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TIM BILL
Junior
Lawrenceburg, Indiana (East Central)
Major: Physical Education

2004
INDOOR TRACK & FIELD:
Competed in the sprinting events as well as the 4x200 and 4x400-meter relays...ran the 55 meters in 6.99 seconds and the 400 meters in 55.70 seconds...helped USI's 4x200-meter relay team to a school-record time of 1:36.95 at the Tiger Invitational...recorded a mark of 19 feet, nine inches in the long jump at the Tiger Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD: Individually, competed in the 100, 200, 400, and 400-meter hurdles...narrowly missed the finals in the 100 and 200 meters at the GLVC Championships, finishing 13th in both events with season-best times of 11.40 seconds and 22.89 seconds...his time in the 200 at the GLVC Championships set a school record...finished 12th in the 400 meters at the GLVC Championships with a season-best time of 50.75 seconds, the second-fastest time in USI history...ran the 400-meter hurdles in a season-best 1:04.92 at the Cardinal Open...helped USI's 4x100-meter relay team to a school-record time of 43.56 seconds and a third-place performance at the GLVC Championships...also competed on USI's 4x400-meter relay team that finished sixth at the conference meet.

2003: Did not compete.

2002
INDOOR TRACK:
Did not compete...OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran the fastest outdoor 100 and 200-meter dash times in school history, posting an :11.50 in the 100 meters at the Little State Championships and a :23.40 at that same meet...also posted a school-record :50.99 in the 400-meter dash at the Cardinal Open.

High School: Graduated from East Central High School.


JOEY BYRNE
Senior (Cross Country)
Georgetown, Indiana (Floyd Central/Louisville)
Major: Exercise Science

2004
CROSS COUNTRY: Will only compete in cross country.

2003
CROSS COUNTRY: Did not compete due to injury.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Won the GLVC individual championship and advanced to nationals for the second straight season...earned All-GLVC and All-Region honors...finished third at the NCAA II Great Lakes Regional Championships with a 10k time of 32:19.40...recorded a season-best 10k time of 32:17.00 at the GLVC Championships...won the Louisville Cardinal Classic with a season-best 8k time of 25:11.00...finished second in both the Belmont Opener and the Saluki Invitational and third at the Indiana Intercollegiate. INDOOR TRACK: Won the GLVC Championship in the 5,000 meters with a season-best and NCAA II provisional qualifying time of 14:54.68...earned All-GLVC honors in the 5,000 meters...finished second at the DePauw Classic with a season-best 3,000-meter time of 8:45.38. OUTDOOR TRACK: Did not compete in outdoor track due to an injury.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY: Became the ninth men's runner in USI history to earn All-America honors after finishing 13th at the NCAA Division II National Championships with a 10k time of 32:21.1...placed first and earned All-GLVC honors with a 10k 32:35 at the GLVC Championships...also placed first at the Chris Jones Invitational...posted a season-best 8k time at the Indiana Intercollegiates with a 4th place 24:03.0. INDOOR TRACK: Recorded USI's fastest times of the indoor season in the 3,000 meters (8:40.94 at the USA Open) and the 5,000 meters (15:10.71 at the Cannon IV Classic)...earned All-GLVC honors in the 5,000 meters after finishing second at the GLVC Championships with a time of 15:21.57...finished third in the 3,000 meters at the GLVC Championships. OUTDOOR TRACK: Qualified for the NCAA II Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase...finished 11th at the NCAA II Championships...won four races in the steeplechase and the 5,000 meters...earned All-GLVC honors after winning the steeplechase at the GLVC Championships...recorded the top two times for USI during the outdoor season in both the steeplechase and the 5,000 meters...posted a season-best 9:11.86 in the steeplechase at the Butler Qualifier...recorded a season-best 5,000-meter time of 14:49.50...recorded USI's fastest time of the outdoor season in the 10,000 meters with a 30:24.27 at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, a performance that ranks him fifth all-time at USI in the outdoor 10,000-meter run.

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from the University of Louisville...was redshirted in all three sports at USI in 2000-01.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time All-State performer at Floyd Central High School.


MARCUS CLARK
Sophomore (Indoor Track)
Freshman (Outdoor Track)
Indianapolis, Indiana (Decatur Central)
Major: Radio and Television

2004
INDOOR TRACK & FIELD:
Competed in the high jump, finishing in a tie for sixth at the GLVC Championships with a  school-record jump of six feet, 1/2 inches. OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD: Redshirted.

2003: Did not compete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Decatur Central High School...will compete mainly in track and field.


BRYAN CROCE
Sophomore
Newburgh, Indiana (Memorial)
Major: Undecided

2004
INDOOR TRACK:
Ran the 100 and 200 meters as well as a leg on USI's 4x200-meter relay team...finished 17th at the GLVC Championships in the 100 meters with a season-best time of 6.95 seconds...ran the 200 meters in a season-best and school-record time of 24.05 seconds at the DePauw Classic...helped USI's 4x200-meter relay team to a school-record time of 1:36.95 at the Tiger Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished fourth in the finals of the 100 meters at the GLVC Championships after recording a school-record time of 11.16 seconds in the prelims...ran the 200 meters in a season-best 23.63 seconds at the Little State Championships...finished 24th in the 200 meters at the GLVC Championships...helped USI's 4x100-meter relay team to a school-record time of 43.56 seconds and a third-place performance at the GLVC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from   Memorial High School where he earned eight varsity letters in soccer, track and field, and wrestling...will compete mainly in track and field...was a regional qualifier in the 4x100 during the 2000 season and earned the All-Sports award in 2003...helped MHS to the 2000 and 2002 sectional championships.


