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Dorian Ulrey
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Port Byron, Ill.
High School: Riverdale HS/Northern Iowa
Experience: 1 Letter
Dorian Ulrey
Courtesy: Molly O'Mara, Athletic Media Relations
Release: 10/16/2008

2009 ALL-AMERICAN

2009 NCAA SOUTH CENTRAL REGION RUNNER OF THE YEAR

2009 NCAA SOUTH CENTRAL REGION CHAMPION

2009 ALL-REGION

2009 ALL-SEC

NATIONAL QUALFIER

REGIONAL QUALIFIER

2009: Ulrey was the top Arkansas finisher in all four races he in competed in during the season and didn't finish lower than sixth in a race. He made his Razorback debut at the Chile Pepper Festival. He finished fourth overall and led the Razorbacks with a personal-best 10K time of 29:37.50. His effort earned him SEC Runner of the Week honors. He earned a runner-up finish and All-SEC honors at the SEC Championships. He clocked a personal-best 8,000-meter time of 24:33.30. He was Arkansas' first NCAA Regional Champion since 2004 when he took the 2009 title in Waco, Texas. He clocked a 10K time of 30:24.6 to win his first cross country title in an Arkansas uniform. He ended the season with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships. His 10K time of 29:37.9 earned him the first cross country All-America honor of his career.

2008: Ulrey redshirted the cross country season but competed in indoor and outdoor track and field. In 2009, Ulrey won three individual SEC titles (1,500 meters, mile, 3,000 meters), was a four-time All-American (1,500 meters, mile, 3,000 meters, distance medley relay) and anchored the distance medley relay to a school-record time of 9:28.35 with his 3:54 mile anchor. He was named the SEC Indoor and NCAA Indoor South Central Region Runner of the Year and led Arkansas to SEC Indoor and Outdoor team titles and top-10 finishes at the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships. Ulrey earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District and All-America honors with his 3.50 GPA as a sociology major. He was named the SEC's Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was the recipient of the SEC Sportsmanship Award. He holds a season- and a career-best time of 3:35.23, the No. 2 clocking on Arkansas' all-time list, clocked at the IAAF Golden Gala in Rome in July. Ulrey earned a spot on Team USA with a bronze finish at the 2009 USA Championships. He solidified his spot by achieving the World Championships "A" standard in Rome. In Berlin, he clocked two sub-3:40 1,500-meter times in three days and advanced to the semifinals.

AT NORTHERN IOWA: Ulrey participated in four meets during the 2007 season. His season-best finish came at the Hawkeye Invitational where he earned runner-up honors with a time of 25:04.30 at 8K. He ran a career-best 8K time of 24:43.63 at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship to finish in fifth place. He competed in six meets as a freshman in 2006. His season-best finish came at the Drake Classic (4K, 12:06) and the Bradley Classic (8K 25:07.59) where he took title wins. He earned runner-up honors at the MVC Championships with an 8K time of 25:07.5. He clocked his season-best 8K time of 24:54 at the Jim Drews/Tori Neubuaer Invite where he finished 15th overall. He ended the 2006 season with a 31st-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships (31:54.79) and narrowly missed a trip to the NCAA Championships.

AT RIVERDALE HS: Ulrey was the Illinois State Champion at 1,600 meters during his junior and senior seasons. He holds the state record in the mile with a time of 4:09.

PERSONAL: Born July 11, 1987, he is the son of LeRoy and Cynthia Ulrey. He is enrolled in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and is majoring in sociology. He was a member of the 2009 and 2010 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll. Ulrey was also a member of the Arkansas Athletic Department 2008 Fall and 2009 Spring Athletic Director's Honor Roll (3.50-3.99 GPA) and the 2009 Arkansas Athletic Department Fall Honor Roll (3.00-3.49 GPA).

 


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