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2009-10 Drake Bulldogs 2010 DRAKE MEN’S TRACK ROSTER

NAME Josh Bangert Alex Bourge Mike Bumgarner Josh Buschling Derek Campbell Colin Coomer Jon DeGrave Kevin Earl Alex Etgeton AJ Fajimolu Marc Garstka Jeff Grassmeyer Colin Hagan Eric Hall Kevin Harp Shaun James Ben Jaskowiak Matt Jurysta Dan Karys Troy Kimberlin Tim Kojetin Bryan Kosusnik Charlie Lapham Brandon Lewis Stephen Murray Adam Oestreich Anthony Pettaway Marshall Phares Brandon Ridlen Mike Rodriguez Luke Schafer Isaac Twombly Justin Welch

EVENT Sprints Sprints Distance Distance Distance Distance Hurdles Sprints Jump Jumps M. Distance Distance Distance Multis Throws Spts./Hurdles M.Distance Distance Jumps Sprints M.Distance Sprints Distance Distance Sprints Distance Sprints M. Distance Sprints Distance Distance Throws Sprints

YR. Sr. (R) Fr. Jr. So. So. Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr. (R) So. So. Fr. So. So. So. Fr. Sr. So. Fr. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. So. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr.

HOMETOWN (HIGH SCHOOL/PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Washington, Mo. (Washington) Sycamore, Ill. (Sycamore) Rosemount, Minn. (Rosemount) Washington, Mo. (Washington) Sycamore, Ill. (Sycamore) Overland Park, Kan. (St. Thomas Aquinas) Lake Villa, Ill. (Lake Community) Overland Park, Kan. (Blue Valley Northwest) Sumner, Iowa (Sumner-Fredericksburg) Jos, Nigeria (Hillcrest School) LaGrange Park, Ill. (Lyons Township) Fremont, Neb. (Fremont) Wichita, Kan. (Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic) Des Moines, Iowa (Roosevelt) Iowa City, Iowa (City High) Lawrence, Kan. (Free State) Madison, Wis. (James Madison Memorial) Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (R.S. McLaughlin Inst.) Bartlett, Ill. (Bartlett) Rochester, Ill. (Rochester) Rosemount, Minn. (Rosemount) Sycamore, Ill. (Sycamore) Golden Valley, Minn. (Armstrong) Plymouth, Minn. (Armstrong) Bellevue, Neb. (Iowa Western CC) (Gross Catholic) Bettendorf, Iowa (Bettendorf) Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sierra) Princeton, Iowa (North Scott) Griswold, Iowa (Griswold) Chanhassen, Minn. (Chaska) Centennial, Colo. (Cherry Creek) Baldwin City, Kan. (Baldwin) St. Louis, Mo. (Lutheran North)

2010 DRAKE WOMEN’S TRACK ROSTER NAME Caitlin Able Meredith Bell Ar’tiana Black-Scott Diana Boultbee Nicole Braunsdorf Katie Coomer Ari Curtis Deidra Dirth Cammy Dole Jazmine Dupee Beth Hamling Sarah Havelka Courtney Heinz Kelly Hendricks Briana Isom-Brummer Emily James London James Clarissa LaFlora Kirsten Lake Kara McCartney Casey McDermott Michelle Mitchell Autumn Moore Cambria Pardner Megan Pierce-Cramer Tyse Samani Tara Scieszinski Molly Scott Lindsay Smith Marissa Smith Johanna Sprang Paige Steffen Cassie Toepfer Whitney Westrum Sarah Yeager Elle Yesnes

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EVENT YR. Sprints Sr. Distance Jr. Jumps/Hurdles Fr. M. Distance Fr. Distance Sr. (R) Distance Jr. Sprints/Combined Jr. Throws Sr. Distance Fr. Sprints Fr. Sprints Jr. M. Distance Sr. Distance Sr. Sprints Fr. Multis/Jumps Fr. Sprints/Hurdles Fr. Distance Fr. Sprints Jr. Distance So. M. Distance Jr. Distance Jr. Jumps Jr. Throws So. Sprints Jr. Throws So. Jumps Jr. Distance Sr. Pole Vault Jr. Distance Jr. Sprints/Hurdles Fr. Pole Vault Jr. Multis So. Sprints So. Sprints Fr. Sprints/Hurdles Fr. Distance Fr.

HOMETOWN (PREVIOS SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL) Aurora, Colo. (Mullen) Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Washington) Des Moines, Iowa (Waukee) Belleville, Ontario, Canada (Bayside Secondary School) St. Francis, Wis. (Cudahy) Overland Park, Kan. (St. Thomas Aquinas) Fort Collins, Colo. (Rocky Mountain) Apple Valley, Minn. (Apple Valley) Anamosa, Iowa (Anamosa) West Des Moines, Iowa (Waukee) Council Bluffs, Iowa (St. Albert) Kansas City, Mo. (Oak Park) St. Paul, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall) Prospect Heights, Ill. (St. Viator) St. Louis, Mo. (Villa Duchesne) Clive, Iowa (Waukee) Adair, Iowa (Adair-Casey) Kewanee, Ill. (Kewanee) Parker, Colo. (Chaparral) Elgin, Iowa (Valley Community) Newton, Iowa (Newton) Brookfield, Wis. (Wisconsin Lutheran) Quaker City, Ohio (Bishop Rosecrans) Aurora, Colo. (Overland ) Omaha, Neb. (Benson) Kansas City, Mo. (North Kansas City) Albia, Iowa (Albia) Kansas City, Mo. (Winnetonka) Lakeville, Minn. (College of St. Benedict/Lakeville North) Ajax, Ontario, Canada (Pickering) New Brighton, Minn. (Irondale) Bloomington, Ill. (Bloomington) Eagan, Minn. (Eagan) Waukee, Iowa (Waukee) Ottumwa, Iowa (Cardinal-Eldon) Hopkins, Minn. (Hopkins)

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2009-10 Drake Bulldogs CAITLIN ABLE SPRINTS SENIOR AURORA, COLO. 2010 Indoor - Member of sixth place 4x400 relay at MVC Championship...2009 Outdoor - Ran season best 56.43 to finish fourth in 400 at John McDonnell Open...fourth and fifth in 400, respectively, at Jim Duncan Invitational and Duke Asics Invitational...named to MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team...2009 Indoor - Ran leg on distance medley relay which was second at MVC Championship, recording second fastest time in school history at 11:44.65...ran on distance medley relay which defended title at Iowa State Open...also ran anchor leg on 4x400 relay which was sixth...won 400 at Panther Open and anchored winning 4x400 relay...won 200 and 400 at UNI-Dome Open...2008 Outdoor - Ran anchor legs on 4x400 and 4x100 relays which were fifth and sixth, respectively, at MVC Championship...won 400 at Nebraska Invitational...fourth in 400 at Musco Invitational...2008 Indoor - Fifth in 60 at UNI-Dome Open...2007 Outdoor - Ran on 4x400 team that was fifth at MVC Championships...had team and season best 56.85 in the 400 at the MVC Championship...placed in the 200 at the Jim Duncan Invitational...2007 Indoor - Had season best of 25.93 in 200 at UNI-Dome Open...also ran season best 58.0 in 400 at Iowa State Classic...Prep - Led Mullen High to three Colorado Class 4A state track championships...ran on 4x400 relay which won state crown...was second in 400, third in 200 and fourth in 100 at 2006 Colorado Class 4A state outdoor meet...won 400 at 2005 Colorado 4A state indoor meet...won 100, 200 and 400 at Colorado Regional meet and conference meet...Personal - Graphic Design/Advertising major...member of Student Athlete Advisory Committee...born Feb. 4, 1988.

