University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Cameron Rieger

Class Fr.
Hometown Mundelein, Ill.
High School Carmel Catholic

2013 — Indoor – ran 3,000 meters at Iowa State Classic (8:35.11) and Big Ten Championships (8:37.99)… ran 5,000 meters at Meyo Invite (15:25.76)… Outdoor – did not compete… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2012 — Indoor – placed sixth in 3,000 meters with a collegiate-best 8:31.52 at Iowa State Classic… placed 22nd in 3,000 (8:32.37) and 5,000 meters (14:37.57) at Big Ten Championships… ran mile at Iowa Invite (4:27.94)… Outdoor – did not compete… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country – ran season bests in 8,000 meters at Pre-National Invite (25:44) and 10,000 meters at NCAA Midwest Regional (32:19-75th)… placed 11th at Bradley Open (25:45-8,000 meters) and 62nd at Roy Griak Invite (26:13-8,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2011 — Track – did not compete… Cross Country – ran collegiate-best 25:38 (8,000 meters) at Big Ten Championships… also posted collegiate bests at Iowa Open (20:07-6,000 meters) and Chile Pepper Festival (32:04-10,000 meters)… Iowa’s Big Ten Sportmanship Award honoree… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2010 — Cross Country – ran season-best 25:51 (8,000 meters) at Bradley Classic… also competed at Wisconsin Adidas Invite (27:01) and Iowa Invite (27:14)… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors.

2009 — Cross Country – redshirted.

High School — conference cross country champion senior year, earning all-conference honors three seasons… won 3,200-meter conference title junior year, earning all-conference honors four years… two-time all-sectional in track… two-time all-regional and team MVP in cross country, earning all-sectional honors and qualifying for state meet senior year… set school record in cross country three miles (14:28)… other best times are 2:01 in 800 meters, 4:31 in 1,600 meters and 9:28 in 3,200 meters… 2009 ESCC Student-Athlete of the Year, earning IHSA scholar award… National Honor Society member… coached by Jim Halford and Lisa Halford.

Personal — born June 12, 1991… son of Richard and Lori Rieger… marketing major.

Rieger’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
Mile (I) 4:27.55 Iowa Invitational 2/15/13
3,000 Meters (I) 8:31.52 at Iowa State Classic 2/10/12
5,000 Meters (I) 14:37.57 at Big Ten Championships 2/25/12
6,000 Meters (CC) 20:07 Iowa Open 9/2/11
8,000 Meters (CC) 25:38 at Big Ten Championships 10/30/11
10,000 Meters (CC) 32:04 at Chile Pepper Festival 10/15/11