Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Garrett Lee
Garrett Lee

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Belvidere, Ill.

High School:
Belvidere North

Event:
XC - Distance

I/O Eligibility:
FR/FR

AT ILLINOIS

Cross Country
2013 XC - RS FRESHMAN
Redshirt season ... Ran unattached in three meets ... Made his collegiate debut at the Illini Challenge where he placed 10th overall ... Placed 28th at the Boilermaker Invitational with an 8K time of 26:07 ... Shaved over a minute off of his 8K time at the Bradley Classic, clocking a 25:00 to place 20th.

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed third in the 1,500m at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invite ... Clocked a personal-best 1,500m time of 3:51.03 at the Illinois Twilight.

Indoor: Competed unattached at three meets ... Placed fourth in the 3,000m at the Orange & Blue Open.

High School
Was part of the 4x800m state champion relay team in 2011 ... Finished runner-up at the 2013 ISHA state championships in the 1600m ... Placed fifth in the 1600m at the 2012 IHSA state championships ... All-State in cross country all four years ... Named NIC-10 Conference Athlete of the Year in 2013 ... Conference champion in the 1600m in track ... Team won state in 2009, 2010, and 2011, and placed second in 2012.

Personal
Son of Wallace and Carolyn Lee ... Born Nov. 12, 1994 ... Has two sisters, Callie and Danielle ... Hobbies include playing golf and basketball ... Majoring in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism with a concentration in Sports Management.

Lee's Personal Bests
Cross Country
6K: 20:07 - Illini Challenge (8/30/13)
8K: 25:00 - Bradley Classic (10/18/13)

Track
Outdoor
1,500m: 3:51.03 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)

Indoor
600m: 1:22.42 - Illini Open (1/11/14)
Mile: 4:12.00 - Illini Classic (1/18/14)
3,000m: 8:43.90 - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)

Updated July 2014

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