TOM CUNNINGHAM
Senior

Bridgeport, Illinois (Red Hill/Illinois)
Major: Psychology

2004
INDOOR TRACK:
Posted USI's fastest times in the 55 and 400 meters...ran the 55 meters in a season-best 6.93 seconds and the 400 meters in a season-best 53.63 seconds...helped USI's 4x200-meter relay team to a school-record time of 1:36.95 at the Tiger Invitational...ran the 400-meter leg of USI's Distance Medley Relay (DMR) team that won the Tiger Invitational with a school-record time of 10:25.92...helped USI's DMR team two a second-place performance at the GLVC Championships...also ran on USI's 4x400-meter relay team. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished 11th in the 400 meters at the GLVC Championships with a school-record time of 50.71 seconds...finished 16th in both the 100 and 200 meters at the GLVC Championships...recorded a top 100-meter time of 11.47 seconds and a top 200-meter time of 22.96 seconds...helped USI's 4x100-meter relay team to a school-record time of 43.56 seconds and a third-place performance at the GLVC Championships...also ran the 4x400 meters...earned Academic All-GLVC honors.

TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from the University of Illinois...did not compete. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Red Hill High School where he earned 12 varsity letters in golf, basketball, baseball, and track and field.


JESSE DAVIS
Junior (Cross Country/Indoor Track)
Senior (Outdoor Track)

Bloomington, Indiana (Bloomington South/Ball State)
Major: Social Science (Teaching)

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Earned All-GLVC honors after finishing third at the GLVC Championships with a 10k time of 32:22.30...finished 16th at the NCAA II Great Lakes Regional Championships with a season-best 10k time of 32:21.40...was USI's top finisher at the Illinois/Missouri Border Wars and the GLVC Championships...ran number two for the Eagles in four other races...recorded a top 8k time of 25:49.90 at the Border Wars...finished seventh in the Little State Competition of the Indiana Intercollegiate...earned Academic All-GLVC honors. INDOOR TRACK: Ran the 800 meters and the mile as well as the 4x400 and Distance Medley Relay teams for the Eagles...won the 800 meters at the Rose-Hulman Invitational with a season-best time of 1:58.04...finished 14th at the GLVC Championships in the 800 meters...placed second in the mile at the DePauw Invitational...with a season-best time of 4:17.44...finished 6th in the mile at the GLVC Championships...helped USI's Distance Medley Relay (DMR) team to a first-place finish at the Tiger Invitational with a school-record time of 10:25.92...also helped USI's DMR team two a second-place performance at the GLVC Championships. OUTDOOR TRACK: Qualified and competed in the finals of the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA II Championships...ran the steeplechase in a season-best 9:08.83 at the Billy Hays Invitational...finished fourth in the prelims of the steeplechase as nationals before finishing 12th in the finals...earned All-GLVC honors in both the steeplechase and the 800 meters...won the steeplechase at the GLVC Championships with a time of 9:19.25 and finished second in the 800 meters at the league meet with a season-best time of 1:52.96 (ranks second on USI's all-time performance list)...won the 800 meters at the Little State Championships with a time of 1:55.04...earned Academic All-GLVC honors.

TRANSFER: Transferred from Ball State University where he competed in cross country and track...was Ball State's top runner at the 2002 MAC Championships, finishing 29th with an 8k time of 25:25.30...in 2003, posted top indoor track times in the 3,000 meters (8:35.44) and the 5,000 meters (15:26.92)...earned All-Conference honors in the Distance Medley Relay...posted top outdoor track times in 2003 in the 1,500 meters (3:59.35), 3,000 meters (9:26.9h), 5,000 meters (15:07.41)...eighth in the 3000 at the 2002 Billy Hayes Invitational (10:17.88)...was 10th in the 1500 (4:08.94) at the 2002 Pace Setter Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Bloomington South High School where he was a member of the 1999 state championship 4x800-meter relay team...earned the Honors Diploma.


BRYAN EMERSON
Sophomore (Cross Country)
Junior (Indoor/Outdoor Track)
Georgetown, Indiana (Floyd Central)
Major: Psychology

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished 63rd at the GLVC Championships with his only 10k time of the season (36:21.80)...had a season-best 8k time of 28:40.00 at the Indiana Intercollegiate. INDOOR TRACK: Posted a top time in the mile of 4:47.46 at the DePauw Classic...also ran the 1,000 meters at the Tiger Invitational in 2:53.78 seconds. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran the 1,500 meters at the Washington Invitational in 4:21.39.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Redshirted. INDOOR TRACK: Finished 28th at the DePauw Classic with a season-best 3,000-meter time of 9:47.46. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran the 800 meters in 2:11.96 and the 1,500 meters in 4:26.33 at the Gerald England Invitational...ran the 3,000 meters in 9:18.74 at the Vanderbilt Invitational...finished 11th at the GLVC Championships with a 3,000-meter steeplechase time of 10:25.20...ran the 5,000 meters in 16:18.64 at the Washington University Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Floyd Central High School.


