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    Will Brewster
    Will Brewster
    RS Freshman

    Grayslake, Ill.

    High School:
    Grayslake Central



    I/O Eligibility:


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    Cross Country
    2013 XC - FRESHMAN
    Scored points for the Illini in four of the five meets he competed in ... Finished fourth on the squad at the NCAA Midwest Regionals ... Placed 48th overall and fifth for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a personal-best 8K time of 24:48 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational ... Finished fourth for the squad at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Made his Illini debut at the Boilermaker Invitational, where he placed 16th overall and finished fourth for the Illini.

    2012 XC - RS FRESHMAN
    Redshirt season ... Made season debut at the Illini challenge, running unattached with a 6K time of 19:02 ... At the Bradley Classic, finished in 25:07 ... Set a personal-best time of 24:55 at the Illinois Intercollegiate ... Running unattached, finished first overall at the Illinois Open.

    2013 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Set a meet record time of 8:30.30 in the 3,000m to win the Lee Calhoun Invitational ... Finished third in the 3,000m at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge ... Ran the 1,500m at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic and the LSU Alumni Gold Meet.

    Indoor: Redshirt Season ... Ran unattached at the Illini Open, finishing second in the mile with a time of 4:17.88 ... Ran unattached at the Illini Classic, placing third in the 3,000m with a time of 8:23.50 ... 2013 USATF Junior All-American after finishing 10th at the US Junior National Cross Country Championships.

    High School
    2012 sectional champion in the 1,600m and 3,200m ... 2012 indoor state champion in 3,200m ... 2012 state runner-up in 1,600m and 3,200m ... 2008 AAU cross country national champion ... Two time All-State in track ... Garnered All-State in cross country in 2011 ... 2011 regional cross country champion. ... Holds school record in five events.

    Son of Bill and Jodi Brewster ... Born April 12, 1994 ... Has one sister, Meghan, and two brother, Peter and Matthew ... Hobbies include skiing, golfing, swimming and watching movies ... Majoring in bioengineering.

    Brewster's Personal Bests
    Cross Country
    6K: 19:02 - Illini Challenge (8/31/12)
    8K: 24:48 - Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/19/13)
    10K: 31:42 - NCAA Midwest Regional (11/15/13)
    5 Miles: 25:47 - Notre Dame Invitational (10/4/13)

    1,500m: 3:58.30 - Lee Calhoun Invite (4/13/13)
    3,000m: 8:29.08 - Big Ten/SEC Challenge (3/23/13)
    5,000m: 15:11.39 - Drake Relays (4/25/13)

    Mile: 4:10.67 - Husker Invitational (2/8/14)
    3,000m: 8:11.43 - Big Ten Championships (2/28/14)

    Updated March 2014

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