Men's Cross Country, Track & Field

Shawn Ledbetter
Shawn Ledbetter


Moline, Ill.

High School:
Moline HS

Hurdles / Multi-Events


I/O Eligibility:


Field Events Shine at Tom Botts Invitational

Orange and Blue finish third with 141 points


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


Illinois Tallies Five Titles at Orange and Blue Open

Two seniors place first in final meet at home


2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Ran the 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles and was part of the 4x400m relay team ... Improved his 110m hurdles time, setting a personal-best (14.71) at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... Finished fourth in the 110m hurdles at the Tom Botts Invitational ... Competed in three meets for the Orange and Blue.

Indoor: Participated in the 60m hurdles ... Placed sixth in the Illini Open with a time of 8:54 ... Ran a 8:41 at the Orange and Blue Open to place seventh.

2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Ran in the 110m hurdles and 400m hurdles...Placed ninth at Tom Botts Invitational with 15.20...Ran personal-best in 400m hurdles with 55.09 at Sea Ray Relays...Ran in the 4x400m relay team helping them to a fifth place finish at Tom Botts Invitational

2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Did not compete.

Indoor: Competed in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships, scoring a personal-best 4,663 points ... Took second in the heptathlon at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic with 4,656 points ... Ran the 60m hurdles at four meets and set a personal-best time of 8.28 during prelims at the Illinois Intercollegiate ... Recorded a personal best of 12-8 ¼ (3.87m) in the pole vault at the EIU Friday Night Special ... Cleared a personal-best height of 6-4 ¼ (1.94m) in the high jump at the Illinois Intercollegiate.

2009 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 110m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships, timing 15.25 in prelims ... Ran outdoor personal-best 15.12 in the 110m hurdles at the Illinois Invitational, en route to a seventh-place finish ... Also competed in the 400m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships, running an outdoor personal-best 56.95 in prelims ... Competed in the decathlon at the Morgan State Legacy Meet.

Indoor: Competed in the 60m hurdles at the Big Ten Championships, timing 8.68 in prelims ... Ran indoor season-best 8.40 at the Saluki Fast Start, en route to recording a fifth place finish ... Compiled four top-10 finishes in the 60m hurdles during the indoor season ... Also competed in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships ... Took fourth place in the heptathlon at the Wisconsin Elite Invite ... Competed in the high jump at four meets during the indoor season.

High School
Took fourth in the 110m hurdles and seventh in the 300m hurdles at the 2008 Illinois Class 2A Track and Field Championships ... Illinois Senior Spotlight All-Star Meet 110m hurdles champion ... Two-time All-State honoree and four-time All-Conference honoree ... Earned four letters in track and field and three in basketball.

Born Oct. 10, 1989 ... Parents are Tony and Nancy Ledbetter ... Athletic highlight was signing with the University of Illinois ... Says his dad most influenced his athletic career ... Majoring in history.

Ledbetter's Personal Bests
110m Hurdles: 14.71 - EIU Big Blue Classic (3/31/12)
400m Hurdles: 55.09 - Sea Ray Relays (4/15/11)
Decathlon: 5,258 points - Morgan State Legacy Meet (4/17/09)

60m Hurdles: 8.28 - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/30/10)
High Jump: 6-4 ¼ (1.94m) - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/30/10)
Long Jump: 20-3 (6.17m) - EIU Friday Night Special (2/20/10)
Pole Vault: 12-8 ¼ (3.87m) - EIU Friday Night Special (2/20/10)
Heptathlon: 4,663 pts. - Big Ten Championships (2/28/10)

Updated July 2012