This is the sixth-straight honor for the team.
Thats the first top-10 finish for the Redbird women since 2003.
A total of 604 student-athletes will attempt to advance to nationals in Louisville, Ky.
Sigg holds the highest GPA with a 4.0 in Nursing
It was the first time since 1984 that the Redbirds successfully defended their title
Redbird Invitational 2013
Redbird Women's XC - MVC Champions
Redbird XC - Illinois Intercollegiate Championships
Competed in five events this season, including the Midwest Regional...Earned All-Conference honors, All-Midwest honors and Valley Scholar Athlete honors...Finished in the top-20 in all five of her events, including three top-five finishes...Opened up the season with a 5K time of 17:22 to finish third at the Illinois Intercollegiate...Ran a 21:37.0 6K at the Griak Invitational to finish 11th...Notched a career-best 6K time of 20:44 at the Bradley Classic to finish second...Picked up another second-place finish at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships with a 5K time of 17:30, which helped lead the team to a conference championship...Concluded the season with a 19th place 6K finish at the Midwest Regional.
Placed fourth at the Hawkeye Invitational with a personal-best 4K performance of 14:50.50 ... ran to a ninth-place finish at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, hosted by ISU with a time of 18:01, also a personal best ... helped the women's team to a second-place finish at the Bradley Classic with a personal-best 6K of 22:21.23 ... ran to a 24th-place finish at the 2011 State Farm MVC Championships, helping the women's team to their first MVC title since the Gateway Conference was absorbed by the MVC in 1992 with a 5K time of 18:45.8.
PRIOR TO ISU
Tuscola High School: Participated in track, cross country, basketball, softball and volleyball ... holds school record for most stolen bases in softball ... sectional qualifier in cross country her sophomore season ... placed sixth at the indoor track state meet ... won the July 4th Freedom Celebration 5K with a time of 18:34 ... placed 15th out of a field of 3,710 competitors at the Champaign Half Marathon with a time of 1:31:00 ... named MVP for volleyball her senior year.
Personal: Born 1/25/1991 ... daughter of Terry Brewer and Mary Ann Pattenavde... siblings are Courtney Brewer, Jimmy Pattenavde, Ryan Pattenavde and Scott Pattenaude ... plans to major in marketing.