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     Tom Schutzius
    Tom Schutzius

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tinley Park, Ill.

    High School:
    Tinley Park

    Event:
    XC/Long Distance


    2007-08 Highlights: Ran a 23:00 in the 4.1-mile run at the UIC Home Opener on Sept. 1...posted a 28:16 in the 8,000-meter run at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships on Oct. 27.

    2006-07 Highlights: Posted a team-leading time of 4:09.29 to place fifth in the 1,500-meter run at the Elmhurst Intercollegiate Invitational on Apr. 14...finished 14th in the 1,500-meter finals (4:09.48) at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

    2005-06 Highlights: Ran both the 800- and 1,500-meter events during the outdoor season...posted career-best times in both events at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships, clocking a 2:00.23 in the 800-meter and a 4:13.86 in the 1,500-meter...competed in both the 800-meter and 1-mile events during the indoor season...placed 10th at the Horizon League Indoor Championships in the mile run with a personal best time of 4:31.46...posted a career best time of 2:02.98 in the 800-meter run at the Wisconsin Elite meet on Jan. 28th.

    2004-05 Highlights: Did not participate in the indoor season and will retain four years of eligibility...raced to a personal-best mark of 4:17.60 in the 1,500-meter run at the Redbird Invitational.

    Prep/Personal: Three-year letter-winner in track and field and cross-country for Tinley Park...helped Tinley Park to three SICA Central Conference championships...was a two-time All-Conference selection in cross country and was named to the All-Regional squad once...son of Tom and Joanne Schutzius...born April 30, 1986...major is mechanical engineering.

    Career-Best Cross Country Times
    8,000-Meter Run: 27:41 (10/29/05)
    4.1-Mile Run: 21:53 (9/3/05)
    

    Career-Best Indoor Times 800-Meter Run: 2:02.98 (1/28/06) 1-Mile Run: 4:31.46 (2/26/06)

    Career-Best Outdoor Times 800-Meter Run: 2:00.23 (5/11/06) 1,500-Meter Run: 4:09.29 (4/14/07)