2020 — Indoor – did not compete… Academic All-Big Ten… President’s List and Dean’s List student.
2019 — redshirted… Indoor – ran 3,000 meters at Black & Gold Premier (8:49.28) and mile at Larry Wieczorek Invite (4:26.62) while competing unattached… Outdoor – ran 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (8:41.17) while competing unattached… Dean’s List student… Cross Country – posted season bests at Hawkeye Invite (19:00.9-6,000 meters), B1G Championships (25:29.3) and NCAA Regional (33:17.8-10,000 meters)… Academic All-Big Ten… … B1G Distinguished Scholar… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.
2018 — Cross Country – competed at the Hawkeye Invitational (19:22.8-6,000 meters), Woody Greeno Invitational (26:00.8-8,000 meters), and Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational (25:40.24-five miles) … Dean’s List student… letterwinner.
High School — five-time all-conference and all-district as well as two-time Elite All-State selection… 2017 cross country (5,000 meters) conference champion and 2018 3,200- and 1,600-meter track and field conference champion, as well as 3,200-meter state champion… Ran fastest 1,600- (4:18.47) and 3,200-meter (9:15.79) races in 2018 and fastest 5,000-meter race (15:33.31) in 2017… coached by Erik Belby… four-time Academic Excellence Award recipient… earned National Merit Scholar and AP Scholar with Distinction awards.
Personal — born February 14, 2000… son of Kevin and Jill Sommer… has three siblings, Karson, Kole and Lydia… father ran track & field at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and brother, Karson is a member of the University of Iowa cross country and track & field teams… electrical engineering major.
|Sommer’s Collegiate Bests|
|8,000 Meters (CC)||25:29.3||at B1G Championships||11/3/19|
|10,000 Meters (CC)||33:17.8||at NCAA Regional||11/15/19|