2007-08: (Cross Country): Competed in four races ... recorded a personal-best at the Illini Challenge 6K with a time of 19:32 (21st) ... recorded personal-best 8K at the Illinois Intercollegiate with a time of 26:02.55 (37th) ... at the Notre Dame Invitational 5 mile race recorded a 27:24 finish (144th) ... finished 97th at the Bradley Classic 8K with a time of 27:02. (Indoor): Turned in a season-best time of 8:48.45 (ninth place) in the 3,000-meter run at the Redbird Invite ... clocked in with a season-best in the 5,000-meter (15:12.72) at the Indiana Relays. (Outdoor): Recorded a season-best finish in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 32:27.97 to take fourth at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... took eighth place in the 5,000 at the SIU Spring Classic recording a season-best time of 15:33.95.
2006-07: (Cross Country): Competed in six races ... ran fastest 8K time of the season (27:00) and posted his best finish (19th) at the Illini Challenge ... finished 59th (28:08.15) at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championship ... completed the Illini Open 6K in 20:01.12 (30th) ... placed 37th (27:04.11) at the Bradley Open 8K. (Outdoor): Second-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Redbird Invite (10:18.89) ... ran a 15:33.54 in the 5,000-meters at the Butler Twilight.
2005-06: (Indoor): Took eighth place in the 3,000-meters (9:37.31) at the Redbird Open during the indoor season ... was ninth in the same event in the dual meet against Indiana State. (Outdoor): Top performance of the outdoor season came at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational where he earned a sixth-place finish in the 5,000-meters (16:15.04).
At Victor J. Andrew HS: MVP and team captain of cross country team senior year ... all-conference and all-sectional performer in cross country and track and field... received team sportsmanship award sophomore and junior year.
Personal: Born 3/15/87 ... son of Kevin and Mary Syring ... majoring in business administration.
TRACK & FIELD PERSONAL-BESTS
CROSS COUNTRY SEASON-BESTS