Connor Boos
Connor  Boos

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lake in the Hills, Ill.

High School:
Huntley

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
JR/JR

Personal Bests (as of June 2017):

Indoor-
55: 6.64 seconds
60
: 6.95 seconds (No. 6 all-time at MU)
200: 21.86 seconds (Freshman Record!)
300: 35.69 seconds (No. 6 all-time at MU)

Outdoor-
100
: 10.69 seconds (No. 6 all-time at MU)
200
: 21.68 seconds (No. 7 all-time at MU)
400: 50.08 seconds


2016-17:
All-BIG EAST (indoor 4x400 relay)
Indoor (So.): Competed in the 4x400-meter relay and 200-meter dash at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, placing third in the 4x400-meter relay (3:18.77) and fourth in the 200-meter dash (22 seconds) ... Took first place in the 200-meter dash at UW Parkside's Fall Finale with a time of 22.69 seconds ... Took second place in the 60-meter dash (7.01 seconds) at the John Tierney Classic ... Also took second with his 4x400-meter squad at the same meet with a time of 3:26.57 seconds ... Placed third in the 300-meter dash at the John Tierney Classic (36.26 seconds) ... Placed fourth at UW Parkside's Fall Finale in the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.64 seconds.

Outdoor (So.): Placed third in the 200-meter relay at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a time of 21.68 seconds, a personal best ... Also competed in the 4x100-meter relay (5th; 44.46 seconds) and 100-meter dash (8th; 1:11.28 seconds) at the BIG EAST Championships ... Took first place in the 100-meter dash at Marquette Duals with a time of 10.89 seconds ... Earned first place with his 4x100-meter relay squad twice in the outdoor season, once at the Wisconsin Alumni Classic (40.71 seconds) and also at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge (41.69 seconds) ... Took second in the 100-meter dash at the Wisconsin Alumni Classic with a time of 10.75 seconds.

2015-16:

All-BIG EAST, 100-meter dash, 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay
BIG EAST All-Academic

Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the 60-, 200- and 300-meter dashes ... Recorded a personal-best and moved up to second on the all-time list for the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.86 seconds at BIG EAST Championships (February 27), where he took third overall ... At the same meet, moved up to No. 5 in program history in the 60-meter dash (6.95 seconds) ... Ran the 300-meter dash once (John Tierney Quadrangular) and recorded a time of 35.69 seconds, sixth all-time at MU.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes during the 2015-16 outdoor season ... Set a personal-best and recorded sixth-fastest all-time at MU in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.69 seconds at the BIG EAST Championships, where he placed third (May 13) ... Won first place in the 200-meter dash at the BIG EAST Championships, placing sixth-fastest all-time ... Ran as the third leg to the No. 1 all-time best 4x100-meter relay squad with Word, Tatum, and Bell (41.47 seconds) ... All-BIG EAST selection.

Prior to Marquette: Boos was a three-year letterwinner in track and field and lettered twice in football at Huntley High School in Huntley, Illinois … Served as track captain all three varsity seasons … Was a two-time state qualifier and earned All-State recognition as a senior … As a senior at the state championships, finished third as a member of the 4x100-meter relay team, sixth in the 200-meter dash and seventh in the 100-meter dash … Holds the school record in the 100 (10.73 seconds), 200 (21.80 seconds), 4x100 relay (42.06 seconds) and 4x200 relay (1:28.3) … Also played on the varsity football team for two seasons as a cornerback and served as team captain as a senior.

Personal: Boos was born in Glendale, Arizona and is the oldest of three children to Chris and Deana Boos … Has two sisters, Kelsey and Kennedy … Plans to major in computer science and mathematics.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2017-
200-meter dash: 4th (22 seconds; prelim-22.17)
4x400-meter relay: 3rd (3:18.77; first leg w/ Bell, Word, Ebert)
2016-
60-meter dash: 5th (6.95 seconds; prelim-7.02)
200-meter dash: 3rd (21.86 seconds; prelim-22.17)
4x400-meter relay: 3rd (3:17.24 seconds; first leg w/ Rice, Whalen, Ebert)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2017-
100-meter dash: 8th (1:11.28 seconds; prelim-10.86)
200-meter dash: 7th (1:27.66 seconds; prelim-21.68 seconds)
4x100-meter relay: 5th (44.46 seconds; third leg w/ Word, Whalen, Bell)
2016-
100-meter dash: 3th (10.69 seconds; prelim-10.74)
200-meter dash:
4th (21.84 seconds; prelim-21.70)
4x100-meter relay:
1st (41.77 seconds; third leg w/ Word, Tatum, Bell)
4x400-meter relay: 3rd (3:17.44 seconds; lead leg w/ Franz, Whalen, Ebert)

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