The Land of Lincoln has produced the many great distance runners that have been successful on the college scene as part of a Big Ten school. This article will take a look at former Illinois preps that are now on the college scene at a Big Ten School and each runner is graded individually by Carson Vittorio!
Carson's grading key:
[A+] Has gone above their expectations they had before they were on the college scene.
[A or A-] Has either matched his/her expectations that they had before they were on the college scene
[B+, B, B-] Has been a little off their expectations, but by a small amount
[C+, C, C-] Has been off their expectations by a good amount, but not a lot
[D+, D. D-] Way off their expectations that they had coming into college