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    Luke Carroll
    Luke Carroll
    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Cheltenham, U.K.

    High School:
    Cleeve

    Event:
    XC-Distance

    Birthdate:
    10/20/1993

    I/O Eligibility:
    SO/SO

    04/19/2013

    Many PR's Set at Mt. SAC Relays

    Mickow cracks into top-10 in 10K school history

    04/18/2013

    Illini Ready for LSU & Mt. SAC Relays

    Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California

    04/04/2013

    Illini Travel to Auburn's Tiger Track Classic

    Meet will take place at Hutsell-Rosen Track

    03/30/2013

    Illini Win Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    The squad scored 161 team points; five titles

    02/22/2013

    Illini Qualify Nine for Finals at Big Ten's

    Pole vault crew score 16.50 points on Friday

    AT ILLINOIS
    Cross Country
    2013 XC - FRESHMAN
    Made his Illini debut at the Boilermaker Invitational where he placed 25th overall and fifth for the squad with an 8K time of 25:52 ... Trimmed over a minute off his 8K time at the Bradley Classic, clocking a personal-best 24:48 to lead the Illini and place 11th overall ... Finished seventh for the squad at the Big Ten Championships.

    2012 XC - RS FRESHMAN
    Redshirt season ... Made season debut at Bradley Classic, running unattached with an 8K time of 24:53 ... Finished second overall at the Illinois Open with an 8K time of 25:57.

    2013 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championships in the 1,500m ... Ran the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran second leg of 4x800m relay to a second place finish and helped the team win the first annual HyVee Cup at the Drake Relays ... Ran a lifetime best 1,500m time of 3:46.67 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Finished runner-up in the 1,500m at the SIU Bill Cornell Spring Classic.

    Indoor: Helped the Illini score points at the Big Ten Championships, running in the DMR squad that finished fifth with a time of 9:42.63 ... Also ran the mile at the conference meet ... Ran a personal best mile time of 4:04.93 at the UW Husky Classic ... Was one of 11 athletes to run in the Meyo Mile ... Won the Indiana Relays with a personal best time of 1:52.69.

    High School
    Was a three-time 1,500m national champion for the Cheltenham Harriers athletics club ... 2012 indoor runner-up in 1,500m ... 2008 800m national champion ... Broke the British age 14 1,500m record ... Represented England in the 1,500m and in cross country three times.

    Personal
    Son of Gerry and Dawn Carroll ... Born October 20, 1993 ... Has one sister, Shannon... Hobbies include soccer, xbox and rugby ... Majoring in recreation, sport and tourism.

    Carroll's Personal Bests
    Cross Country
    8K: 24:48 - Bradley Classic (10/18/13)

    Track
    Outdoor
    800m: 1:52.92 - Big Ten/SEC Challenge (3/23/13)
    1,500m: 3:46.67 - Mt. SAC Relays (4/19/13)

    Indoor
    800m: 1:52.69 - Indiana Relays (1/26/13)
    Mile: 4:04.93 - Husky Classic (2/9/13)

    Updated March 2014

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