2011-12: Indoor (Jr.): Ross competed in the three events during the indoor campaign, including three times in the mile run ... Notched a personal-best mark of 4:11.08 in the mile at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 28) ... Finished second in the mile at the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet ... Placed 10th in the 1,000-meter run at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 3) with a personal-best time of 2:26.16, which is the fourth best in program history ... Finished fourth in the 1,000 at the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 14) ... Participated in the 800-meter run once, notching a 35th-place finish at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 4) with a personal-best time of 1:54.22 ... Competed in the 4x800-meter relay at the BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 19) with teammates Ben Schmitz, David Sajdak, and John Hackett; the relay team finished seventh with a time of 7:45.23 ... Also competed in the distance medley relay at the BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 18) with teammates Glenn Lawrence, Ben Schmitz, and Jack Senefeld; the team finished seventh with a time of 10:03.43...2012 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor (So.):Ross competed in two events during the outdoor season, including six times in the 800-meter run ... Notched a personal-best time of 1:51.30 in the 800 at the Dr. Keeler Invitational (May 11) ... Finished 10th in the preliminary rounds of the BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Championships (May 5), with a time of 1:52.85 ... Posted a second place finish in the 800 at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 14) ... Won the 800 at the Milwaukee Dual (April 50 meet ... Competed in the 1,500-meter run twice, including a second-place finish at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (March 31) notching a time of 3:53.53 ... Notched a personal-best time of 3:51.69 in the 1,500 at the Mt. Sac Relays (April 19) ... Also competed in the 4x800-meter relay at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (May 6) with teammates Ben Schmitz, Brendan Franz, and Blake Johnson; the team finished with a time of 7:46.25...2012 Outdoor Performance List. Cross Country (So.): Competed in the first two meets of the season for varsity and the next three on the junior varsity squad ... Finished Valparaiso's Crusader Open (Sept. 2) in 17:29.1 to place 36th overall (14th on MU) in the 5k race ... Only other varsity race was the 6k Wisconsin Badger Opener (Sept. 9) in which he placed 24th overall in 19:49.1 ... Notched a 13th-place finish in the JV race at the National Catholic Invitational (Sept. 16) in 26:56.4 and a season-best 8k time of 26:36.53 in the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 1) to place 117th in the JV meet ...2011 XC Performance List.
2010-11: BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor (So.): Competed twice in the mile during the indoor season with a top time of 4:14.38 to place sixth at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 29) ... Also notched a second-place finish in 4:14.38 at the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 22), finishing just behind former high school teammate Jack Hackett in the event ...2011 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor season. Cross Country: Did not compete.
2009-10: Indoor (Fr.): Ran a BIG EAST indoor qualifying time of 2:29.95 in the 1,000-meter run at the Meyo Invitational on Feb. 6...Also competed in the 800, mile and 3,000 in addition to 4x400-, 4x800- and distance medley relay during the indoor season...Competed in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the 4x800 where he, Blake Johnson, Peter Bolgert and Mike McCarthy recorded the seventh-fastest time in MU history (7:41.24)...Ran in the distance medley relay at the BIG EAST meet as well...2010 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor season. Cross Country: Did not compete.
High School: Ross was a four-time letterwinner in both cross country and track and field at Port Washington High School...Served as cross country captain as a senior...Helped the Pirates earn state the 2007 state track championship at the division II state meet...Earned state titles in the 1,600-meter run and the 4x800-meter relay...In 2007, also helped Port Washington claim the cross country state title...Earned second team all-state in cross country in 2007 (fourth overall at the state meet) and first team honors in 2008 (second overall)...Captured state title in the 4x800m relay...Part of squads which earned North Shore Conference Championships in outdoor track (2008) and cross country (2006-07)...Earned conference championships in the 1,600m (2007-08), 3,200m (2008) and 4x1,600m relay (2007-08)...At the Nike Outdoor Nationals in 2008, helped 4x1 mile relay squad finish fifth, to earn all-America honors...Ran in high school with current MU teammate Jack Hackett...Held a personal best in the 1,600 of 4:11.79 and in the 800 of 1:51.87.
Personal: Ross was born on Nov. 17, 1990 in West Allis, Wis...He is the oldest of two children to Michael and Mary...Majors in mathematics.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships 2012- 4x800-meter relay: 7th (7:45.23; w/Schmitz, Sajdak and Hackett) Distance medley relay: 7th (10:03.43;w/Lawrence, Schmitz and Senefeld)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships 2012- 800-meter run: 10th (prelim.) (1:52.85) 4x800-meter relay: 10th (7:46.25; w/Schmitz, Franz and Johnson)
BIG EAST Championship (8k) 2012 - N/A 2011 - N/A 2010 - N/A 2009 - N/A