2002 (Cross Country): Sat out the season as a redshirt.

2001 (Cross Country): Competed in six races for the Brown and Gold as a junior ... ran a career best 26:17 over 8K at the Illini Invitational ... finished 43rd at the Mid-Continent Conference Championships.

2000 (Cross Country): Ran in all six meets for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... season best time of 26:39 was at the Mid-Con Championships.

1999 (Cross Country): Participated in five meets as a freshman ... turned in a season-best 27:21 at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Bucs ... a two-time All-Conference performer.

Personal: Rick is the son of Rick and Connie Wenger ... major is mechanical engineering ... born February 28, 1981.