medley relay in defending title at Iowa State Open...second in mile at Iowa State Open... posted NCAA provisional qualifying mark in 3,000 (9:33.48) en route to fourth-place finish at Iowa State Classic...sixth in mile at Iowa State NCAA Qualifier...2008 Cross Country - Ninth at MVC Championship...31st at NCAA Midwest Regional...named MVC Runner of Week on Sept. 2 after winning the Bulldog Classic for the second year in a row...2008 Outdoor - Earned All-MVC honors in 1,500 with fourth-place finish...also sixth in 5,000 in MVC Meet...ran personal best of 4:30.32 in 1500 at Oregon Twilight meet...second in 1,500 at Musco Invitational...ran on distance medley relay which was ninth at Drake Relays in 12:07.09...won 5,000 at Jim Duncan Invitational...third in 1,500 at Missouri Relays...2008 Indoor - Ran on winning distance medley relay at Iowa State Open...2007 Cross Country - Won Bulldog Classic, while finishing second at Missouri State Classic... named MVC Athlete of Week after finishing second at Memphis Classic (17:24)... ninth at Oz Memorial Classic...13th at MVC Championship...47th at NCAA Midwest Regional...2007 Outdoor - Fourth in the 1500 at the MVC Championships...ran a personal best of 10:04.24 in the 3000 finishing second at Jim Duncan Invitational...selected to the 2007 MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Team...2007 Indoor - Won three races during indoor campaign, while anchoring distance medley relay team to school record clocking of 11:44.99 en route to second-place finish at Iowa State Classic...captured 800 at UNI-Dome Open...won mile (5:02.98) at Iowa State Open and claimed 3000 at UNI Invitational...ran personal best of 5:00.17 in mile at Iowa State Classic...sixth in mile at MVC Championship...2006 Cross Country - Was second in Simpson Open and 56th in MVC Championships...2006 Outdoor - Injured...2005 Cross Country - Placed 34th at the Woody Greeno Invitational...Personal - Journalism major...named to MVC Cross Country and Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Teams...awarded the 2007-08 MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award... born Oct. 13, 1985.

NNICOLE BRAUNSDORF DISTANCE SENIOR ST. FRANCIS, WIS. 2010 Indoor - Finished third in 5,000, fourth in the mile and sixth in 3,000 at the MVC Championship...13th in the 3,000 at Iowa State Classic...2009 Outdoor - Achieved NCAA Regional qualifying mark in 5,000 with personal best of 16:42.90 at Mt. SAC Relays...seventh in university-college 1,500 at Drake Relays in 4:31.70...second in 5,000 at Missouri Relays...second in 800 at Jim Duncan Invitational...named to MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team...2009 Indoor - Set school record in mile (4:48.91) en route to second place finish at Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational...third in 3,000 and fifth in mile at MVC Championship...also anchored distance medley relay to second place in MVC Championship...anchored distance

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DEIDRA DIRTH THROWS SENIOR APPLE VALLEY, MINN. 2009 Outdoor - Second in discus and fourth in javelin at Jim Duncan Invitational...fourth in discus at Kip Janvrin Open...named to MVC Track & Field Scholar-Athlete team...2008 Outdoor - Sixth in discus and ninth in javelin in MVC Championship...2007 Outdoor - Placed sixth in discus at the MVC Championship in a season best 135-3...had personal and team best of 37-2.5 in the shot at Jim Duncan Invitational...2007 Indoor Had season best mark of 37-7.25 in shot put at UNI-Dome Open…Prep - Seventh in discus at 2006 Minnesota Class 2A meet

and captain her senior year...also led Apple Valley High to four straight state team titles... All-State Track & Field...Athena Award Winner (Outstanding Female Athlete)...Pioneer Press Playmaker 2005 (basketball)...four year member of volleyball and basketball teams and captain of both as a senior… Personal - Psychology and Human Resource Management major...named one of 14 top Drake juniors for 2008-09...member of Psi Chi psychology honorary and Drake Student Athlete Advisory Council...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Feb. 18, 1988.

SARAH HAVELKA MIDDLE DISTANCE SENIOR KANSAS CITY, MO. 2009 Outdoor - Placed 11th in 1500 at Jim Duncan Invitational...2009 Indoor - Fourth in 3,000 at Panther Open...2008 Cross Country - 75th at Iowa State Invitational...17th at Bulldog Classic...2007 Cross Country - 19th at Bulldog Classic...32nd at Missouri State Classic...21st at Lamb-Kohawk Invitational...2007 Outdoor - Ran season best of 5:02.65 in 1500 at Kip Janvrin Open...2006 Cross Country - 25th at Simpson Open and 44th at Oz Memorial...Prep - Qualified for 800 in 2006 Missouri Class 4A state meet as well as 4x800 relay for Oak Park High... captain of cross country team...Personal Marketing and management major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born April 8, 1988.

COURTNEY HEINZ C DISTANCE SENIOR ST. PAUL, MINN. 2010 Indoor - Placed 18th in 3,000 at Husker Invitational...2009 Cross Country - Placed 42nd at State Farm MVC Championship...68th in Bradley Classic...finished 56th out of 378 runners at Loyola Lakefront Invita3 ttional...2009 Indoor - Ran leg on distance m medley relay which was fourth at Iowa S State Open...2008 Cross Country - 43rd a at MVC Championship...20th at Pepperdine IInvitational...41st at Iowa State Invitationa al...2008 Outdoor - Tenth in 3000 steeplecchase at MVC Championship...fourth in 3000 steeplechase at Musco Invitational and Missouri Relays...won 3000 steeplechase at Jim Duncan Invitational...2008 Indoor Second in mile at UNI-Dome Open...ran on winning distance medley relay team at Iowa State Open...15th in mile at MVC Championship...2007 Cross Country - Opened season with fifth-place finish at Bulldog Classic...11th at Missouri State Classic...52nd at MVC Championship...32nd at Memphis Classic...2007 Outdoor - Placed sixth in the steeplechase at the MVC Championship in a personal best of 11:13.16...ran sixth in the

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1500 at the Kip Janvrin Open with a personal best 4:46.41...2007 Indoor - 11th in mile at MVC Championship...eighth in 800 at UNIDome Open...2006 Cross Country - Earned varsity letter...eighth at Simpson Open...58th at MVC Championship...Prep - Member of 4x800 relay team which was fifth in 2005 Minnesota Class 4A state meet...won individual cross country title at 2002 St. Paul City Conference meet...also won 1600 and 3200 at 2003 league outdoor meet...named one of 32 top female athletes in St. Paul area as senior...Personal - Secondary education major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born March 11, 1988.

TARA SCIESZINSKI DISTANCE SENIOR ALBIA, IOWA 2010 Indoor - Finished 12th in 5,000 in personal best 18:11.15 at MVC Indoor Championship...placed 14th in 3,000 at Husker Invitational...fifth in 5,000 with a then personal best 18:24.29 at Iowa State Open...2009 Cross Country - Placed 56th at State Farm MVC Championship...66th at Bradley Classic...placed 39th at Oz Memorial Run... finished eighth at the Bulldog Classic...2008 Outdoor - Second in 10,000 at Jim Duncan Invitational...15th in 10,000 at MVC Championship...2007 Outdoor - Had personal best of 18:48.65 in 5000 at Kip Janvrin Open... placed ninth in the 10,000 at the Kansas Relays...2007 Indoor - Had time of 10:44.96 in 3000 at MVC Championships...placed 9th in 3,000 at adidias Classic...2006 Cross Country - Earned varsity letter...20th at Oz Memorial...59th at MVC Championship... Prep - Fourth in 3,000 and sixth in 1,500 (4:58) at 2006 Iowa Class 2A state meet... owns school records in 1,500 and 3,000...five time conference champion, setting record in 3,000...Personal - Graphic design major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... awarded the MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award for 07-08...studied abroad in Fall 2008...was eighth in her age group in the 2009 Hy-Vee Triathlon...born March 12, 1988.

MEREDITH BELL DISTANCE JUNIOR CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA 2010 Indoor - Finished 13th in 5,000 in personal best 18:15.19 at MVC Championship...ran personal best 10:29.51 in 3,000 at Husker Invitational... sixth in 5,000 at Iowa State Open...2009 Cross Country - Placed 45th at State Farm MVC Championship...61st at Bradley Classic...76th out of 378 runners at Loyola Lakefront Invitational...31st at Oz Memorial Run...fourth at the Bulldog Classic...2009 Outdoor - 13th in 10,000 at Drake Relays...fourth in 5,000 at Central

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Invitational...2008 Cross Country - 41st at MVC Championship...11th at Pepperdine Invitational...38th at Iowa State Invitational...2008 Outdoor - 11th in 10,000 and 19th in 5,000 at MVC Championship...won 10,000 at Jim Duncan Invitational...2008 Indoor - Fourth in 5,000 at Iowa State Open...2007 Cross Country - Ninth at Bulldog Classic...16th at MIssouri State Classic...42nd at MVC Championship... Prep - Won 1500 and 3000 for Washington High at 2007 Mississippi Valley Conference Divisional meet...ninth in 3000 at 2007 Iowa Class 4A state meet...three time state cross country meet qualifier...Personal - Secondary education major...involved with Habitat for Humanity...born April 4, 1989.

