Tristan Roche
Tristan Roche


Evanston, Ill.

High School:

Middle Distance

2004 Highlights: Owns UIC's second-fastest indoor 800-meter run time with a mark of 2:03.63 at the EIU Mega Meet...raced to a season-best indoor time of 4:49.72 in the 1-mile run at the Chicago Pentangular...picked up the Flames' third-fastest outdoor 400-meter dash time of 54.71 at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

2003 Highlights: Won his heat in the 800-meter run at the Badger Track Classic with a time of 2:01.64...ran a leg of the first-place distance medley relay (10:42.37) at the Lewis Friday Night Series #1...ran UIC's second-fastest time of the season in the 800-meter run (2:00.04) at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...also tied for the team's second-fastest mark of 2:38.27 in the 1,000-meter run at the Indoor Championships...picked up UIC's second-fastest time in the 800-meter run (1:58.91) at the Butler Twilight...ran the second-fastest time of the season for UIC in the 1,500-meter run (4:09.2) at the UW-Milwaukee Quadrangular.

2002 Highlights: Was a member of the school-record Distance Medley Relay team (10:16.77)...earned an indoor season-best performance of 2:01.01 in the 800-meter run at the Smith-Barney Invitational...placed fifth overall in the 800-meter run (2:00.38) at the Wheaton College Invitational.

2000-01 Highlights: Voted cross country freshman of the year...was the Flames No. 1 man at the Midwest Collegiate Cross Country championships (5.0 miles) at UW-Parkside with a time of 27:52...placed tenth at the UIC Home Opener (22:33)...placed fifth in the 800-meter run (2:03.34) at the Lewis Friday Night Series...claimed a seventh-place mark of 4:14.79 in the 1,500-meter run at the Wheaton College Invitational...garnered a sixth-place finish in the 800-meter run (1:59.84) at the UIC Invitational.

Prep/Personal: Placed 54th in the 1999 cross country state finals...two-time All-Central Suburban League cross country selection...member of 3200 relay state championship team in 1999 and fourth-place team in 2000...all CSL track selection in 2000...helped Wildkits to 16th place finish in the cross country state finals as a sophomore, 14th as a junior and fourth place as a senior...propelled Wildkits to a eighth-place finish in the 1998 state track finals and a fifth-place finish in 1999...was a part of three CSL cross country championship teams...born January 23, 1982...son of Vernie Roche...majoring in elementary education.

2004 Top Indoor Track Times
800-Meter Run 2:03.63    1/24/04
1-Mile Run    4:49.72    1/10/04

2004 Top Outdoor Track Times 400-Meter Dash 54.71 5/6/04