The NCAA Midwest Regional begins Friday at 12 p.m.
Both UI teams earn 10th place finishes.
The Big Ten Cross Country Championships is set to begin Sunday at 10:45 a.m. (ET).
Women head to Wisconsin adidas Invitational, men to Pre-National Invitational.
The Hawkeyes compete at the Roy Griak Invitational.
2014 -- Indoor - placed seventh in 3,000 meters at Bill Bergan Invite (8:46.92)... Outdoor - did not compete.
2013 -- Track - did not compete.
2012 -- Cross Country - ran season bests in 6,000 meters at Western Illinois Early Bird (19:10-7th) and 8,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (25:30-68th)... placed 57th at Roy Griak Invite (26:07-8,000 meters)... letterwinner... Dean's List.
High School -- two-time All-State selection in cross country... All-State in track as a senior... sectional runner up in cross country as a senior... Sectional Runner Up in the 3200m as a senior... Regional and Conference Champion as a junior... team MVP as a junior... finished 10th at the state cross country meet as a senior and 15th as a junior... finished 9th in the 3200m at the state track meet as a senior.
Personal -- born October 15, 1993... son of Ted and Kristin Soltys... three-time Academic All-Conference... named to the Magna Cum Laude as a senior... biomedical engineering major.
|Soltys' Collegiate Bests|
|3,000 Meters (I)||8:46.92||at Bill Bergan Invitational||2/1/14|
|6,000 Meters (CC)||19:10||at Western Illinois Early Bird||8/31/12|
|8,000 Meters (CC)||25:30||at Big Ten Championships||10/28/12|