Malachy Schrobilgen
Malachy Schrobilgen

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Oak Park, Ill.

High School:
Oak Park-River Forest

Height:
5-11

Event:
Distance

Schrobilgen's Cross Country Bio

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Redshirt Freshman/Redshirt Freshman

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor:
Finished third in the 5000 meters (13:51.56) and seventh in the 3000 meters (7:58.76) at the Big Ten championships (2/28-3/1) ... in a personal-record time of 8:01.25, finished third in the 3000 meters at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) ... making his season debut, won the 3000 meters in 8:11.97 at the Wisconsin vs. Missouri Dual (1/18)

2014 Outdoor:
Making his outdoor debut, helped his team win the 4x1500-meter relay in 16:47.56 at the Walt Disney World Open (3/21-22)

2013 Indoor:
Competing unattached, won the 3000 meters at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/19) in 8:10.27

2013 Outdoor:
Competing unattached, finished third in the 5000 meters in a personal-best 15:02.13 at the Wisconsin Open (5/4)

High School
State champion in the 3200 meters at Illinois state track meet as a senior ... state runner-up in 3200 meters with a time of 9:06 as a junior ... conference champion in both indoor and outdoor 1600 meters and 3200 meters as a senior ... four-time all-conference pick in both indoor and outdoor track ... sectional champion and all-Illinois selection in 3200 as a sophomore ... sectional champion and state qualifier in 3200 as a freshman ... Wendy's High School Heisman state finalist ... West Suburban Conference cross country champion as a senior ... Nike Cross Nationals individual qualifier and Footlocker finalist as a senior ... three-time All-Illinois selection in cross country ... three-time All-West Suburban Conference in cross country ... ... IHSA Scholar Athlete ... multiple-time honor roll student ... coaches: Jose Sosa and Abel Reyes

Personal
Parents are Greg and Kathleen Schrobilgen ... has two siblings, Erin and Rory ... intended major is history or political science

Why Wisconsin?
"I chose to attend the University of Wisconsin because of its rich tradition of academic and athletic excellence, which is prevalent everywhere on campus. I wanted to challenge myself to get the best out of my abilities, and I knew that Wisconsin was the right place for me to do that."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
3000 Meters 7:58.76 2-28-14 5000 Meters 15:02.13 5-04-13
5000 Meters 13:51.56 3-1-14

At the Big Ten Championships
2014 - Indoor
3000 Meters: 7th (7:58.76)
5000 Meters: 3rd (13:51.56)

ON WISCONSIN
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