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

Career Best Marks

Event

Time/Mark

200 meters (Indoor)

27.24

400 meters (Indoor)

58.31

400 meters (Outdoor)

56.93*

800 meters (Indoor)

2:11.34*

800 meters (Outdoor)

2:09.73*

1,200 meters (Indoor)

3:44.39

1,500 meters (Outdoor)

4:46.39

One Mile (Indoor)

5:08.45

   * = school record

 

 

2017:

  • All-American in the outdoor 4x400-meter relay (8th, 3:48.31)
  • NCAA qualifier in the outdoor 4x400-meter relay
  • USTFCCCA All-Region in the outdoor 4x400-meter relay
  • All-UAA in the outdoor 4x800-meter relay (2nd)
  • Set a new school record as part of the outdoor 4x400-meter relay (3:48.02)
  • Posted the top time on the team in the outdoor 800 meters (2:13.07)
  • CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2016:

  • NCAA Champion in the indoor 800 meters (2:11.34)
  • All-American in the indoor 800 meters (1st, 2:11.34), indoor distance medley relay (8th, 11:53.27) and outdoor 800 meters (7th, 2:14.60)
  • National qualifier in the indoor 800 meters, indoor 4x400-meter relay, indoor distance medley relay, outdoor 800 meters and outdoor 4x400-meter relay
  • UAA Champion in the indoor 800 meters, indoor distance medley relay and outdoor 4x800-meter relay
  • Set a new UAA and school record in the outdoor 4x800-meter relay (9:07.53)
  • Set new school records in the indoor 800 meters (2:11.34), outdoor 400 meters (56.93), the indoor 4x400-meter relay (3:53.97) and outdoor 4x400-meter relay (3:48.60)
  • Posted the No. 2 time in school history in the indoor 400 meters (58.31), No. 2 in the indoor distance medley relay (11:53.27)
  • All-UAA in the indoor 4x400-meter relay (2nd), outdoor 4x400-meter relay (2nd) and outdoor 800 meters (2nd)
  • USTFCCCA All-Region during indoor season
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (3/14)
  • COSIDA Second Team Academic All-American
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2015:

  • All-American in the indoor distance medley relay (3rd place, 11:48.92) and outdoor 800 meters (4th, 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: Computer Science
  • 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