KATIE COOMER DISTANCE JUNIOR OVERLAND PARK, KAN. 2010 Indoor - 12th in the mile at Husker Invitational...placed fourth in 800 at Jayhawk Invitational and ran a leg on the third-place distance medley relay...2009 Cross Country - Placed 40th at the State Farm MVC Championship…50th at Bradley Classic... finished 36th out of 378 runners at Loyola Lakefront Invitational in a personal best..sixth at the Bulldog Classic...2009 Outdoor - Won 3,000 at Missouri Relays...sixth in 800 at Jim Duncan Invitational...2009 Indoor - Sixth in 800 at Jack Jennett UNI invitational...2008 Cross Country - 60th at MVC Championship...2007 Cross Country - Eighth at Bulldog Classic...18th at Missouri State Classic...Prep - Second in 1600 and fourth in 800 as senior at St. Thomas Aquinas in 2007 Kansas Class 5A state meet...also ran anchor leg on 4x800 relay which won 2007 Kansas Class 5A state meet, while 4x400 relay was fifth...28th in 2006 Kansas Class 5A state cross country meet...Personal Marketing and Finance major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...twin brother is Drake cross country/track runner, Colin Coomer...born Sept. 15, 1988.

ARI CURTIS COMBINED EVENTS JUNIOR FORT COLLINS, COLO. 2010 Indoor - Placed second in pentathlon with a school record and NCAA Indoor provisional mark of 3,739 points, tenth in long jump with 18-04.25, and ran on sixth place 4x400 relay at MVC Championship...jumped a then personal best 17-10.75 to place 15th at Iowa State Classic and placed second in unseeded 400...second in pentathlon with score of 3,439 at Jayhawk Invitational... third in long jump at Iowa State Open... 2009 Outdoor - Seventh in heptathlon at MVC Championship and 12th at Drake Relays with 4,593 points...fourth in heptathlon at Central

Invitational...named to MVC Track & Field Scholar-Athlete team...2009 Indoor - Ninth in pentathlon at MVC Championship...won triple jump at Cyclone Holiday Classic...ran on winning 4x400 relay at Panther Open... ran leg on distance medley relay which was fourth at Iowa State Open...second in triple jump at UNI-Dome Open...2008 Outdoor Eighth in triple jump at MVC Championship, while running legs on 4x400 (fifth) and 4x100 (sixth) relays...2008 Indoor - Ran leg on winning distance medley relay at Iowa State Open..won triple jump at UNI Dome Open... second in triple jump at Missouri Invitational and fourth in triple jump at Nebraska adidas Classic…Prep - Named 2007 Coloradoan Female Athletic Excellence Award winner following stellar senior campaign at Rocky Mountain High...won triple jump (39-5.5) at 2007 Colorado Class 5A state meet for second s straight year...has won more state titles t (seven) than any other athlete in school history...also h third in 800 (2:15.66) in 2007 Class C 5A state meet...also ran on 4x400 relay r team which won a state title and 4x800 relay r which placed second at state in 2007... team t also finished second in 2006 Colorado Class C 5A state meet...earned second-team All-State honors in basketball as senior... scored career-high 28 points in upset victory past Cherry Creek in 2007 Sweet 16 tournament game…Personal - Magazines/ Graphic Design major...awarded the 2008-09 MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...has a twin sister, Alana...born July 3, 1989.

BETH HAMLING SPRINTS JUNIOR COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA 2010 Indoor - Finished 10th in 400 at MVC Championship…fifth in 300 at Iowa State Holiday Classic...2009 Outdoor - Won 400 at Central Invitational and was second in 200...2009 Indoor - Ran opening leg on 4x400 relay which was sixth in MVC Championship...third in 300 at Cyclone Holiday Preview...fourth in 200 at Panther Open and fourth in 400 at UNI-Dome Open...2008 Outdoor - Ran a lleg on 4x400 relay which was fifth at MVC Championship...Prep - Anchored St. Albert C High 4x400 relay to a state title at the 2007 H IIowa Class 2A state track meet...also placed tthird in the 400 (57.65) and fourth in the 200 ((25.88) at the 2007 state meet...ran in three rrelays that all placed in top five at the 2005 Iowa Class 1A state track meet...helped win state title in the Sprint Medley relay at the 2004 Iowa Class 1A state meet...Personal - Health Sciences major...sister, Sarah, was a Drake cross country and track runner, graduating in 2008...born June 20, 1989.

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2009-10 Drake Bulldogs CCLARISSA LAFLORA

CCASEY MCDERMOTT

MICHELLE MITCHELL M

SPRINTS JUNIOR KEWANEE, ILL.

DISTANCE JUNIOR NEWTON, IOWA

HIGH JUMP JUNIOR BROOKFIELD, WIS.

2010 Indoor - Member 2 of sixth place 4x400 reo lay at MVC Championship...placed 11th in 600-yard run at Husker Invitational... captured 600-yard run at Iowa State Holiday Classic...2009 Outdoor - Third in 800 at Dick Young Classic...2009 Indoor - Ran third leg on 4x400 relay which was sixth in MVC Championship...third in 400 at Panther Open...ran leg on distance medley relay which was fourth at Iowa State Open...fourth in 800 at UNI-Dome Open...2008 Outdoor - Ran second leg on 4x400 relay which was fifth in MVC Championship...third in 400 at Missouri Relays...2008 Indoor - Ran on distance medley relay which won Iowa State Open...Prep - Helped lead Kewanee High to third-place team finish in 2006 Illinois Class A state track and field meet...ran on 800 medley relay team which was second in both 2005 and 2006 Illinois Class A state meets... three time all-league performer...won 400 as freshman and senior at league indoor meet... part of three school record setting relays... Personal - Law, politics and society major... born March 18, 1989.

KARA MCCARTNEY K MIDDLE DISTANCE JUNIOR ELGIN, IOWA 2010 Indoor - Placed third in 800 at MVC Indoor Championship…fifth in 800 at Husker Invitational...placed eighth in 600 at Jayhawk Invitational and ran a leg on third-place distance medley relay...2009 Outdoor - Third in open 800 at John McDonnell Open...named to MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team…2009 Indoor - Ran legs on distance medley and 4x400 relays which were second and sixth, respectively, at MVC Championship...ran on distance medley relay which defended title at Iowa State Open...also ran on winning 4x400 relay at Panther Open... fourth in 800 at Jack Jennett/UNI Invitational...eighth in special 800 at Frank Sevigne Husker Invitaitonal...won 600-meter run at UNI-Dome Open…2008 Outdoor - Sixth in 800 at Kip Janvrin Open...2008 Indoor - Fourth in 800 at Missouri Invitational... Prep - Ran leg on winning 4x800 relay at 2004, 2006 and 2007 Iowa Class 1A state track meets...was second in 400 at 2007 state meet in 58.06 and ran leg on winning 4x400 relay...third in 400 as freshman and junior at Iowa Class 1A state meet...owns five school records in 400, 800 and three relays...sixth place in Iowa Class 1A state cross country meet, earning All-State honors...member of National Honor Society... Personal - International relations major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born May 6, 1989.

