University of Iowa Athletics
Mid Distance

Daniel Peoples

Class Jr.
Hometown Bouton, Iowa
High School Woodward-Granger

2009 — Indoor – ran collegiate-best 600 meters (1:21.26) at Iowa Open… won 600 meters at Iowa Invite (1:22.50)… Outdoor – placed seventh in 800 meters (1:57.73) at Lee Calhoun Memorial… letterwinner.

2008 — Indoor – ran season-best 600 meters (1:22.17) at Jack Johnson Classic… Outdoor – redshirted.

2007 — Indoor – placed fourth with season-best 600 meters (1:22.34) at Iowa Invite… ran season-best 1:54.87 in 800 meters in Big Ten Championships prelims… Outdoor – ran collegiate-best 800 meters (1:54.15) in Big Ten Championships prelims… letterwinner.

2006 — Indoor – ran season-best 600 meters (1:24.01) at Iowa Open… ran season-best 800 meters (1:56.98) at Panther Invite… Outdoor – ran season-best 800 meters (1:54.27) at Big Ten Championships… ran 800 meters (1:54.97) at Messersmith Invite… letterwinner.

High School — state 800-meter champion (1:58.31) as a junior… runner-up in 800 meters (1:56.06) and as part of 1,600-meter medley relay at state meet senior year… six-time conference champion… four-time all-conference, earning all-state three times and all-district twice… two-time team captain… National Honor Society member… academic all-district and all-state in football… track coach was Kevin Beveridge.

Personal — born July 7, 1986… son of Jerry and Judi Peoples… pre-athletic training major.

Peoples’ Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
600 Meters (I) 1:21.26 Iowa Open 1/17/09
800 Meters (O) 1:54.15 Big Ten Championships 5/12/07