Sarah Rinker
    Sarah Rinker


    Pontiac, Ill.

    High School:


    Saluki women finish fourth, men 11th at NCAA Midwest Regional

    Kristen Levi (20th) and Kelley Gallagher (21st) both earned All-Midwest Region honors.


    Brian Dixon named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

    Saluki men's cross country had the 13th-highest team GPA in the country.

    Pontiac Township HS: Was a three-time state qualifier in cross country and won the 2002 conference championship, as well as placing second in the sectional meet ... an all-conference honoree and state qualifier in the 800-meter run during her freshman, sophomore and junior years ... was the 800m sectional champion as a junior and placed 11th, 6th and 4th in the 800m at state as a sophomore, junior and senior, respectively ... also placed 8th in the 800m medley relay ... helped lead her high school team to the conference championship in both her freshman and junior seasons ... has personal bests of 2:13.85 in the 800m, and 5:07 in the mile.

    Personal: Planning to major in Social Work ... daughter of John and Janet Rinker ... born April 23, 1985.