Rick Scheff
Rick Scheff

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
St. Pius X HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Eligibility:
Junior


PERSONAL BESTS

as of Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Cross Country
cc6k 21:09.7h SIU-Early '08
cc8k 26:16.0h BradleyXC '07
Indoor
800m 1:51.72
600y 1:13.79
1000m 2:28.93 B12-MWC '08
Outdoor
800m 1:48.81
1500m 4:06.90
4x400 3:13.19A
DMR 9:51.32
1600m 4:24.48

POST-SEASON HISTORY

NCAA Mideast Regional
800m Run
2008 FR 1:53.83 18
Big 12 Championships
800m Run
2008 FR 1:59.57A 19
4x400 Relay
2008 FR 3:13.19A 9
Big 12 Indoor Championships
800m Run
2008 FR 1:55.60 8
2008 FR 1:52.44 q

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • NCAA Regional Qualifier (800m Run, 2008)
  • All-Big 12

YEAR-BY-YEAR

2009:
Outdoor: Ran a personal best of 1:48.81 at the Billy Hayes Invitational to qualify for the Mideast Regional Championships. Indoor: Earned All-Big Honors with a seventh place finish at the Indoor Championships, ran a seasons best of 1:51.77 to make the final of the championships in College Station, TX.

2008:
Cross Country: Battling sickness during the fall, competing in two races for the Tigers. Outdoor: NCAA Regional qualifier at 800 meters, finishing 18th ... ran career best 1:49.97 at the Arkansas Twilight to qualify for the post-season ... was 10th at the USATF Junior Championships at the distance ... winner of the 800 meters in the Jefferson Cup dual at Virginia ... was on third-place DMR at the Drake Relays. Indoor: Earned All-Big 12 honors in placing eighth at the conference meet at 800 meters, running a 1:52.44 to qualify for the final ... ran career-best 1:51.72 at the distance in placing third at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup ...

2007:
Cross Country: Finished 36th at the Vanderbilt Commodore Classic ... earned a finish in the top half of the runners at Bradley on his way to a personal best 26:16 in the 8K trek.

High School:
A three-time Georgia High School State Champion,with two titles at 800 meters and one at 1600 meters ... was unbeaten on the track in Georgia high-school competition during his junior and senior years ... helped team to state track and field title in 2006 ... USATF Southeast Region Champion in both the 800 and 1500 ... had prep bests of 1:52.22 at 800 meters and 4:24.48 at 1600 meters ... was the 2006 USA Track & Field Youth Junior Olympic Champion ... head coaches - Mike Pratt (track), Jon Hall (cross country).

Personal:
Son of Richard and Maria Scheff ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Spanish ... born February 10, 1989 in Atlanta, Ga.

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