Krista Menghini
    Krista  Menghini

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fenton, Mo.

    High School:
    St. Joseph's Academy

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    03/31/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    02/27/2015

    Saluki men and women picked to finish third at MVC Indoor Championships

    Southern is looking for its first MVC team title since the Saluki men won the 2012 indoor title.

    02/14/2015

    Raven Saunders highlights eight Saluki titles on Day Two of Fred Wilt Invitational

    Just one week after setting the American Junior record at 17.64m (57-10.50), Saunders broke it again -- along with the all-time SIU and MVC indoor records -- at 17.99m (59-00.25).

    02/07/2015

    Historic performance highlights dominant final day of SIU Invitational

    Freshman Raven Saunders broke the all-time indoor American Junior (Under-19) shot put record on her winning throw of 17.64m (57-10.50).

    01/17/2015

    Salukis wrap up with four more titles on Day Two of Kentucky Invitational

    After winning the men's weight throw Friday night, SIU ended with a total five event wins.

    07/22/2014

    Saluki track earns two team and seven individual USTFCCCA All-Academic honors for 2014 season

    Both the Saluki men's and women's squads earned team recognition and seven individual Salukis were honored as well.

    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

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.

    01/11/2014

    2014 Saluki Open, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the Saluki Open, Jan. 11, 2014

    TFRRS Bio


    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.

    Saturday, Feb 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa M: 1st of 8; W: 3rd of 9 Live Results
    Sunday, Mar 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day Live Results
    Friday, Mar 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Friday, Mar 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Friday, Apr 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    SIU