Suzy Turner
Suzy Turner


Palatine, Ill.

High School:


2007: Competed in six races ... in her final season was ISU top finisher in all six races ... team captain ... placed second at the Illini Challenge 4K race with personal-best 14:39 ... was seventh at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championship ... recorded personal-best 5K performance at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championship with a time of 17:40.71 (6th) ... named to the 2007 Cross Country All-Conference and All-Academic team ... was 43rd with a personal-best time of 21:23 at the NCAA Midwest Regional 6K race.

2006: Posted three top-eight finishes during the first month of the season ... finished in sixth place at both the Bradley Open (18:41.96) and Illini Challenge (18:59) ... placed eighth at the Illini Open 4k with a time of 14:49.26 ... finished in 25th place (18:47) at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational ... competed at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships, finishing in 31st (19:04.70) ... placed 12th at the Bradley Classic 6K clocking in at 22:51.

2005-06: Placed sixth in the 1,500-meters (4:42.99) at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships ... won the 1,500-meters at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational, clocking in at 4:44.31 ... placed fifth in the 5,000-meters (18:11.72) at the Alabama Relays ... teamed up with Betsy McDonald, Andrea Mosher and Kimberli Smudde to run the final leg of the DMR that won the State Farm MVC Championship title in 11:51.68 ... also placed seventh at the indoor championships in the 3,000-meters.

2004-05: Took second in the 1,500-meter run (4:39.30) at the Redbird Invite ... finished seventh in the 1,500 (4:41.97) at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships ... second place finisher in the 800-meter run (2:20.47) during the outdoor Redbird Invite ... second place finisher in the indoor mile (5:14.09) at the Redbird Open.

At Palatine: Placed second at the state track and field meet in the 1,600 run senior year (5:06.34) ... placed 13th at the state cross country meet senior year, while team finished second ... 19th place finish in state cross country meet junior year, and as a sophomore, placed 25th at state cross country meet ... track team placed in the top 10 at state all four years ... MVP of the cross country team three times ... part of the 4x800 relay team that placed second at state junior year ... member of the National Honor Society with a class ranking in the top 25.

Personal: Born 11/27/85 ... majoring in biological sciences.