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    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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