Megan Hoelscher
    Megan Hoelscher


    Effingham, Ill.

    High School:
    St. Anthony

    Distance/Cross Country


    Updated July, 7 2011

    2010-11: Notched two first place finishes in the 3000 steeplechase in the outdoor season at the Joey Haines Invitational and the Vanderbilt Invitational with a time of 10:57.90 and 10:41.81, respectively...Placed third in the 3000 steeplechase at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Participated in the NCAA West Regional...Competed in six indoor events including the 3000m and 5000m at the MVC Indoor Championships placing fifth and sixth, respectively.

    2009-10: Named all-Missouri Valley Conference performer in the 3000m steeplechase with a second place finish at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Notched two other top five finishes in the steeplechase, finishing first at the SIU Spring Classic and fourth at the Indiana State Quadrangular...Finished third in the mile run at the McDonald's Invitational with a mark of 5:08.11.

    2008-09: Set the SIU record for fastest time in the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA Regionals with a time of 10:39.42 to finish sixth, just one spot away from advancing to NCAA national meet...Currently ranked No. 8 on the all-time indoor 5K list with a mark of 17:31.46...Placed fifth at the MVC Indoor Championship by running a 17:31.46 in the 5000m...Competed in 11 meets during the 2008-09 campaign...Notched four Top five finishes in indoor competition, including a second place finish in the 3000m at the Iowa State Classic.

    2007-08: Won her first cross country race of the season with a 14:49.96 time at the SIU Early Bird...Competed in 12 meets over the 2007-08 track season.

    High School: Three-time all-state pick at St. Anthony High School... State finalist in the 1600m, where she finished 11th...Named Decatur Herald and Review Women's Runner of the Year as a junior and senior...Registered a personal best of 17:57 in the 3-mile as a junior.

    Personal: Full name is Megan Victoria Hoelscher...Majors in civil engineering...Born Aug. 22, 1989...Daughter of Bill and Lisa Hoelscher.