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Craig Miller
Craig Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lancaster, Pa.

High School:
Manheim Township

Height:
6-1

Notables

2006 and 2008 all-region in cross country ... 2009 first-team All-Big Ten and 2008 second-team All-Big Ten selection in cross country ... two-time All-American in track in 2007 ... six-time All-American in track ... 2009 NCAA indoor runner-up in the mile ... UW school record-holder in the mile (3:59.09) ... 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 ... three-time All-Big Ten ... 2007 Big Ten Indoor Freshman of the Year

Cross Country

2009

Earned first-team All-Big Ten honors ... finished first for UW and third overall at the Iona Meet of Champions with a time of 25:27.01 ... took 35th place at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 24:53 ... posted a time of 25:29.9 at the Big Ten Championship to finish in seventh place ... came in 73rd place at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 32:57.67 ... claimed second place for UW and 49th overall at the NCAA Championship with a time of 30:29.0

2008

Was one of the Badgers top five finishers in all four meets in which he competed ... placed third for UW and seventh overall at the Paul Short Invitational with a 24:01 time ... earned second-team All-Big Ten honors after running a 25:01 and taking 14th place at the Big Ten championship ... was named to the All-Region team for the second straight year after placing seventh overall at the NCAA Great Lakes regional with a time of 31:35.6 ... crossed the finish line fourth for UW and 71st overall with a mark of 30:50 at the NCAA championship

2007

Competed in four meets as a sophomore ... came in second on the team and 45th overall at the Pre-NCAA Championship ... took 21st overall at the Big Ten Championship ... finished fourth onthe team and 23rd overall at the Bill Dellinger Invitational ... placed 43rd at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional

2006

One of the Badgers' top six runners all season ... finished fifth on the team and 90th overall at the NCAA championships in 32:30.0 ... earned all-region honors with his ninth-place finish (fourth on the team) at the NCAA Great Lakes regional in 31:25.71 ... finished sixth on the team and 21st overall at the Big Ten championship in 25:14 ... took fourth on the team and ninth overall at the Jim Drews Invitational in 24:21.88 ... finished fourth on the team and 54th overall at the Notre Dame Invitational in 24:55 ... took fourth on the team and 122nd overall at the Roy Griak Invitational in 26:25.65

Track

2009

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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

Took fourth in the 1,500 meter finals at the NCAA Outdoor Championship ... finished fifth at the Cardinal Invitational in the 1,500 meters for a personal best time of 3:41.61 ... finished third at the Big Ten Indoor Championship final in the mile ... came in third in the distance relay at the NCAA Indoor Championship

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

Parents are Clint and Sharon Miller ... has three sisters, Chantel (27), Laura (25) and Amanda (22), and a twin brother, Brad (20), who runs cross country and track for Syracuse ... major is geographic information systems

Collegiate Bests

800 meters: 1:51.16 5-5-07
1500 meters: 3:37.81 5-2-09
Mile: 3:59.09 3-7-09
3000 meters: 8:03.46 3-1-09
5000 meters: 13:59.90 4-17-09
8000 meters: 24:01 10-03-08
10000 meters: 30:29.0 11-23-09

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