Head cross country coach Greg Hipp gives tips on running in the summer heat
2012:Set the school record in both the 5K and 6K during her senior season at NIU... Topped Northern's best 5K times list with a 18:07.81 mark at the NIU Open (9-7), taking third place and helping NIU to a third place team finish behind Northwestern and Marquette... Broke NIU's 6K record with a 21:29.00 time at the Bradley Classic (10-12)... Won the individual title at the UIC Opener (9-1) with a time of 11:24.90 on the two-mile course... Was the top-finishing Huskie in every race in 2012... Finished 20th at the MAC Championships (10-27) with a time of 22:17.60... Earned three top 10 finishes during the year.
2011: Competed in all seven meets during the season, finishing first among Huskie runners in all of them... Placed in the top 12 at two meets - the UIC Opener (9/3) and the NIU Open (9/10)... Finished in the top 70 at every meet but one in 2011... Ran a team-best time in the 5K at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront (10/1) with a mark of 18:55.50... Also ran the fastest 6K time this season for NIU, posting a 22:42.09 clip at the Bradley Classic (10/14).
2010: Took first for the Huskies in every meet for the second straight season... Set a career best for 5K races at the Notre Dame Invitational (10/1) with a time of 18:30.00... Broke her personal 6K record at the Tori Neubauer Invitational (10/16), crossing the finish line at 22:03.60... Notched three top 10 finishes during the season, coming in fourth at the Huskie Open (9/11), eighth at the Badger Classic (9/3) and tenth at the Tori Neubauer Invitational... Earned a spot on the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Cross Country Team with a perfect 4.0 GPA.
2009:Finished first for the Huskies at every regular season competition... Led NIU at the MAC Championships (10/31) with a 27th-place finish in 23.41.60... Set a career best six-kilometer time of 22:30.80 at the Tori Neubauer Invitational (10/17)... Recorded her top 5k time of 18:38 at the Illinois Intercollegiate (9/18)... Had a season-best eighth-place finish at the Huskie Open (9/12) to lead NIU.
High School: Finished first in state in 2007 ... Finished Second in State in 2008 .... Finished fourth in state in 2006 ... Led high school cross country team as a senior and junior to second-place in the Loulee Conference in Wisconsin ... Led high school cross country team as freshman and sophomore to first place in conference ... Finished first in the conference in track in the 1600 m run from 2006-08 ... Finished first in the conference in track in the 88 m run in 2007 and 2008 ... Four-time varsity letterwinner in cross country and three-time varsity letterwinner in track ... Four-time All-Conference first team ... Holds school records in 4x400 m relay, 4x800 m relay, 800 m run, 1600 m run, 3200 m run ... Participated in gymnastics all four years, becoming a four-time varsity letterwinner ... Holds school record in highest beam score .... Finished fourth in state in gymnastics in 2006.
Personal: Daughter of Richard and Jennelle Oldenburg ... Academic All-State ... Majoring in nursing ... Born March 10, 1991