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2010 Indoor - Finished fourth in 5,000 in 17:44.13, fifth in both the mile in 4:57.74 and 3,000 at 9:47.50, all personal bests, at the MVC Indoor Championship...was third in invitational mile at Husker Invitational in 4:58.17...third in 800 at Jayhawk Invitational and ran a leg on third-place distance medley relay...fifth in mile at Iowa State Open...2009 Cross Country - Placed 32nd at NCAA Midwest Regional meet...finished ninth at the State Farm MVC Championship to earn all-conference honors...paced team with fifthplace finish at Bradley Classic...sixth out of 378 runners at Loyola Lakefront Invitational... finished 27th at Roy Griak Invitational... placed fourth at Oz Memorial Run...captured individual honors at Bulldog Classic...team captain...2009 Outdoor - NCAA Regional qualifier in 3,000 steeplechase after setting a school-record of 10:44.48 en route to seventh-place finish at Drake Relays... won 800 at Jim Duncan Invitational...sixth in invitational 1,500 at John McDonnell Open in 4:37.02...fifth in steeplechase at Duke/ Asics Invitational... named to MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team...2009 Indoor - Sixth in mile and eighth in 3,000 at MVC Championship, while running leg on distance medley m relay which was second...also ran on distance d medley relay which defended title at a Iowa State Open...won 1,000 at Jack Jennett/UNI n Invitational...seventh in mile at Iowa State S NCAA Qualifier...2008 Cross Country - Third at Pepperdine Invitational...28th at MVC M Championship...39th at NCAA Midwest Regional...second R at Bulldog Classic...2008 Outdoor - Set then school record in 3,000 steeplechase (11:02.81) en route to sixthplace finish at MVC Championship...ran personal best of 4:34.96 in 1,500 at Oregon Twilight meet...won 1,500 at Musco Invitational... second in 3,000 steeplechase at Jim Duncan Invitational...ran on distance medley relay which was ninth at Drake Relays...won 1,500 at Musco Invitational… closed out season by qualifying for U.S. Junior National Championship in 1,500 and 3,000 steeplechase...2008 Indoor - Tenth in mile and 11th in 3,000 at MVC Championship...ran on winning distance medley relay at Iowa State Open...2007 Cross Country - Fourth at Bulldog Classic...23rd at MVC Championship...93rd at NCAA Midwest Regional...Prep - Fourth in 800 at 2007 Iowa Class 4A state meet as senior at Newton High, while placing fifth in 1500 and sixth in 3000 in setting school records in all three events...earned second team all-state honors in basketball as senior...three-time all-league choice in basketball...four-time qualifier for Iowa Class 4A state cross country meet...member of National Honor Society...Personal - Psychology major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born May 19, 1989.

2010 Indoor - Placed ninth in high jump at MVC Indoor Championship...2009 Outdoor - Won high jump with season best 5-7 at Jim Duncan Invitational...tied for first in high jump at Central Invitational... named to MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team...2009 Indoor - Fourth in high jump at MVC Championship...won high jump at Jack Jennett UNI Invitational...fourth in high jump at Panther Open and UNI-Dome Open...2008 Outdoor - 10th in heptathlon at MVC Championship...2008 Indoor - Eighth in high jump at MVC Championship...tied for second in high jump at UNI-Dome Open...Prep - Soared 5-7 at the 2006 Wisconsin USATF Junior Olympic meet which ranks seventh on all-time Wisconsin prep list...scored 3,887 points in heptathlon at 2005 National AAU Championship in New Orleans, La....won 13 league titles during career at Wisconsin Lutheran High...top track team scorer all four years...member of National Honor Society... Personal - Pharmacy major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born April 24, 1989.

CCAMBRIA PARDNER SPRINTS JUNIOR AURORA, COLO. 2010 Indoor - Placed 10th in triple jump and 13th in long jump at MVC Championship...2009 Outdoor - Won triple jump at Kip Janvrin Open and Central Invitational...named to MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team... 2009 Indoor - Tenth in triple jump and 11th in long jump at MVC Championship...second in long jump at Cyclone Holiday Preview...won triple jump at UNI-Dome Open, while finishing fourth in long jump...second in 60 and 200 at Panther Open...third in triple jump at Jack Jennett UNI Invitational...2008 Outdoor - Ninth in long jump at MVC Championship, while also running leg on 4x400 relay which placed sixth...fourth in 100 at Musco Invitational…2008 Indoor - Fourth in 60 at UNIDome Open…Prep - Second in 200 (24.64) and eighth in 100 (12.45) at 2007 Colorado Class 5A state track meet...also ran anchor on Overland High 4x100 relay which finished second in 2007 state meet and on sprint medley relay which was third...won long jump at 2006 state meet, was fifth in 200, as well as running on winning 4x100 relay...has the Colorado Region 5 record in the long jump and owns school records in the 200 and long jump...member of National Honor Society... Personal - Public relations major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Jan. 4, 1989.

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2009-10 Drake Bulldogs TYSE SAMANI JUMPS JUNIOR KANSAS CITY, MO. 2010 Indoor - Captured the high jump title at MVC Championship...placed fifth jumping 5-7 at Husker Invitational...tied for first with leap of 5-5 at Jayhawk Invitational...tied for third in high jump at Iowa State Open...won Iowa State Holiday Classic with personal best jump of 5-7...2009 Outdoor - Fourth in high jump at MVC Championship at 5-6, while tying for fourth at Jim Duncan Invitational...2009 Indoor - 12th in high jump at MVC Championship...second in high jump at Jack Jennett UNI Invitationall...2008 Indoor - Second in high jump (5-6) at MVC Championship...won high jump at Missouri Invitational...second in high jump at Cyclone Holiday Preview... tied for second in high jump at UNI-Dome Open...sixth in high jump at Nebraska adidas Classic...Prep - Third in high jump with personal best of 5-6 at 2006 Missouri Class 4A state meet for North Kansas City High... earned all-league, all-district and all-metro honors in track...named 2007 Scholar Athlete and school Athlete of the Year...member of National Honor Society...Personal - Biology major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born April 29, 1989.

MOLLY SCOTT POLE VAULT JUNIOR KANSAS CITY, MO. 2010 Indoor - Placed sixth in pole vault at Iowa State Open and tied for fourth at Iowa State Holiday Classic...2009 Outdoor - Won pole vault at Dick Young Classic and tied for first at Central Invitational...third in pole vault at Kip Janvrin Open...2009 Indoor - Won pole vault at Cornell Hilltop Invitational...third in pole vault at Panther Open, while placing fourth at UNI-Dome Open...Prep - Placed seventh in the pole vault at the 2005 Missouri Class 4 state meet as a sophomore, earning all-state honors...state qualifier as a junior... four year letterwinner in track and field for Winnetonka High...also an accomplished state qualifying gymnast who achieved Level 9 status...Personal - Public relations major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born Dec. 27, 1988.

LINDSAY SMITH DISTANCE JUNIOR KANSAS CITY, MO. 2009 Cross Country - Varsity letterwinner... placed 55th at State Farm MVC Champion-

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ship...finished 13th at Grand View Invitational...2009 Outdoor - Placed ninth in the 10,000 at Jim Duncan Invitational...2008 Cross Country - 10th at Bulldog Classic and Grand View Viking Invitational...46th at Iowa State Invitational...Before Drake - Transfer from College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University...qualified for the 2007 NCAA DIII Central Regional Cross Country meet competing for College of St. Benedict... Prep - Cross country and track team member competing for Lakeville North High School... honor roll qualifier in 3,200 at the 2007 Lake Conference track meet...also was a fouryear participant at the Nordic Skiing State Competition…Personal - Law, politics and society/broadcast news major...selected as Peer Mentor Academic Consultant (PMAC)... born Dec. 26, 1988.

JJOHANNA SPRANG POLE VAULT JUNIOR NEW BRIGHTON, MINN. 2010 Indoor - Finished seventh in pole vault with school indoor record jump of 11-9 at MVC Indoor Championship...second in pole vault at Iowa State Holiday Classic and fourth at Iowa State Open...2009 Outdoor - Tied for first in pole vault at Central Invitational...2009 Indoor - 11th in pole vault at MVC Championship...second in pole vault at Cyclone Holiday Classic...second at Panthern Open and tied ffor second at UNI-Dome Open...fourth in pole vvault at Jack Jennett UNI Invitational...2008 O Outdoor - Eighth in pole vault in MVC C Championship...2008 Indoor - Tied for sixth iin pole vault at MVC Championship...won p pole vault at Iowa State Open and Cyclone H Holiday Classic...Prep - Was second in pole vvault (11-6) at 2007 Minnesota Class 2A state meet as senior at Irondale High...won pole vault (12-0) at 2007 Minnesota 4AA section meet...won 2007 North Suburban Conference titles in pole vault and high jump... also earned all-league and all-state honors in gymnastics on uneven bars in 2006 and 2007...Personal - Pharmacy major...born Oct. 29, 1988.

won state title in 2008...was second in 800 at 2007 state meet...captured league titles in 800 in 2005 and 2008, while being member of winning 4x800 relay team...owns school record in 800 of 2:13.23...named Chaparral High senior Athlete of the Year…Personal Health sciences major...born June 3, 1990.