JAKE ENGLAND
Junior
Valparaiso, Indiana (Wheeler)
Major: Biology

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished 54th at the GLVC Championship with his only 10k time of the season (35:51.60)...recorded a season-best 8k time of 26:33.00 at the Indiana Intercollegiate. INDOOR TRACK: Competed in the mile and the 5,000 meters as well as on the 4x400 and Distance Medley Relay teams...had a top time in the mile of 4:29.75 at the Tiger Invitational...finished ninth in the mile at the GLVC Championships with a time of 4:30.92...ran the 5,000 meters in 16:22.07 at the DePauw Invitational...also finished first in the 1,000 meters at the Rose-Hulman Invitational with a time of helped USI's Distance Medley Relay (DMR) team to a first-place finish at the Tiger Invitational with a school-record time of 10:25.92...also helped USI's DMR team two a second-place performance at the GLVC Championships. OUTDOOR TRACK: Competed in the 800, 1,500, and 5,000 meters as well as the 3,000-meter steeplechase...finished 11th in the 1,500 meters at the GLVC Championships with a time of 4:07.51...had a top 1,500-meter time of 4:04.47 at the Cardinal Open...finished 16th in the 5,000 meters at the GLVC Championships with a season-best time of 15:57.01...ran the 800 meters in 1:59.43 and the steeplechase in 10:21.46.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Recorded a top 8k time of 26:44.25 at the Saluki Invitational...finished 23rd at the GLVC Championships with a season-best 10k time of 33:54.00. INDOOR TRACK: Finished seventh at the GLVC Championships with a 3,000-meter time of 8:55.35...finished 26th at the Cannon IV Classic with a season-best mile time of 4:23.09...had a top 800-meter time of 2:01.47 at the Stan Lyons Open...helped USI's distance medley relay team to a first-place finish at the Stan Lyons Open. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished 10th at the Gerald England Invitational with a season-best 800-meter time of 2:03.50...finished fourth at the   Gerald England Invitational with a season-best 1,500-meter time of 4:07.94...ran the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:26.72 at the Little State Championships...ran the 5,000 meters in 15:24.73 at the Washington University Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Wheeler High School...ran the 1,600 meters in 4:20.21...only six seniors in the state of Indiana topped that mark in 2002.


ROBERT GARWOOD
Junior (Cross Country/Outdoor Track)
Sophomore (Indoor Track)
Columbus, Indiana (Columbus East)
Major: Public Relations and Advertising

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Ran top seven for the Eagles in five races...finished 20th at the GLVC Championships with a 10k time of 33:43.80...posted a top 10k time of 33:22.70 at the NCAA II Great Lakes Regional Championships...finished 11th in the Little State competition of the Indiana Intercollegiate with a season-best 8k time of 26:24.00. INDOOR TRACK: Redshirted. OUTDOOR TRACK: Competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase as well as the 5,000 and 10,000 meters...posted a top steeplechase time of 9:58.44 at the Gerald England Invitational...finished seventh at the Cardinal Open with a season-best 5,000-meter time of 15:13.31...finished fourth in the 10,000 meters at the GLVC Championships with a time of 32:55.75...ran the 10,000 meters at the Little State Championships in a season-best 32:24.07.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished 26th at the Saluki Invitational with a season-best 8k time of 27:10.31...ran the 10k in 36:32.00 at the GLVC Championships. INDOOR TRACK: Ran the mile in 4:35.94 at the Stan Lyons Open...finished 11th at the DePauw Classic with a season-best 3,000-meter time of 9:07.02...placed ninth in the 5,000 meters at the GLVC Championships with a season-best time of 15:39.78. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Vanderbilt Invitational in a season-best time of 10:05.47...finished 17th at the Washington University Invitational with a season-best 5,000-meter time of 15:31.81...placed third at the GLVC Championships with a 10,000-meter time of 32:41.67...had a season-best 10,000-meter time of 32:27.64 at the Hillsdale Gina Relays.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Columbus East High School...qualified for the IHSAA Championship meet in the 1600m.


LUKE KELLER
Sophomore
Jasper, Indiana (Jasper)
Major: Mathematics

2004
INDOOR TRACK & FIELD:
Finished 10th in the shot put at the GLVC Championships with a throw of 44 feet, 4 3/4 inches...had a school-record throw of 45 feet, nine inches at the Tiger Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD: Finished eighth in the shot put at the GLVC Championships with a throw of 44 feet, 10 1/2 inches...had an outdoor school-record throw of 45 feet, 8 1/2 inches at the Gerald England Invitational...finished 16th in the discus at the GLVC Championships with a throw 101 feet, 1 1/4 inches...also threw the javelin 75 feet, 1 1/2 inches at the Washington Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Jasper High School where he earned varsity letters in football, basketball, and track and field...earned All-Conference honors in track...was a state finalist in the shot put as a junior...has a career-best shot put throw of 52 feet, 5 inches, and a career-best discus throw of 115 feet...member of four-time sectional championship track team at JHS...member of the regional championship football teams at JHS as a junior and a senior...will compete mainly in track and field.


BRIAN KENDALL
Senior (Indoor Track)

Elizabeth, Indiana (South Central)
Major: Physical Education

2004-05
Will compete in Indoor Track and Field only...is the President of USI's Student Athlete Advisory Committee.

