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     Joey Cieniewicz
    Joey Cieniewicz

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Algonquin, Ill.

    High School:
    Jacobs

    Event:
    Mid-Distance


    2012: Outdoor: Placed fifth at the Eagle Invite at Benedictine Univ. in the 800 with a time of 1:55.99 on April 14 ... ran a 1:55.70 in the 800 at the Marquette Invite on April 28 to grab second place ... recorded a career-best time of 1:55.26 in the 800 at the Horizon League Championships on May 4 during prelims.

    2012 Indoor: Posted an season-best time of 1:59.48 at the Dick Pond Open on Jan. 13 to place second.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track, one-time letterwinner in cross country, and a one-time letterwinner in football at Harry D. Jacobs (Ill.) ... 2009 state qualifier for track in the 4-by-400-meter relay and the 4-by-800-meter relay ... 2010 state qualifier in the 800-meter run and the 4-by-400-meter relay for track ... 2011 state qualifier in the 800-meter run for track ... 2011 cross country sectional qualifier ... 2009 football MVP and 2011 track MVP ... team captain once in football and twice in track ... 2008 track team was county and conference champions ... three-time all-conference honoree in track ... biggest athletic thrill to date is breaking 1:56 in the 800m as a junior in high school ... born June 29, 1993 ... son of Joe and Karen Cieniewicz ... has one brother, Johny ... currently enrolled as a graphic design major.

    Career-Best Outdoor:

    800-Meter Run: 1:55.26

    Career-Best Indoor:

    800-Meter Run: 1:59.48