Dexter Schleis
Dexter Schleis

Germantown, Wis.

High School:


Criminal Justice


Busby Advances To Saturday's Finals

Senior now seeded 10th in 110m hurdles


Track & Field Geared Up For NCAA West Regionals

Panthers hoping to punch their ticket to the NCAA Championships


Records Fall At Cardinal Twilight

Schleis improves on second-place standing in school history


Panthers Win Six Events En Route To Second Place Finish At League Championships

Busby named Horizon League Athlete of the Year for second time in career


Men's Track & Field Poised For Big Finale At League Championships

Panthers send nine to the podium on day two

Photo Gallery

• 2014 Horizon League Outdoor 4x400m Relay Champion
• 2014 Horizon League Indoor 4x400m Relay Champion
• 2013 Horizon League 400m Hurdle Champion
• 2013 Horizon League 60m Hurdle Champion
• 2012 Horizon League 400m Hurdle Champion
• All-League Second Team (2014 110m Hurdles, 2014 Outdoor 400m Hurdles, 2014 Indoor 200m, 2014 60m Hurdles, 2013 Indoor 4x400m Relay, 2012 60m Hurdles)

2014 Indoor: Capped an outstanding career with a solid senior season ... helped Milwaukee cap a dramatic comeback with a league title in the 4x400m relay at the Horizon League Championships ... finished Second-Team All-Horizon League in both the 200m and 60m hurdles ... also came in fourth in long jump at the league championships ... time of 21.86 in the 200m at the league meet now stands tied for fourth in UWM history ... started the season with second-place finishes in the 60m hurdles and the 300m at the John Tierney Triangular Jan. 17 ... time of 35.39 in the 300m now third in Panther history ... also ran the unique indoor 400m hurdle event once, taking second with a time of 54.27 ... in all, finished first or second in running events all but twice on the season. 2014 Outdoor: Closed out career competing in both the 60m hurdles and 400m hurdles at the NCAA West Regional Championships in Austin, Texas ... completed the season sweep with a league title in the 4x400m relay at the Horizon League Championships ... finished league runner-up in both the 110m hurdles and 400m hurdles at the league meet ... posted the second-fastest time in UWM history in the 400m hurdles of 51.68 at the NCAA West Regionals ... moved into second place in Panther history in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.10 for second place at the Louisville Twilight May 16 ... won the 400m hurdles at the Cougar Classic Mar. 22 ... one week later, was second in the 400m hurdles and fourth in the 110m hurdles at the Bill Cornell Invitational ... named Horizon League Runner of the Week after winning the 200m at the Marquette Duals April 4 ... successfully defended Drake Relay title in the shuttle hurdle relay with a school-record time of 56.39 ... also combined to post the second-fastest 4x200m relay time in UWM history of 1:25.41 at the historic Drake Relays April 25 ... in all, tallied 13 top-five individual finishes on the season, including three wins.

2013 Indoor: Crowned league champion in the 60m hurdles with a season-best time of 8.10 ... also came in third in long jump at the Horizon League Championships ... helped shatter the school record in the 4x400m relay twice on the season, including in a runner-up effort at the league meet ... ran the 200m once on the year, taking second at the Panther Tune-Up ... tallied 14 top-10 finishes on the season. Outdoor: Repeated as league champion in the 400m hurdles with a time of 52.94 ... also took sixth in long jump and eighth in the 110m hurdles at the outdoor league championships despite battling illness ... time of 14.42 in prelims of the 110m hurdles at the league meet now stands third all-time in UWM history ... came in 29th overall in the 400m hurdles at the NCAA West Regional in Austin, Texas with a time of 52.61 ... placed second at the Bill Cornel Spring Classic ... posted a season-best time of 51.94 at the storied Mt. SAC Relays for sixth place ... won the 400m hurdles and long jump against Marquette.

2012 Indoor: Was league runner-up in the 60m hurdles ... set the second-fastest time in school history, crossing the line at 8.05 ... finished no worse than seventh in the event on the season ... helped the 400m relay team post the third-fastest time in school history at the league championships ... took eighth in long jump at the league meet ... took first in same event against Marquette with season-best mark of 22-7 3/4 (6.90m) ... also ran the 55m hurdles once, taking third. Outdoor: Was crowned league champion in the 400m hurdles with a time of 52.80 ... shattered his own school record with a time of 51.72 in a second-place finish at the Cardinal Twilight ... finished 44th at the NCAA West Regional ... previously set the top UWM time to 52.24 in the season-opening Vanderbilt Black & Gold ... earned Horizon League Track Athlete of the Week honors after winning the event at the Big Blue Classic ... also took first at the Pacesetter Quadrangular ... took third in the 110m hurdles at the league championships with a time of 14.58 ... that time equaled fifth-best in UWM history ... also took eighth in the long jump at the league meet ... finished outside the top-three in running events once on the season.

2011 Indoor: Finished sixth in 60m hurdles at league championships and posted fifth-best school mark in qualifying ... finished in the top-10 in same event all but two times ... also took fifth at league meet in long jump ... took first in long jump at UWM Panther Tune-Up and second at Marquette Dual Meet. Outdoor: Took second in 400m hurdles at league meet ... finished fifth in same event at Cardinal Twilight ... also took fifth in long jump and 14th in 110m hurdles at league championships.

High School
Lettered all four years at Germantown High School ... competed at the state meet in both the 110m and 300m hurdles as both a junior and senior ... ran in the 300m hurdles as a sophomore ... took fourth in the 110m hurdles and ninth in the 300m hurdles as a junior ... was sixth in the 300m hurdles as a senior ... that year, ran 14.40 in the 110m hurdles, the third-best time in the state ... also ran the seventh-best 300m hurdles time (38.18).

Son of James and Mary Jo Schleis ... brother of former Panther, Adam Schleis ... born March 19, 1992.

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