2003-04
 INDOOR TRACK: Competed in six events during the indoor season...ran the 800 meters in 2:03.68 and finished 19th in the 200-meter hurdles at the GLVC Championships with a time of :30.15...helped USI's 4x200 and 4x400-meter relay teams to seventh-place finishes at the GLVC Championships. OUTDOOR TRACK: Competed in the 800 meters, posting a top time of 2:00.00 at the Little State Championships...finished 17th at the GLVC Championships in the 800 meters with a time of 2:02.47...helped USI's 4x100-meter relay team to a third-place finish and USI's 4x400-meter relay team to a sixth-place performance at the GLVC Championships...threw the javelin 95 feet, 11.75 inches.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished seventh at the Evansville Invitational with a season-best 8k time of 27:48.34...ran the 10k at the GLVC Championships in 35:25.00. INDOOR TRACK: Ran the 800 meters at the Smith Barney Invitational in 2:08.78...had a season-best long jump of 17 feet, 3.25 inches at the Tiger Invitational and a season-best mark in the high jump of 5 feet, 6 inches...also competed on USI's 4x200, 4x400, and distance medley relay teams. OUTDOOR TRACK: Placed 22nd at the Gerald England Invitational with a 100-meter time of :12.02, good enough for fourth all-time at USI...also finished 17th at the Gerald England Invitational with a season-best 400-meter time of :55.60, good enough for fifth all-time at USI...ran the 1,500 meters at the Vanderbilt Invitational in 4:19.51...recorded a season-best and school-record mark in the javelin throw of 125 feet at the Little State Championships...finished fifth in the heptathlon at the GLVC Championships with 4,868 points.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished a season-best 5th at the Stegemoller Classic...placed 34th at the GLVC Championship with a 10k time of 35:28...posted his best 8k mark of the fall with a 27:51.0 at the Indiana State Invitational. INDOOR TRACK: Posted a season-best 800-meter time of 2:03.99 at the USA Open...ran the 1,000 meters at the Tiger Invitational in 2:45.39, a performance that netted a third-place finish. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran the 100-meter dash in :12.76 and the 400-meter dash in :56.06...had a top 800-meter time of 2:08.12 at the Washington University Invitational...became first USI runner to compete in the high jump, javelin throw, and decathlon...recorded a season-best throw 118'07.00" in the javelin at the Washington University Invitational...finished sixth in the decathlon at the GLVC Championships...ranked number two all-time at USI with his outdoor long jump (at the Little State Championships) of 18'07.25".  

2000-01
CROSS COUNTRY:
Placed a season-best 62nd in the GLVC Championship with a 10k mark of 36:57. INDOOR TRACK:
Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Posted USI's fastest 800-meter time of the outdoor season with a 2:08.46 at the GLVC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended South Central High School in Elizabeth, Indiana…played basketball in addition to running cross country and track…three-time All-Conference and All-Sectional selection in addition to a two-time All-Region honoree in cross country at SCHS.


JOE MORRISON
Senior
Shoals, Indiana (Shoals Junior-Senior)
Major: Secondary Education

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished 81st at the GLVC Championship, running the 10k in 38:06.90...had a season-best 8k time of 28:40.00 at the Indiana Intercollegiate. INDOOR TRACK: Finished 10th in the mile at the GLVC Championships with a season-best time of 4:33.37...recorded a season-best 3,000-meter time of 9:36.20 at the DePauw Classic and a season-best 5,000-meter time of 16:42.52 at the DePauw Invitational...also ran the 1,000 meters in 2:50.51 at the Rose-Hulman Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished 20th in the 1,500 meters at the GLVC Championships with a time of 4:22.37...had a season-best 1,500-meter time of 4:18.34 at the Gerald England Invitational...had a season-best 5,000-meter time of 17:39.46 at the Gerald England Invitational...ran the 800 meters in 2:09.69 at the Butler Twilight.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished 17th at the Evansville Invitational with a season-best 8k time of 29:10.65...recorded a 10k time of 37:15.00 at the GLVC Championships. INDOOR TRACK: Placed 19th a the GLVC Championships with a season-best mile time of 4:42.59...ran the 3,000 meters at the DePauw Classic in 9:47.28. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran the 800 meters in 2:11.22 at the Gerald England Invitational...ran the 1,500 meters in 4:18.17 at the Vanderbilt Invitational...ran the 5,000 meters in 16:28.62 at the Washington University Invitational.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY: Ran in two meets for the Eagles as a freshman, placing 16th at the Stegemoller Classic with an 8k time of 32:00 and 69th at the GLVC Championship with a 38:58. INDOOR TRACK: Posted a time of 2:06.38 and finishing 10th in the 800 meters at the Tiger Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK: Posted a top time of 2:09.20 in the 800 meters at the Washington University Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Shoals Junior-Senior High School...earned eight varsity letters in cross country and track and field.


BRAD ORNDORFF
Junior
Greenfield, Indiana (Mt. Vernon/Purdue)
Major: Exercise Science

2004
INDOOR TRACK: Redshirted. OUTDOOR TRACK: Redshirted.

2003
INDOOR TRACK:
Primarily ran hurdles for the Eagles as a sophomore...finished seventh in the finals at the GLVC Championships with a season-best 55-meter hurdle time of :08.21...finished 12th at the GLVC Championships with a 200-meter hurdle time of 28:30. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ranks second all-time at USI in the 100 meters after running the event in :11.93 at the Washington University Invitational...finished sixth in the finals of the 110-meter hurdles at the Little State Championships with a season-best time of :15:28...finished fourth in the finals of the 110-meter hurdles at the GLVC Championships with a time of :15.68...finished third in the finals of the 400-meter hurdles with a season-best time of :55.22.

TRANSFER: Transferred from Purdue University...will run hurdles for USI's track and field team. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Mt. Vernon High School.


MATT REFFETT
Junior

Evansville, Indiana (Harrison)
Major: Accounting & Professional Services

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY: Did not compete. INDOOR TRACK: Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran the 200 meters in 26.00 seconds and the 400 in 54.06 seconds...helped USI's 4x400-meter relay team to a sixth place performance at the GLVC Championships.

2002-03
Did not compete during the 2002-03 and 2003-04 season.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY:
Placed 85th at the GLVC Championships in the 10k. INDOOR TRACK: Competed in the 800 meters as a freshman, posting a top time of 2:08.23 at the Smith Barney Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK: Did not compete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Harrison High School in Evansville.


