Olivia Myers
Olivia Myers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Normal, Ill.

High School:
Normal Community

Last College:
Illinois-Chicago

Birthdate:
11/04/1989

2009-10: (Cross Country): Ran a season best time of 18:42 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... the third Redbird runner across the finish line at the Midwest Regional, placing 77th with a 6K time of 22:43. (Indoor): Won the 3000-meter run at the Indiana State Dual in a time of 10:21.62 ... set a new personal best in the 3000-meter run with a time of 10:10.33 at the Iowa State Classic and finished in 11th place. (Outdoor): Finished third in the 5000-meter run at the Southern Illinois Spring Classic ... ran a season-best time of 18:02.69 at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 5000-meter run ... ran a personal-best time of 37:00 in the 10,000-meter run at the MVC Outdoor Championships to finish in ninth place.

2008-09: (Cross Country): Competed in six races ... finished 15th at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championship, covering the 5K course in 18:37.20 ... placed 64th, covering the 6K course in a season-best 22:42.80 at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships ... turned in a season-best 5K finish at the Notre Dame Invitational, crossing the finish line in 18:32 to finish 38th ... finished seventh a the Illini 4K Challenge, covering the course in 15:06.20. (Indoor): Turned in a second-place finish in the 3,000-meter run at the Terre Haute Double Dual ... recorded a season-best in the 3,000 (10:09.87) at the Rod McCravy Memorial meet to finish 12th ... was fourth in the 5,000 at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 17:30.79 ... competed in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs at the Valley Championships. (Outdoor): Turned in a fifth-place finish in the 10,000-meter run (37:26.34) at the Valley Outdoor Championships and also finished 14th in the 5,000-meter run ... recorded a season-best 10,000 at the Drake Relays with a time of 37:16.53 for a sixth-place finish ... recorded a second-place finish in the 5,000 with a season-best 17:26.90.

At UIC: During the cross country season, earned All-Horizon League Second-Team honors ... during the outdoor track and field season, led the team in the 3,000-, 5,000-, and 10,000-meter runs ... placed sixth in the 5,000-meter run with a season-best time of 18:34.54 at the Chicagoland Championships ... turned in a ninth-place finish in the 10,000-meter with a time of 39:25.36 at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

At Normal Community HS: Placed 26th at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state meet with a personal-best and school record time of 17:39 ... placed 12th at the 2007 IHSA state track and field meet in the 3,200-meter run ... named track and field and cross country team captain senior year ... qualified for state all four years ... named most valuable runner junior and senior year.

Personal: Born 11/4/89 ... daughter of Bobby and Theresa Myers ... has six siblings Stephanie, Valerie, Joshua, Anastasia, Samuel and Georgia ... major is recreation and park administration.