Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


Trent Hoerr
Trent Hoerr

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Morton, Ill.

High School:
Morton

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 145

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/05/1985

AT ILLINOIS

2007 Cross Country
Earned All-America honors after placing 16th at the NCAA Championships ... Captured NCAA Midwest Regional title with a 10K time of 29:56 ... Took third at the Big Ten Championships ... Broke the Illinois 8K record with a time of 23:39 in finishing 13th at Pre-Nationals.

2007 Outdoor
Competed in the 10,000m at the NCAA Championships, placing 21st (30:04.03) ... Ran the 5,000m at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... Took second in the 10,000m (30:32.17) and eighth in the 5,000m (14:23.57) at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran career-best 28:55.22 in the 10,000m at the Stanford Invitational ... Ran career-best 14:02.73 in the 5,000m at the Oregon Invitational ... Member of 4x1,600m relay that took fourth at the Drake Relays ... Took first in the 5,000m at the Willie Williams Classic.

2007 Indoor
Redshirted the 2007 indoor season.

2006 Cross Country
Finished sixth at the Big Ten Championships.

2006 Outdoor
Competed in the 5,000m at the NCAA Mideast Regionals ... Placed fourth in the 10,000m at the Big Ten Championships (29:13.86) ... Ran on the 4x1600m relay that finished second at the Drake Relays ... Ran season-best 14:07.06 in the 5,000m to place 11th at the Stanford Invitational ... Placed first in the 1,500m at the Weems Baskins Relay Meet (3:55.32).

2006 Indoor
Won the mile at the Iowa Open with a career-best performance (4:16.32) ... Won the 5,000m at the Meyo Invitational with an indoor career-best time of 14:03.36 ... Placed first at the Carle/Health Alliance Meet in the 3,000m ... Ran a career-best 8:05.73 in the 3,000m at the Cyclone Classic.

2005 Outdoor
Finished fourth in the 10,000m at the Big Ten Championships (30:30.96) ... Placed first in the 5,000m at the Central Collegiate Championships.

2005 Indoor
Competed in the 5,000m at the Big Ten Championships...Placed first in the 3,000m at the Carle/Health Alliance Classic.

2004 Outdoor
Redshirted the 2004 outdoor season.

2004 Indoor
Placed second in the 3000m at the Illinois Open ... Ran the mile in 4:20.49 at the Illinois Invitational.

High School
Finished 10th at the Foot Locker Midwest meet as a senior ... Earned an 18th-place finish at the state meet his senior year ... Placed seventh at the Mid-East meet as a senior ... Garnered nine letters in high school: four in cross country, three in track and two in wrestling ... High school coaches were Darren Hurst and Dave Nordhielm.

Personal
Full name is Trent Jackson Hoerr ... Born Feb. 5, 1985 ... Son of Dan and Karen Hoerr ... Has five brothers and two sisters ... Three brothers wrestled in college - Brooke at Indiana, Blake at Indiana and Illinois, and Grant at Wisconsin ... Biggest thrill in sports was finishing 10th at the Foot Locker Midwest meet ... Favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine because of his determination and drive ... Majoring in history.

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
Mile: 4:16.32
3,000m: 8:05.73
5,000m: 14:03.36

Outdoor
1,500m: 3:55.32
5,000m: 14:02.73 10,000m: 28:55.22

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