AUTUMN MOORE A THROWS SOPHOMORE QUAKER CITY, OHIO 2009 Outdoor - Placed 12th in hammer throw and 13th in discus at MVC Championship... placed tenth in hammer at Gopher Open with season best throw...Prep - Won discus at 2007 Ohio Division III Regional, while com2 peting for Bishop Rosecrans High...second p iin discus at 2008 Ohio Valley Conference meet…Personal - Broadcast news major... m rrecipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born Oct. 13, 1989. b

MMEGAN PIERCE-CRAMER THROWS SOPHOMORE OMAHA, NEB. 2009 Outdoor - Ninth in discus with career best throw (143-6) at MVC Championship...won shot put at Central Open...second in discus at Kip Janvrin Open and Dick Young Classic...also second in shot put at Dick Young Classic...2009 Indoor - Tied for 12th in shot put at MVC Championship...third in shot put at Cornell Hilltop Invitational…Prep - Won shot put at 2007 and 2008 Nebraska Class A state track and field meet, competing for Benson High...was second in discus at 2008 Nebraska Class A state meet...owns high school personal best of 43-2.5 in shot put set in 2007 and 139-11 in discus set last year… Personal - Art education major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Sept. 16, 1990.

KIRSTEN LAKE DISTANCE SOPHOMORE PARKER, COLO. 2010 Indoor - Placed sixth in 600 at Jayhawk Invitational and ran a leg on the third place distance medley relay...2009 Cross Cound ttry - Varsity letterwinner...finished 64th out o of 378 runners at Loyola Lakefront Invitattional in a personal best time for a 5,000 m meter course...placed ninth at the Bulldog C Classic...2009 Indoor/Outdoor Track Redshirted…Prep - Won 800 at 2005 and R 2008 Colorado Division 1 state track and 2 field meet, while competing for Chaparral High School...also ran on 4x800 relay which

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2009-10 Drake Bulldogs PAIGE STEFFEN

DIANA BOULTBEE D

KELLY HENDRICKS

COMBINED EVENTS SOPHOMORE BLOOMINGTON, ILL.

MIDDLE DISTANCE FRESHMAN BELLEVILLE, ONT. (CANADA)

SPRINTS FRESHMAN PROSPECT HEIGHTS, ILL.

Prep - Owns personal best of 2:13.43 in 800 set in 2008 Canadian East Regional...won 400 and 800 at Ontario Provincial Championshipas freshman at Bayside Secondary School...also won gold medal in 800 at 2006 National Legions meet...Personal - Secondary education major...born Feb. 17, 1991.

Prep - Set school records in 100, 200 and 4x200 at St. Viator High School...qualified in 100 at 2008 and 2009 Illinois Class AA state meet as well as 200 in 2008...two-time sectional champion in 100, setting Loyola Academy Sacks Stadium record in 2009...East Suburban Catholic Conference 100 champion as senior...two-year varsity basketball starting point guard, leading team in assists and steals as junior and senior...also member of 2007 USA Athletics International basketball 2 tteam which toured Barbados...Personal Journalism/magazines J major...recipient of Drake D Presidential Scholarship...born May 20, 2 1991.

Prep - Seventh in 300 hurdles at 2007 Illinois Class AA state track meet, while finishing 11th in 2008...also qualified in long jump at 2007 Illinois state meet...owns school record in 300 hurdles (44.60)...member of school record 4x400 relay team...owns top marks of 17-9 in long jump, 35-9 in triple jump and 15.20 in 100 hurdles...Personal - Law, politics and society major...born May 7, 1990.

CASSIE TOEPFER C SPRINTS SOPHOMORE EAGAN, MINN. 2009 Outdoor - Sixth in 400 at Gopher Open... iPrep - Placed third in 400 at 2006 and 2007 Minnesota Class 2A state track meet...set school record in 400 of 56.94 at 2006 state meet...ran on 4x200 relay which won state title in 2006...named Eagan High School female athlete of year as senior...two-time captain of basketball team who earned honorable mention all-league honors...Personal - Accounting major...born Oct. 26, 1989.

Newcomers AAR’TIANA BLACK-SCOTT JUMPS/HURDLES FRESHMAN DES MOINES, IOWA Prep - Helped lead Waukee High to first ever team state track and field championship in 2009...ran on 4A state champion 4x100 relay setting an Iowa all-time best of 48.15...won 2009 IATC state pentathlon individual and team titles...also placed third in 100 hurdles, fifth in 400 hurdles and eighth in long jump at 2009 state meet...placed first in 4x100 and second in 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles and long jump for Waukee at 2008 Class 4A state meet...set Waukee school records in 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles, long jump and 4x100 relay...at 2007 Louisiana Class 3A state meet placed third in 300 hurdles and fifth in 100 hurdles for Karr-Edna High...ran on state champion 4x100 and distance medley relays for Des Moines Roosevelt in 2006 as freshman...played on Waukee Class 4A state semi-finalist basketball team in 2008… Personal - Pre-med and journalism major... born April 18, 1991.

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CAMMY DOLE DISTANCE FRESHMAN ANAMOSA, IOWA 2009 Cross Country - Varsity letterwinner... placed 67th at State Farm MVC Championship as only freshman on team...Prep — Four-sport standout athlete at Anamosa High School...was 10th in 800 at 2009 Iowa Class 3A state meet, while anchoring distance medley relay team to sixth place finish...four-time cross country team MVP... two-year team captain in cross country and track...also named all-conference in softball as junior and senior...honored as class salutatorian and academic letter winner... Personal - Business management major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born Aug. 29, 1991.

JJAZMINE DUPEE SPRINTS FRESHMAN WEST DES MOINES, IOWA Prep - Versatile sprinter P who helped lead Waukee w High School to first Iowa Class 4A state title in track and field in 2009...ran leg on 4x100 and 4x200 relays which won state crowns in 2009...also ran on 4x100 relay which won state title in 2008...placed ninth in long jump at 2009 Iowa state meet...set school record in long jump at 17-5 in 2007.... ran legs on winning sprint medley and 4x100 relays at 2009 Drake Relays...Personal - Graphic Design major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Feb. 7, 1991.

BBRIANA ISOM-BRUMMER COMBINED EVENTS FRESHMAN ST. LOUIS, MO. Prep - Three-sport standP out at Villa Duchesne o High School, also playing volleyball and basketball...qualified in high jump at Missouri Class 3A state meet four straight years, capped by winning state title as senior with personal best of 5-7...was third in 100 hurdles in 2009 Class 3A state meet, while placing fourth in 300 hurdles and long jump...was third in high jump at 2008 state meet, while placing fourth in 300 hurdles...owns personal best of 14.61 in 100 hurdles at 2008 state b meet and 4,563 points in heptathlon set in m 2007...Personal — Undecided on major... 2 born July 31, 1991. b

EMILY JAMES SPRINTS/HURDLES FRESHMAN WAUKEE, IOWA Prep - Member of two state-record setting relays (4x200, shuttle hurdle) and fourth place sprint medley relay for Waukee High School helping team win the 2009 Iowa Class 4A state track championship...anchored third place shuttle hurdle relay at 2008 state meet...placed seventh in 100 hurdles and shuttle hurdle relay placed fourth at 2007 state meet...owns three school records in 100 hurdles, 4x200 relay and shuttle hurdle relay...three-year volleyball letterwinner... Personal - Undecided on major...daughter of Peter James and Ann Nichting...born Nov. 28, 1990.

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2009-10 Drake Bulldogs LONDON JAMES

ELLE YESNES

DISTANCE FRESHMAN ADAIR, IOWA

DISTANCE FRESHMAN HOPKINS, MINN.

2009 Cross Country - Placed 14th at Grand View Invitational.. Prep — Was fifth in 3000 at 2008 and 2009 Iowa Class 1A state track meets...was 10th in 1,500 at 2009 state meet...placed 18th as senior at 2008 Iowa Class 2A cross country state meet for AdairCasey High...Personal - Accounting and international business major...born Nov. 9, 1990.

