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Cross Country
Nick Holmes
Nick Holmes


Peoria, Ill.

High School:



Hawkeyes Gear Up for Midwest Regional

The NCAA Midwest Regional begins Friday at 12 p.m.


Schrulle Finishes Second at Big Ten Championships

Both UI teams earn 10th place finishes.


Hawkeyes Head to Big Ten Championships

The Big Ten Cross Country Championships is set to begin Sunday at 10:45 a.m. (ET).


Hawkeyes Change Directions Following Bye Week

Women head to Wisconsin adidas Invitational, men to Pre-National Invitational.


Hawkeyes Travel to Roy Griak Invitational

The Roy Griak Invitational is set to begin Saturday at 12:20 p.m.

2013 -- Track - did not compete... letterwinner.

2012 -- Indoor - placed ninth in mile at Big Ten Championships (4:09.46), running a 4:07.95 in prelims... ran collegiate-best 4:07.77 mile at Alex Wilson Invite... placed second in two miles (9:07.31) at New Year's Classic and 17th in 3,000 meters (8:19.84) at Husky Invite... placed second in mile at Iowa Invite (4:12.86) and ninth at Razorback Invite (4:12.75)... Outdoor - ran collegiate-best and team-leading 5,000 meters (14:29.77) at Stanford Invite... placed sixth in 1,500 meters with a collegiate-best 3:49.53, which ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... ran lead leg on team-leading distance medley (9:41.59) and 6,400-meter relays (17:02.69) at Drake Relays... those times rank third all-time at Iowa... letterwinner... Cross Country - Iowa's top finisher at Big Ten Championships and Pre-National Invite... placed 31st at Big Ten Championships in 24:34 (8,000 meters) and 81st at Pre-National Invite with a collegiate-best 24:18 (8,000 meters)... placed 73rd at NCAA Midwest Regional (32:17-10,000 meters)... also ran 8,000 meters at Roy Griak Invite (25:35-31st) and Bradley Open (25:50-12th)... letterwinner.

2011 -- Track - did not compete... Cross Country - earned all-region honors, placing 18th at NCAA Midwest Regional... placed 43rd at Big Ten Championships (24:46-8,000 meters) and 38th at Chile Pepper Festival with a collegiate-best 30:43 (10,000 meters)... Iowa's top finisher at Roy Griak Invite, placing 20th in 24:36 (8,000 meters)... placed second at Iowa Invitational (25:31-8,000 meters) and third at Iowa Open (19:28-6,000 meters)... letterwinner.

2010 -- Indoor - ran collegiate-best 3,000 meters at 8:15.48, a time which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... anchored team-leading distance medley relay, earning a season-best 9:51.05 at the ISU Classic, a time which ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... ran season-best mile at the ISU Classic (4:10.01)... placed fourth in mile at Last Chance Qualifier (4:10.14)... placed fourth in the 3,000 meters at Jack Johnson Invite (8:31.53)... Outdoor - led the team in the 10,000 meters, earning a collegiate-best 30:02.31 at Big Ten Championships, which ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... ran season-best 1,500 meters (3:50.27) at Musco Twilight XI... ran season-best 5,000 meters at Drake Relays (14:33.73)... letterwinner.

2009 -- Track - redshirted... Cross Country - placed 41st at Big Ten Championships (26:37) and 49th at NCAA Regional (32:28)... runner-up at Hawkeye Invite with collegiate-best 18:30 (6,000 meters), which ranks fifth in school history... also placed ninth at Iowa State Intercollegiate (26:26)... letterwinner.

2008 -- Cross Country - won Hawkeye Invite (18:33) in collegiate debut... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors.

High School -- won Class 2A state cross country title senior year (14:21)... placed fifth in 3,200 meters (9:13.12) at state track meet as a senior... named Athlete of the Meet at 2008 Illinois Prep Top Times Classic after winning indoor mile in a meet record-setting 4:13.72... placed 11th in 1,600 meters (4:13) at 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals... four-time conference champion, winning two titles in cross country and two in track... four-time first team all-conference in cross country, earning all-state honors in cross country and track as a senior... track all-conference honoree senior year... two-time team captain... set school records in 1,600 meters (4:10), 3,200 meters (9:04), cross country three miles (14:21), and as part of 3,200-meter relay (8:04)... National Honor Society member... coached by Clint Lafary.

Personal -- born August 31, 1990... son of Tim and Janet Holmes... interdepartmental studies major.

Holmes's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (O) 3:49.53 Musco Twilight XIII 4/21/12
Mile (I) 4:07.77 at ISU Classic 3/3/12
3,000 Meters (I) 8:15.48 at Meyo Invite 2/6/10
Two Miles (I) 9:07.31 New Year's Classic 1/14/12
5,000 Meters (I) 17:32.73 at Big Ten Championships 2/25/12
5,000 Meters (O) 14:29.77 at Stanford Invitational 4/6/12
6,000 Meters (CC) 18:30 Hawkeye Invitational 9/4/09
8,000 Meters (CC) 24:18 at Pre-National Invitational 10/13/12
5.2 Miles (CC) 26:37 at Big Ten Championships 11/1/09
10,000 Meters (O) 30:02.31 at Big Ten Championships 5/14/10
10,000 Meters (CC) 31:41 at NCAA Regional 11/12/11
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