Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Scott Phelps
Scott Phelps

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monticello, Ill.

High School:
Monticello HS

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
06/10/1987

AT ILLINOIS

2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Posted a personal-best 800m time of 1:51.17 in the prelims at the Big Ten Championships ... Won the 800m at the Illinois Twilight ... Took second in the 800m at the Iowa Invitational ... Ran the 800m at the Yellow Jacket Invitational and Pepsi Invitational ... Ran the 400m in a personal-best time of 49.83 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Qualified for the finals in the 600m at the Big Ten Championships and placed ninth in the event with a time of 1:19.83 ... Posted a personal-best 800m time of 1:51.80 at the Iowa State Classic ... Won the 800m at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic ... Took second in the 600m at the Iowa Dual and third in the event at the Illinois Intercollegiate.

2009 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships, timing 1:52.85 in prelims ... Ran outdoor season-best 1:52.01 at the Illinois Invitational, finishing third ... Finished fifth in the 800m at the Morgan State Legacy Meet ... Competed in the 1,500m at the SIU Spring Classic, taking seventh place ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Competed in the 600m at the Big Ten Championships, running indoor personal-best 1:19.51 in prelims ... Took third place in the 600m at three indoor meets (Saluki Fast Start, Iowa Dual, EIU Friday Night Special) ... Also competed in the 800m at four indoor meets ... Won the 800m at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational ... Ran indoor season-best 1:53.48 at the Kentucky Invitational, en route to a seventh place finish.

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships, timing season-best 1:52.67 ... Won 800m title at the SEMOtion Relays (1:56.18) ... Was runner-up in the 800m at the SIU Spring Classic (1:55.26) ... Placed third in the 800m at the Illinois Twilight (1:53.01).

Indoor: Member of distance medley relay that took fourth at the Big Ten Championships ... Won 800m title at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational (1:53.61) ... Ran personal-best 1:52.28 in the 800m at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... Was third in the 800m at the Indiana Open (1:53.96) ... Ran the 600m at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge, taking third with season-best time of 1:20.52 ... Timed indoor season-best 50.69 in the 400m at the EIU Friday Night Special ... Member of 4x400m relays that won titles at the Saluki Fast Start and the Indiana Open ... Ran on 4x800m relay that took fifth at the New Balance Invitational.

2007 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships, running a season-best 1:54.38.

Indoor: Competed in the 600m at the Big Ten Championships, running season-best 1:20.64 ... Placed third in the 600m at the Illinois Invitational ... Ran a season-best 1:54.67 in the 800m at the Meyo Invitational.

High School
Earned All-State honors eight times in track and field ... 14-time All-Conference honoree in cross country and track and field ... News-Gazette Area Track Athlete of the Year in 2005 and 2006 ... Lettered four times in track and field, four times in cross country and twice in basketball.

Personal
Full name is Scott Louis Phelps ... Born June 10, 1987 ... Son of Pat and Alane Phelps ... Has two brothers, Joel and Neal ... Enjoys sports and reading ... Majoring in history.

Phelps' Personal Bests
Outdoor
400m: 49.83 - Mike Poehlein Invitational (4/3/10)
800m: 1:51.17 -Big Ten Championships (5/15/10)
1,500m: 4:01.10 - SIU Spring Classic (3/28/09)

Indoor
600m: 1:19.51 - Big Ten Championships (2/28/09)
800m: 1:51.80 - Iowa State Classic (2/13/10)

Updated July 2010

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