Redbirds are looking for first Valley title under 13th-year head coach Elvis Forde
Women's 4X400-meter relay break school record set a year ago at this same meet
Michigan State and Indiana State are the only other Division I teams slated to compete
The teams travel to Michigan next weekend to compete in the Grand Valley Invitational
The teams will split in two this weekend.
2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day3
Day two of the 2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships
Indoor: Ran a 23.06 in the 200-meter dash at the Indiana State Dual to finish fourth...Captured a personal-best time of 48.64 in the 400-meter run at the Meyo Invitational to finish 23rd in a field of 65...Notched a time of 49.16 in the 400-meter race to finish 11th at the GVSU Big Meet...Picked up a first-place finish as a part of the 4X400-meter relay team with a time of 3:23.27.
Outdoor: Opened up the season with a 49.73 in the 400-meter to earn a top-10 finish at the Jim Duncan Invitational...Notched a third-place finish as a part of the 4X400-meter relay team also at the Jim Duncan Invitational.
Indoor: Took first in the 200-meter dash at the Early Bird Invitational (Dec. 3) with a time of 22.72 ... ran a personal-best time of 7.05 in the 60-meter dash at the Wisconsin Invitational (Jan. 20) ... ran third-fastest time of his career in the 200-meter dash (22.46) at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 3) ... a part of the second-place finishing 4X400-meter relay team at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25), earning All-Valley honors with a time of 3:16.33.
Outdoor: Finished seventh at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29) in the 400-meter dash, posting a time of 48.87 ... took second at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7) in the 400-meter dash with a time of 48.92, only to follow with a third-place finish in the 200-meter dash (22.29) ... ran a personal-best 21.84 in the 200-meter dash at the Sea Ray Relays (April 11) for 15th place ... ran a career-best of 48.02 in the 400-meter dash at the Billy Hayes Invitational (May 4) ... finished sixth in the 400-meter run at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11), recording a time of 48.09 ... named a MVC Scholar-Athlete.
Indoor: Set a new career-mark in the 60-meter dash at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 7.14 ... ran a 22.42 personal-best in the 200-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic ... took first in the 400-meter dash at the Redbird Invite with a time of 51.65 ... recorded a new personal-best in the 400-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 50.31 ... part of the 4X400 relay that finished first at the Early Bird Open and Redbird Invite ... earned All-Valley honors finishing second at the MVC Indoor Championships as part of the 4X400 relay team ... part of the distance medley relay team.
Outdoor: Took third place in the 100-meter dash at the Gateway Classic with a time of 10.96 ... qualified for the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter dash ... Ran a 22.50 to take fifth place at the Lee Calhoun Invite in the 200-meter dash ... Posted a career-best time of 21.93 in the 200-meter dash at the MVC Outdoor Championships to finish ninth ... set a personal-best time of 10.76 in the 100-meter dash at the MVC Championships ... took second at the EIU Big Blue Classic as part of the 4X100 relay team ... took first at the Lee Calhoun Invite as part of the 4X400 relay team ... finished second at the MVC Outdoor Championships as part of the 4X400 relay team ... earned All-Valley honors.
PRIOR TO ISU
At Harvard High School: Named Most Valuable Runner her junior and senior seasons ... was a sectional champion in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, 4X200-meter relay team and long jump her senior season ... finished ninth at the 200-meter dash at the state track meet her junior and senior... earned all-conference honors as a junior ... a member of the team that won sectionals ... holds a career-best time of 10.74 in the 100-meter dash and 22.2 in the 200-meter dash.
Personal: Born 5/25/92... daughter of Ron and Rebecca Kramer ... plans to major in accounting ... siblings are Tyler and Christian.