ALAN SCHULZE
Junior
Owensville, Indiana (Gibson Southern)
Major:  Physical Education

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY: Was 78th at the GLVC Championships with a 10k time of 37:42.20...had a season-best 8k time of 29:41.00. INDOOR TRACK: Finished 19th in the mile at the GLVC Championships with a time of 4:54.77...had a top mile time of 4:49.26 at the Tiger Invitational...also ran the 1,000 meters in 2:47.81 at the Rose-Hulman Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished 22nd in the 1,500 meters at the GLVC Championships with a season-best time of 4:23.65...ran the 5,000 meters at the Little State Championships in 17:10.40.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Competed in three events as a freshman, posting a top 8k time of 28:59.00 at the Louisville Cardinal Classic. INDOOR TRACK: Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran in one race, posting a 4:26.90 in the 1,500 meters at the GLVC Championships.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY: Redshirted. INDOOR TRACK: Redshirted. OUTDOOR TRACK: Redshirted. 

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Gibson Southern High School...lettered in cross country, track, and basketball...member of the GSHS cross country teams that won sectional titles in 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 and regional titles in 1997, 1998, and 1999...part of the GSHS teams which captured the Pocket Athletic Conference titles in cross country (1997-2000) and track (1998-2001)...was named All-Conference in 2000 and 2001 and qualified for the regional three straight seasons in track (1999-2001).


DOUG SCHWARTZ
Senior (Cross Country/Indoor Track)
Centralia, Illinois (Centralia)
Major: Physical Education

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Earned All-GLVC and All-Region honors after finishing fifth at the GLVC Championships and sixth at the NCAA II Great Lakes Regional Championships...was USI's top finisher in four of the six races he ran (finished as USI's number two runner in the other two races)...won the Little State Championship at the Indiana Intercollegiate with a season-best 8k time of 25:08.00...was ninth overall at the Indiana Intercollegiate...was second in the University Division at the Great American Cross Country Festival...finished third at the 5k Belmont Opener with a time of 14:55.27...was eighth at the Illinois/Missouri Border Wars...had a top 10k time of 31:55.10 at the NCAA II Regional Championships...earned Academic All-GLVC honors. INDOOR TRACK: Earned All-GLVC honors in the 3,000 meters after finishing second at the GLVC Championships with a time of 8:44.29...won 3,000 meters at the DePauw Classic with a season-best time of 8:40.84...also won the 3,000 meters at the Rose-Hulman Invitational...finished first in the mile at the Tiger Invitational with a seaosn-best time of 4:20.40...finished sixth in the 5,000 meters at the GLVC Championships and posted a season-best time in the 5,000 meters of 15:05.18 at the DePauw Invitational...helped USI's Distance Medley Relay (DMR) team to a first-place finish at the Tiger Invitational with a school-record time of 10:25.92...also helped USI's DMR team two a second-place performance at the GLVC Championships. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished 14th in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA II Championships...posted provisional qualifying times in both the 1,500 and 5,000 meters...earned All-GLVC honors after winning the 5,000 meters at the GLVC Championships...placed second in the 5,000 meters at the Butler Twilight with a season-best time of 14:30.81...finished third in the 1,500 meters at the GLVC Championships with a season-best time of 3:53.83...won the 1,500 meters at the Gerald England Invitational...ran the 800 meters at the Gerald England Invitational in 1:59.44...earned Academic All-GLVC honors.  

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Redshirted. INDOOR TRACK: Earned All-GLVC honors in both the mile and the 3,000 meters...finished second in the mile at the GLVC Championships with a season-best and meet-record surpassing time of 4:16.09...performance ranks Schwartz fourth all-time at USI in the mile...also placed second in the 3,000 meters at the GLVC Championships with a time of 8:47.84...ran the 800 meters at the Stan Lyons Open in 2:01.60...won the 3,000 meters at the DePauw Classic with a season-best and meet-record time of 8:35.29. OUTDOOR TRACK: Earned Academic All-GLVC honors...earned All-GLVC honors in the 1,500 meters after finishing second in the event with a time of 3:56.13...finished third at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a season-best time of 3:54.60, just six-tenths of a second away from an NCAA II provisional qualifying time...posted three NCAA II provisional qualifying times in the 5,000 meters...was just over a second away from the cut off for the final NCAA II Championship entry list in the 5,000 meters...finished third at the GLVC Championships with a 5,000-meter time of 15:28.33...finished second in the 5,000 meters at the Butler Twilight with a season-best time of 14:31.31...won the 5,000 meters at the Washington University Invitational with a time of 14:32.93...ran the 800 meters in a season-best 2:02.66 at the Gerald England Invitational...ranks third all-time at USI in the 800 meters, fourth in the 1,500 meters, and fifth in the 5,000 meters.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY: One of USI's top four in five different meets last fall...earned All-GLVC honors at the GLVC Championships with a seventh place finish and a 10k time of 33:27...finished 23rd at the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Regional with a time of 33:41...posted his best 10k time at the GLVC Championship and 8k time of 25:27.10 at the Indiana State Invitational. INDOOR TRACK: Had a top mile time of 4:21.73, placing him third at the GLVC Championships...recorded a top 3,000-meter time of 8:48.26 at the USA Open...recorded the second fastest 5,000-meter time of any USI runner in the indoor season as he ran 15:20.77 at the Cannon IV Classic. OUTDOOR TRACK: His 3:54.35 in the 1,500 meters at the Butler Qualifier was the fastest by a USI runner during the outdoor season and ranks him fourth all-time at USI in the outdoor 1,500-meter run...finished fifth in the 5,000 meters at the GLVC Championships after posting a top time of 15:15.11.