MARISSA SMITH SPRINTS/HURDLES FRESHMAN AJAX, ONT. (CANADA) Prep - Helped lead Pickering Secondary School to Ontario girls provincial track team title as senior...won 80 hurdles at 2007 Ontario Provinicial Championships as junior in 2007 in school record 12.05 clocking....owns personal bests of 12.99 in 100, 27.49 in 200 and 14.18 in 100 hurdles....named most valuable athlete on track team as senior... Personal - International Business major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born Aug. 19, 1991.

SARAH YEAGER SPRINTS/HURDLES FRESHMAN OTTUMWA, IOWA Prep - Won 100 hurdles, P while finishing second in w 400 hurdles as senior at Cardinal-Eldon High School at 2009 Iowa Class 1A state track meet...also second in 100 hurdles and 400 hurdles at 2008 state meet...school record holder in 100 (12.19), 100 hurdles (14.66) and 400 hurdles (64.12)....five-year starter in softball, earning all-state honors in 2007 and 2008...two-time all-league performer in both basketball and volleyball...selected to 2009 academic all-state track and field team...Personal - Biology major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born July 24, 1991.

Prep - Placed fourth in 3,200 (11:39.80) in 2009 Minnesota Class AAA state track meet... three-time qualifier for Minnesota state track meet competing for Hopkins High School... ran personal best of 5:20.19 in 1,600 as sophomore in 2007...three-time all-league performer...Personal - Graphic design major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Nov. 2, 1990.

Men’s Returnees JOSH BANGERT SPRINTS/JUMPS SENIOR WASHINGTON, MO. 2010 Indoor - Runnerup in long jump (23-10) at MVC Championship...was sixth in long jump at Iowa State Open...2009 Outdoor Achieved NCAA Regional qualifying mark in long jump with personal best of 24-9.25 en route to fourth place at Drake Relays...ran on winning 4x100 relay at Jim Duncan Invitational...also second in long jump and third in 100 at Jim Duncan...second in 100 and long jump at Central Invitational...named to MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team…2009 Indoor - Fourth in long jump and sixth in 60 at MVC Championship...third in long jump at Cyclone Holiday Classic...sixth in long jump at Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational... third in long jump at Jack Jennett UNI Invitational...2008 Outdoor - Ninth in long jump (22-11 3/4) at MVC Championship...2008 Indoor - Sixth in 60 at MVC Meet...won 60 and was third in long jump at UNI-Dome Open... Prep - All District and All-Gateway Athletic Conference choice in track in long jump and triple jump at Washington High...also named Area Offensive Football Player of Year as senior receiver...Personal - Pharmacy major... recipient of Drake Presidential and Trustee’s scholarships...born Oct. 24, 1986.

KEVIN EARL SPRINTS SENIOR OVERLAND PARK, KAN. 2010 Indoor - Member of fourth place 4x400 relay and placed 10th in 800 at MVC Championships...sixth in 800 at Husker Invitational… eighth in the 600-yard run at Iowa State Open...2009 Outdoor - Ran season-best

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1:54.11 to win open 800 at John McDonnell Open...fifth in 800 at Central Invitational...2009 Indoor - Won 1,000-meter run at UNI-Dome Open...second in 800 at Jack Jennett/UNI Invitational...2008 Outdoor - Ran third leg on 4x400 relay which was fifth at MVC Championship...eighth in 800 at MVC meet...third in 800 at UNI-Dome Open...fourth in 800 at UNI Invitational...2007 Outdoor - Had top 800 time on the team, running a personal best 1:55.64 at the MVC Championships... also ran on 4x400 team that placed sixth at the MVC meet...2007 Indoor - Led team with top times in 500 and 600-meter runs...fourth in 400 at UNI-Dome Open...Prep - Won 400 at 2006 Kansas Regional meet as senior competing for Blue Valley Northwest High...owns school record in 400...Personal - Marketing and Electronic Media major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born July 26, 1988.

JJEFF GRASSMEYER DISTANCE SENIOR FREMONT, NEB. 2010 Indoor - Placed sixth in 3,000, seventh in mile and tenth in 5,000 at MVC Championship...2009 Outdoor - Eighth in 5,000 (14:40.68) at Drake Relays...second in 5,000 at Missouri Relays...fourth in 1,500 at Jim Duncan Invitational...named to MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team…2009 Indoor - Ran opening leg on distance medley relay which was first at MVC Championship... eighth in 3,000 at MVC Championship... third in mile at UNI-Dome Open...2008 Cross Country - Second at Oz Memorial Invitational...redshirted during 2008 indoor and outdoor track campaign...2007 Cross Country - Opened season by winning Bulldog Classic and Oz Memorial before battling injuries...was 41st at MVC Championship... named MVC Athlete of Week after finishing 17th at Memphis Classic, while leading Drake to the team title...2007 Outdoor - 5,000 champion at the MVC Championships qualifying for the NCAA Regional meet...second in the 3000 at the Jim Duncan Invitational... selected to the 2007 MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Team...2007 Indoor - Won 3000 at MVC Championship, while finishing second in 5000...ran season best 4:11.89 in mile at Husker Invitational...second in mile at Iowa State Open...third in 3000 at Adidas Classic...2006 Cross Country - 13th at MVC Championships and 52nd at NCAA Regionals...also eighth at Bradley Classic... m member of the 2006 MVC Men’s ScholarA Athlete Cross Country Team...2006 Outdoor - 13th in 5,000 at MVC Championships... ssixth in 1,500 at Musco Twilight meet...2006 IIndoor - Anchored distance medley relay to ssixth in MVC Championship...ran personal b best 8:38.79 in 3,000 at Iowa State Classic tto qualify for 2006 US Track and Field Junior National Championship...2005 Cross Country - 19th at MVC Championships...recipient of Jim Garrison Leadership Award...one of top freshmen at NCAA Midwest Regional, placing 58th...Prep - Third in 800 and 3,200 at 2005 Nebraska Class A state meet, while

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finishing fourth in 1600...also ran anchor leg on 4x800 relay which was second, while guiding Fremont High to Class A state title...2005 Nebraska Class A state leader in 1600 at 4:17.57...Personal - Education major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...awarded the MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award for 2007-08 and 2008-09...born May 20, 1987.

TROY KIMBERLIN T SPRINTS SENIOR ROCHESTER, ILL. 2009 Outdoor - Second in 400 at Jim Duncan Invitational and third in 400 at Duke/Asics Invitational...named to MVC Track and Field Scholar-Athlete team…2009 Indoor - Ran second leg on distance medley relay which won title at MVC Championship...also anchored 4x400 relay to fifth place...2008 Outdoor - Ran anchor leg on 4x400 relay which finished fifth in MVC Championship...fourth in 200 at Missouri Relays...2008 Indoor - Third in 400 at UNI-Dome Open...2007 Outdoor - Member of the 4x400 relay which placed fifth at the MVC Championship...ran personal best 49.07 in the 400 at MVC Championship...Prep - Fifth in 400 at 2006 Illinois Class A state meet, competing for Rochester High... anchored 4x400 and 4x800 relays to league titles…Personal - Advertising major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Oct. 9, 1987.

AANTHONY PETTAWAY SPRINTS SENIOR COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. 2010 Indoor - Member of fourth place 4x400 relay at MVC Championship...fifth in long jump at Iowa State Open...placed fourth in 300 and fifth in long jump at Iowa State Holiday Classic...2009 Outdoor - Ran on winning 4x100 relay at Jim Duncan Invitational...2008 Outdoor - Ran second leg on 4x400 relay which was fifth at MVC Championship...won 200 at Missouri Relays, while placing third in 200 at Musco Invitational...2008 Indoor Second in long jump at Missouri Invitational and third in 200 at UNI-Dome Open...2007 Season - Redshirted...Prep - Won long jump for Sierra High at 2006 Colorado Class 4A state meet, setting school record at 23-7... also won long jump, 200 and 400 at conference meet...Personal - Marketing major... born April 5, 1988.

MIKE BUMGARNER

MARC GARSTKA

DISTANCE JUNIOR ROSEMOUNT, MINN.

MIDDLE DISTANCE JUNIOR LAGRANGE PARK, ILL.

