Updated August 22, 2006
2005: Stepped up as SIU's No. 1 runner in all seven events... Best finish was third at the MVC Championship where she also set a personal best in the 5K with a time of 17:00.52... Also finished in the top 10 at the EIU Panther Open and the Saluki Invitational.
2004: Competed in all seven events for the Salukis... Best finish was third at the EIU Panther Open, coming in with a time of 18:10.06... Set a career best time in the 6K at 21:27.37 in the NCAA Regionals.
2003: Competed in all seven events as a freshman... Her best time was 18:23.00 in the MVC Championship where she finished 16th.
Pre-SIU: Four-time state qualifier at Pontiac High School...2002 Conference Champion in cross country as a senior.
Personal: Majors in Social Work...born Apr. 23, 1985...daughter of John and Janet Rinker.