2000-01
CROSS COUNTRY:
Limited to six weeks of preparation due to an injury…posted USI’s best time in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Regional with a 10k mark of 32:44.4, finishing 16th…finished 13th in the GLVC Championships with a 10k time of 33:39…was one of USI’s top three runners four times in five meets. INDOOR TRACK: Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran one race, posting USI's fastest 1,500-meter time (4:11.63) of the spring at the Little State Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Centralia High School in Centralia, Illinois…member of the 1999 South 7 cross country championship team…won the Scholar Athlete Award in 1999-00…three-time All-South selection in cross country.


TIM SEARCY
Senior
New Harmony, Indiana (Mt. Vernon)
Major: Applied Computer Science

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished 40th at the GLVC Championships with a season-best 10k time of 34:54.30...had a season-best 8k time of 28:04.46 at the Evansville Invitational. INDOOR TRACK: Finished 20th at the GLVC Championships in the 5,000 meters and had a season-best time of 16:39.30 at the DePauw Invitational...ran the 3,000 meters at the DePauw Classic in a season-best time of 9:37.59...also ran the 1,000 meters in 2:55.93 at the Rose-Hulman Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished 12th at the GLVC Championships in the steeplechase...ran the steeplechase at the Cardinal Open in a season-best 10:16.17.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Had a top 8k time of 27:38.00 at the Louisville Cardinal Classic...finished 49th at the GLVC Championships with a season-best 10k time of 35:11.00. INDOOR TRACK: Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished 14th at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a season-best 3,000-meter steeplechase time of 10:17.02...finished 12th at the GLVC Championships with a 3,000-meter steeplechase time of 10:34.89...ran the 5,000 meters at the Gerald England Invitational in 16:41.33.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY:
Did not compete. INDOOR TRACK: Competed in the 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs...recorded a season-best 3,000-meter time of 9:41.21 at the Tiger Invitational...posted a top 5,000 meter time of 16:26.62 at the USA Open. OUTDOOR TRACK: Redshirted.

2000-01
CROSS COUNTRY:
Ran for a season-best 26:50 in the 8k…posted a season-best 21st place in the four-mile Stegemoller Classic with a time of 22:58…placed 48th in the GLVC Championships with a time of 35:43. INDOOR TRACK: Competed in three races as a freshman, posting a season-best 9:45.00 in the 3,000 meters at the USA Track and Field Open...posted a 17:02.95, in his only 5,000-meter run of the indoor season, at the Illini Classic. OUTDOOR TRACK: Competed in two race, posting a 36:42.32 in the 10,000 meters at the Washington University Invitational and a 16:38.70 in the 5,000 meters at the Washington University Mini Meet.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in cross country, track and wrestling at Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon, Indiana...named All-Conference twice...earned nine varsity letters in cross country, track and field, and wrestling...honor roll student at MVHS.


WILL SIEMERS
Senior
Bensenville, Illinois (Fenton H.S./Rend Lake)
Major:
 Physical Education

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Earned All-GLVC honors after finishing eighth at the GLVC Championships with a season-best 10k time of 32:46.30...had a season-best 8k time of 26:32.49 at the Illinois/Missouri Border Wars. INDOOR TRACK: Finished third in the 5,000 meters at the GLVC Championships with a season-best time of 15:07.82...finished second in the 3,000 meters at the DePauw Classic with a season-best time of 8:50.01...was 19th in the 3,000 meters at the GLVC Championships. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished seventh in the 10,000 meters at the GLVC Championships with a season-best time of 33:32.40...ran the 5,000 meters at the Butler Twilight in a season-best 15:13.61.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Earned All-GLVC honors after finishing seventh at the GLVC Championships with a season-best 10k time of 33:03.00...was a top five runner for the Eagles in five events...finished fifth at the Saluki Invitational with a season-best 8k time of 25:56.15. INDOOR TRACK: Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished third at the Washington University Invitational with a season-best and NCAA II provisional qualifying 5,000-meter time of 14:40.96...won the 5,000 meters at the Gerald England Invitational with a time of 14:50.17...posted a season-best and NCAA II provisional qualifying time of 31:18.96 in the 10,000 meters of the Hillsdale Gina Relays...finished third at the Little State Championships with a 10,000-meter time of 32:27.19...finished sixth in the 10,000 meters at the GLVC Championships.

TRANSFER: Transferring from Rend Lake College...earned All-America honors as a freshman after finishing 13th at the NJCAA National Championships. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Fenton High School in Bensenville, Illinois...earned All-State honors in both cross country and track...selected for the Midwest Meet of Champions where he finished fourth.


JUSTIN THOMAS
Freshman (Cross Country/Outdoor Track)
Sophomore (Indoor Track)
Indianapolis, Indiana (Carmel Community)
Major: Occupational Therapy

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Redshirted. INDOOR TRACK: Ran the 3,000 meters at the DePauw Classic in a season-best 9:17.88...posted his fastest 5,000-meter time (16:12.76) at teh DePauw Invitational...finished third in the 1,000 meters at the Rose-Hulman Invitational with a season-best time of 2:45.74. OUTDOOR TRACK: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Carmel High School where he earned seven varsity letters in cross country and track and field...earned All-State honors as a junior after 20th at the IHSAA Cross Country Championships with a 5k time of 16:15...helped CHS to two runner-up finishes at the IHSAA Cross Country Championships...CHS was second at the 2000 and 2002 IHSAA Cross Country Championships, third at the 2001 IHSAA Cross Country Championships, and fifth at the 1999 IHSAA Cross Country Championships...has run a personal-best 5k time of 15:50.


