Head cross country coach Greg Hipp gives tips on running in the summer heat
2013:Competed at six meets as a senior... Posted a career-best 5K time of 18:45.44 at the Illinois State Invitational (9-13) to take 29th... Recorded a season-best 6K time of 22:47.00 at the Bradley Classic (10-18)... Placed 13th at the NIU Open (9-6), crossing the finish line at 20:56.81.
2012:Ran in five meets during the season... Ran a season-best time of 19:15.00 at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational (9-29)... Cross the finish line at a season-low 6K time of 23:37.30 at the MAC Championships (10-27)... Placed 11th at the UIC Opener (9-1).
2011:Competed in all seven meets during the year... Registered a career-best 5K time of 19:10.60 at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational (10/1)... Posted a career-low 6K mark of 23:05.10 at the MAC Championships (10/29) in Muncie, Ind... Finished in second among NIU runners at all but one meet in 2011.
2010:Ran at all seven of the meets NIU competed in during the 2010 season... Placed a season-best 30th at the Huskie Open (9/11), where she also set a personal record at 20:36.70... Set a 6K record at the Tori Neubauer Invitational (10/16) with a mark of 24:03.80.
High School: Set club records in 300-meter and 1500-meter run her sophomore year... Gold medalist for Glasgow School of Sports in Scotland in the 3000-meter run as a sophomore.
Personal: Daughter of Trisha and Peter McAuley... Born June 10, 1992... Majoring in kinesiology.