated June 2012