2009 Cross Country - Placed 39th at MVC Championship...finished 29th at Bradlley Classic...42nd out of 408 runners at Loyola Lakefront Invitational...2009 OutL door - Second in 10,000 at Jim Duncan d IInvitational...third in 5,000 at Central Invittational...2008 Cross Country - Sixth at G Grand View Viking Invitational...24th at Iowa S State Invitational...45th at MVC Championsship...2007 Cross Country - Was 44th in MVC Championship...ninth at Missouri State Classic and 12th at Oz Memorial Invitational...Prep - Three-time all-conference in cross country, leading Rosemount High to a second place finish in the 2006 Minnesota Class AA state cross country meet...owns personal bests of 4:34 in the 1,600 and 9:50 in the 3,200 at 2007 Minnesota Section IAA meet...also two time all-league performer in Nordic skiing...Personal - Biochemistry and molecular biology major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee...born Aug. 25, 1988.

COLIN COOMER DISTANCE JUNIOR OVERLAND PARK, KAN. 2009 Indoor - Placed seventh in the 3,000 at tthe Jayhawk Invitational...2009 Outdoor Fourth F in 3,000 steeplechase at Jim Duncan Invitational...2009 I Indoor - Sixth in mile at UNI-Dome U Open...2008 Cross Country 19th 1 at Grand View Viking Invitational...37th at Iowa State Invitational...2008 Outdoor - Posted personal best of 4:12.64 in 1,500 at Iowa Invitational...2007 Cross Country - Finished 24th at Lamb-Kohawk Invitational...29th at Missouri State Classic... Prep - Ran first leg on St. Thomas Aquinas 4x800 relay which won 2007 Kansas Class 5A state title...also ninth in the 1,600 at 2007 Kansas Class 5A state meet...16th in 2006 Kansas Class 5A state cross country meet, while helping St. Thomas Aquinas win state team championship...Personal - Broadcast news major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...twin sister is women’s cross country/track runner, Katie Coomer...born Sept. 15, 1988.

2009 Indoor - Second in 1,000 at UNI-Dome Open...Prep - Eight-time Illinois Class 2A state qualifier while competing at Lyons Township High...named most valuable performer on team as senior after qualifying for state meet in 800 as well as 4x400 and 4x800 relays...ran anchor leg on 4x800 relay which was 10th in 2005 Illinois Class 2A meet... Personal - Secondary education major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... member of Student Athlete Advisory Committee...born May 20, 1989.

BRANDON LEWIS DISTANCE JUNIOR PLYMOUTH, MINN. 2010 Indoor - Member of fourth place 4x400 relay and placed 11th in 800 at MVC Championship...22nd in 600 at Iowa State Classic...ran to 10th in 1000 at Husker Invvitational...2009 Outdoor - Eighth in 800 at Kip Janvrin Open...2009 Indoor - Ran third K lleg on distance medley relay which won title at MVC Championship...third in 800 at Jack a JJennett UNI Invitational...2008 Cross Counttry - 38th at MVC Championship...11th at Pepperdine Invitational...23rd at Iowa State P IInvitational...12th at Bulldog Classic...2008 Outdoor - Ran season best 1:54.59 in 800 qualifying round at MVC Championship... ran first leg on 4x400 relay which was fifth at MVC Championship...2007 Cross Country - Fourth at Lamb-Kohawk Invitational and 13th at Missouri State Classic...Prep - Ran on Armstrong High 4x200 relay team which finished third in 2007 Minnesota Class 5AA state meet...also ran on 4x400 relay team which was third in 2006 state meet...threetime All-Classic Lakes Conference choice... Personal - Psychology and business major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born Nov. 10, 1988.

ADAM OESTREICH A DISTANCE JUNIOR BETTENDORF, IOWA 2009 Cross Country - Placed 49th at MVC Championship...finished 20th at Bulldog Classic...2008 Cross Country - 52nd at MVC Championship...15th at Bulldog Classic...29th at Iowa State Invitational...2008 Outdoor Fourth in 5,000 (15:17.42) at Jim Duncan Invitational...2008 Indoor - 17th in 3000 at MVC Championship...2007 Cross Country

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- Second at Lamb-Kohawk Invitational...14th at Missouri State Classic...Prep - Fifth in 2006 Iowa Class 4A state cross country meet, earning elite all-state honors running for Bettendorf High...third in 3200 and fourth in 1600 at 2007 Drake Relays...fourth place in 1600 and third place in 3200 at 2007 Iowa Class 4A state track meet...two-time conference 1600 champ...team captain for cross country and track his senior year...Personal - Marketing and graphic design major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born June 21, 1988.

LUKE SCHAFER DISTANCE JUNIOR CENTENNIAL, COLO. 2007 Cross Country - Finished 21st at LambKohawk Invitational...Prep - Ran for Cherry Creek High...Personal - Finance major... born May 28, 1989.

JJOSH BUSCHLING DISTANCE SOPHOMORE WASHINGTON, MO. 2010 Indoor - Placed 14th in 3000 at Husker Invitational...2009 Cross Country - Placed 59th at State Farm MVC Championship...42nd at Bradley Classic...placed in top quarter of field at Loyola Lakefront Invitational...28th at Oz Memorial Run...2008 Cross Country - 11th at Grand View Invitational...16th at Bulldog Classic...27th at Iowa State Invitational... Prep - Won 1600 at GAC North Central Conference meet as senior at Washington High, running personal best of 4:30...also two-time league champ in 3200, while winning league title in cross country as sophomore...11th in 3200 at 2008 Missouri Class 4 state meet, in personal best of 9:43 while placing 14th in 1600...Personal - Biochemistry major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born Dec. 5, 1989.

DEREK CAMPBELL D DISTANCE SOPHOMORE SYCAMORE, ILL. 2009 Cross Country - Paced team at MVC Championship by placing 25th...22nd at the Bradley Classic...fifth at the Bulldog Classic...2009 Indoor - Fifth in 3,000 at UNIDome Open...2008 Cross Country - 15th at Pepperdine Invitational...20th at Iowa State Invitational...46th at MVC Championship... Prep - Finished third individually while helping Sycamore High win the 2007 Illinois Class AA state cross country championship...two-

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time league outdoor champion in 3200, while also winning 1600 crown at 2007 and 2008 conference indoor meet...holds conference record in 3200 at 9:22...Personal - Actuarial science major...born July 29, 1989.

JON DEGRAVE SPRINTS/HURDLES SOPHOMORE LAKE VILLA, ILL. 2010 Indoor - Placed third in 400 and ran openiing leg on fourth-place 4x400 relay at MVC Championship...fifth in unseeded 400 at C IIowa State Classic...2009 Outdoor - Fifth iin 400 hurdles at Central Invitational...2009 IIndoor - Ran first leg on 4x400 relay which w was fifth in MVC Championship...sixth in 4 400 at UNI-Dome Open...Prep - Four-year letterwinner in track for Lakes Community High...state qualifier in intermediate hurdles junior and senior year...awarded Athlete of the Year for Lakes Community...also fouryear soccer team member...named an Illinois State Scholar...Personal - Finance major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... b born May 12, 1990.

COLIN HAGAN DISTANCE SOPHOMORE WICHITA, KAN. 2010 Indoor - Ran to third-place finish in 1000 at Jayhawk Invitational...2009 Cross Country - Placed 36th at State Farm MVC Championship...ran to a 26th place finish at Bradley Classic...finished 52nd out of 408 runners at Loyola Lakefront Invitational...finished 24th at Oz Memorial Run...led team with third place finish at Bulldog Classic...team captain...2009 Outdoor - Fifth in 5000 at Missouri Relays...sixth in 1500 (3:57.25) at John McDonnell Open...2009 Indoor - Ninth in 5000 and 10th in 3000 at MVC Championship... set freshman school record in 3000 at 8:34.34 at Iowa State Classic...also ran 8:43.95 in 3000 at Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational...2008 Cross Country - Fifth at Bulldog Classic...led team with 15th-place finish at Iowa State Invitational...26th at MVC Championship…Prep - Third in 1600 and fifth in 800 at 2008 Kansas Class 5A state meet, while running for Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High...third in 2007 Kansas Class 5A state cross country meet, while placing seventh in 2006...fourth in 800 at 2007 Kansas state meet, running personal best of 1:57.6...led 4x800 team to third-place finish in 2005 Kansas state meet and fifth place finish in 2008...second in 1600 at 2008 Kansas Class 5A Regional meet in personal best of 4:27.54…Personal - Economics major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born Oct. 11, 1989

ERIC HALL COMBINED EVENTS SOPHOMORE DES MOINES, IOWA 2010 Indoor - Pole vaulted personal best 12-5.5 for third place tie in the non-seeded division at Iowa State Open...sixth in 60 hurdles at Iowa State Holiday Classic...2009 Indoor Ninth in heptathlon (4,232 points) at MVC Championship...sixth in pole vault at UNIDome Open...Prep - Attended Roosevelt High School...Personal - Economics and Finance major...born Sept. 23, 1989.

