Joe Byrne
    Joe Byrne

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Patrick Down, N. Ireland

    High School:
    St. Colmcilles

    Last College:
    Swansea Institute

    Birthdate:
    02/01/1982


    At SIU: In 2004, claimed top-five finishes in two indoor meets...finished among the top-10 in every outdoor meet and placed second in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the MVC Outdoor Championships...placed sixth in the 3000-meter run at the 2003 MVC Indoor Championships...also finished fourth in the 10,000-meter run at the Valley Outdoor Championships...holds career indoor bests of 8:24.99 in the 3000-meter and 14:45.59 in the 5000-meter...outdoor career bests are 9:10.26 in the steeplechase, 14:39.12 in the 5000-meter and 31:18.10 in the 10,000-meter...ran a career-best 24:34 en route to a fifth-place finish at the 2003 MVC Cross Country Championships...also clinched the Saluki Invitational cross country individual title.

    Pre-SIU: Member of the Northern Ireland national cross country team...Irish Novice cross country champion in 2002.

    Personal: Majors in Recreation...born Feb. 1, 1982.

    Friday, Aug 29
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    Cross Country Carbondale, Ill. 5:30 PM
    Friday, Sept 5
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    Cross Country Charleston, Ill. 4:45 PM
    Saturday, Sept 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Friday, Oct 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country South Bend, Ind. TBA
    Saturday, Oct 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Terre Haute, Ind. TBA
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