Hawkeye women and men place 7th and 16th, respectively
Hawkeye Men Earn First Place, Adams sets PR
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).
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 (12:37-4,000 meters)... ran season bests in 5 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 (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|
|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||at Illinois State Invitational||9/12/14|