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Daniel Buechel
Daniel Buechel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Peter, Wis.

High School:
Fon du Lac

Height:
6-1

Event:
Distance

Cross Country Bio
Danny Buechel Photo Gallery

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

At Wisconsin
2013 Indoor:
Finished second in the mile at the Red & White Open (2/15), crossing the finish line in 4:07.93 ... placed fourth in the mile at the Cyclone Classic (2/9) in 4:09.08 ... was a part of the team that won the distance medley relay in 9:49.45 at the Meyo Invitational (2/1) ... in his season debut, finished fourth in the mile with a time of 4:10.78 at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/26)

2013 Outdoor:
Placed 14th in the 1500 meters in 3:49.92 (5/11) ... finished fourth in the 1500 meters in a personal-best time of 3:47.90at the Wisconsin Open (5/4) ... at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational (4/26), placed third in the 1500 meters in 3:54.06 ... finished fourth in the 1500 meters in 3:54.53 at the Musco Twilight Invitational (4/20) ... at the Sea Ray Relays (4/13), finished fifth in the 1500 meters in 3:51.26 and was a member of the 4x800-meter relay team that placed sixth in 7:38.28

2012 Indoor:
Took the win in the 3000 meters at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/2), smashing his old personal-best time by finishing in 8:21.60 ... finished the mile in a time of 4:08.48 to come in sixth at the Tyson Invitational (2/10) ... came in second in the mile with a time of 4:11.17 at the Red & White Open (2/17) ... clocked in at 4:08.50 in the mile to finish fifth at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/28) ... competing in the mile, crossed the finish line in eighth with a time of 4:14.23 at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/4)

2012 Outdoor:
With a personal-best time of 3:50.08, placed 16th in the 1500 meters at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/20) ... finished 18th in a preliminary section of the 1500 meters at the Big Ten championships (5/12) ... placed third at the Wisconsin Open (5/5) in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:52.28 ... finished fourth in the 1500 meters at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) after clocking in at 3:51.49 ... came in fourth place in the 1500 meters at the Mississippi Open (4/14) after finishing in 3:53.49

2011 Indoor: Member of the fourth-place distance medley relay (9:53.90) at the Big Ten championships (2/26) ... finished seventh in the mile at the Iowa State Classic (2/12) with a personal-best time of 4:07.47... finished 12th in the mile at the GaREAT Invitational (2/5) in 4:09.79 ... won the mile at the Badger Track Classic (1/15) in 4:13.23 ... placed eighth in the mile at the Illini Classic (1/22) with a time of 4:14.26

2011 Outdoor: Finished 57th in the 1,500 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/14) in a personal-best 3:50.24 ... finished 12th in the 1,500 meters in 3:52.16 at the Beach Invitational (4/16)

2010 Indoor: Redshirt season ... competed unattached and won in the mile (4:15.64) at the Badger Track Classic (1/23)

2010 Outdoor: Redshirt season ... finished fifth in the 1,500 meters in a time of 4:05.66 at the Wisconsin Track Club Summer Track Series (6/17) ... competed unattached and finished second in the 1,500 meters in 3:54.63 at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) ... competed unattached and won the 1,500 meters at the UW-Platteville Invitational (4/10) in a time of 3:55.46 ... competed unattached and won the 1,500 meters at the UW-Oshkosh Invitational (5/1) with a time of 4:00.74

High School
Earned first-team all-conference honors in cross country as a sophomore, junior and senior ... first-team all-state in cross country his senior year ... was the FVA Conference track champion in the 800 meters as a senior ... holds Fond du Lac High School records in the 5,000 meters (15:32), the 1,600 meters (4:17.92) and the mile (4:18.13) ... member of school record-setting 4x800-meter relay (7:56) as a junior

Personal
Parents are Joseph and Mary Buechel ... has four siblings: Jason, Jenny, Nick and Megan ... three-time academic all-state honoree in cross country and track ... intended majors in economics and sociology

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Mile 4:07.47 2-12-11 1500 Meters 3:47.90 5-4-13
3000 Meters 8:21.60 3-2-12 1600 Meters 4:17.92 High School

Honors and Awards
Academic All-Big Ten (1)
2012

At the Big Ten Championships
2013 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 14th-P (3:49.982)

2012 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 18th-P (3:53.98)

2011 - Indoor
Distance Medley: 4th (9:53.90)

ON WISCONSIN
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