Orange and Blue qualify nine for finals on Sunday
4x100m relay and Riley post fastest prelims time in respective events
Senior won first 10K title of his career on Thursday night
Orange and Blue finish fourth with 82 points
Orange and Blue bring squad to Charleston, Ill.
2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 400m hurdles, 110m hurdles and was part of the 4x400m relay team ... Notched a personal-best 110m hurdles time of 15.21 at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... Ran the 400m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships, running a season-best time of 53.07 in the prelims ... Academic All-Big Ten.
Indoor: Participated in the 60m hurdles, 400m and 600m ... Ran a personal best 8.38 at the Illini Open in the 60m hurdles ... Placed second in the 600m with a time of 1:23.29 ... Ran a season-best time of 50.87 in the 400m at the Orange and Blue Open to place third ... Participated in three meets.
2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Ran the 400m hurdles...Placed fourth at the LSU Invitational and Tom Botts Invitational...Placed fifth at SEC/Big Ten Challenge...Ran his personal-best at Sea Ray Relays with 52.49...Helped the 4x200m relay team place first at Sea Ray Relays...Ran in the 4x400m relay team, helping them with three fifth place finishes...Also participated in the 4,000m distance medley relay ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 400m hurdles at four meets ... Posted a personal-best 400m hurdles time of 54.56 in his fifth-place finish at the Illinois Twilight ... Timed 55.10 at the Iowa Invitational and 55.75 at the Pepsi Invitational in the event.
Indoor: Ran a personal-best 600m time of 1:23.16 at the Illinois Intercollegiate ... Competed in the 60m hurdles and 400m at the Iowa Dual ... Timed 1:14.13 in the 600 yards at the Iowa State Classic.
2009 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 400m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships, timing 56.38 in prelims ... Finished in the top-five twice in the 400m hurdles, including a fourth place finish at the SIU Spring Classic ... Ran outdoor season-best 55.09 at the Illinois Invitational ... Ran the second leg of the shuttle hurdle relay that placed second at the Drake Relays ... Also competed in the 110m hurdles at two meets during the outdoor season ... Ran outdoor personal-best 15.35 at the Illinois Invitational.
Indoor: Competed in the 60m hurdles at five meets during the indoor season ... Finished in fifth place at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational, recording a time of 8.67 ... Ran indoor personal-best 8.56 at the Iowa State Classic ... Also competed in the 600m at two meets during the indoor season ... Took fifth place in the 600m at the EIU Friday Night Special with an indoor season-best time of 1:23.22.
Took ninth in the 400m hurdles at the AAU National Meet ... Qualified for the state meet in the 110m hurdles and 300m hurdles in both 2007 and 2008 ... Two-time All-Conference honoree in track and field ... Earned four letters in track and field, two letters in soccer and one letter in football ... Track and field captain and team MVP ... Set school record for most points scored in a season, also holding the 300m hurdles record ... Leading scorer in soccer for two seasons and team captain for four years.
Full name is Nicolas Edward Haab ... Born Sept. 26, 1989 ... Son of Dale and Gayle Haab ... Has an older brother, Christopher ... Mother played basketball, field hockey and ran track and field at Illinois State ... Hobbies include soccer and swimming ... Majoring in history and secondary education.
Haab's Personal Best
110m Hurdles: 15.21 - EIU Big Blue Classic (3/30/12)
400m Hurdes: 52.49 - Sea Ray Relays (4/15/11)
60m Hurdles: 8.38 - Illini Open (1/14/12)
600m: 1:23.16 - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/30/10)
Updated July 2012