Barry Gill
Barry Gill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Appleton, Wis.

High School:
Xavier

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 190

Event:
Long Sprints

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

At Wisconsin
2010 Indoor:
Took sixth in the 600 meters (1:22.98) at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30) ... finished second in the 400 meters at the Badger Quad (1/16) in 50.54

2010 Outdoor: Finished third in the 400 meters at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) with a time of 50.14 ... finished tenth in the 400 meters in a time of 49.46 at the Musco Twilight Invitational (5/1) ...placed third in the 400 meters at the Jeff Miller Drake Alternative Meet (4/24) in a time of 49.55

2009 Indoor: Was a member of the distance medley relay finishing third at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (2/28) ... placed second in the 400 meters at the Iowa State Classic (2/14) with a time of 48.91 ... finished fifth in the 500 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational (1/23) in 1:04.61

2009 Outdoor: Took fifth while running a personal-best 48.44 in the 400 meters at the Jim Click Shootout (4/4) ... won the 400 meters and was a member of the winning 4x400-meter relay team at the Rose-Hulman Early Bird (3/21) ... placed second at the Wisconsin Open (5/2) in the 400 meters with a time of 49.31

2008 Indoor: Finished 18th in the 600 meters at the Big Ten indoor meet in 1:24.47 ... took third in the 400 meters at the Badger Open in 50.59 ... finished 68th in the 400 meters at the ISU Classic in 50.05

2008 Outdoor: Took third at the Iowa Invitational in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:18.94 ... placed sixth at the Wisconsin Twilight in the 400 hurdles with a time of 56.88

2007: Placed seventh in the pentathlon at the Badger Track Classic with 2,896 points ... took third in the pentathlon 1,000 meters in 2:49.78 ... finished 14th in the heptathlon at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational with 3,703 points ... placed fourth in the heptathlon 1,000 meters in 2:47.25 ... finished eighth in the heptathlon 60 meters in 7.36 ... placed 10th in the decathlon at the Hurricane Invitational with 5,986 points ... finished third in the decathlon discus at 116-9 ... also placed sixth in the decathlon 100 meters in 11.28 ... placed fifth in the 400 meters at the Simpson Invitational in 49.76 ... ran a personal best of 49.50 in the 400 meters at the Wisconsin Twilight, finishing sixth

2006: Redshirt season ... finished fifth in the heptathlon 1,000 meters (2:51.96) and 11th in the heptathlon shot put (34-8 1/4) at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational ... finished 11th in the javelin at the Wisconsin Twilight at 137-2

High School
Two-time all-conference ... state qualifier in three events as senior--300-meter hurdles, 800-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay ... placed fourth in the 4x400-meter relay at state as a senior ... placed seventh in the 4x200 relay at state as a senior and as a junior ... three-year letterwinner in track ... lettered twice in football and basketball ... named the most outstanding male athlete of his class ... member of the honor roll all four years ... Coach: Dennis Oudenhoven

Personal
Majors are history and legal studies ... parents are Greg and Cathie Gill ... has four brothers, Greg, Pat, Ben and Chris ... Greg lettered for the Badgers from 1995-98, earning All-America honors in the decathlon in 1996 and winning two Big Ten titles ... Ben was also a four-year letterwinner for the Badgers from 1999-2002, competing in the decathlon ... has volunteered with Bookin' it with Bucky and the Valley Kids Foundation ... member of Athletes in Action

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
300 Meters 34.93 2-7-09 400 Meters 48.44 4-4-09
400 Meters 48.91 2-14-09 400 Hurdles 56.52 5-3-08
500 Meters 1:04.61 1-23-09
600 Meters 1:21.82 1-31-09


At the Big Ten Championships
2009 Indoor
Distance Medley Relay: 3rd (9:47.20)

2009 Outdoor
400 Meters: 17th (48.75)

2008 Indoor
600 Meters: 18th (1:24.47)

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