Corey White
Corey  White

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Champaign Central

Head Cross Country Coach Mike Nelson on White:
"Corey played a big part in the success of the Champaign Central Maroons track and cross country programs. He was consistently one of the team's top runners and helped them to a second-place finish in the Big 12 Conference meet. Corey also individually qualified for the IL 2A state cross country championships and ran the second leg of the 4x800 relay team that set the school record to earn all-state honors."

Prior to Marquette: White earned four letters in cross country and three in track and field at Champaign Central High School, where he served as team captain of both squads as a senior ... All-state performer as a senior with a seventh-place finish as part of the Maroons' 4x800-meter relay ... Earned a section title as a senior as part of 4x800 relay ... Also qualified for the state meet as a junior in the 4x800 relay and earned a conference title in the event ... Holds personal bests in the 800 of 2:00, in the 1,600 of 4:39 and in the 3,200 of 10:17 ... Placed 47th in the state cross country meet as a senior ... Honorable mention cross country performer by the News Gazette ... Big 12 Conference Scholar-Athlete ... IHSA Academic All-State ... Spanish National Honor Society and National Honor Society member ...

Personal: White was born in Urbana, Illinois and is the son of Bryan and Barbara White ... Plans to major in mechanical engineering ... Eagle Scout.

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