Tom Gentry
    Tom Gentry


    Berwyn, Ill.

    High School:
    Morton West


    Updated Oct. 19, 2007

    At SIU: Ran in two cross country meets during the 2006 season...posted a top finish at the SIU Early Bird (11th)...competed in five indoor and five outdoor meets in 2007...recorded seven top-10 finishes in middle-distance events...ran in four cross country meets during the 2005 season, with his top finish being 29th at the Saluki Invitational...competed in six indoor meets in 2006, where he registered five top-10 finishes, including fifth-place in the distance medley relay at the MVC Indoor Championships...did not compete during the outdoor season...posted four top-10 finishes during the 2005 indoor season, primarily in the 800-meter and mile run...garnered four top-20 outdoor finishes in the 800m...participated in five meets in 2004, where he competed in the 800-meter run...claimed five top-10 finishes.

    Pre-SIU: Four-time all-conference selection at J.S. Morton West High School...three-time all-sectional performer...state finalist in the 800-meter run as a senior...was also an all-conference pick in soccer, where he helped lead his team to conference, regional and sectional titles as a senior...was a Prairie State Scholar-Athlete and Illinois State Scholar.

    Personal: Majors in History...born Oct. 30, 1984...son of Richard and Karen Gentry.