Scott Krapf
Scott Krapf

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Danville, Ill.

High School:
Schlarman

Birthdate:
10/05/1987

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.

TRACK & FIELD PERSONAL-BESTS

1,500-meter run 3,000-meter run 5,000-meter run 10,000-meter run
INDOOR - 8:21.40 14:33.93 -
OUTDOOR 3:57.82 - 14:38.53 29:49.09

CROSS COUNTRY SEASON-BESTS

8K 10K
2007 24:38.32 31:31
2006 26:03 33:12.49