Scott Krapf
Scott Krapf

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Danville, Ill.

High School:
Schlarman

Event:
Distance/XC

Birthdate:
10/05/1987

2009-10: (Cross Country): Finished fourth at the Illinois Intercollegiate with an 8K time of 24:28 ... ran a personal-best time of 24:23 at the Notre Dame Invitation and finished in 30th place ... crossed the finish line in 24:55.10 at the competitive NCAA Pre-Nationals in 77th place ... was the Missouri Valley Conference Individual Champion with a winning time of 25:47 on the wet Newman Course in Peoria, Ill., earned All-Valley honors ... was the first MVC Cross Country Champion since Christian Goy in 2002 ... took 23rd at the Midwest Regional with a 10K time of 31:33.30 ... named a MVC Scholar-Athlete. (Indoor): Did not compete. (Outdoor): Won the 1500-meter run at the Redbird Spring Invite, with a time of 3:56.81 ... took third at the Sea Ray Relays in the 5000-meter run with a mark of 14:27.06 ... finished fifth in the 5000-meter run at the MVC Outdoor Championships, with a time of 14:40.85 ... finished third at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 31:26.20 for All-Valley honors ... finished 23rd at the NCAA West Regional in the 10,000-meter run, where he finished with a time of 30:23.91 ... qualified for the NCAA Midwest Regional at the Stanford Invitational running a 29:32.90 mark ... named the Doug Collins Male Scholar-Athlete.

2008-09: (Cross Country): 2008 Cross Country All-MVC and All-Academic Team selection ... competed in five races ... Redbirds' top-finisher on two occasions ... placed seventh with a time of 24:54.22 in the 8K championship race at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference meet ... posted a season-best time of 24:44 twice, at the Illinois Intercollegiate 8K Championships race where he finished fourth and at the Notre Dame Invitational finishing in 65th place in the five mile race ... his time during the two 8K races was the second fastest of the season for the Redbirds and was seventh in the Valley ... finished the season recording the Redbird's and Valley's fastest 10K performance (32:09.20), placing 27th at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship ... named MVC Cross Country Athlete of the Week for Sept. 23, for his fourth-place finish at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships. (Indoor): 3,000-meter runner up and third-place finisher in the 5,000-meter run at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships earning All-MVC in both events ... held the Redbirds top-5K performance and the Valley's second fastest time with a personal-best time of 14:30.77 which he ran at the Iowa State Classic to finish 12th ... turned in a personal-best 3,000 performance at the Rod McCravy Memorial with a time of 8:16.01. (Outdoor): Redshirted.

Additional Information: Graduated summa cum laude in May 2009 with his degree in Recreation & Park Administration ... Valley's Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) representative to the NCAA and 2008-09 Illinois State SAAC President.

2007-08: (Cross Country): A top performer for the Redbirds ... achieved personal-best 6K finish at the Illini Challenge, finishing the race in third place (18:38.02) ... recorded best 8K time (24:38.32) at the Illinois Intercollegiate, crossing the finish line in seventh place ... his time at the Illinois Intercollegiate was the fastest 8K of the season for the Redbirds and was fifth in The Valley ... placed fourth with a time of 24:40.60 in the 8K race at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships ... 2007 Cross Country All-Conference and All-Academic Team selection ... finished with a personal-best 10K with a time of 31:31 at the NCAA Midwest Regional. (Indoor): Held the team's top performances in the 3,000-meter run, clocking a season-best time of 8:21.40 at the Iowa State Classic as well as the 5,000-meter run (14:33.93) at the Meyo Invite ... received All-Missouri Valley Conference accolades in the 5,000, crossing the finish line in 14:51.66 (third place) and in the 3,000 (8:26.26) at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships. (Outdoor): Received All-MVC status in the 10,000-meter run, finishing the championship race in second place with a time of 30:14.00 ... achieved the conference's top performance for the season in the 10,000-meter run, clocking in with a season-best time of 29:48.09 (seventh place) at the Mt. SAC Relays ... recorded a season-best 1,500-meter run at the EIU Big Blue Classic with a time of 3:57.82 ... placed fourth at the conference championships in the 5,000 with a time of 15.19.88 ... selected to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V Track and Field and Cross Country Team.

2006-07: (Cross Country): Ran in all seven races ... recorded best 8K time (26:03) at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational ... finished in 11th place (26:19) at the Illini Challenge 8K, his highest individual placing during the season ... completed the Bradley Classic 8K in 26:24 and placed 19th ... finished in 34th place (26:40.15) at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championship ... posted a time of 33:12.49 (80th) at the NCAA Midwest Regional 10K. (Indoor): Ran a time 8:41.71 in the 3,000-meters at the Edmonds Cup. (Outdoor): Second-place finish in the 5,000-meters (14:38.52) at the Vanderbilt Invite ... season-best time in the 10,000-meters (30:59.46) at the Drake Relays.

At Schlarman HS: Three-time IHSA Class A All-State selection in cross country with three top-15 finishes at the state meet ... four-time all-state selection in outdoor track and field ... finished second, fourth and seventh in the 3,200-meters at the state meet ... placed fifth in the 1,600-meters at the state meet in 2006 ... three-time IPTT Class A Indoor Track and Field 3200-meter State Champion ... holds the school record in the 3,200-meter and 1,600-meter ... posted the seventh-best time on the Champaign News Gazette's all-area history list for 3200-meters ... eight-time conference champion in cross country and track and field ... three-time cross country regional champion and all-sectional team member ... 2003 Footlocker Midwest Region Fresh/Soph Individual Champion in cross country ... also a three-time letterwinner in soccer ... valedictorian of high school class with a 4.15 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.

Personal: Born 10/5/87 ... son of Alan and Cindy Krapf ... major is recreation and sport administration ... Valley's Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) representative to the NCAA and 2008 Illinois State SAAC President ... name rhymes with Roff.