Eight Hawkeyes compete in 10 events at the 2013 Outdoor NCAA Championships
Women's team nabs eighth straight honor while 13 Hawkeyes earn individual accolades
Hawkeye seniors competed in the 2012 Olympic Team Trials in Eugene, Ore.
Hawkeyes set to compete for a trip to the 2012 London Olympics
Hawkeye senior named to the Capital One Academic All-America third team
NCAA Track & Field Championships Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Des Moines, Iowa
103rd Annual Drake Relays Saturday, April 28, 2012
Musco Twilight XIII Saturday, April 21, 2012
NCAA Indoor Track & Field NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday, March 10, 2012 Nampa, Idaho
NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday, March 9, 2012 Nampa, Idaho
2012 -- Indoor - All-American, placing third in 800 meters at NCAA Championships (1:48.93)... qualified for NCAA Championships in 800 meters, posting the sixth-best time (1:47.62) in the event field... Big Ten champion and all-Big Ten honoree, winning 800 meters in 1:47.90... ran a school and meet record 1:47.62 in Big Ten 800-meter prelims... ran third leg on distance medley relay that placed third at Big Ten Championships with a school record-setting 9:45.41... anchored 1,600-meter relay that placed sixth at Big Ten meet (3:10.52)... set school record in 600 meters (1:16.91) with win at Adidas Classic... anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay at ISU Qualifier (3:09.34)... won invitational 800 meters (1:48.58) at Razorback Invite and 1,000 meters (2:24.51) at New Year's Classic... placed eighth in invitational 800 meters (1:49.23) at Husky Invite... Outdoor - All-American, placing second in 800 meters at NCAA Championships with a school record-setting 1:45.90... ran 1:46.09 in NCAA 800-meter prelims, which was fastest time in prelim race... broke own school record in 800 meters three times during season... placing second in 800 meters at NCAA West Preliminary (1:47.12)... placed third in 800 meters (1:47.18) at Big Ten Championships, running a 1:46.88 in prelims that broke his own school record... won 800 meters at LSU Invite, setting a then-school and meet record of 1:47.02... previous school record of 1:47.64 was set by Bill Frazier in 1962... placed third in 400 meters with a team-leading and collegiate-best 46.81... anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay to fourth-place finish at Big Ten meet in 3:05.77, which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... placed second in 800 meters (1:47.83) at Musco Twilight XIII... anchored team-leading sprint medley relay to second place (3:17.25) and ran third leg on team-leading distance medley relay that placed fifth (9:41.59) at Drake Relays... the sprint medley time ranks second and the distance medley time ranks third all-time at Iowa... Capital One Track & Field Academic All-District honoree... Iowa's Big Ten' Medal of Honor winner... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner
2011 -- Indoor - two-time All-American, placing fourth in 800 meters (1:49.47) and running third leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed fourth at NCAA Championships (3:07.16)... ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay that won Big Ten title (3:12.13) and set school record of 3:06.66 at Last Chance Qualifier... placed second in 800 meter at Huskie Invite with a season-best 1:47.98, earning automatic NCAA bid... runner-up in 800 meters at Big Ten Championships (1:50.34) and placed third at Razorback Invite (1:48.75)... ran second leg on winning 1,600-meter relay at Razorback Invite (3:07.84), which ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... ran third leg on distance medley relay that placed fifth at Big Ten Championships in 9:57.44, which ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... placed third with season-best 600 meters (1:18.50) at Jack Johnson Classic... Outdoor - placed 15th in 800 meters with a collegiate-best 1:47.83 at NCAA Championships, earning second team All-America honors... that time led team and ranks third all-time at Iowa... ran third leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay that placed 10th at NCAA Championships in 3:05.64, earning second team All-America honors... that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... runner-up in 800 meters (1:48.58) and ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed second (3:06.70) at Big Ten Championships, helping team to first Big Ten title since 1967... ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed sixth in 3:07.58 at NCAA West Regional... anchored school record-setting sprint medley relay that won at Drake Relays in 3:16.18... anchored school record-setting 3,200-meter relay to runner-up finish at Drake Relays in 7:23.77... won 800 meters at LSU Invite (1:48.15), Sun Angel Classic (1:48.32) and Musco Twilight XII (1:48.80)... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.
