John Neisler
John Neisler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Armington, Ill.

High School:
Olympia

Last College:
Saint Xavier

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
11/16/1987

2008-09: (Indoor): Ran to third place in the 800-meter run at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships, to gain All-Valley honors ... clocked in with a personal-best 800 with a time of 1:53.21 at the Iowa State Classic to finish third ... runner-up in the 800 at the Redbird Open and Redbird Invitational. (Outdoor): Won the 800-meter run at the Pacesetters Invitational with a time of 1:54.45 ... turned in a season-best 1:54.27 to finish fourth at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... finished seventh in the 800 at the Valley Championships and 4x400-meter relay was sixth.

At Saint Xavier: Ran a personal-best 1:53.65 in the 800-meter run ... placed seventh at the 2006 NAIA Indoor national championships in the 800.

At Olympia HS: a two-time all-state performer in track and field and cross country ... holds the school record in the 400-meter run with a time of 50.3 ... named all-conference in the 400, 4x800 and 4x400-meter relays ... 4x800-meter relay team placed fourth at the 2006 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class A track and field championships ... was the 2006 conference and regional cross country champion ... was named as an all-state cross country athlete after placing 16 at the 2006 IHSA cross country championships ... placed fourth in the 800 at the 2005 state track and field championships.

Personal: Born 11/16/87 ... son of Michael and Connie ... has a older brother Thomas ... majoring in math