Men's 8,000 meters begins at 10:45 a.m. (CT), women's 6,000 meters at 11:45 a.m.
Eight Hawkeyes clock personal bests prior to the Big Ten Championships on Nov. 1
Women's 5k starts at 1 p.m. (CT) followed by men's five-mile race at 1:45 p.m.
Women's 5k begins at 5 p.m. (CT) with men's 8k to follow at 5:45 p.m.
Hawkeye women and men place 7th and 16th, respectively
2014 -- Indoor - placed seventh in 3,000 meters at Bill Bergan Invite (8:46.92)... Outdoor - did not compete... Dean's List student... Cross Country - placed fourth at Bulldog Classic (4,000 meters/12:37)... ran season bests in five miles at Notre Dame Invite (24:40.8) and 8,000 meters at Illinois State Invite (24:58)... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... academic All-Big Ten.
2013 -- Track - did not compete.
2012 -- Cross Country - ran season bests in 6,000 meters at Western Illinois Early Bird (7th; 19:10) and 8,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (68th; 25:30)... placed 57th at Roy Griak Invite (8,000 meters/26:07)... letterwinner... Dean's List.
High School -- two-time all-state selection in cross country... all-state in track as a senior... section runner-up in cross country as a senior... section runner-up in 3,200 meters as a senior... regional and conference champion as a junior... team MVP as a junior... finished 10th at state cross country meet as a senior and 15th as a junior... finished 9th in 3,200 meters at state track meet as a senior... three-time academic all-conference... named Magna Cum Laude as a senior.
Personal -- born October 15, 1993... son of Ted and Kristin Soltys... biomedical engineering major.
|Soltys' Collegiate Bests|
|3,000 Meters (I)||8:46.92||at Bill Bergan Invitational||2/1/14|
|4,000 Meters (CC)||12:37||at Bulldog Classic||8/29/14|
|6,000 Meters (CC)||19:10||at Western Illinois Early Bird||8/31/12|
|5 Miles (CC)||24:40.8||at Notre Dame Invitational||10/3/14|
|8,000 Meters (CC)||24:58.2||at Bradley Pink Classic||10/16/15|