Patrick Bush
Patrick Bush

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianpolis, Ind.

High School:
North Central

Last College:
Ball State

Event:
Sprints



Ball State: Did not compete for the Ball State men's track and field team in 2004 ... 2003 (Outdoor) Recorded a second-place season best in the 400-meter with a time of 48.45 ... had a third-place season-best finish in the 200-meter with a time of 22.27 at the Miami Invitational ... (Indoor) Assisted the Cardinals with three second-place season-best finishes in the 400-meter (48.16), 500-meter (1:04.06) and 600-meter (1:21.38) ... also was a member of the 4x400 relay team that had a first-place season-best finish with a time of 3:17.11 on March 1, at the MAC Championships ... 2001-02 (Outdoor) Ran as a member of the season-best 4x400 relay team that clocked a 3:13.17 on May 11, at the Billy Hayes Invitational in Bloomington, Ind. (Indoor) Aided the 4x400 relay team in a season-best performance with a time of 3:16.30 ... also was a member of the 4x800 team that ran for a season-best time of 10:16.03.

High School: Graduated from North Central High School in 2001 ... varsity letterwinnner in track and field and cross country ... placed fourth at the 2000 USATF Youth Nationals in the 400 and 4x400 relay ... won a state championship with the 1,600-meter relay team in 2001, helping team earn a second-place finish ... as a senior, was conference champion in the 400, and was runner-up at the county, sectional and regional meets ... at the state championships was sixth in the 400 ... top 400 time was clocked at 49.23 seconds ... was part of third-place team at states as a freshman and the fifth-place team during his junior season ... his 4x400 relay team placed seventh at the 1998 state championships ... two-time recipient of his team's mental attitude award.

Personal: Given name is Patrick Darnell Bush, Jr. ... born Feb. 15, 1983 ... son of Patrick and Bonita Bush ... has two brothers, Pierre and Parron Bush and one sister, Pakita ... brother, Pierre, competes for the University of Illinois' track and field team ... intends to major in film studies.