ZACH TOOTHMAN
Junior (Cross Country/Indoor Track)
Senior (Outdoor Track)
Tell City, Indiana (Tell City)
Major: Psychology

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished 44th at the GLVC Championships with a season-best 10k time of 35:16.80...finished 24th in the Little State Competition of the Indiana Intercollegiate with an 8k time of 26:56.00...earned Academic All-GLVC honors. INDOOR TRACK: Finished 15th in the 3,000 meters at the GLVC Championships with a season-best time of 9:09.90...ran the 5,000 meters at the DePauw Invitational in 16:42.30...ran the 1,000 meters in 2:47.69 at the Tiger Invitational and the 1,500 meters in 4:17.16 at the Rose-Hulman Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished 11th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the GLVC Championships with a time of 10:36.56...was 10th at the Little State Championships in the steeplechase with a season-best time of 10:02.72...ran the 5,000 meters in 16:21.29 at the Washington Invitational...earned Academic All-GLVC honors.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Did not compete. INDOOR TRACK: Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Placed seventh at the GLVC Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase...posted a season-best 3,000-meter steeplechase time of 9:52.96 at the Vanderbilt Invitational...finished fifth at the Gerald England Invitational with a 3,000-meter steeplechase time of 10:01.17...ran the 5,000 meters in 15:34.13 at the Washington University Invitational.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY:
Posted a sixth at the Stegemoller Classic with an 8k time of 29:25...posted his season-best 8k time of 27:29.20 at the Indiana State Invitational...was 43rd at the GLVC Championships with a 10k career-best 35:53. INDOOR TRACK: Competed in the 3,000 and 5,000-meter runs...had a season-best time of 9:09.58 in the 3,000 meters at the USA Open...recorded a top 5,000-meter time of 15:57.33 at the GLIAC/GLVC Challenge. OUTDOOR TRACK: Competed in just two races during the outdoor season, posting a time of 9:56.25 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Cardinal Open...performance landed him a ninth place finish.

2000-01
CROSS COUNTRY:
Posted a season best of 65th in the GLVC Championships with a 10k time of 36:57…recorded a personal best of 26:38 in the 8k and 16:02 in the 5k. INDOOR TRACK: Posted a season-best time of 9:27.00 and finished 18th in the 3,000 meters at the GLVC Championships...recorded a top 5,000-meter time of 16:40.30 at the USA Track and Field Open. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran a season-best 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:32.54 at the Woodland Mortgage INUSATF Championships...recorded a top time of 16:06.10 in the 5,000 meters at the Washington University Mini Meet...a member of USI's first and only steeplechase medley relay team...team posted a 14:52.10 and finished second at the Wabash Relays.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned seven varsity letters in cross country and track at Tell City High School (Tell City, Indiana)…two-time regional qualifier and All-Big 8 in cross country (1999) and track (2000)…member of the three-time sectional championship cross country team and four-time cross country semi-state qualifier at TCHS.


DAVID TYLER
Junior (Cross Country)
Senior (Indoor/Outdoor Track)
Evansville, Indiana (Harrison)
Major:  Physical Education

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Came on strong down the stretch for the Eagles, finishing 13th at the GLVC Championships with a season-best 10k time of 33:17.70...was 40th at the NCAA II Great Lakes Regional Championships with a 10k time of 33:18.10...ran top seven for the Eagles in five races, posting a top 8k time of 26:38.00...earned Academic All-GLVC honors. INDOOR TRACK: Finished ninth in the 5,000 meters and 20th in the 3,000 meters at the GLVC Championships...had a season-best 5,000-meter time of 15:43.50 at the DePauw Invitational and a season-best 3,000-meter time of 9:04.03 at the DePauw Classic...also ran the 1,500 meters at the Rose-Hulman Invitational in 4:26.22. OUTDOOR TRACK: Ran the 5,000 meters at the Washington Invitational in a season-best 15:38.22...finished sixth at the Little State Championships with USI's fastest 10,000-meter time (31:54.64) of the season...earned Academic All-GLVC honors.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Did not compete. INDOOR TRACK: Had a season-best 3,000-meter time of 9:22.68 at the DePauw Classic...finished 14th in the 5,000 meters at the GLVC Championships with his season-best time of 16:18.10. OUTDOOR TRACK: Earned Academic All-GLVC honors...ran the 3,000 meters in 9:14.47 at the Vanderbilt Invitational...ran a season-best 5,000-meter time of 15:49.69 at the Washington University Invitational...finished seventh at the GLVC Championships with a 10,000-meter time of 33:17.96.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY:
Placed 10th at the Stegemoller Classic with an 8k time of 30:55...also finished 57th at the GLVC Championships with a time of 37:01. INDOOR TRACK: Competed in the 3,000 and 5,000 meter runs...posted a top 3,000-meter time of 9:29.71 at the GLVC Championships...recorded a season-best 5,000-meter time of 16:16.14 at the GLIAC/GLVC Challenge. 0UTDOOR TRACK: Ran the 5,000 meters at the Little State Championships in 16:41.05...posted a top-time in the 10,000 meters (34:37.70) at the GLVC Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Harrison High School.


WES WERNER
Sophomore
Mt. Vernon, Indiana (Mt. Vernon)
Major: Business
Education

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Finished 67th at the GLVC Championships with a 10k time of 36:40.80...posted a top 8k time of 28:46.39 at the Evansville Invitational. INDOOR TRACK: Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Did not compete.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Did not compete. INDOOR TRACK: Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Competed in the 5,000 meters, recording a top time of 16:58.68 at the Washington University Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, where he earned All-Big 8 honors in cross country and track and field...member of three Big 8 Conference championship teams in cross country and two Big 8 Conference championship teams in track and field.


