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Steve Jeske
Steve Jeske

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Geneva, Ill.

High School:
Geneva

Event:
Middle Distance/Sprints


2005 Highlights: Earned a season-best time in the 800-meter run (2:08.31) at the Lewis Invitational...picked up a career-best time of 25.21 in the 200-meter run at the Butler Twilight....earned UIC's second-fastest time in the 400-meter hurdles with a career-best mark of 1:00.09, set at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

2004 Highlights: Set a personal and an indoor team-season best time of 2:03.16 in the 800-meter run at the UW-Milwaukee Quadrangular...raced to a personal and outdoor team-season best time of 1:00.24 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Butler Twilight...opened cross country season with a 23:22 at the UIC Home Opener on Aug. 30th...turned in a 28:50.55 at the Bradley Open on Sept. 12th...turned in a season-best 27:59 at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational on Oct. 4th...finished the Horizon League Championships with a 29:08.61...looked strong at the Central Collegiate Championships by racing to a 28:21.53.

2003 Highlights: Placed third in his heat in the 800-meter run at the Badger Track Classic with a time of 2:07.62...finished fourth in the 1,000-meter run (2:44.68) at the Eastern Illinois Mega Meet...ran a leg of the first-place distance medley relay (10:42.37) at the Lewis Friday Night Series #1...holds UIC's second-fastest time in the 1,000-meter run (2:38.27) at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...turned in a season-best time of 4:38.06 in the mile run at the UW-Milwaukee Quadrangular...took home a fifth-place finish in the 3,000-steeplechase (10:48) at the Wheaton Invitational...crossed the finish line of the 3,000-meter run at the Lewis Friday Night Series #3 in a season-best time of 9:33.6...picked up a season-best time of 4:29.8 in the 1,500-meter run at the Elmhurst Invitational...owns UIC's third-fastest time in the 400-meter hurdles (1:00.94) at the Butler Twilight...ran UIC's second-fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:17.32) at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Meet.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letter-winner in both cross country and track and field at Geneva High School...ran a personal-best 42.7 in the 300-meter hurdles...was a member of the conference champion and conference-record holding 3200-meter relay team...qualified for the track and field state championships as a junior and as a senior...named to the All-Conference Cross Country team as a junior...three-year selection to the All-Conference track and field team...averaged 5:19 per mile at the cross country state championships as a senior...ran a personal-best 2:00.6 in the 800-meter run as a senior...son of Bob and Carrol Jeske...born October 15, 1983...major is Civil Engineering.

Career Best Indoor Track and Field Times
800-Meter Run      2:03.16      2/21/04
1,000-Meter Run    2:38.27       3/1/03
3,000-Meter Run    9:33.60      2/14/03

2005 Top Indoor Track and Field Times 800-Meter Run 2:08.31 2/12/05

Career Best Outdoor Track and Field Times 200-Meter Dash 25.21 5/7/05 400-Meter Hurdles 1:00.09 5/13/05 1,500-Meter Run 4:29.80 4/19/03 3,000-Meter Steeplechase 10:17.32 4/12/03

2005 Top Outdoor Track and Field Times 200-Meter Dash 25.21 5/7/05 400-Meter Hurdles 1:00.09 5/13/05

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