SHAUN JAMES SPRINTS/HURDLES SOPHOMORE LAWRENCE, KAN. 2010 Indoor - Seventh in 200 at MVC Indoor Championship and led off fifth-place 4x400 relay... sixth in 200 at Jayhawk Invitational...2009 Outdoor - Ran on winning 4x100 relay at Jim Duncan Invitational...2009 Indoor - Ran third leg on 4x400 relay which was fifth at MVC Championship...Prep - Three-time Kansas Class 6A state qualifier, finishing sixth in 400 at 2007 state meet while competing for Free State High...also played football... Personal - Health sciences major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born May 9, 1990.

BEN JASKOWIAK B MIDDLE DISTANCE SOPHOMORE MADISON, WIS. 2010 Indoor - Captured 14th in unseeded 3,000 at Iowa State Classic...2009 Cross Country - Placed 43rd at State Farm MVC Championship...82nd out of 408 runners at Loyola Lakefront Invitational...finished 30th at Oz Memorial Run...Prep - Helped lead James Madison Memorial High to 2007 Big Eight Conference track title...named cross country team’s rookie of year as senior...twoyear letterwinner in hockey, collecting five goals and five assists as senior...Personal - Finance major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarshp...born April 18, 1989.

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2009-10 Drake Bulldogs MATT JURYSTA

MARSHALL PHARES M

DAN KARYS

DISTANCE SOPHOMORE

MIDDLE DISTANCE SOPHOMORE PRINCETON, IOWA

SPRINTS FRESHMAN BARTLETT, ILL.

2009 Outdoor - Eighth in 800 at Kip Janvrin Open...2009 Indoor - Eighth in 800 at UNIDome Open...Prep - Four-year track and three-year cross country team member for R.S. McLaughlin Collegiate and Vocational Institute in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada... named male cross country athlete of the year during senior season...qualified in track for the OFSAA championship in 2007, anchoring relay team to a sixth place finish...Personal - Environmental Science major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Aug. 26, 1989.

TIM KOJETIN MIDDLE DISTANCE SOPHOMORE ROSEMOUNT, ILL. 2009 Cross Country - Finished 43rd at Oz Memorial Run...placed 16th at Bulldog Classic..Prep - Helped lead Rosemount High to second-place finish in 2006 and 2007 Minnesota Class AA state cross country meet...also led team to third-place finish in 4x800 relay at 2006 Minnesota Class AA state meet...fourtime all-league performer in cross country... member of school record 4x800 and distance medley relay teams...Personal - Marketing major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Dec. 26, 1989.

CHARLIE LAPHAM MIDDLE DISTANCE SOPHOMORE GOLDEN VALLEY, MINN. 2010 Indoor - Placed sixth in 800 at MVC Championship...ran to personal best 1:54.97 in 800 at Iowa State Classic...10th in 800 at Husker Invitational...fourth in 800 at Jayhawk Invitational...fourth in mile at Iowa State Holiday Classic...Prep - Placed sixth in 800 at 2008 Minnesota Class AA state meet in school record time of 1:53.13...two-time all-state selection at Armstrong High...fivetime All Classic Lake Conference performer, winning 800 as senior...prep teammate of current Drake runner Brandon Lewis...also three-year letterwinner in skiing...Personal - Recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born June 4, 1990.

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Prep - Earned academic all-state honors at North Scott High...also academic all-league choice in cross country and football...member of 4x800 relay team which ran in 2008 Iowa Class 4A state meet...Personal - Business major...born Nov. 15, 1989.

Newcomers ALEX BOURGE SPRINTS FRESHMAN SYCAMORE, ILL. Prep - Member of Sycamore High 4x400 relay which placed 8th at 2009 Illinois Class 2A state track meet...also state quaifier in 4x100 and 4x200 relays...four-year track and field letterwinner…Personal - Physics major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born April 3, 1991.

ALEX ETGETON VERTICAL JUMPS FRESHMAN SUMNER, IOWA Prep - Three time qualifier at Iowa Class 2A state meet, competing in high jump as well as 400, m 4x200 and 4x400 relays...won 200 and 400 4 at 2009 Upper Iowa Conference meet...also a lled Sumner-Fredericksburg High to state ffootball playoffs as well as state basketball ttournament...Personal - Law, politics and society major...born April 23, 1991.

KEVIN HARP THROWS FRESHMAN IOWA CITY, IOWA Prep - Placed fourth at the 2009 Drake Relays with a personal best shot put of 56-1...also fourth in the shot put at 2009 Iowa Class 4A state track meet for Iowa City High and eighth in 2007...Mississippi Valley Conference shot put champ as senior...three-time first team all-conference in wrestling and named allacademic...Personal - Business major...born Jan. 8, 1991.

Prep - Four-time Upstate Eight all-conference performer in the long and triple jumps for Bartlett High...three-time track team MVP and named school male athlete of year in 2008...school record holder in the long jump (23-9), triple jump (46-1) and 400 (51.3)...four-year football team member named all-area in 2008... academic all-conference for three-years… Personal - Accounting/Business major... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship... born Jan. 23, 1991.

BRYAN KOSUSNIK B SPRINTS/HURDLES FRESHMAN SYCAMORE, ILL. Prep - Qualifier for Sycamore High at 2009 Illinois Class 2A state meet in 4x100 and 4x200 relays...Personal - Business and politics major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born Dec. 9, 1990.

STEPHEN MURRAY SPRINTS JUNIOR BELLEVUE, NEB. Transfer from Iowa Western Community College where he was qualifier in 55-meter dash at 2009 National Junior College Athletic Association Indoor Championships...named to NJCAA Academic All-American track team in 2008...also member of Iowa Western school record 4x100 relay team...owns personal best of 22.59 in 200, set at 2008 Region XI Championship...Prep - Involved in setting five school records at Gross Catholic High School in Omaha, Neb., including 100-meter dash of 10.90..fifth in 100 at 2007 Nebraska Class B state track meet…Personal - Finance major...born Oct. 5, 1988.

BRANDON RIDLEN SPRINTS/HURDLES FRESHMAN GRISWOLD, IOWA Prep - Placed fifth in 200 and eighth in 100 in 2009 Iowa Class 1A state track meet as senior for Griswold High...also qualified in 200 at 2007 and 2008 state track meets...set school record in 200 (22.50) en route to winning 2009

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2009-10 Drake Bulldogs conference title...captain of football and track teams as senior...also two-year letterwinner in basketball...Personal - Health sciences major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born March 24, 1991.

MIKE RODRIGUEZ M DISTANCE FRESHMAN CHANHASSEN, MINN. Prep - Helped lead Chaska High School to highest finish ever in Minnesota Class AA state cross country meet with ninth place finish in 2007...also led team to highest finish ever in Lake Conference Cross Country Championship...all-conference in track and four-year letterwinner...Personal - Chemistry and mathematics major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...has a twin sister, Melanie...born Oct. 12, 1990.

ISAAC TWOMBLY THROWS FRESHMAN BALDWIN CITY, KAN. Prep - Placed seventh in discus in 2009 Kansas Class 4A state track and field meet with personal best throw of 152-02...four-year letter winner in track and soccer for Baldwin High...Personal - Biology major...born Aug. 8, 1991.

JUSTIN WELCH SPRINTS FRESHMAN ST. LOUIS, MO. Prep - Sprinter who helped lead Lutheran High North to runner-up team title at 2008 Missouri Class 3A state track championship...ran on state champion 4x200 relay and second-place 4x400 relay in 2008...4x200 relay placed seventh and 4x400 relay sixth at 2009 state meet...three-year varsity soccer letterwinner and all-league his senior year...member of National Honor Society... Personal - Pre-Pharmacy major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...born July 26, 1991.

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