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Wade Buchs
Position: Distance/XC
Year: Junior
Hometown: Waterloo, Ind.
High School: Dekalb HS
Major: Social Studies (3.51 GPA)
Wade Buchs
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 10/24/2011

Has one year of indoor track eligibility, but is no longer eligible for outdoor track.

2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished 14th in the 3000m steeplechase (10:11.09) at the Spartan Invitational (4/2) ... took ninth in the 3000m steeplechase with a personal-best time of 9:53.78 at EMU's Twilight meet (4/22-4/23) ... set a new personal best in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 9:51.88 at the Gina Relays (4/28) ... Academic All-MAC honorable mention.

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Posted 16:23.34 in the 5K at the Big Meet (2/11-2/12) ... competed in the mile run and the 800m at the Jack Skoog Open (2/18).

2010 (Cross Country): Finished 58th at the MAC Championships with a time of 27:01.6 ... Placed 158th out of 216 runners at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships with a time of 33:49.41 in the 10K race.

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Took 10th in the steeplechase (10:22.80) at the Lenny Lyle/Clarke Wood Invitational.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field):
Ran a leg in the distance medley relay (10:36.60) that took fifth at the MAC Indoor Championships … ran a season-best 4:35.26 in the mile run at the Jack Skoog Open.

2009 (Cross Country):
Finished 18th in the season-opening Jeff Drenth Memorial (16:46.3).

2009 (Outdoor Track and Field): Ran a season-best 4:08.57 in the 1500m at the EMU Twilight.

2009 (Indoor Track and Field):
Crossed the line in 4:24.31 at the GVSU Big Meet.

2008 (Cross Country): Ran in seven meets … took 13th at the Michigan Intercollegiates 8K (27:20).

2008 (Outdoor Track and Field): Redshirted.

2008 (Indoor Track and Field): Redshirted.

High School— Honorable mention all-state performer in cross country as a senior … state cross country qualifier in 2006 … had three top-15 placings at cross country sectionals and one top-10 finish at regionals … had two top-10 regional finishes in track … team was sectional champion in track and field in 2007 … member of the honor roll and the National Honor Society.

Career Bests — Mile run (4:08.57); 800m (2:06.05); 3000m (9:03); 3000m steeplechase (9:51.88); 5000m (15:43); Cross Coutnry 8K (27:01.6); Cross Country 10K (33:49.41).