Redbirds head to Northern Iowa for MVC Championships next weekend.
This meets serves as one final tune-up before the conference championships
The teams wrap up the regular season at Purdue next weekend
She holds second furthest throw in the NCAA this season
Indoor: Finished fourth at the Redbird Open with a leap of 16-02.50 (4.94m) in the high jump...Jumped to a personal-best mark of 36-10.50 (11.24m) in the triple jump...Finished 15th at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships with a leap of 36-05.00 (11.10m) in the triple jump.
Outdoor: Competed in the triple jump in both SIUE Cougar Invite and Bill Cornell Spring Classic.
PRIOR TO ISU
H.D. Jacobs High School: Competed in the long and triple jumps ... two-time state qualifier ... placed third at the 2012 IHSA Class 3A State Championships in the triple jump, leaping to a mark of 38-09.00 ... placed third in 2011 at the state meet in the triple jump with a mark of 37-10.50 ... holds personal-best marks of 39-01.25 and 17-04.50 in the triple and long jumps, respectively.
Personal: Born 12/08/1993 ... daughter of Phil and Joan Virgilio ... siblings are Matt, Anthony, Airin and Tess ... plans to major in food nutrition and dietetics.