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 Women's XC - MVC Champions
Finished fifth at the 2011 State Farm MVC Championships, helping the women's team to their first-ever MVC title since the Gateway Conference was absorbed by the MVC in 1992 ... earned All-Valley honors with that 17:57.8 5K performance ... took 23rd at the NCAA Midwest Regional, posting a time of 21:44.47 in the women's 6K event ... earned all-region honors with that performance ... finished second at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, hosted by ISU, with a time of 17:24 in the 5K event ... ran to a sixth-place finish at the Bradley Classic, posting a 6K mark of 21:19.88 ... named Valley Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Greater Louisville Classic Oct. 1.
prior to isu
UW-Milwaukee: 2010-11: (Cross Country): Was the team's top runner at every meet, winning four races ... finished 20th at the Great Lakes regional meet, earning all-region honors ... took third at the Horizon League Championship to earn All-Horizon honors, running a personal-best 17:21 5K ... ran a personal-best 6K time of 21:03 to win the Bradley Classic. (Indoor): Ran a personal-best 16:49 5K to win the Horizon League Championship ... took first at the conference championships in the 3K, running a personal-best 9:46 ... broke the school record in the mile, posting a time of 4:53 ... First-Team All-Horizon League, earning Athlete of the Week twice. (Outdoor): Finished fourth at the Horizon League Championships in the 5K with a time of 16:58, a career-mark ... took second at the conference championships in the 10K.
UW-Milwaukee: 2009-10: (Cross Country): Placed 73rd at the NCAA Regional meet ... earned first team All-Horizon League honors with a fourth place finish at the conference meet ... took third at the UIC Home Opener and fifth at the Huskie Invitational. (Indoor): Finished third at the conference championships in the 3K and fifth in the 5K ... first team All-Horizon League. (Outdoor): Ran a 36:06 10K to finish second at the Horizon League Championships ... took fourth at the conference meet in the 5K, earning All-Horizon League honors. Pecatonica: Participated in cross country, basketball and track ... finished second at the state cross country meet her junior year ... took fourth at the same meet her senior year ... MVP, academic all-state and first team all-conference senior year in cross country ... set school record for the 4K with a time of 14:54 ... first team all-conference in basketball ... finished fifth in the 1,600-meter and fourth in the 3,200-meter at the state track meet her senior year ... set school record in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:11 ... ran a 11:22 3,200-meter, breaking another school record.
Personal: Born 8/8/1990 ... daughter of Jeff and Beth Sigg ... siblings are Cody, Jessica and Kyle ... plans to major in nursing.