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Frezer Legesse
Position: Distance
Other Position: Distance
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Oklahoma City, Okla.
High School: Oklahoma Christian

• Oklahoma Program Record Holder -- Distance Medley Relay (9:29.44)

• 2013 Big 12 Indoor Champion (DMR)
• 2013 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (DMR)

• 2013 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (800-Meter Run)
• 2013 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (Mile)
• 2012 NCAA First Team Indoor All-American (DMR)

• 2012 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (1,000-Meter Run, Mile)
• 2011 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (1,000-Meter Run, Distance Medley Relay)

Indoor Collegiate Bests
800-Meter Run: 1:49.76
1,000-Meter Run: 2:22.76
Mile: 3:58.95

Outdoor Collegiate Bests
800-Meter Run: 1:51.24
1,500-Meter Run: 3:43.95

2013
(Indoor)
Part of the quartet that combined to break the Distance Medley Relay program record (9:29.44) at the Alex Wilson Invitational, by running the opening, 1,200-meter leg of the race...Ran the 1,200m, opening leg of the championship distance medley relay team (9:42.37) at the 2013 Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships, finished fifth in the mile with a 4:04.17 run and took seventh in the 800m run stopping the clock at 1:54.63 to earn three All-Big 12 honors throughout the meet...and took seventh in the 800m run with 1:54.63...Finished fourth in the mile with a 4:01.68 effort at the Meyo Invitational...Opened his senior season with the second-best time in Oklahoma indoor track and field history in the men's 1,000m run at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a personal-best time of 2:22.76.

2012

(Indoor) Ran 1:52.31 to finish third in the 800-meter run at the UW Indoor Preview ... Ran second leg of the fifth-place 4x800-meter relay at the UW Indoor Preview (7:38.12) ... Took second in the invitational mile at the Gladstein Invitational (4:03.73) ... Ran 1:54.76 to finish third in the 800-meter invitational ... Set a new personal best in the 800-meter run, crossing the line in 1:49.76 at the Razorback Invitational ... Ran the anchor leg of the second-place distance medley relay at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Team ran 9:30.13, an NCAA automatic qualifying time and OU program record ... Met the NCAA automatic qualifying time in the mile with a 3:58.95 to finish fourth at the Tyson Invitational ... Finished fourth in the 1,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championship (2:25.94) after qualifying with a collegiate best 2:24.73 ... Ran 4:06.79 to finish third in the mile final ... Ran the 800-meter leg of the sixth-place distance medley relay team (9:36.90) at the NCAA Indoor Championship. (Outdoor) Finished 12th in the second section of the 1,500-meter run at the Stanford Invitational ... Ran 1:52.24 in the 800-meter run at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... Ran 1:52.52 to finish seventh in the 800-meter run at the Arkansas Twilight ... Finished 15th in the 1,500-meter prelims at the Big 12 Championship.

2011
(Indoor)
Took fifth in the 800 at the Texas A&M Challenge with a time of 1:52.70...Seventh in the 800 at the Big 12 vs. SEC Challenge with a time of 1:52.71...Finished fifth in the mile at the GaReat Invitational with a time of 4:06.08...Finished sixth in the 1,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 2:26.41...Ran the anchor leg of the distance medley relay that was third with a time of 9:51.42. (Outdoor) Redshirted.

At Oklahoma Christian

A three-time All-American on the NAIA level...Finished fifth in the 1,500-meter run at the 2010 NAIA Championships with a time of 3:50.75...Also finished eighth in the 800 with a time of 1:53.92...Ran the third fastest mile in OC history (4:07.72) as he finished 14th at the Music City Distance Carnival...Qualified for the finals of the 1,000-meter run at the 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships with a prelims time of 2:30.31...Won the 1,500-meter run at the 2010 Oregon Twilight with a time of 3:50.50.

High School
Earned all-state cross country honors...Named to the all-city first team...Won the all-city championship.

Personal
The son of Mulugeta Legesse and Addis Tadesso...Has two siblings, Fraol and Tsega...Born in Ethiopia...Enjoys playing soccer.

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