Rebecca Cronin
Rebecca Cronin

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bartlett, Ill.

High School:
Bartlett

Height:
5-9

Position:
Sprints

Birthdate:
03/18/1991


07/08/2014

Four Huskies Named to Academic All-MAC Team

Cronin, Schad, Tarter and Totzke earn conference honor

05/17/2014

Two More NIU Records Fall on Final Day of MAC Championships

Meghan Heuer tops 1500 meters record, 4x400 relay mark beaten by five seconds

05/16/2014

Heptathlon Record Falls Once More on Day Two at MAC Championships

Claudette Day becomes first Huskie to top 5,000 points en route to fourth-place finish

05/10/2014

Huskies Break Two School Records at Wisconsin Open

Meghan Heuer, Sidra Sherrill add names to record book

04/26/2014

NIU Crushes 4x800 Relay Record to Close Penn Relays

Olson, Heuer, Burr and Cronin top school record by over 20 seconds

2013-14: Indoor- Ran at seven meets in the Huskies' indoor season... Set the school record in the 600 meters at the Laker Early Bird (12/6), clocking in at 1:33.35 en route to a second-place finish... Qualified for the MAC Championships (2/28) in the 800 meters, where she ran a season-best time of 2:10.56 in the prelims before claiming sixth in the finals at 2:12.01... Helped set the NIU record in the 4x400 relay at the MAC meet with a time of 3:47.15...Registered a season-low 58.87 clip in the 400 meters to place fifth at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/21)... Won the 800 meters at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) with a time of 2:15.20... Placed third in the 600 meters at the Illini Classic (1/18) with a 1:36.78 clip... Ended the season with five top-five finishes.Outdoor- Competed in six meets during the season...Helped set a new school record in the 4x400 meters, running the second leg of a group that crossed the finish line at 3:41.01... Also ran the anchor leg of NIU's record-setting 4x800 relay team that clocked in at 8:59.14 during the Penn Relays (4/26)... Finished fourth in the 800 meters at the MAC Championships (5/17), running a season-best time of 2:09.49... Clinched a spot in the conference meet with a 2:09.76 run at the Wisconsin Open (5/10)... Won the 800 meters at the Blue Demon Invitational (4/19) with a 2:12.66 clip... Also finished first in the 800 meters at the Cougar Classic (3/22)... Ran 59.63 at SIU Edwardsville in her only run at the 400 meters.

2012-13:Indoor- Competed in one meet - the Indiana Relays (1/25) - for the Huskies... Earned an event title in the 600 meters with a 1:35.71 clip... Ran 58.99 in the 400 meters, placing 15th... Missed the remainder of the indoor season due to injury.Outdoor- Did not compete due to injury.

2011-12: Indoor- Set the NIU 800 meters record at the MAC Championships (2/25), crossing the finish line at 2:10.43 en route to a third place finish... Earned four event titles on the year, including 800 meters wins at the IWU Invitational (1/28) and the Cyclone Holiday Preview (12/9)... Also won in the 600 yards at the Bill Easton Classic (1/7) and the 600 meters at the Illini Open (1/14)... Took third place finishes at the Ball State Quadrangular's (2/17) 400 meters and 800 meters at the Illini Classic (1/21). Outdoor- Competed in five meets during the season... Set the NIU record in the 800 meters with a 2:08.94 run at the Kansas Relays (4/21)... Helped set the school records in the 4x400 relay (3:46.21) and the sprint medley relay (3:54.71) at the Texas Relays (3/28)... Contributed to the NIU records in the 4x800 relay (9:28.25) and distance medley relay (11:46.58) at the Drake Relays (4/27)... Won the 800 meters at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) with a 2:13.74 clip... Finished in sixth place at the MAC Championships (5/12) with a 2:09.55 run in the finals... Placed third at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge (3/17) with a time of 2:12.16... Ran the 400 meters at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational (4/14), placing third with a time of 58.31.

2010-11: Indoor-Ran a leg of the 4x200-meter relay team that set a school record with a time of 1:43.42 at the Indiana Wesleyan Invite (1/29) ... finished first at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/18) in the 800 meter run, recording a personal best time of 2:16.76 ... notched a second personal-best record in the 400-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic (2/10) to place 17th with a time of 58.90 ... finished second at the Indiana Wesleyan Invite (1/29) in the 400-meter dash with a time of 59.69 ... helped the 4x400-meter relay team to five top-five finishes including top-five performances at Ball State (2/18), Indiana Wesleyan (1/29), Eastern Illinois (12/11), Wisconsin Classic (1/15), and Redbird Invite (1/22)... placed 13th in the 800-meter run at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25) with a time of 2:17.27 ... contributed to the 4x400 meter relay team sixth-place at the MAC Indoor Championship (2/25) clocking in at 3.50.55. Outdoor - Assisted in the 4x400-meter relay clocking in at 3:58.11 with a fifth-place finish at the Tom Botts Invitational (4/09/11) ... finished the 800-meter run with a time of 2:16.73 placing 20th at the Tennessee Sea Ray Relays (4/16/11) ... ran the first leg of the Huskies' first-place 4x400-meter relay team with a time of 3:58.08 at the Huskie Open (4/23) ... had a second-place finish in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.66 ... took fifth-place in the 800-meter run at the MAC Championships in a time of 2:14.47 (5/14).

2009-10: Indoor- Member of the 4x400m relay team that raced to a season-best 3:56.69 at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/27) ... achieved a personal-best time in the 400-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic (2/12), with a time of 59.60 ... notched a personal-best mark in the triple jump at the Eastern Illinois Early Bird Invitational (12/11) when she leapt to a fifth-place mark of 36-00.75 ... member of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished third at the Panther Open (1/16) in a time of 4:02.65 . Outdoor- Ran a time of 26.78 in the 200-meter dash at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/28) placing ninth... finished the 400-meter dash in a time of 1:00.37 at UNLV (3/6) to finish 13th... earned an 11th place finish in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:04.39...ran a leg of the 4x100m relay team finished in a second place time of 51.00 ... member of the 400m relay team that finished eighth at MAC outdoor championship with a time of 3:49.8.

High School: Finished second in the triple jump and 300m hurdles and third in the 4x100 meter relay at the Upstate Eight Conference championships ... finished sixth in the triple jump at the state championships ... named Bartlett High School most valuable player in both field and sprint events her senior year ... varsity B letterwinner her senior year ... holds school records in the 300m hurdles (45.1) and the triple jump (37-5.5) ... achieved a meet record at the Cougar Twilight Invitational in the triple jump with a score of 37-5 .5 ... played basketball all four years at Bartlett.

Personal: Daughter of Joe and Linda Cronin ... Born March 18, 1991 ... Majors in business administration.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
400 Meters 57.68 2/17/2012 200 Meters 26.78 5/28/2010
600 Meters 1:33.35 12/6/2013 400 Meters 58.24 4/23/2011
600 Yards 1:26.12 1/7/2012 400 Hurdles 1:04.39 5/14/2010
800 Meters 2:10.43 2/25/2012 800 Meters 2:08.94 4/21/2012
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