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Northwest Bearcats

T. R. Pursell

T. R. Pursell

Height6-2
ClassSenior
HometownPeoria, Ill.
High SchoolLimestone
MajorArt
MinorCoaching

Notable:

Earned All-MIAA honors after placing fifth in the mile run at the 2008 MIAA indoor championships

2011

Indoor: Ran a career-best time of 1:58.50 in the 800-meter run at the UCM Mule Relays (1/29) and finished fourth in the event… ran a career-best time of 8:40.34 in the 3,000-meter run at the Nebraska Holiday Inn Invitational (1/15) and finished second in the event… ran a career-best time of 2:34.96 in the 1,000-meter run at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invitational (1/21) and finished fifth in the event… ran a career-best time of 4:18.85 in the 1-mile run at the Concordia Invitational and finished fourth in the event… Outdoor: recorded the third fastest time in program history and a career-best time in the 3,000-meter steeple chase at the Dr. Keeler Invitational (5/13) and finished fifth place in the event… ran a career-best time of 4:02.09 in the 1,500-meter run at the Jim Duncan Invitational (4/16)… ran a career-best time of 15:55.77 at the Central Methodist  Invitational (4/9)

2010

Ran a season-best in the mile at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invite (1/22) with a time of 4:23.96 and finished seventh ... ran a career-high at the Mule Relays (2/6) in the 3,000-meters with a time of 8:59.90 placing sixth ... during the outdoor season earned all-MIAA honors ... ran a season-best time of 4:02.73 in the 1,500-meters at the Nebraska Invite (4/10) and placed sixth ... at the MIAA Outdoor Championships he ran a career-high in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:13.50 and placed second

2009

Did not compete

2008

Indoor: Earned All-MIAA honors after placing fifth in the mile run at the conference championships ... ran season-best times of 4:22.52 and 9:03.91, respectively, at the MIAA championships ... Outdoor: Competed in the 800-, 1,500- and 5,000-meter runs

2007

Finished second for Northwest in every cross country meet except one ... finished 23rd at the MIAA Championships (10/20)

Limestone High School

Holds school records in 200-meter dash, 400-meter dash, 4x100-meter relay and 4x200-meter relay ... three-time all-state performer ... four-time all-district and all-conference performer ... also played football

Personal Bio

Born Dec. 3, 1988 ... son of Jacob and Lorrie Pursell

Cross Country
8,000m MIAA Championships 10/22/11 24:24.3
10,000m Chilli Pepper Festival 10/16/10 31:31.71
 
Indoor
800m UCM Mule Relays 1/29/11 1:59.81
1,000m Nebraska Wesleyan Invite 1/21/11 2:34.96
1-mile Concordia Invite 2/12/11 4:18.85
3,000m Nebraska Holiday Inn Invite 1/15/11 8:40.34
  
Outdoor
1,500m Jim Duncan Invite 4/16/11 4:02.49
3,000m Steep Dr. Keeler Invite 5/13/11 9:08.73
5,000m Central Methodist Invite 4/9/11 15:55.77
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