|Hometown:||Sioux Falls, S.D.|
|High School:||Sioux Falls Roosevelt|
Oklahoma Program Record Holder -- 10,000-Meter Run (28:39.54)
2012 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (5,000-Meter Run, 10,000-Meter Run)
2012 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (3,000-Meter Run, 5,000-Meter Run)
2011 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (5,000-Meter Run, 10,000-Meter Run)
2011 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (3,000-Meter Run, 5,000-Meter Run)
Indoor Collegiate Bests
3,000-Meter Run: 7:56.04
5,000-Meter Run: 13:52.00
Outdoor Collegiate Bests
1,500-Meter Run: 3:44.13
5,000-Meter Run: 13:51.24
10,000-Meter Run: 28:39.54
(Indoor) Ran 8:10.06 to finish ninth in the invitational 3,000-meter run at the Gladstein Invitational ... Ran the 3,000-meter in 7:56.04 at the Tyson Invitational ... Finished fifth in the 3,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championship (8:03.63) and fourth in the 5,000-meter run (13:55.24). (Outdoor) Won the 1,500-meter run at the Bobby Lane Invitational (3:53.11) ... Ran 1:57.27 in the 800-meter run ... Set a new program standard in the 10,000-meter run, finishing sixth overall at the Stanford Invitational (28:39.54) ... Named Big 12 Male Athlete of the Week on April 11 ... Finished fifth in the Olympic Development mile run at the Penn Relays (4:04.11) ... Ran 3:44.13 to finish third in the 1,500-meter run at the Arkansas Twilight ... Finished third in the 10,000 (29:35.48) and fifth in the 5,000 (14:03.54) at the Big 12 Championship ... Finished 22nd in the 10,000-meter run at the NCAA West Preliminary (30:59.58).
(Indoor) Opened the season with a time of 4:11.46 in the mile at the Gladstein Invitational ... Lowered mile time to 4:10.77 en route to finishing second at the Big 12 vs. SEC Challenge ... Lowered time in the 3,000-meter run by over 30 seconds with a time of 8:04.61 at the GaReat Invitational ... Clocked a 13:52.00 in the 5,000-meter run at the Husky Classic ... Finished seventh in both the 3,000-meter run (8:10.30) and the 5,000-meter run (14:04.76) at the Big 12 Championships. (Outdoor) Ran the first leg of the 4x1,500-meter relay that finished second at the Texas Relays with a time of 15:27.17 ... Clocked 3:48.55 in the 1,500-meter run at the North Carolina Invitational ... Ran the 1,500 in 3:47.72 at the John McDonnell Invitational ... Ran 13:51.24 in the 5,000-meter run at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... Finished fifth in the 10K at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 29:22.09 and seventh in the 5K with a time of 14:07.01.
(Indoor) Finished fourth in the open 3,000-meter run at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 8:36.32. (Outdoor) Opened collegiate outdoor career with a sixth-place finish in the third section of the 5,000-meter run at the Stanford Invitational, clocking a time of 14:16.41 ... Lowered season time in 5K down to 14:02.94 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational ... Finished 11th in both the 5,000-meter run (14:16.78) and the 10,000-meter run (29:57.91) at the Big 12 Championship.
(Indoor) Redshirted. (Outdoor) Redshirted.
Named the most valuable performer for the second straight year in the Class A competition in the 2008 Dan Lennon Invitational after winning both the 1600 (4:32.32) and the 3200 (9:27.25) ... Named the 2007-08 Gatorade Cross Country Men's Runner of the Year for the state of South Dakota ... Finished second in the 1,600-meter run at the 2008 South Dakota Class AA State Championship with a time of 4:26.10 ... Won the 2007 South Dakota Class AA State Championship in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 9:28.87 ... Also finished second in the 1600 at the same meet ... Awarded the South Dakota Activities Association "Gold Medal" award for fastest time of all South Dakota classes in the 3,200-meter run ... Took the title in the 2006 South Dakota Class AA Cross Country Championships in a 5K time of 15:26 ... Finished third in the 2007 South Dakota Class AA Cross Country Championships despite battling mono ... Helped lead cross country team to second-place finishes in both 2006 and 2007 ... Won the 1,600-meter run in 4:40.01 and the 3,200-meter run in 9:34.74 and received the Boys' Class A MVP honors at the 2007 Dan Lennon Invitational ... Won the 5K in the 2007 Mack Butler Invitational with a time of 16:53 ... Ran a personal best mile of 4:19.51 at the Nike Outdoor Nationals ... Recorded 5K times of 15:52 and 15:42, respectively, at the 2007 Nike Team Heartland Regional and the 2007 Footlocker Midwest Regional ... Finished 13th in the two-mile run, 9:27.18, at the 2008 Nike Indoor Nationals ... Holds high school program records in both the 1600- and 3200-meter run.
Full name is Bill Lee Kogel ... Son of Jeff and Cinda Kogel ... Has two siblings, Pam and Lynn.