Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Dan Kremske
Dan Kremske

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodstock, Ill.

High School:
Woodstock HS

Event:
XC - Distance

Birthdate:
04/28/1989

I/O Eligibility:
SR/SR

04/26/2012

Mickow Takes 10,000m Title to Kick off Drake Relays

Senior won first 10K title of his career on Thursday night

04/25/2012

Illini Travel to Drake and Penn Relays

Orange and Blue will compete in Des Moines and Philadelphia

04/14/2012

Field Events Shine at Tom Botts Invitational

Orange and Blue finish third with 141 points

04/08/2012

Illini Perform Strong at LSU's Battle on the Bayou

Orange and Blue finish fourth with 82 points

03/23/2012

Fraker Breaks Hammer Throw School Record at B1G/SEC Challenge

Orange and Blue help Big Ten win conference challenge

AT ILLINOIS

Cross Country
2011 XC - SENIOR
Finished sixth for the Illini and 55th overall at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a 10K time of 32:45.03 ... Placed fifth for the Orange and Blue and 47th overall with an 8K time of 24:51 at the Big Ten Championships ... Paced the Illini for the third time in his career, finishing first for the Illini and second overall with an 8K time of 24:25 at the Orange and Blue Preview ... Clocked an 8K time of 25:07 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, scoring for the Illini after finishing fourth and placing 147th overall.

2010 XC - JUNIOR
Clocked a personal-best 10K time of 30:34 at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships, finishing 24th overall and second for Illinois... Placed 38th overall at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 24:40... Paced the Orange and Blue effort at Pre-Nationals, taking 62nd overall in 24:33 ... Clocked a personal-best 8K time of 24:02 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing first for Illinois for the first time in his career and 22nd overall ... Finished third overall at the Illinois Intercollegiate with a time of 24:39, coming in as the second runner for the Orange and Blue and helping the squad win the meet title ... Took second at the Illini Challenge, helping lead his team to victory with a personal best 6K time of 18:39.

2009 XC - SOPHOMORE
Helped lead the Orange and Blue to a first-place finish at the Illini Challenge, finishing second with a 6K time of 18:55 ... Placed eighth overall at the Illinois Intercollegiate and second for the Orange and Blue, clocking a personal-best 8K time of 24:49 ... Finished fourth for the Illini and 44th overall at the Wisconsin Inter-Regional ... Placed fourth for Illinois at the Pre-Nationals meet ... Raced at the Big Ten Championships, scoring for the Illini as their fifth runner and finishing 41st overall ... Competed at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships for the Orange and Blue ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2008 XC - RS FRESHMAN
Ran in four meets for the Illini in his debut season, with a fourth-place finish at the Illini Challenge in his first meet ... Also placed fifth for the Illini at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships and Pre-Nationals, finishing 13th and 99th overall, respectively ... Recorded his season-best 8K run of 25:18 at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships.

2007 XC
Redshirted.

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2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 5,000m at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 14th ... Clocked a personal-best time of 14:20.84 and placed sixth in the 5,000m at the Drake Relays ... Ran a career-best 1,500m time of 3:50.94 at the LSU Invitational ... Also ran the 3,000m twice ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Participated in the mile ... Placed second at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a time of 4:14.88 ... Ran a time of 4:16.05 at the Illini Classic to place third.

2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Did not participate

2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Ran the 5,000m at the Big Ten Championships, clocking a personal-best time of 14:29.75 and placing 22nd ... Posted a personal-best 1,500m time of 3:52.35 in his fourth-place finish at the Illinois Twilight ... Competed in the 800m twice and in the 1,500m and 5,000m three times each ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Competed in the 3,000m at the Big Ten Championships and placed 13th ... Turned in a personal-best 3,000m time of 8:15.89 at the Meyo Invitational ... Took third in the mile at the Iowa Dual with a personal-best time of 4:15.63 ... Ran the 800m at the Illinois Intercollegiate, clocking a personal-best time of 1:58.42.

2009 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 1,500m at four outdoor meets ... Ran outdoor season-best 3:56.32 at the Big Blue Classic, en route to a sixth-place finish ... Took eighth place at the SIU Spring Classic and the Illinois Invitational ... Also competed in the 800m at two outdoor meets ... Ran outdoor personal-best 1:58.49 at the Big Blue Classic.

Indoor: Redshirted.

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Timed season-best 1,500m time of 4:01.96 at the Illinois Twilight in taking second ... Also competed in the 1,500m at the SIU Spring Classic and Kansas Relays.

Indoor: Ran the mile in five meets, with season-best time of 4:16.77 at the Husker Invitational ... Took fifth in the mile at the EIU Friday Night Special.

High School
State qualifier in the 800m and 1600m ... Placed 14th in the state 1600m with a time of 4:17.95 ... Lettered in track three years and football his junior and senior years ... All-Conference in track in 2006 and 2007 ... Academic All-Conference in 2007 ... High school coach was Dominic Cannata.

Personal
Full name is Daniel James Kremske ... Born April 28, 1989 ... Son of Randall and Cheryl Kremske ... Has one brother, Mike ... Majoring in kinesiology.

Kremske's Personal Bests

Cross Country
6K: 18:39 - Illini Challenge (9/3/10)
8K: 24:02 - Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/2/10)
10K: 30:34 - NCAA Midwest Regional Championships (11/13/10)

Track & Field
Outdoor
1,500m: 3:50.94 - LSU Invite (4/7/12)
5,000m: 14:20.84 - Drake Relays (4/26/12)

Indoor
Mile: 4:14.88 - Mark Colligan Memorial (1/28/12)
3,000m: 8:13.47 - Notre Dame Meyo Invite (2/4/11)

Updated June 2012

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