Roger Billhardt
Roger  Billhardt

RS Senior

Elmhurst, Ill.

High School:


At Michigan...2009 Indoor Big Ten Champion (Distance Medley Relay) ... 2009 First Team All-Big Ten (Indoor).

Senior/Junior (2009)...Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Outdoor... finished 30th in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:57.89 at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17) ... finished fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:56.60 against Ohio State (April 11) ... notched a season-best time of 1:55.39 in the 800-meter run at the Auburn Invitational (April 4) ... Indoor...part offirst-place Distance Medley Relay squad which finished in a season-best and NCAA provisional time of 9:45.27 at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1) ... recorded a season-best time of 1:53.97 in the 800-meter run at the Indiana Relays (Jan. 31).

Junior/Sophomore (2008)...Outdoor...Competed in the 800-meter run at the Big Ten Championships where he ran a 1:55.54 in the preliminaries (May 16-18) ...Ran a career-best 1:53.1 in the 800-meters as part of the 4x800-meter realy team at the Penn relays (April 24-26) ... Finished 11th in the 1,500-meters with a career-best time of 4:04.31 at the Spartan Invitational (April 12) ... Indoor...Competed in the 600-meters and 800-meters and was part of the fifth-place distance medley relay at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished the 600-meter run with a career-best time of 1:20.27 at the Harold Silverston Invitational (Feb. 23).

Sophomore/Freshman (2007)...Outdoor...Placed 23rd in the 800-meter run (1:58.19) at the Len Paddock Invite (May 4-5) ...Indoor...Did not compete.

Freshman (2006)...Redshirted indoor and outdoor seasons.

Prep...York High School (2005) ... YHS Academic Honor Roll ... Member of the 4xMile (17:51.59) and distance medley relay (10:07.01) squads that each claimed fourth at the 2005 Nike Outdoor Nationals ... 2005 Illinois state champion in the 4x800-meter relay (7:51.59) ... Two-time West Suburban Conference 800-meter champion (2002, '03) ... Also participated in cross country ... Member of three-time state champion York H.S. cross country team (2002, '03, '04) ... York also captured the inaugural Nike Team Nationals crown.

Personal...Enrolled in the Division of Kinesiology ... Majoring in General Studies ... Born on February 12, 1987 ... Son of Roger and Linda.









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