2010 -- Indoor - set then-school record in 800 meters with a provisional qualifying 1:48.90 at ISU Classic... ran lead leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay with a season-best provisional qualifying time of 3:09.83 at Meyo Invite... 1,600-meter relay earned second team all-Big Ten honors (3:12.00)... led team in 600 meters with a season-best 1:18.38 at Big Ten Championships, placing fourth in that event (1:18.50)... won 800 meters at Razorback Invite (1:50.09) and placed second at Meyo Invite (1:49.21) and NCAA Qualifier (1:48.99)... won 600 meters at Iowa Open (1:19.63)... Outdoor - All-American, running on 1,600-meter relay that placed seventh at NCAA Championships in a team-leading 3:05.61... that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... ran third leg on 1,600-meter relay that qualified for NCAA Championships (3:05.84)... anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay that placed second at Drake Relays (3:05.73) and Big Ten Championships (3:07.75)... earned second team all-Big Ten honors... led team in 800 meters with season-best 1:48.56 at Sun Angel Classic... anchored sprint medley relay squad that placed second at Drake Relays (3:17.74), which ranks second all-time at Iowa... ran season-best 400 meters at Razorback Invite (47.72)... won the 800 meters at the Tiger Track Classic (1:49.66) and Musco Twilight XI (1:50.53)... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.
2009 -- Indoor - set then-school record in 600 meters (1:18.05) in Big Ten prelims, placing eighth with a 1:19.10 in finals... ran season-best 1:51.39 in 800 meters at Last Chance Qualifier... also ran 800 meters at Meyo Invite (1:52.70), Iowa State Classic (1:52.82), Razorback Invite (1:54.22) and Iowa Open (1:55.22)... Outdoor - qualified for NCAA Midwest Regional as part of team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:08.81)... ran second leg on 1,600-meter relay that placed fourth at Drake in 3:11.46 and third leg on 3,200-meter relay that placed 11th at Drake Relays in 7:33.08, which ranks third in school history... ran second leg on the team-leading distance medley relay (10:02.91) at Drake Relays... ran season-best 800 meters (1:51.10) at John McDonnell Invite... letterwinner.
High School -- won state 800-meter title (1:54.29), anchored state champion 3,200-meter relay (7:50.96) and ran on fifth-place 1,600-meter relay (3:22.08) senior year... five-time all-conference, earning all-state honors in track twice... two-time track team MVP... two-time conference champion, winning 400 (49.46) and 800 meters (1:56.33) senior year... set school records in 400 (49.46) and 800 meters (1:54.29), and as part of 3,200-meter (7:50.96) and sprint medley relays (3:28.15)... ran on sprint medley relay that placed fourth (3:28.15) and 3,200-meter relay that placed 19th at Nike Outdoor Nationals... lettered two years in basketball, earning all-conference honors... captained track and cross country teams as a senior, and basketball team three years... National Honor Society member... four-year honor roll student... Brady academic all-star and WIAA scholar athlete as a senior... academic all-state in cross country as a senior... coaches were Josh Johnson, Bill Megna and Tom Lahiff.
Personal -- born December 21, 1989...son of Bryan and Jane Sowinski... integrative physiology major.
|Sowinski's Collegiate Bests|
|400 Meters (O)||46.81||at Arkansas Spring Invitational||3/31/12|
|600 Meters (I)||1:16.91||at Adidas Classic||1/21/12|
|800 Meters (I)||1:47.62||at Big Ten Championships||2/24/12|
|800 Meters (O)||1:45.90||at NCAA Championships||6/8/12|
|1,000 Meters (I)||2:24.15||New Year's Classic||1/14/12|