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     Mike Savegnago
    Mike Savegnago

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Winfield, Ill.

    High School:
    West Chicago

    Position:
    Multiple Events


    2008-09 Highlights: Horizon League Most Outstanding Performer at the Indoor Horizon League Championships...won the decathlon with 5,932 points, the heptathlon with 4,934 points and broke a championship record in the pole vault with a height of 4.90 meters...also won the pole vault at the Elmhurst Invitational Apr. 4 with a height of 4.78 meters, and at the Redbird Classic with a height of 4.56 meters...placed third at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships in the pole vault with a mark of 4.60 meters.

    2007-08 Highlights: Earned All-Horizon League accolades during the indoor and outdoor seasons...placed first and set the school indoor pole vault record with a mark of 4.88m at the Redbird Invitational on Jan. 19...won his second consecutive Horizon League indoor pole vault title and placed first in the heptathlon, setting the school and conference record with 5,026 points at the Horizon League Indoor Championships on March 1...won the Horizon League decathlon title with a score of 6,104 points on May 3...a week later, set the school and conference outdoor pole vault record with a mark of 4.90 meters and placed third in the high jump with a career-best mark of 2.00 meters at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships on May 9.

    2006-07 Highlights: Won the Horizon League indoor title in the pole vault (4.50m)...won the Horizon League outdoor pole vault crown with a winning 4.60m mark...placed third in the high jump (1.92m) at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships...won the pole vault event at the UWM Double Dual on Feb. 17 (4.73m)...placed first in the high jump (1.93m) and second in the pole vault (4.58m) at the Dick Pond Invitational on Feb. 10...placed second in the pole vault with a 4.57m at the Tadd Metzger Invitational on Feb. 3.

    2005-06 Highlights: Did not compete for the Flames, retaining three years of elgibility.

    2004-05 Highlights: Selected as UIC's Newcomer of the Year...placed third overall in high jump (1.92 meters) at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...finished second in the high jump (1.92 meters) at the University of Chicago Open...took home a third-place finish in the pole vault (4.15 meters) at the Redbird Invitational...earned a runner-up finish with a personal-best, high jump of 1.95 meters at the Tadd Metzger Invitational...won the high jump at the Lewis Invitational with a leap of 1.95 meters, good for the 2nd-best, indoor mark in the Horizon League...holds UIC's second-best pole vault and the Horizon League's 5th-best indoor pole vault, with a mark of 4.19 meters at the University of Chicago Open...captured UIC's second-best long jump, and the Horizon League's 9th-best long jump, with a leap of 6.26 meters at the Lewis Invitational...won the first ever Horizon League Decathlon championship with 5,836 points at the Outdoor Championships...finished second overall in the high jump (1.85 meters) at the Butler Twilight...took home the decathlon title at the Chicagoland Championships with 6,018 points...earned first-place finishes in both the high jump (1.88 meters) and pole vault (4.27 meters) at the Elmhurst Invitational...placed second in both the high jump (1.83 meters) and pole vault (4.11 meters) at the Jerry England Invitational...earned a team-season best marks in both the high jump (1.93 meters) and pole vault (4.4 meters) at the Chicagoland Championships...his mark of 1.93 meters in the high jump, was the second-highest mark in the Horizon League, while his mark of 4.4 meters in the pole vault, tied him for the third-best mark in the Horizon League.

    Prep/Personal: Four-year track letterwinner at West Chicago...2004 captain of a Wildcats team that qualified six athletes for the state meet, including his own high jump state-qualifying performance...2004 conference indoor high jump champion...two-time DuPage County high jump champion...outdoor sectional high jump champion during his senior season...2003 DuPage Valley Conference outdoor high jump champion...two-time All-DuPage Valley performer...four-time Academic All-DuPage Valley selection...qualified for 2004 Illinois Prep Top Times Meet...put up outstanding decathlete performances at the 28th annual Fenton meet and the 2004 DVC Indoor Meet, providing the Wildcats with versatile showings in the high jump, pole vault, 50-yard dash, and 4x800 relay...born August 3, 1985...son of Mike and Mary-Beth Savegnago...majoring in business. 60-Meter Dash: :7.26 (3/1/08) 200-Meter Dash: :24.09 (1/29/05) 55-Meter Hurdles: :8.81 (2/9/08) 60-Meter Hurdles: :9.32 (2/22/08) Long Jump: 6.26m (3/1/08) High Jump: 1.98m (2/22/08) Pole Vault: 4.88m (1/19/08)* Shot Put: 12.48m (3/1/08) Heptathlon: 5,026 (3/1/08)* * SCHOOL RECORD

    Career-Best Outdoor Marks 110-Meter Hurdles: 16.41 (5/3/08) 1,500-Meter Run: 5:16.54 (4/3/08) Discus: 38.44m (4/23/05) High Jump: 2.00m (5/9/08) Pole Vault: 4.90m (5/9/08)* Long Jump: 5.85m (4/30/05) Shot Put: 12.40m (4/3/08) Javelin: 41.61m (5/3/08) Decathlon: 6,204 (4/3/08) * SCHOOL RECORD

    Career-Best Indoor Marks