2007: Completed one of the most accomplished careers of any Jayhawk runner ... Earned Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honors ... Became the fifth Jayhawk and the first since Billy Mills in 1959 to be a two-time All-American ... Placed 39th at the NCAA Championships (30:36) ... Earned all-conference honors by placing fifth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 24:51 ... Named all-region with his fifth place finish at the Midwest Regionals in a personal best 10K time of 30:11 ... Won the Bob Timmons Invitational with a time of 25:49 ... Placed first at the Kansas State vs. Kansas Duel with a winning 5K time of 15:07 ... Ran a personal best 8K time of 23:47 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals (placed 25th) ... Finished as the team's top runner in every meet.
2006: Won the Big 12 Championship with a time of 24:34.1 ... Earned All-America honors with a 26th place finish at the NCAAA Championships (31:34.3) ... Finished in eighth place at the NCAA Midwest Regional (30:59.5) and was named all-region ... Won the KSU Invitational with a 5k time of 14:57.2 ... Was runner-up at the Bob Timmons Invitational (25:39.19) ... Ran the Roy Griak Invitational in a season best time of 24:53.8 and placed 10th ... Finished as the team's number one runner in five out of seven meets ... Excelled in the classroom and was named Academic All-Big 12.
2005: Finished second on the team and 87th overall at the NCAA Championships ... Finished 15th overall (31:22) at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, good for all-region honors ... Named all-conference after finishing 10th overall at the Big 12 Championships (24:20) ... Finished 52nd overall at the NCAA Pre-Nationals (24:35.0) ... Ran 24:53 at the Roy Griak Invitational, good for 22nd ... Started the season by winning the first two races of the year (Bob Timmons Invitational and KSU/KU Dual).
2004: Had a tremendous freshman campaign ... Competed in all six team events for KU ... Had a third place finish at the Bob Timmons Invitational with a time of 26:21.14 ... Ran to a seventh place finish at the KSU Invitational (25:44.5) ... Finished in 74th place at the Roy Griak Invitational (25:53) ... Came in 129th at the NCAA Pre-Nationals with a time of 25:30.9 ... Saved his best 8K time of the year for the Big 12 Championships (25:11.54), coming in 19th place and second on the team ... Finished 17th at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships (31:03.92), helping the team to a fourth place finish.
High School: Owns the Nebraska state record for the 1600 and 3200 meters ... Crowned state champion nine times in his high school career (cross country, 01', 02', 03,' in the 1600m, 03', 04', in the 3200m 03', 04', in the 3200m relay 03',04') ... Named the Gatorade Nebraska Track Athlete of the Year in 2003 and 2004 ... Named the Kearney Hub Male Track athlete of the year in 2003, 2004 and the Kearney Hub Athlete of the Year in 2004 ... While at Kearney High, helped the track team to three consecutive state championships under head coach Roger Mathiesen, part of a string of 11 straight.
High School: Son of Stan and Sheila Wissel ... Born April 25, 1985, in Belleville, Kan. ... Majoring in accounting and history.