Samantha McConeghey
Samantha McConeghey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Johnston, Iowa

High School:
Johnston

Height:
5-6

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
07/15/1990


2010-11: Cross Country- Ran in four meets during the 2010 season... shattered her personal record at the Tori Neubauer Invitational (10/16) with a time of 25:02.40, topping the previous mark by over three and a half minutes... set a new 5K best time at the Huskie Open (9/11) with a mark of 21:44.90. Indoor-Saw a fifth-place finish in the 5000-meter run with a time of 21:33.67 at the Indiana Wesleyan Invitational (1/29) ... recorded a personal record in the one-mile run with a time of 6:06.23 to place 13th at the Redbird Invite (1/22) ... finished 10th at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/18) in the 3000-meter run with a time of 11:47.79. Outdoor - Finished the 5,000-meter run with a time of 21:44.61 at the Huskie Open (4/23).

2009-10: Cross Country- Set a personal-best in the six-kilometer at the Tori Neubauer race (10/17) with a time of 28:46.8 ... achieved a career-best five-kilometer time at the Illinois Intercollegiate (9/18) with a 24:09. Indoor- Set a personal record in the 3,000-meter run at the Eastern Illinois Early Bird Invitational (12/11) ... finished ninth with a time of 12:16.12 ... finished sixth in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 12:34.43 at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/19). Outdoor- Earned an eighth-place finish in the 3000-meter run at the Wisconsin Twilight Invite (5/8) with a time of 12:34.89... member of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished 12th and with a time of 5:04.10 at UNLV (3/6)... finished 14th in the 1500-meter run at the Redbird Invite (4/24) with a time of 6:05.15.

2008-09: Cross Country- Did not compete. Indoor- Did not compete. Outdoor- Did not compete.

High School: Three-year letterwinner was also her team's most improved cross country athlete three times... helped her team to a fourth-place finish in Iowa as a senior and a sophomore, and to regional championships in both her freshman and junior years.

Personal: Daughter of Julia Burke and NIU assistant track and field coach Mark McConeghey ... born July, 15, 1990 ... enjoys reading and writing ... majoring in English ... admires Steve Prefontaine.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
3,000 Meters 11:47.79 2/18/2011 1,500 Meters 5:40.26 4/30/2010
5,000 Meters 21:33.67 1/29/2011 3,000 Meters 12:34.89 5/8/2010
1 Mile Run 6:06.23 1/22/2011 5,000 Meters 20:52.24 3/26/2011