Kim Ebbesen
Kim Ebbesen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bartlett, Ill.

High School:
Bartlett

Birthdate:
11/06/1987

2008-09: (Cross Country): Crossed the finish line with a season-best time of 18:38 at the Notre Dame Invitational 5K and 22:43.20 at the Pre-Nationals 6K in Terre Haute, Ind. ... finished 27th at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championship, completing the 5K course in 18:59.33 ... was 147th at the NCAA Midwest Regional, with a 6K time of 23:53.20. (Indoor): Earned a second-place finish at the Redbird Invitational in the 3,000-meter run posting a personal-best time of 10:29.31 ... ran a season-best in the mile with a time of 5:26.41 at the Wisconsin Elite Invite ... posted a time of 18:20.67 at the Iowa Classic. (Outdoor): Won the 10,000-meter title with a season-best 37:46.13 at the EIU Big Blue Classic ... finished ninth in the 10,000 at the Valley championships, just one position short of scoring for the Redbirds ... turned in a time of 17:53.70 in the 5,000-meter run at the Pacesetter Invitational to finish fifth.

2007-08: (Cross Country): Competed in six races ... finished 26th at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championship, completing the 5K course in 18:34.64 ... took 11th at the Illini Challenge with a personal-best 4K time of 15:07.00 ... recorded best 5K finish of the season at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 18:34 (30th) ... was 86th at the NCAA Midwest Regional, setting a personal-best 6K of 22:12. (Indoor): Recorded a season-best 3,000-meter run posting a time of 10:34.64 to place second at the Redbird Invite ... turned in a season-best performance in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:08.04 at the Indiana Relays. (Outdoor): Placed fourth with a time of 18:14.63 in the 5,000 at the SIU Spring Classic ... clocked in with a time of 37:50.68 in the 10,000 to place ninth at the State Farm Missouri Valley Outdoor Conference Track and Field Championships.

2006-07: (Cross Country): Competed in all seven races ... posted her best finish (10th) at the Illini Challenge 5K ... recorded best 5K time of 18:59.18 and finished in 13th place at the Bradley Open ... completed the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational 5K in 19:09 (46th) ... finished in 38th place (19:23.45) at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships. (Indoor): Competed in five races... placed second and recorded a season-best time in the 3,000-meters (10:47.45) at the Redbird Invite ... recorded a season-best (5:27.04) in the mile run at the Edmonds Cup ... had a season-best (18:26.24) in the 5,000-meters at the Hoosier Relays. (Outdoor): Finished second at the Big Blue Classic in the 10,000-meters ... ran a season-best time in the 10,000-meters (37:04.61) at the Drake Relays ... finished ninth, turning in a season-best time of 17:36.81 in the 5,000-meters at the Vanderbilt Invite ... clocked a 10:27.63 in the 3,000-meters at the Jim Duncan Invite ... placed seventh at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships.

At Bartlett HS: State qualifier for cross country during freshman through senior years ... all-conference performer all four years ... team captain senior year ... qualified for state in track and field in the two-mile run freshman and senior years ... also played basketball in high school ... her basketball team finished second in the state.

Personal: Born 11/6/87 ... daughter of Jeff and Connie Ebbesen ... major is accounting ... father, Jeff, played football and ran track at Augustana.

TRACK & FIELD PERSONAL-BESTS

3,000-meter run 5,000-meter run 10,000-meter run
INDOOR 10:34.63 18:08.04 -
OUTDOOR 10:27.63 17:36.81 37:04.61

CROSS COUNTRY SEASON-BESTS

5K 6K
2007 18:34 22:12
2006 18:59.18 23:20