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     Barry Somerville
    Barry Somerville

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    St. Charles, IL.

    High School:
    St. Charles H.S.

    Event:
    Hurdles/Sprints


    2001 Highlights: Selected as Midwestern Collegiate Conference Track Performer of the Championships following meet records in 110-meter hurdles (14.73), 400-meter hurdles (53.06) and running the anchor leg of the winning 4x400 relay (3:19.07)?earned the 400-meter hurdles title at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Meet with a time of 53.29?captured first-place honors in 110-meter hurdles at UIC Invitational (14.97).

    2000 Highlights: Placed third in 110-meter hurdles (16.06) at the Midwest Collegiate Conference Outdoor Track championships and fifth in 55-meter hurdles (8.45) at the MCC Indoor meet.

    Prep/Personal: Played football at University of Illinois at Champaign before transferring?named to Upstate Eight honorable mention football team in 1996?selected to the academic all-conference team in 1995?garnered Fighting Saint of the Year honors in 1995?former school and conference record-holder in 300-meter hurdles?finished ninth at 1996 state finals in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 39.0?born July 30, 1978?son of Barry, Barbara and Joycelyn Somerville?majoring in electrical engineering.

    2001 Top Indoor Times
    60-Meter High Hurdles       8.62       2/3/01

    2001 Top Outdoor Times
    110-Meter High Hurdles              14.73      5/10/01
    400-Meter Intermediate Hurdles      53.06      5/10/01