University of Iowa Athletics

Bruce MacTaggart

Class Fr.
Hometown Glen Ellyn, Ill.
High School Glenbard South

2008 — Indoor – ran collegiate bests in mile (4:21.74) and 3,000 meters (8:37.39) at Last Chance Qualifier… Outdoor – ran first leg on team-leading distance medley relay (10:17.87) at Drake Relays… ran collegiate-best 1,500 meters (4:01.29) at Musco Twilight X…Cross Country – won Iowa Invite with collegiate-best 6,000 meters (19:27)… placed 37th at Auburn Invite with a collegiate-best 24:04 (8,000 meters)… that time ranks ninth in school history… also competed at Hawkeye Invite (19:38), Roy Griak Invite (26:28) and Big Ten Championships (26:18)… letterwinner.

2007 — Track – redshirted… Cross Country – ran season-best 8,000 meters (25:31) at Loyola Lakefront Invite… team earned USTFCCCA academic all-America honors.

2006 — Cross Country – redshirted.

High School — placed ninth (14:31) at state cross country meet senior year… ran on third-place and school-record setting 3,200-meter relay (7:42.97) at state meet senior year… placed fourth in 1,600 meters (4:16.9) at state meet as a junior… two-time conference champion… three-time all-state and all-conference in cross country and track… coached by Andy Preuss and Terry Artman.

Personal — born April 11, 1988… son of Chris and Barb MacTaggart… his brother Eric also runs on Iowa[apos]s cross country and track teams… attended same high school as Hawkeye teammate Dan Kuhlman… engineering major.

MacTaggart’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (O) 4:01.29 Musco Twilight X 5/3/08
Mile (I) 4:21.74 at Last Chance Qualifier 3/8/08
3,000 Meters (I) 8:37.39 at Last Chance Qualifier 3/8/08
6,000 Meters (CC) 19:27 Iowa Invite 9/12/08
8,000 Meters (CC) 24:04 at Auburn Invite 10/4/08