Craig Miller
Craig Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lancaster, Pa.

High School:
Manheim Township

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 157

Event:
Distance

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

Notable: Eight-time All-American in track ... 2009 NCAA indoor runner-up in the mile ... UW school record-holder in the mile (3:58.98) and 3,000 meters (7:49.94) ... 2009 Big Ten outdoor champion at 1,500 meters ... 2008 Big Ten indoor champion in distance medley relay ... three-time all-region in 1,500 ... five-time All-Big Ten ... 2007 Big Ten Indoor Freshman of the Year ... 1,500 meters finalist at 2009 USA Championships

At Wisconsin
2010 Indoor: Placed fifth in the 3000 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/13) in a time of 8:12.15 to earn All-America honors ... finished fourth in the mile (4:06.42) and ninth in the 3000 meters (8:16.78) at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... finished second and established a school record of 7:49.94 in the 3000 meters at the Husky Classic (2/13) ... made his indoor season debut in the mile at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30), finished first and ran an automatic-qualifying time of 4:00.78, which translates to a time of 3:58.98 on a banked track, establishing a new school record

2010 Outdoor: Finished 15th in the prelims of the 1500 meters at the USATF Championships (6/25) in a time of 3:41.09 ... finished first in an automatic-USATF Championships-qualifying time of 3:40.47 in the 1500 meters at the Wisconsin Track Club Summer Track Serie (6/17) ... placed seventh in the 1500 meters (3:48.85) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/12), earning All-America honors ... finished sixth in the 1500 meters at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/29) in a time of 3:46.32 to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... finished second in the 1500 meters at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in a time of 3:44.00 ... finished third in his section of the 1500 meters in a time of 3:41.42 at the Payton Jordan Invitational (5/1) ... member of the winning and school-record setting Distance Medley Relay (9:32.84) and the third-place 4x1600-meter relay team (16:29.57) at the Drake Relays (4/23-24) ... finished eighth in the 5000 meters in a personal-best time of 13:50.40 at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/16) ... finished 21st in the 800 meters (1:52.52) and was a member of the winning distance medley relay (9:46.40) at the Florida Relays (4/2-3)

2009 Indoor: Earned All-America honors with runner-up finish in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/14) with a time of 4:01.34 ... set school record and automatically qualified for the NCAA championships with winning time of 3:59.09 in the mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3/7) ... finished runner-up in 3,000 meters at Big Ten indoor championships (3/1) in NCAA provisional qualifying time of 8:03.46, earning second team All-Big Ten honors ... also finished 10th in the 5,000 meters at the Big Ten meet in 14:24.11 ... took seventh in the mile at the Meyo Invitational (2/7) in NCAA provisional qualifying time of 4:04.11

2009 Outdoor: Earned All-America honors with ninth-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA championships (6/13) after clocking time of 3:39.36 to place first in the prelims ... won Big Ten championship in the 1,500 meters (5/17), holding off teammate Jack Bolas ... claimed sixth place in 1,500 meters at 2009 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, finishing second among collegians with time of 3:45.15 ... took second in 1,500 meters at NCAA Mideast Regional (5/30) to earn all-region honors ... ran personal-best time of 3:37.81 to finish seventh in elite field at Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational (5/2), ranking fifth nationally among collegians ... ran as part of UW's winning effort of 7:21.10 in the 4x800-meter relay at the Drake Relays (4/24) ... also anchored Badgers' third-place effort in the distance medley relay at Drake (4/25) ... clocked a personal-best and NCAA regional qualifying time of 13:59.90 in the 5,000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/17)

2008 Indoor: Earned All-America honors as a member of the third-place distance medley relay at the NCAA indoor championships in 9:33.83 ... member of the winning distance medley relay at the Big Ten indoor championships in 9:54.25 ... placed third in the mile at the Big Ten indoor meet in 4:23.65 ... finished 20th in the mile at the Husky Classic in 4:06.58

2008 Outdoor: Placed fourth at the NCAA championships in the 1,500 meters (3:42.67) ... won the NCAA Mideast Regional championship in the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:47.57 ... took third at the Big Ten championships in the 1,500 meters (4:04.47)

2007: Finished 12th in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA outdoor championships in 3:46.62, earning All-America honors ... also earned All-America honors indoors as a member of the third-place distance medley relay in 9:35.81 ... placed second in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regional in 3:44.67 to qualify for the national meet ... placed fifth at the Big Ten outdoor championships in the 1500 meters in 3:46.95 ... ran a personal best and NCAA regional qualifying mark of 3:42.67 for 1500 meters at the Oregon Invitational to finish third ... won the 800 meters at the Wisconsin Twilight in a personal best of 1:51.16 ... took second place in the mile at the Big Ten indoor championships in 4:04.27 ... helped the distance medley relay team to a second-place finish at the Big Ten indoor meet in a time of 9:47.01 ... recorded a personal best and NCAA provisional qualifying mile time of 4:02.60 at the Meyo Invitational to finish fifth ... recorded a personal best and NCAA provisional qualifying mark of 8:04.40 for 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic, placing 12th

