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Michelle Dobbs
Michelle Dobbs
Year: So.
Hometown: Rochelle, Ill.
High School: Rochelle
Position: Middle Distance

Career Best Marks

Event

Time/Mark

400 meters (Indoor)

59.26

400 meters (Outdoor)

57.09*

800 meters (Indoor)

2:12.99

800 meters (Outdoor)

2:09.73*

One Mile (Indoor)

5:08.45

   * = school record

 

 

2015:

  • All-American in the indoor distance medley relay (3rd place, 11:48.92)
  • All-American in the outdoor 800 meters, where she took fourth in a time of 2:10.02
  • UAA Champion in the indoor distance medley relay, the outdoor 800 meters and the outdoor 4x800-meter relay
  • All-UAA selection in the indoor 800 meters and indoor 4x400-meter relay
  • All-UAA selection in the outdoor 4x400-meter relay
  • Posted the top times on the team in the indoor 800 meters (2:14.84)
  • Set the school records in the outdoor 400 meters (57.09), outdoor 800 meters (2:09.73), indoor 4x400-meter relay (3:55.72), the indoor distance medley relay (11:47.82) and the outdoor 4x800-meter relay (9:07.68)
  • UAA All-Academic
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic
  • UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team

2014:

  • Earned All-American status after finishing fourth in the indoor 800 meters and fifth in the outdoor 800 meters at the NCAA Championships
  • Qualified for NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 800 meters
  • UAA champion in the outdoor 800 meters (2:14.98), 4x400-meter relay (3:53.94) and the 4x800-meter relay (9:20.85)
  • UAA champion and All-UAA selection in the indoor 800 meters
  • UAA Rookie of the Year in the indoor and outdoor seasons
  • Set the school record in the outdoor 800 meters (2:09.91) and the outdoor 4x400-meter relay (3:53.00)
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (1/13, 2/10, 3/10, 3/17)
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic status

Personal:

  • Major: Mathematics
  • Participated in four years of cross country, track and basketball in high school
  • State champion in the 800 meters (2013)
  • Special Mention All-State in basketball (2012, 2013)
  • National Merit Scholar, IHSA All-State Academic Team, Chicago Tribune Academic Team