Patrick Plank
Patrick Plank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Omro, Wis.

High School:
Omro

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 150

Event:
Hurdles

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

Notables
• Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week (3/23/09)
• No. 6 all-time UW in the 400-meter hurdles (51.14)
• 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships Preliminary Round qualifier (400 hurdles)

At Wisconsin
2012 Indoor:
Dashed to a win in the 200 meters with a personal-best time of 21.81 and also finished second in the 60 meters with a personal-best time of 6.97 at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/2) ... finished 13th in a preliminary section of the 600 meters at the Big Ten championships (2/24) with a time of 1:19.29 ... took the win in the 600 meters with a time of 1:19.06 seconds at the Red & White Open (2/17) ... finished sixth in the 600 meters with a time of 1:21.50 and also was part of the Wisconsin 'B' 4x400 relay team which finished fifth in 3:19.18 seconds at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/4) ... came in sixth in the 600 yard dash with a time of 1:11.62 at the Iowa State Classic (2/10) and also finished 18th in the 400 meters by finishing in 48.78 ... placed 12th in the 400 meters with a time of 49.56 seconds at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/28) ... finished second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:58.17 at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21)

2012 Outdoor: Clocked in at 51.14 seconds, the sixth-fastest time in school history, to finish runner-up in a preliminary section of the 400-meter hurdles, then finished eighth in the finals of the event with a time of 54.80 at the Big Ten championships (5/12-13) ... came in 32nd place with a time of 52.76 in the first round of the 400 hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/24) ... finished in second place of the 400 hurdles in 51.43 at the Mississippi Open (4/14) and was also part of the 4x100-meter relay team that took the win at the meet with a time of 40.48 seconds ... took the win in the 400-meter hurdles at the Triton Invitational (4/28) with a time of 51.61 seconds and also part of the 4x400-meter relay team that won in a time of 3:16.96 ... placed runner-up in the 400-meter hurdes with a time of 51.53 seconds at the Musco Twilight Invitational (4/21) ... finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 52.25 seconds at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) and also was a member of the 4x100-meter relay team that placed fourth after clocking in at 40.61 seconds ... took third in the 400-meter hurdles at the Stanford Invitational (4/6) with a time of 52.69 seconds

2011 Indoor: Member of the third-place 4x400-meter relay team and finished sixth in the 400-meter run (49.70) at the Badger Track Classic (1/15) ... placed second in the 600 meters with a time of 1:20.51 at the Illini Classic (1/22) ... finished fifth in the 600 meters with a time of 1:19.92 and was a member of the fourth place 4x400-meter relay (3:16.13) at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/29) ... ran the 400 meters at the Iowa State Classic (2/12) and finished 31st in a time of 49.18 ... finished third in the 600 meters crossing the line in 1:20.10 at the Red & White Open (2/18) ... won the 200 meters at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/4) in 22.24

2011 Outdoor: Claimed a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles at the Big Ten championships (5/15), clocking in at 52.26 ... earned a second-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles at the Aztec Invitational (3/19), running a personal-best time of 52.23

2010 Indoor: Ran a personal-best time of 52.16 to finish 25th in 400-meter hurdles at NCAA West Preliminary Round (5/26) ... finished 23rd in the 600 meters at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in a time of 1:23.01 ... finished second in the 600 meters at the Red & White Open (2/19) in 1:20.03 ... finished first in the 400 meters at the Badger Track Classic (1/23) in 49.76 ... member of the winning 4x400-meter relay team at the Badger Quad (1/16) ... also finished 4th in the 600 meters at the Badger Quad (1/16) in 1:22.62

2010 Outdoor: Finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 52.83 at the Musco Twilight Invitational (5/1) ... finished second in the 400-meter hurdles (53.81) at the Jeff Miller Drake Alternative Meet (4/24) ... placed fourth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Gateway Classic (4/17) in a time of 54.37 ... won the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 53.75 at the Rex Foster Warhawk Open (4/9) ... finished 22nd in the 400-meter hurdles (53.99) and was a member of the winning distance medley relay (9:46.40) at the Florida Relays (4/2-3) ... placed fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Florida State Relays (3/27) in a time of 53.60

2009 Indoor: Finished 12th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (2/28) in the 600 meters in 1:20.03, a personal best ... placed second at the Wisconsin Badger Open (2/21) in the 600 meters in 1:20.84 ... finished first in the 600 meters at the Badger Track Classic (1/17) with a time of 1:21.48 ... finished seventh in the 400 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 49.87

2009 Outdoor: Clocked a personal-best time of 53.37 in the 400-meter hurdles to finish sixth at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational (4/18) ... ran a 53.58 in the 400 hurdles to place fifth at the Jim Click Shootout (4/4) ... won the 400 hurdles at the Rose-Hulman Early Bird (3/21) in 54.13

High School
Won 2007 Wisconsin state championship in the 300-meter hurdles, setting a Division 2 state record of 38.08 ... finished second at 2007 state meet in both 110-meter hurdles and 200 meters ... also was runner-up in 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles in 2006 ... school record holder in 200 meters, 400 meters, 300 hurdles and triple jump ... three-time all-conference pick in soccer, winning 2005 conference player of the year honors ... also played basketball ... president of both National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America ... finalist for Wendy's High School Heisman award ... WIAA Scholar Athlete

Personal
Parents are Tom and Nancy ... has a brother, Mike ... major is zoology

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Meters 6.97 3-2-12 400 Hurdles 51.14 5-12-12
200 Meters 21.81 3-2-12
400 Meters 48.78 2-10-12
500 Meters 1:04.33 2-6-10
600 Yards 1:11.62 2-10-12
600 Meters 1:10.06 2-17-12
800 Meters 1:58.17 1-21-12

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2012 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
400 Hurdles: 32nd-P (52.76)

2011 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
400 Hurdles: 25th-P (52.16)

At the Big Ten Championships
2012 - Indoor
600 Meters: 13th-P (1:19.29)

2012 - Outdoor
400 Hurdles: 2nd-P (51.14)
400 Hurdles: 8th (54.80)

2011 - Outdoor
400 Hurdles: 5th (52.26)
400 Hurdles: 7th-P (53.31)

2010 - Indoor
600 Meters: 23rd (1:23.01)

2009 - Indoor
600 Meters: 12th (1:20.03)

2009 - Outdoor
400 Hurdles: 17th (58.79)

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