Katie Janssen
Katie Janssen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Minonk, Ill.

High School:
Fieldcrest

Height:
5-6

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
01/05/1992


01/25/2013

Huskies Start Indiana Relays with Impressive Performances

Rebecca Cronin wins open division of 600 meters

01/18/2013

Northern Illinois Opens Competition at Jack Johnson Classic

Michaela Dwyer sets PR in pentathlon

01/12/2013

Sidra Sherrill Leads Huskies' Strong Showing at Illini Open

Sophomore thrower wins shot put to highlight day for NIU

04/28/2012

Northern Illinois Ends Regular Season on a High Note

Huskies set school records in three events at Drake Relays

04/19/2012

Northern Illinois Opens Weekend in Record-Breaking Fashion

Courtney Oldenburg sets school mark; four more Huskies set personal bests at Kansas, Mt. SAC

2012-13: Indoor- Ran three events at threee different meets... Set a personal record in the mile with a 5:30.21 clip at the Illini Open (1/12)... Also broke her career-low time in the 3000 meters by running 10:54.72 at the Indiana Relays (1/25)... Clocked in at 19:21.25 in the 5000 meters at the Jack Johnson Classic (1/18).Outdoor- Did not compete.

2011-12: Indoor- Ran in three meets, competing in the 3000 meters at each... Set a 3000 meter PR at the IWU Invitational (1/28) with a 11:05.72 mark and a seventh place finish. Outdoor- Ran in four meets during the season... Won the 5000 meters at the UW-Whitewater Alternative Meet (4/28) with a PR time of 18:31.22... Finished in third place in the 5000 meters at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge (3/17) with a 19:19.11 clip... Crossed the finish line at 19:09.03 at the Kansas Relays (4/19), taking 29th in the 5K... Set a career-best time in the 1500 meters with a 4:52.28 mark at the Dr. Keeler Invitational (5/12).

2010-11: Indoor-Placed eighth at the Ball State Quad (2/18) in the 3000-meter run with a time of 11:20.61 ... raced to a personal best time of 5:42.90 in the one-mile run at the Redbird Invite (1/22) to finish ninth ... earned an eighth-place finish in the one-mile run with a time of 5:51.26 at Eastern Illinois Invite (12/11). Outdoor - Placed 11th in the 5000-meter run at the Huskie Open (4/23) with a time of 20:23.78 ... had a personal-best time of 20:13.72 in the 5,000-meter run at the Whitewater Invitational (4/30).

High School:Captain her junior and senior seasons... Named team's most valuable player her sophomore , junior and senior years... Holds school record in the 3200-meter run... Qualified for state in the 3200 meter run her senior year and the 1600 meter run her junior year... State Finalist in the 3200 meter run her senior season and the 1600 meter run her junior season.

Personal:Daughter of Leta Ann and Roger Janssen... Born Jan. 5, 1992... Majoring in speech pathology.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Mile 5:30.21 1/12/2013 1500 Meters 4:52.28 5/12/2012
3000 Meters 10:54.72 1/25/2013 5000 Meters 18:31.22 4/28/2012
5000 Meters 19:21.25 1/18/2013
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