Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Joe Cowlin
Joe Cowlin

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Crystal Lake, Ill.

High School:
Prairie Ridge

Event:
XC - Distance

Birthdate:
10/12/1994

I/O Eligibility:
FR/FR

AT ILLINOIS
Cross Country
2014 XC - RS FRESHMAN
Finished sixth for the Illini at the Portland Dual, posting a four-mile tim of 20:25.28 ... Finished 10th overall and sixth on the team at the season opening Illini Challenge, posting a 6K time of 19:06.

2013 XC - FRESHMAN
Redshirt season ... Ran unattached in three meets ... Placed 32nd at the Boilermaker Invitational with an 8K time of 26:14 ... Clocked a 25:27 to place 48th at the Bradley Classic ... Set a personal-best 8K time of 25:24 to place third at the Illini Open.

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor:
Competed unattached at the Illinois Twilight and placed fourth in the 5,000m.

Indoor:
Competed unattached at two meets ... Ran the 3,000m at the Illini Open and clocked a time of 8:43.71 ... Competed in the mile at the Illini Classic.

High School
Four-time state qualifier ... Placed fourth at IHSA cross country championships in 2012 ... School record holder in the 3200 meter run.

Personal
Son of Jim and Lynn Cowlin ... Born Oct. 12, 1994 ... Has one sister, Kathryn, and one brother, Patrick ... Hobbies include fishing, traveling, and cooking ... Graduated near the top of his class at Prairie Ridge HS.

Cowlin's Personal Bests
Cross Country
6K: 19:06 - Illini Challenge (8/29/14)
8K: 25:27 - Bradley Classic (10/18/13)
4 Miles: 20:25.28 - Portland Dual (9/6/14)

Track
Outdoor
5,000m: 15:01.71 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)

Indoor
Mile: 4:20.31 - Illini Classic (1/18/14)
3,000m: 8:37.35 - Indiana Relays (2/1/14)

Updated December 2014

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