This is the third-straight NCAA Outdoor Championship for Smith
Nine runners and throwers will represent ISU
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
Outdoor: Opened with a personal-best performance in the 1,500-meter run at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29), crossing the line with a time of 4:37.56 ... finished fourth in the 3,000-meter run at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7) with a personal-best time of 10:25.94 ... ran a 10:59.45 in the first-ever 3,000-meter steeplechase of her career at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (April 20), finishing first ... ran a personal-best 10:50.20 in the steeplechase, finishing fourth at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11).
PRIOR TO ISU
St. Francis High School: (Cross Country): Four-year letter winner ... three-time all-conference selection ... ran a 17:23 to a fifth-place finish at the Illinois State Meet, earning all-state honors ... voted MVP by peers junior and senior seasons ... state participant freshman year. (Track): Placed seventh in the 1,600-meter run at the Illinois State Meet with a time of 5:10 her junior season ... all-state participant in the 3,200-meter and 1,600-meter runs sophomore year ... all-conference selection ... two-time MVP as voted on by her peers ... earned the title of Athlete of the Year at St. Francis.
Personal: Born 9/19/1992 ... daughter of Bill and Eileen McShea ... siblings are Erin, Kevin, Meghan and Caleen ... plans to major in elementary education.