Mark Riggs
Mark Riggs


West Dundee, Ill.

High School:

XC/Long Distance

2008-09 Highlights: At the Chicagoland Classic he placed third in the 5K run with a personal best time of 15:29.65.

2007-08 Highlights: Placed 13th in the 4.1-mile run with a time of 21:52 at the UIC Home Opener on Sept. 1...finished with a career-best 26:45 in the 8,000-meter run at the Bradley Classic on Oct. 12...finished sixth in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:05.63 at the UWM Tune-Up on Feb. 22...during the outdoor season, held UIC's second-best time in the 10,000-meter run (33:20.09) at the Chicagoland Championships on April 3...placed 11th overall in the 10,000-meter finals with a time of 33:46.57 at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships on May 9.

2006-07 Highlights:
Turned in a 1,500-meter time of 4:23.98 to place 19th overall at the Elmhurst Intercollegiate Invitational on Apr. 14...placed seventh overall in the 5,000-meter run (16:13.45) at the Redbird Invitational on Apr. 28...placed seventh in the 5,000-meter finals with a 16:01.66 at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships...ran a 4:12.33 in the 1,500-meter finals at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

2005-06 Highlights: Ran in the 1,500-meter during the outdoor season...placed 17th at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 4:22.10...posted a season-low time of 4:20.09 in the 1,500-meter at the Wisconsin Twilight on May 6...saw action in two meets during the indoor season, competing in the mile run...posted a season-best time of 4:49.60 in the mile run at the UWM Tune-Up on Feb. 17th.

Prep/Personal: Was a two-time selection to the Fox Valley All-Conference Cross Country team...holds the third-fastest 3,200-meter run time in Dundee Crown history with a mark of 9:59...owns personal best times of 15:36 in the three-mile run and 4:45 in the 1,600-meter run...born January 10, 1987...son of Steve and Sherri Riggs...major is human nutrition/medicine.

Career-Best Cross Country Times
8,000-Meter Run: 26:45 (10/12/07)
10,000-Meter Run: 34:36 (11/11/06)
4.1-Mile Run: 21:52 (9/1/07)

Career-Best Indoor Times 1-Mile Run: 4:49.60 (2/17/06) 3,000-Meter Run: 9:05.63 (2/22/08)

Career-Best Outdoor Times 1,500-Meter Run: 4:12.33 (5/4/07) 3,000-Meter Run: 9:18.05 (4/19/08) 5,000-Meter Run: 16:01.66 (5/10/07) 10,000-Meter Run: 33:20.09 (4/3/08)