MU looks to build on recent success at Minnesota
MU will compete Friday-Sunday at Rutgers
MU has final tune-up for BIG EAST Championships
Track and field to compete Thursday-Sunday
Koeck topped MU record by over a meter
Track & Field Personal Bests (as of October 2015)
Indoor (Jr.): Competed in the 4x4, 4x8, DMR, 400, 500, 600 and 800 for her the 2014 indoor season ... Took part in three events in the BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 28): 500, 4x8 and DMR ... Her highest placing at the BIG EAST Championships was third for the 4x8 at a time of 9:03.05 ... At the John Tierney Triangular she placed first in the 4x4 (3:54.66) and second place in the 600 (1:37.51) ... Placed third at the Wisconsin Open (Jan. 17) for her 400 run at a time of 1:00.73 ... Brought home gold at the Panther TuneUp (Feb. 20) for the 500 by a time of 1:18.00.
Outdoor (Jr.): Participated in the 400, 800, 4x4, 4x8, 1600 SMR and DMR in her 2015 outdoor campaign ... Competed in two events, 4x8 and 800, at the BIG EAST Championships Tournament (May 5) ... Took third place for her performance in the 4x8 at BIG EAST with a total time of 8:46.70 ... Placed second in both the 800 and 4x4 at the SUI Bill Cornell Spring Classic (March 27) with a time of 2:15.45 and 3:54.75, respectively ... Her 4x8 relay took home third place at the Big Blue Classic on March 2 due to a collective time of 9:17.60 ... Captured gold at a dual meet against UW-Milwaukee on April 10 for the 4x4 with a time of 4:00.00 and silver for her performance in the 800 (2:15.29).
All-BIG EAST (indoor and outdoor 4x800-meter relays)
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (So.):Competed in the 500-meter, the 600-meter and 800-meter during the 2013-14 indoor campaign... Recorded a personal record and took first place in the 600-meters at the UWM Triangular meet (Jan. 17) with a time of 1:38.16... Snagged a second-place finish in the 800-meter race at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (Jan. 25) with a time of 2:15.70... Earned a personal record, finished fifth and became No. 6 on MU's all-time list in the 500-meter race with a time of 1:16.41 at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational (Dec. 6)... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championship (Feb. 21) in the 800-meter race where she finished 10th with a time of 2:15.02.
Outdoor (So.): Primarily competed in the 800-meter run her sophomore year, but her best finish came in the 400 meter race (first) at the GV Viking Classic (April 25) with a time of 59.01 ... Set a personal record in the 800 at the BIG EAST conference meet (May 10) with a time of 2:11.10, good enough for a 12th-place finish.
High School: Ethier earned four letters in track and field at East Ridge High School where she was a two-time team captain and three-time all-conference performer ... Captured the 400-meter dash conference championship in 2010 and helped East Ridge to sectional championships in 2010 and 2011 ... Began running 800-meter run as a senior and set a PR of 2:17.88 ... Academic all-state selection ... Track and field team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior ... All-state as the anchor of the 4x200-, 4x400- and 4x800-meter relays ... Held a personal best of 25.96 seconds in the 200 and 57.62 in the 400 ... Also competed as a soccer player and Nordic skier.
Personal: Ethier was born in Newport Beach, Calif., and is the older of two children to Doug and Karla Ethier ... Majors in exercise physiology.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships