Five Redbirds rank nationally on the women's side
The quest for Tim Glover's third-straight NCAA title in the javelin starts here
Sealy won her eighth-straight title in the 400-meter dash
The Redbirds had four All-Valley performers and a conference champion on the day
Women picked to finish third, men sixth
ISU Track & Field - MVC Indoor Championships
Day 2 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships
Friday at the Drake Relays
Thursday at the Drake Relays (4/25)
NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship Preliminary Rounds | Day 2
Indoor: Crowned Missouri Valley Conference Champion as part of the distance medley relay team that ran an 11:49.46 at the Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25), earning All-Valley honors ... followed with a fourth-place finish in the mile at the Valley Championships with a personal-best time of 4:58.48 ... finished first in the mile at the Big Meet (Feb. 10), running a 4:59.13 ... followed that with a personal-best performance in the 3,000-meter run, finishing ninth with a time of 10:00.02.
Outdoor: Won the Missouri Valley Conference title in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, running a 10:35.82 at the Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11) ... claimed a fifth-place finish at the championships in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:33.64 ...ran a leg of the first-place finishing distance-medley relay team at the Drake Relays (April 28), winning the women's team their first title in the event with a time of 11:19.14 ... ran a personal-best 10:30.43 in the steeplechase at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays, finishing eighth ... won the steeplechase at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7), turning in a time of 10:33.96 ... named a Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete ... earned a spot on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team.
Indoor: Finished fourth at the Indiana State Dual with a time of 2:19.38 in the 800-meter run ... set a new personal-best time of 2:18.09 in the 800-meter run at the EIU Friday Night Special ... turned in a personal-best 4:59:95 mile at the EIU Friday Night Special to earn third ... finished fourth in the mile at the MVC Indoor Championships with a time of 5:04.01 ... earned All-Valley honors as part of the distance medley relay team that placed first at the MVC Indoor Championships.
Outdoor: Set a career-mark in the 800-meter run at the Beach Invitational with a time of 2:15.72 ... set a personal-best in the 1,500-meter run at the Lee Calhoun Invite, turning in a time of 4:37.58 ... finished eighth at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:41.45 ... took back-to-back first-place finishes at the EIU Big Blue Classic and the Lenny Lyles Invitational in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with times of 10:56.65 and 10:51.62, respectively ... earned All-Valley honors in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a second-place performance at the MVC Outdoor Championships, turning in a time of 10:40.06 ... qualified for the NCAA West Regional in the 3,000-meter steeplechase where she ran a personal-best 10:33.66 to finish 30th ... a member of the 4X800 relay team that placed eighth at the Drake Relays.
PRIOR TO ISU
At Maine South High School: Qualified for the cross country state track meet all four years in the 3-mile run ... finished 19th at the IHSA AAA state cross country meet her sophomore season ... took 24th place her junior season at the IHSA cross country state meet ... finished eighth in the 800-meter dash her junior year and finished in 12th place at the IHSA AAA state meet in the 800-meter run senior year ... earned all conference honors all four seasons at Maine South ... was a three-time conference champion in cross country.
Personal: Born 11/24/1991 ... daughter of Ted Zillmer and Michelle Klein ... her father played basketball at Trinity, while her mother ran track at Northern Illinois ... her sister, Lauren, swam at Eastern Illinois ... major is special education.