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Gunnar Sterne
Gunnar  Sterne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Chicago, Ill.

High School:
West Chicago

Position:
Mid-Distance


03/01/2015

Track & Field Wraps Up Competition at the Horizon League Championships

In the final standings, the men placed third and women finished sixth

03/01/2015

Track & Field Wraps Up Competition at the Horizon League Championships

In the final standings, the men placed third and women finished sixth

02/27/2015

Track & Field Ready for Horizon League Championships

Competition begins Saturday in Youngstown, Ohio

02/21/2015

Track & Field Earns Three First Place Finishes at Milwaukee Tune-Up

Runners Lucas Beltran, Emmaneul Gamez, and Brittany Schwarz grab top spots

02/21/2015

UIC Earns Three First Place Finishes at Milwaukee Tune-Up

Runners Lucas Beltran, Emmanuel Gamez, and Brittany Schwarz grab top spots

Career-Best XC Times
6,000-meter run: 20:39.2 (8/30/14)
8,000-meter run: 25:47 (9/12/14)
five-mile run: 27:52.5 (10/04/13)

Career-Best Outdoor Marks
800 meters: 1:53.21 (4/25/14)
1,500 meters: 4:00.46 (4/20/13)
3,000-meter run: 8:56.84 (3/22/14)
3,000-meter steeplechase: 9:58.06 (5/08/14)

Career-Best Indoor Marks
800 meters: 1:53.54 (2/23/13)
One Mile: 4:26.86 (2/3/12)

Sterne Records

2014 XC: Garnered 11th place at the UIC Home Opener (8/30) with a time of 20:39.2... Placed 37th overall at the Illinois State Invite (9/12), crossing the finish line at the 25:47 mark... Took home sixth place at the College of DuPage Invite (9/26) with a time of 26:13.30... Finished 42nd overall at the UW-Parkside Invite (10/11) at the 26:20.8 mark... Placed 19th overall at the Horizon League Championships (11/1) with a time of 25:52.

2014 Outdoor:
Took home first place in the 800m run at the Twilight Invitational with a mark of 1:53.21 ... Earned third place in the 1,500m run at the College of DuPage Spring Opener with a time of 4:14.18... Placed third in the 800m run at the Marquette Duals with a mark of 2:01.92... Took home fifth place in the 800m run at the Chicagoland Championships with a time of 1:59.54... Competed in the 800m run at the Blue Demon/Huskie Classic and earned third place with a mark of 1:55.80... Placed sixth overall in the 800m run at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 1:54.97.

2014 Indoor: Placed fourth overall in the 800m run at the Windy City Rumble with a time of 2:01.69... Earned sixth place in the 800m run at the GVSU Tune Up with a mark of 1:54.97... Placed seventh in the one-mile run at the ONU Quad Invite with a time of 4:29.06.

2013 XC- Took home 16th-place at the College of DuPage Invitational earning a time of 26:29.9...Finished the 8K trail at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships with a time of 26:06.60, placing 37 of 73.

2013 Outdoor: Competed in the 800-meter run and 1,500-meter run ... Crossed the finishing line in 1:53.27 in the 800-meter at the Benedictine Twilight (4/26/13) ... Ran the 1,500-meter in 4:00.46 at the Huskie Open (4/20/13). 2013 Indoor: Ran the 800-meter in 1:53.54 at the Horizon League Championship (2/23/13), the sixth-best mark among Horizon League competitors during the indoor season.

Outdoor 2012: Ran a career-best time of 4:05.48 in the 1,500 at the Eagle Invite ... placed fifth at the Marquette Invite in the 800 with a result of 1:57.07 ... notched a career-best time of 1:54.81 in the 800 at the Horizon League Championships.

Indoor 2012: Placed eighth in his first collegiate race at the Carthage Tadd Metzger Invite in the one mile with a time of 4:32.97 ... ran a personal-best time of 4:26.86 in the star-studded Meyo Mile race at Notre Dame ... placed fifth at the Chicagoland Championships in the 800 with a time of 1:56.52 ... ran an indoor-best time of 1:56.15 in the 800 at the Horizon League Championships.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in track, cross country and hockey at West Chicago (Ill.) ... two-time Conference Champion and one-time Regional Champion ... team captain in his senior year ... two-time MVP in cross country and one-time in track ... two-time all-conference honoree in cross country and track ... biggest athletic thrill to date is qualifying for cross country state in his junior year in high school ... born April 4, 1993, in Winfield, Ill. ... son of Julie and Shawn Sterne ... has two siblings, Shannon and Jaime ... currently enrolled as a Teaching of History major.

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