Track & Field

A.J. Gedwill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Loves Park, Ill.

High School:
Belvidere North

Event:
XC / Distance

Experience:
SR/SR

A.J. Gedwill

04/29/2013

Ralph H. Metcalfe Senior Award Winners Honored Sunday

Seniors honored Sunday at the AMU

04/25/2013

Distance Runner A.J. Gedwill Volunteers in El Salvador

Gedwill spent spring break assisting small village

04/24/2013

Track and Field Heads to Lisle, Ill., for Benedictine Twilight

MU has final tune-up for BIG EAST Championships

04/21/2013

Golden Eagles Conclude Action in California and Illinois

MU competed at Beach Invite and in Ill.

04/17/2013

Golden Eagles Flock to Six Track & Field Meets Across the Country

Track and field to compete Thursday-Sunday

Personal Bests (MU marks as of graduation):

Indoor-
Mile: 4:27.45
3,000
: 8:54.22
5,000: 15:43.68

Outdoor-
3,000: 9:11.69
Steeplechase: 9:20.86
5,000:
15:55.89
10,000:31:41.31


2012-13:
Indoor (Sr.): Competed in two events (3,000- and 5,000-meter runs) over the course of the 2012-13 indoor campaign.... Posted a time of 9:09.41 and an 11th place finish at the Badger Classic (Jan. 12)... Registered a new personal-best in the 5,000 meters with a time of 15:41.56 at the GVSU Big Invite (Feb. 8)... 2012-13 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Sr.): Competed in the four events of the course of the 2013 outdoor campaign... Recorded a new personal-best in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:07.83 at the Benedictine Twilight (April 26)... Posted a ninth-place finish at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 31:52.84, a new personal-best... Recorded a new personal-best in the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:11.69 at the Marquette vs. UW-Milwaukee Dual (April 5)... Placed first and met a BIG EAST qualifying mark in the steeplechase with a time of 9:20.86, a new personal-best, at the Huskie/Blue Demon Classic (April 20)... 2012-13 Outdoor Performance List.
Cross Country (Sr.): Finished top seven on the team in four of the six races he ran in the 2012 campaign ... Recorded a 64th place finish (fifth on Marquette) in the 8k race at the BIG EAST Conference Championships (Oct. 26) ... Posted a time of 33:34 in the 10k run at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 17), which earned him the sixth best time on the team ...2012 XC Performance List.

2011-12:
Indoor (Jr.)
:Gedwill competed in two events during the indoor season, including four times in the 3,000-meter run ... Posted a personal-best time in the 3,000 at the Hoosier Hills Invitational (Feb. 10), finishing 27th with a mark of 8:54.22 ... Also participated in the 3,000 at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 28), Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet, and the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 14) ... Also ran the mile at the Panther Tune- up (Feb. 17), finishing eighth with a personal-best time of 4:27.45...2012 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Jr.)
: Gedwill participated in three events during the outdoor season, including twice in the steeplechase event ... Notched a personal-best time of 9:49.60 in the steeplechase at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 14), finishing third ... Finished second in the steeplechase at the Marquette Invitational (April 28) with a mark of 9:50.41 ... Posted a 10th place finish in the 10,000-meter run at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (March 31) ... Also ran the 3,000-meter run at the Milwaukee Dual (April 5) meet, finishing seventh...2012 Outdoor Performance List.
Cross Country (Jr.): Competed in six of Marquette's seven meets as a junior ... Placed 94th overall at the 2011 NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 12; Toledo, Ohio) in a time of 32:20.5, the No. 6 mark for the Golden Eagles at that event ... The sixth-fastest MU runner (68th overall) to cross the finish line at the 2011 BIG EAST Conference Cross Country Championships (Oct. 29; Louisville) in a time of 25:29.2 ... Notched a season 8k PR of 25:25.75 at the Greater Louisville Classic on Oct. 1 ...2011 XC Performance List.

2010-11:
Indoor (So.)
:Competed in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs during the indoor season ... Tallied an indoor personal record in the 5,000 with a time of 15:55.87 at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 4) ... Notched an indoor season-best time of 9:05.00 to place 10th at the Milwaukee Tune-up in the 3k...2011 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (So.)
:Ran once in the 10,000 during the indoor season and finished 10th in 32:48.24 at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (April 1)...2011 Outdoor Performance List.
Cross Country (So.)
:Ran a season-best 8K time of 28:12 at Carthage College Invitational to finish 13th...Placed 36th at the Wisconsin Badger Classic finishing with a time of 28:12.3 ...2010 XC Performance List.

2009-10:
Indoor (Fr.):
During the indoor campaign, recorded a top time of 9:13.20 at the Hoosier Hills Invitational in the 3,000 meters...2010 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed during the outdoor season in the 3,000-, 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs...2010 Outdoor Performance List.
Cross Country (Fr.):Ran a season-best 8K time of 26:56.6 at the Midwest Collegiate Open to finish 41st...Finished 60th at the Big East Championships in 27:27 and 174th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 35:31.44...2009 XC Performance List.

High School: Gedwill earned three letters each in cross country and track and field at Belvidere North...Earned all-conference recognition in cross country as a junior and senior, while also earning all-state honors...On the track, named all-conference in the 3,200 meters...Helped cross country squad finish second in the state meet as a senior, after having helped the team finish third as a junior...Helped cross country team capture sectional, regional and conference championships as a senior...Captured regional cross country championship as a junior.

Personal: Gedwill was born Dec. 7, 1990 to John and Marji Gedwill in Lombard, Ill...Has four younger siblings...plans to major in biomedical science.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2013-
Steeplechase:12th (9:32.04)

Cross Country:

BIG EAST Championship (8k)
2012 - 64th (26:35.88; fifth on MU)
2011 - 68th (25:29.2; seventh on MU)
2010 - N/A
2009 - 60th (27:27; seventh on MU)

NCAA Regional (10k)
2012 - 2011 - 94th (32:20.5; sixth on MU)
2010 - N/A
2009 - 174th (35:31.44; seventh on MU)

2012 Cross Country (dist.)
Time (* - PR)
Place (Overall/Team)
Team Finish
9/7 - NIU Huskie Open (6k)
19:47.14
15 / 5
1 of 4
9/14 - National Catholic Invitational (5 mi.)
26:37
96 / 8
4 of 33
9/29 - Greater Louisville Classic (8k)
26:26.75
205 / 7
23 of 31
10/12 - Bradley Classic (8k)
26:17
88 / 10
2 of 17
10/26 - BIG EAST (8k)
26:35.88
64 / 5
8 of 14
11/9 - NCAA Great Lakes (10k) 33:34 117 / 6 15 of 30
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