High School
Three-time state Division 3 cross country champion ... holds the Pennsylvania state cross country record at 5000 meters in 14:56... placed 15th at the 2004 Footlocker Nationals ... 2004 and 2005 state champion in the 1600 meters, setting the state record of 4:09.33 ... second in the mile at the 2005 Nike Nationals ... third in the mile at the 2004 adidas Nationals ... his 4:14.26 1600-meter time set a U.S. record for freshmen

Personal

Major is geographic information systems ... parents are Clint and Sharon Miller ... has three sisters, Chantel, Laura and Amanda, and a twin brother, Brad, who runs cross country and track for Syracuse

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Mile 3:58.98 1-30-10 800 Meters 1:51.16 5-5-07
3000 Meters 7:49.94 2-13-10 1500 Meters 3:37.81 5-2-09
5000 Meters 13:50.40 4-16-10

Current School Records (2)
Indoor Mile: 3:58.98 (1-30-10)
3000 Meters: 7:49.94 (2-13-10)

All-America Honors (8)
2010 (2)
Indoor 3000: 5th place (8:12.15)
Outdoor 1500: 7th place (3:48.85)

2009 (2)
Indoor Mile: 2nd place (4:01.34)
Outdoor 1500 Meters: 9th place (3:41.31)

2008 (2)

Indoor Distance Medley Relay: 3rd place (9:33.83)
Outdoor 1500 Meters: 4th place (3:42.67)

2007 (2)
Indoor Distance Medley Relay: 3rd place (9:35.81)
Outdoor 1500 Meters: 12th place (3:46.62)

All-Region Honors (3)
2009 Mideast Regional (1)

1500 Meters: 2nd place (3:49.06)

2008 Mideast Regional (1)
1500 Meters: 1st place (3:47.57)

2007 Mideast Regional (1)
1500 Meters: 2nd (3:44.67)

All-Big Ten Honors (6)
2010 - Outdoor (1)
1500 Meters: 2nd (3:44.00)

2009 - Indoor (1)
3000 Meters: 2nd place (8:03.46)

2009 - Outdoor (1)
1500 Meters: 1st place (3:57.57)

2008 - Indoor (1)
Distance Medley Relay: 1st place (9:54.25)

2007 - Indoor (2)
Mile: 2nd place (4:04.27)
Distance Medley Relay: 2nd place (9:47.01)

At the NCAA Championships
2010 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 5th (8:12.15)

2010 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 7th-P (3:42.33)
1500 Meters: 7th (3:48.85)

2009 - Indoor
Mile: 2nd (4:01.34)

2009 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 9th (3:41.31)

2008 - Indoor
Distance Medley Relay: 3rd (9:33.83)

2008 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 4th (3:42.67)

2007 - Indoor
Distance Medley Relay: 3rd (9:35.81)

2007 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 12th (3:46.62)

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2010 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 5th-P (3:42.82)
1500 Meters: 6th (3:46.32)

At the NCAA Regional Championships
2009 Mideast Regional
1500 Meters: 2nd (3:49.06)

2008 Mideast Regional
1500 Meters: 1st (3:47.57)

2007 Mideast Regional
1500 Meters: 2nd (3:44.67)

At the Big Ten Championships
2010 - Indoor
Mile: 1st-P (4:05.47)
Mile: 4th (4:06.42)
3000 Meters: 9th (8:16.78)

2010 - Outdoor (1)
1500 Meters: 3rd-P (3:47.91)
1500 Meters: 2nd (3:44.00)

2009 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 2nd (8:03.46)
5000 Meters: 10th (14:24.11)

2009 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 1st (3:57.57)

2008 - Indoor
Mile: 3rd (4:23.65)
Distance Medley Relay: 1st (9:54.25)

2008 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 3rd (4:04.47)
5000 Meters: 6th (14:39.59)

2007 - Indoor
Mile - 2nd (4:04.27)
Distance Medley Relay: 2nd (9:47.01)

2007 - Outdoor
1500 Meters: 5th (3:46.95)

Other Notable Performances
2010 Morton Mile Meeting
Mile: 4th (3:59.19)

2010 Folksam Grand Prix
1,500 Meters: 9th (3:40.16)

2010 British Milers Club Grand Prix
1,500 Meters: 2nd (3:41.41)

2010 Cork City Sports Meet
3,000 Meters: 2nd (8:02.89)


2010 USA Outdoor Championships
1500 Meters: 15th-P (3:41.09)

2009 USA Outdoor Championships
1500 Meters: 6th place (3:45.15)

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