2008-09: Opened the year with a 47th place (23:09.53) finish in the 4-mile run at the DePaul Opener...took 52nd at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships with a time of 27:26.
2007-08: Turned in a Top 25 finish with a 22:27 in the 4.1-mile run at the UIC Home Opener on Sept. 1...ran a career-best 8,000-meter run with a time of 27:13 at the Bradley Classic on Oct. 12...set a personal-best performance in the 10,000-meter run (34:30.92) at the Chicagoland Championships on April 3.
2006-07: Ran a 4:25.45 in the 1,500-meter run to take 21st at the Elmhurst Intercollegiate Invitational on Apr. 14...posted a 17:12.01 in the 5,000-meter run to place 11th overall at the Redbird Invitational on Apr. 28...took seventh in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 34:47.27 at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.
Prep/Personal: Three-year varsity letterwinner in both cross country and track and field at Wheaton North High School...captained both squads during his prep career...helped the Falcons to three straight state cross country championship appearances...placed in the top 25 at the state meet in 2004, 2005 and 2006, including a 14th place finish as a junior...earned All-DuPage Valley Conference accolades following his junior and senior campaigns...son of Dan Cline and Judy Nelson...born on August 20, 1988...majoring in business.
Career-Best Cross Country Times
8,000-Meter Run: 27:13 (10/12/07)
10,000-Meter Run: 34:56 (11/10/07)
4.1-Mile Run: 22:27 (9/1/07)
Career-Best Indoor Times
3,000-Meter Run: 9:18.57 (2/22/07)
5,000-Meter Run: 16:54.18 (2/2/08)
1-Mile Run: 4:37.36 (2/16/07)
Career-Best Outdoor Times
1,500-Meter Run: 4:25.45 (4/14/07)
3,000-Meter Run: 9:39.15 (4/19/08)
5,000-Meter Run: 17:12.01 (4/28/07)
10,000-Meter Run: 34:30.92 (4/3/08)
3,000-Meter Steeplechase: 10:16.17 (5/1/09)