Krista Menghini
    Krista  Menghini

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fenton, Mo.

    High School:
    St. Joseph's Academy

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    03/31/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    07/22/2015

    Saluki men and women named USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams

    Six Salukis earned individual All-Academic honors

    05/29/2015

    Josh Freeman qualifies for nationals in the shot put on Day Two of NCAA West Regional

    Freeman finished third overall at 19.60m (64-03.75), his second-best throw of the season.

    05/28/2015

    DeAnna Price qualifies for nationals in the hammer throw at Day One of NCAA West Regional

    In three outdoor seasons at SIU, Price has qualified for a trip to Eugene in the hammer each year.

    05/27/2015

    SIU looking to extend season for 19 Salukis at NCAA West Region Prelims

    In Austin this weekend, Southern will have 19 student-athletes compete in 26 events across the three-day preliminary championship.

    05/21/2015

    Salukis qualify 19 student-athletes to compete in 26 events at NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships

    This year's 19 regional qualifiers are the most since 2010, when Southern sent 27 in the first year of the current format.

    05/16/2015

    2015 MVC Senior Ceremony

    Photos from the MVC Senior Ceremony; May 15, 2015

    04/17/2015

    2015 Mt. SAC Relays. Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 57th running of the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., on April 17, 2015.

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    05/17/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.17.14

    TFRRS Bio


    2014-15
    All-MVC, 3,000-meter steeplechase
    MVC Scholar Athlete
    NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier
    USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
    Finished the 3,000-meter steeplechase in second place at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 10:35.62 time…Earned All-MVC recognition with her second place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the MVC Outdoor Championships…Finished 31st in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at 10:45.20 after entering the final qualifying spot at the NCAA West Regional Meet…Finished 12th and 21nd in the 5,000- and 3,000-meter races at the MVC Indoor Championships, respectively…Came away with three first place finishes in the outdoor 3,000-meter steeplechase throughout the season…Finished with the fastest women’s time of the season for the indoor 3,000 meters at 9:59.50…Earned four top-five finishes in the indoor season, including first place finishes in the 3,000 meters and distance medley…Competed in four events (mile, 3,000 meters, 5,000 meters, distance medley) in five indoor meets…Competed in four events (800 meters, 1500 meters, 3,000-meter steeplechase and 5,000 meters) in seven outdoor meets…MVC Scholar Athlete…Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors for second consecutive year

    2013-14
    All-MVC, 3000m Steeplechase
    MVC Scholar Athlete
    USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
    Holds SIU's all-time 3000m Steeplechase record
    Ranks second all-time at SIU for the indoor 3000m run
    Ranks sixth all-time at SIU for the mile
    Ranks sixth and eighth all-time at SIU for the outdoor and indoor 5000m runs, respectively
    Placed second of 13 with a 10:12.54 finish in the 3000m Steeplechase at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Ran 16:55.86 to place eighth of 28 in the 5000m run at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Finished 17th in the 3000m Steeplechase at the NCAA West Region Prelims...All-MVC, 3000m Steeplechase (second place)...Ranks sixth all-time at SIU for the mile...Ranks second all-time at SIU for the indoor 3000m run...Ranks eighth all-time at SIU for the indoor 5000m run...Broke SIU's all-time record for the 3000m Steeplechase...Ranks sixth all-time at SIU for the outdoor 5000m run...MVC Scholar Athlete...USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors...Ran SIU's fastest indoor 3000m run of the season to take first place at the SIU Invitational with a 4:57.27 finish...Held the Salukis' fastest time for the indoor 3000m run with a 9:43.41 finish...Took first of 31 at the Indiana Relays in the indoor 3000m run with a 9:56.37 finish...Finished the 3000m Steeplechase in 11:01.67 to take first place at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic...Participated in five events (mile, 800m, 3000m, distance medley, 5000m) in six indoor meets...Competed in three events (3000m steeplechase, 5000m, 1500m) in six outdoor meets.

    2012-13
    Ran in three events (mile, 3000m, 5000m) in six meets indoors and three events (1500m, 5000m, 3000 steeple) in five meets outdoors...Scored at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 3000 meter steeplechase (sixth place)...Won the 3000m race at the indoor SIU Invitational with a personal best time of 10:13.59...Also set personal bests in indoor 5000m (18:05.76) and 3000m steeple (11:02.16)...Personal best in the steeple currently ranks as the fifth-best in Saluki history.

    2011-12
    Ran in five events (Mile, 1500m, 3000m, 3000s, 5000m) in 12 meets in the indoor and outdoor seasons...Recorded three top-five finishes, all in the outdoor season.

    High School
    Attended St. Joseph's Academy competing in volleyball, track, and cross country... Earned four varsity letters... All-American selection 13 times...Four time national champion...13 time All-Conference...Nine time All-District and All-Regional...Six time All-State honoree...Named All-Metro by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch three times...Holds four school records in the 800, 1600, 3200, and 5K...Set the Missouri state record for winning three state medals in one day in volleyball and cross country...Holds school record for earning nine state medals for her high school athletic career...Qualified for the USATF Junior Olympics in 2010...Also, a four year volleyball varsity starter... helped St. Joseph's to Missouri Class 4A state championships during sophomore and senior seasons with a fourth-place finish her junior year...Angels volleyball went 100-34-6 during her tenure...Ranks fourth in school history with 1,456 career assists and 694 career digs...Named to the AVCA Under Armour High School Watch List.

    Personal
    Full name is Krista Marie Menghini... Born on March 31, 1993 in St. Louis, Missouri...Daughter of Matt and Terri Menghini...Has four siblings, Nick, Marcus, Travis and Melissa...Majoring in exercise science...Member of the SIU volleyball team in 2011...Mother Terri Fiala Menghini played volleyball at Missouri State University...Uncle Neil Fiala is a former SIU baseball player as well as played with the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds...Uncle Rick Fiala former SIU baseball player...Grandfather Neil A. Fiala played baseball for the Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals.