Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Michael Murray
Michael Murray

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
Prospect

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 165

Event:
Distance

AT ILLINOIS

2007 Outdoor
Placed fifth in the 1,500m at the SIU Spring Classic with personal-best time of 3:54.51 ... Ran the 800m at the Mike Poehlein Invite, taking third (1:55.56).

2007 Indoor
Timed 4:16.02 in the mile at the Hoosier Hills Invitational.

High School
Placed seventh in the 1,600m and second in the 4x800m relay at the 2005 state meet ... 2004 state champion in the 4x800m relay.

Personal
Full name is Michael Benjamin Murray ... Born June 14, 1987 ... Son of Edward Murray ... Has one brother, Edward, and one sister, Megan ... Father played as defensive tackle for Illinois football (1973-74) ... Brother was a member of Illinois' cross country and track team ... Enjoys running, reading and playing basketball.

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
Mile: 4:16.02

Outdoor
800m: 1:55.56
1,500m: 3:54.51

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