Jil Kerkman
Jil Kerkman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Union Grove, Wis.

High School:
Union Grove

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
04/17/1990

05/14/2012

68 ISU Student-Athletes Participate in Spring 2012 Commencement

The group represented 13 Redbird sports and 46 competed in the 2011-12 year.

05/13/2012

Jensen, Zillmer Crowned MVC Champs; Five Earn Valley Honors

Women sit in third place, men sit fifth

05/10/2012

Redbirds Are Wichita Bound for 2012 Valley Championships

Women picked to finish second, men to finish fifth

05/04/2012

Redbirds Head to Indiana for Final Tune-Up Before Valley Championships

The meet starts at 2 p.m. with the women's hammer throw

04/27/2012

Women's Distance Medley Relay Takes First at Drake Relays

The relay team set the school record in the process

05/14/2012

2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day3

2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day3

02/26/2012

2012 State Farm MVC Indoor Track & Field Championships

Day two of the 2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships

2011-12

Indoor: Finished first in the 800-meter run at the Big Meet (Feb. 10),running a personal-best time of 2:12.69 ... ran a leg on the distance medley relay team that was crowned conference champions at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25), after posting a time of 11:19.46 ... finished fifth at the conference championships in the 800-meter run, crossing the line at 2:14.73.

Outdoor: Ran a personal-best time of 2:11.79 in the 800-meter run at the Sea Ray Relays (April 11), finishing second ... ran a leg on the first-place finishing distance medley relay team at the Drake Relays (April 28), posting an ISU record-time of 11:19.14 ... ran to a fifth-place finish at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11) in the 800-meter run, crossing the finish line at 2:12.73 ... ran a leg on the 4X400-meter relay team at the same meet, finishing fourth with a time of 3:44.36.

2010-11

Indoor: Finished third in the 600-meter run at the Redbird Invite with a time of 1:38.38 ... took first at the Redbird Invite with a time of 2:18.01 in the 800-meter run ... ran a personal best 2:13.88 at the Iowa State Classic in the 800-meter run ... finished sixth at the MVC Indoor Championships in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:17.22 ... recorded back-to-back fourth-place finishes as part of the 4X400 relay team ... earned All-Valley honors as part of the distance medley relay team which finished first at the MVC Indoor Championships.

Outdoor: Placed second at the Lee Calhoun Invite in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:14.88 ... set a personal-best in the 800-meter run during the prelims at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a time of 2:12.63 ... finished fifth at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:12.99 ... took first as part of the 4X400 relay team at the Lee Calhoun Invite.

2009-10

Indoor: Finished second in the 400-meter dash at the Early Bird Open, with a time of 1:00.90 ... recorded a personal-best time in the 400-meter dash at the EIU Friday Night Special with 1:00.72 ... was 38th at the Iowa State Classic in the 800-meter run with a mark of 2:20.18.

Outdoor: Took second in the 800-meter run at the SIU Spring Classic with a time of 2:18.34 ... finished third in the 800-meter run at the EIU Big Blue Classic with a time of 2:17.60 ... was fifth at the Redbird Spring Invite in the 800-meter run with a mark of 2:16.62 ... finished 17th in the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:19.12.

2008-09

Indoor): All-Missouri Valley Conference in the distance medley relay ... relay finished third at the championships with a time of 11:52.84 ... turned in a season-best 800 at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 2:17.28 to finish 16th.

Outdoor): Finished fourth in the 800-meter run at the SIU Spring Classic ... clocked in with a season-best 800 performance at the Billy Hayes Invitational to finish 15th with a time of 2:17.08 ... finished 13th with a season-best 4:56.35 in the 1,500-meter run at the EIU Big Blue Classic.

At Union Grove High School: Won the 800-meter run at the 2008 regional and sectional championships ... placed third in the 800 at the 2008 Wisconsin State Division 2 Track and Field Championships ... ran a 2:18.04 in the 800 her senior year ... 2007 Wisconsin State Division 2 Track and Field Championship runner-up in the 800-meter run (2:16.58) ... anchored the 4x800-meter relay team that won the 2007 state title with a time of 9:36.64 ... recorded her best finish in a 4K race with a time of 15:40 her senior year ... was the cross country and track and field team captain her senior season.

Personal: : Born 4/17/90 ... daughter of Robert and Kelli Kerkman ... major is exercise science.