53 returners and 17 freshmen were commended for their academic achievements
The freshman will close out her season next weekend in Terre Haute, IN
The teams will travel to Ames, IA, on Friday to race for spots at the NCAA Championship
The men placed 4th, women 7th, at Friday's meet in Gainesville, FL.
Friday's meet is hosted by the Univ. of Florida in Gainesville
2012 NCAA Cross Country Midwest Regional meet - Springfield, MO
MIZZOU PERSONAL RECORDS
5000m Run - 17:53 | Notre Dame Invite | 09/30/2011
6000m Run - 20:29.30 | Big 12 Championships | 10/29/2011
3000m Run - 9:48.67 | SEC Championships | 02/23/2013
1500m Run - 4:29.54 | Crimson Tide Invite | 04/06/2013
3000m Steeplechase - 11:02.66 | Big 12 Championships | 05/12/2012
5000m Run - 16:52.59 | SEC Championships | 05/11/2013
- 2012 All-Big 12 in the 3000m Steeplechase
5000m (XC) - 17:56.40 | Notre Dame Invite (10/04)
6000m (XC) - 21:11 | Bradley Classic (10/18)
Cross Country - Liz kicked off her cross country season at the Notre Dame Invitational, where she led the Tigers with a 49th place overall finish in 17:56.40...Was the second finisher for the black and gold at the Bradley Invitational, navigating the 6000-meter course in a season's best 21:11...Was the third and fourth Mizzou runner across the line at the SEC Championships and NCAA Midwest Regional, respectively.
Indoor Track - Did not compete.
Outdoor Track - Did not compete.
5000m (XC) - 18:12.39 | Greater Louisville Classic (09/29)
6000m (XC) - 21:22 | Wisconsin Invite (10/21)
3000m (Ind.) - 9:48.67 | SEC Championships (02/24)
1500m (Out.) - 4:29.54 | Crimson Tide Invite (04/06)
5000m (Out.) - 16:52.59 | SEC Championships (05/12)
Cross Country - Liz finished consistently in the top three for the Tigers throughout the season...Was third for the squad at her first meet, the Greater Louisville Classic, finishing in 18:12.39...Was once again the third Tiger across the line at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational, navigating the 6000-meter course in 21:22...Finished second for the black and gold at both the SEC Championships in Nashville, Tenn., and the NCAA Midwest Regional in Springfield, Mo., crossing the line in 21:49.46 and 21:53.71, respectively.
Indoor Track - Won the 3000-meter run at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge in 10:15.77...Was 12th in the 3000-meter run at the SEC Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., finishing with a PR of 9:48.67.
Outdoor Track - Started the season off with a win in the 1500-meter run at the Missouri Relays, crossing in 4:33.50...Hit a PR in the event at the Crimson Tide Invitational, finishing in 4:29.54...Was seventh at the highly-competitive Mt. SAC Relays, finishing the 5000-meter run in 26:52.91...Competed at the SEC Championships, hosted by Missouri, finishing 15th in the 1500-meter run and 16th in the 5000-meter run with a PR of 16:52.59.
5000m (XC) - 17:53 | Notre Dame Invite (09/30)
6000m (XC) - 20:29.30 | Big 12 Championships (10/29)
1500m (Out.) - 4:29.96 | Kansas Relays (04/21)
3000m Steeplechase - 11:02.66 | Big 12 Championships (05/12/2012)
Cross Country - Led the Tigers with a fourth-place finish in the 5000-meter run at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge, clocking in at 18:18.24...Finished 62nd in the 5000-meter run at the Notre Dame Invitational, earning a new PR of 17:53...Took 10th in the 6000-meter run at the Bradley Classic with a time of 21:42.36...Came in 21st at the Big 12 Championships, finishing the 6000-meter course with a new PR of 20:29.30...Finished her season at the NCAA Midwest Regional where she placed 86th in 22:55.09.
Indoor Track - Did not compete.
Outdoor Track - Liz raced in the 1500-meters primarily, starting with the Missouri Relays where she placed fourth in 4:36.40...Followed that performance up with a third-place finish in the 3000-meter Steeplechase at the LSU Invitational, crossing the lin ein 11:05.88...She was second in the 1500-meter run at the Tom Botts Invitational, finishing in 4:32.43...Earned her 1500-meter run PR at the Kansas Relays, where she finished fifth in 4:29.96...Competed at the Drake Relays as part of the DMR and 4x800-meter relay teams, earning fifth and 10th place, respectively...Finished her season at the Big 12 Championships, where she took eighth in the 3000-meter Steeplechase with a season-best time of 11:02.66.
800m - 2:11.69 | 1600m - 4:56.42 | 3200m - 10:42.67 | 2000m Steeplechase - 7:06.79
- 2009 MSHSAA Cross Country Championhips team runner-up
- Two-time MSHSAA All-State in cross country (2009-10)
- Six-time MSHSAA All-State in track & field
Liz competed for Kickapoo HS under coach Jeremy Goddard...CROSS COUNTRY...In 2009, Liz helped lead her team to a second-place finish at the MSHSAA State Championships, earning an All-State honor in the process...She was also MSHSAA All-State in 2010 for cross country...TRACK & FIELD...Liz earned All-State honors for the 800-meters (2011), 1600-meters (2009-11), and 3200-meters (2010-11).
Parents are Frank and Jeanette, twin sister is Katherine...Born June 10, 1993 in St. Louis, Mo...Was a National Honor Society member in high school and graduated with a 3.99 GPA...Is currently undecided on her program of study, although she would like to pursue a career in coaching and/or law enforcement.
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