PRIOR TO ISU
Lewis University: Competed in three events as a true freshman...finished 86th with a time of 22:25.7 at the 6K Elmhurst Earlybird Invitational (Sept. 2)...took 52nd place in 26:15.1 at the 8K Brissman/Lundeen Invitational (Sept. 23)...recipient of the Br. David Delahanty Award - given to Lewis student-athletes for academic excellence
Elmwood High School: Four-year letterwinner in track, cross country and basketball ... two-time all-state runner in cross country ... four-time state qualifier on the track ... finished 11th at the 2008 Illinois High School Athletic Association Class A State Cross Country Championships, helping Elmwood to the state crown ... was on four Elmwood cross country teams that placed in top eight at the state meet ... held personal-best times of 15:15 in the three mile, 1:56 in the 800-meter run and 50.9 in the 400-meter dash.
Personal: Born 6/30/1993 ... son of Daniel and Valerie Bybee ... siblings are Jessica and Andrea ... plans to major in health information and management.