Rutherford finished fifth in his season debut
This meet serves as a final tune up before the Redbirds host the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships
Competed in three events as a true freshman...Posted a 6K time of 21:17 at the Illini Challenge...Concluded with a season-best 8K time of 27:01 at the Illinois Intercollegiate to finish 153rd.
PRIOR TO ISU
Riverside-Brookfield High School: Four-year letterwinner in track and a two-year letterwinner in cross country ... named Senior Athlete of the Year ... was a three-time all-conference, all-regional and all-section runner ... ran a 16:03.00 at the 2011 Illinois High School Athletic Association Class AA State Cross Country Championships in the three-mile race ... holds a personal-best three-mile time of 15:53.00 in cross country ... finished fourth at the 2012 Illinois High School Athletic Association Class AA State Track & Field Championships in the 800-meter run, finishing with a personal-best time of 1:56.33 ... was a member of the 4X800-meter relay that was the first team to place at the state meet ... member of the 4X400-meter relay team at the state meet his sophomore year ... was awarded the Iron Ore Award, bestowed to the best freshman-sophomore athlete.
Personal: Born 12/11/1993 ... son of Daniel and Christine Trevizo ... siblings are Justin and Zachary ... plans to major in elementary education