KENNY YOUNG
Junior (Cross Country/Indoor Track)
Sophomore (Outdoor Track)
Avon, Indiana (Avon)
Major:  Business Administration

2003-04
CROSS COUNTRY:
Was 37th at the GLVC Championships with a 10k time of 34:34.40...posted a season-best 8k time of 27:41.02 at the Evansville Invitational. INDOOR TRACK: Finished 23rd at the GLVC Championships in the 3,000 meters with a season-best time of 9:24.15...ran the 5,000 meters in 16:55.64 at the DePauw Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK: Finished 22nd at the GLVC Championships in the 5,000 meters with a season-best time of 16:47.13.

2002-03
CROSS COUNTRY:
Ran a top 8k time of 28:10.00 at the Louisville Cardinal Classic...finished 13th at the Evansville Invitational with an 8k time of 28:38.69...ran the 10k at the GLVC Championships in 36:41.00. INDOOR TRACK: Did not compete. OUTDOOR TRACK: Competed in the 5,000 meters, posting a top time of 16:10.26 at the Washington University Invitational.

2001-02
CROSS COUNTRY:
Redshirted. INDOOR TRACK: Posted a time of 10:04.86 in the 3,000 meters at the Tiger Invitational...recorded a 5,000-meter time of 17:27.37 at the Smith Barney Invitational. OUTDOOR TRACK: Did not compete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Avon High School where he earned nine varsity letters in cross country, track and field, and wrestling.


NEWCOMERS

SCOTT GUDORF
Sophomore
Jasper, Indiana (Jasper)
Major: History

2005: Will compete in track and field only, mainly in the throwing events. TRANSFER: Transferred to USI from Vincennes University where he did not compete. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Jasper High School in Jasper, Indiana, where he earned three varsity letters in track and field...has personal-bests in the discus of 141 feet, six inches, and in the shot put of 42 feet, seven inches.


JOHN ABBATE
Freshman
Crownpoint, Indiana (Crownpoint)
Major: Visual Art (K-12)

2005: Will compete in track and field only. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from from Crownpoint High School.


BRETT ASSELIN
Freshman
Ft. Wayne, Indiana (Snider)
Major: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Snider High School in Ft. Wayne, Indiana where he earned eight varsity letters in cross country and track...helped SHS to regional championships in cross country and track...earned All-Conference honors in cross country four times...was an All-Sectional and All-Regional performer as a junior in cross country...was a regional qualifier in in the 3,200 meters as a junior in track...has a personal best in the 1,600 meters of 4:41, the 3,200 meters of 10:03, and the 5k of 16:14.


PAUL BROUGHTON
Freshman
Marengo, Indiana (Crawford County)
Major: Biology

2005: Will compete in track and field only. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Crawford County High School.


MICHAEL CARTER
Freshman
Newburgh, Indiana (Castle)
Major:
Accounting & Professional Services

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Castle High School in Newburgh, Indiana.


RICHARD FERBER
Freshman
Hebron, Indiana (Hebron)
Major: Accounting & Professional Services

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Hebron High School in Hebron, Indiana.


SCOTT FORBEY
Freshman
Washington, Indiana (Washington)
Major: Chemistry

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Washington High School in Washington, Indiana.


SAMUEL GEBRESELASSIE
Freshman
Avon, Indiana
Major: Undecided

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Avon High School where he was a member of the 2003 sectional championships squad that qualified for semi-state...has personal-bests of 16:33 in the 5k and 10:004 in the 3,200 meters as well as 4:46 in the 1,600 meters and 2:17 in the 800 meters.


DOUG HIGGINS
Freshman
Indianapolis, Indiana (Roncalli)
Major:
Elementary Education

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned honorable mention All-State honors in cross country as a senior at Roncalli High School in 2003...also was a two-time All-Sectional and All-Regional performer while earning All-Sectional honors in track and field...helped RHS to its first-ever semi-state appearance in 2003, while posting the school’s second-fastest 5k time (16:13) in school history...earned Academic All-State honors.


JORDAN KOMOSA
Freshman
Gary, Indiana (Andrean)
Major: Engineering

2005 Will compete in track and field only, mainly in the throwing events. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Andrean High School in Merrillville, Indiana, where he earned four varsity letters in football, wrestling, and track and field...member of AHS's sectional championship football team in 2002, 2003, and 2004...AHS's football team was the regional and semi-state champion as well as the state runner-up in 2002 and 2003...has personal bests in the discus of 137 feet, six inches, and in the shot put of 45 feet, nine inches.


CORY REFFETT
Freshman
Evansville, Indiana (Memorial)
Major: Accounting & Professional Services

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Reitz Memorial High School in Evansville.


ROBERT ROADS
Freshman
Terre Haute, Indiana (North)
Major:
History

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Terre Haute North High School in Terre Haute, Indiana.


JAMES IAN SNODGRASS
Freshman
Eaton, Indiana (Delta)
Major:
Biology

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Delta High School in Muncie, Indiana, where he earned six varsity letters in football, basketball, and track and field...was the sectional champion in the long jump and discus in 2003 and 2004...member of DHS's conference, sectional, and county championship teams in 2003 and 2004...has personal-bests in the discus of 167 feet, seven inches, and the shot put of 46 feet...also has a personal-best in the long jump of 20 feet, nine inches.


JON THOMPSON
Freshman
Jeffersonville, Indiana (Jeffersonville)
Major: Undecided

2003-04: Attended USI but did not compete.

2005: Will compete in track and field only. HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Jeffersonville High School.

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