This is Glover's fourth-straight title in the javelin
This is the last chance for ISU to get some races under its belt before the conference championships next weekend
This is the only home meet for the Redbirds this outdoor season
ISU battled tough conditions, including cold temperature and wind
Redbird women steeplers now rank one, two, three in the Valley
Outdoor: Ran to a first-place finish in the 1,500-meter run at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7), with a personal-best time of 4:39.67 ... finished third in the 5,000-meter run at the Sea Ray Relays (April 11) with a personal-best time of 17:49.27.
Indoor: Ran to a third-place finish at the Redbird Invite in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:26.78 ... ran a personal-best 2:19.45 in the 800-meter run at the MVC Indoor Championships ... took 12th at the MVC Indoor Championships with a career-best 5:12.52 mile ... took first as part of the distance medley relay team at the Keck Invitational.
Outdoor: Ran a season best 2:22.45 800-meter run at the Lenny Lyles Invitational ... ran a career-best 4:50.70 in the 1,500-meter run at the Lee Calhoun Invite ... set a new personal-best in the 5,000-meter run at the EIU Big Blue Classic with a time of 18:29.43.
At Carl Sandburg High School: Earned all-state, all-sectional, all-regional and all-conference honors during her senior cross country season ... finished third overall at the IHSA AAA state cross country meet with a time of 17:19 ... led the team to a second-place team finish ... named the team MVP in cross country and track as a senior ... finished in 11th place at the state cross country meet her junior season with a time of 17:26 ... a member of the 4X800 meter relay that placed eighth at state ... recorded a personal-best time of 2:16.60 in the 800-meter run and 5:09.00 in the 1600-meter run.
PRIOR TO ISU
Personal: Born: 4/15/92 ... daughter of Larry and Cindy Christensen ... siblings are Brigitte and Laura ... her dad, Larry, wrestled and played baseball at Chicago State and her sister, Laura, played softball at Benedictine University ... major health/physical education.