Among Marquette's six athletes headed to the NCAA West Regional, Kyle Winter, Sarah MacCourtney and Jack Hackett are nearing the end of their collegiate careers - they look to save their best performances for last in Austin, Texas May 23-25.
Carlye Schuh (long jump, triple jump), Jack Hackett (1,500m), Michael Saindon (high jump) and Chanel Franklin (200m) were among Marquette's top first-place finishers in their dual meet vs. UW-Milwaukee on Friday, April 5, 2013.
Track & Field Personal Bests (MU rank upon graduation):
2012-13: BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor: Did not have any remaining eligibility. Outdoor (Sr.): Competed in three events over the course of the 2013 outdoor campaign, including the 1,500 meters, 5,000 meters, and the 10,000 meters ... Registered a new personal-best with a time of 14:05.66 in the 5,000 meters and a ninth place finish at the Mt. Sac Relays (April 19), a mark that is No. 2 on MU's all-time list ... Competed in the West Preliminary Rounds of the 2013 NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas (May 25) for the first time in his career in the 5k, where he placed 39th overall with a time of 14:53.57 ...Recorded a new personal-best in the 10,000 meter-run at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (May 4) with a time of 29:50.88, at mark that is No. 5 on MU's all-time list.... Posted a first place finish in the 1,500 meter-run at the MU vs. UW-Milwaukee Dual (April 5) ...2012-13 Outdoor Performance List. Cross Country (Sr.): Led the Golden Eagles at the final three meets of the season at Bradley, the BIG EAST Championships and the NCAA Great Lakes Regional ... Notched a top-seven finish on the team in all six of the races he competed in during the 2012 season ... Finished 35th overall (first on Marquette) in the 10k race at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 17), with a personal-best time of 32:00 ... Notched a 33rd-place finish (first on Marquette) in the 8k run at the BIG EAST Conference Championships (Oct. 26) with a time of 25:29.32 ... Posted a personal-best time of 25:28 in the 8k run at the Bradley Classic, finishing fifth overall (first on Marquette) ... Finished third overall (second on Marquette) in the 6k run at the NIU Huskie Open (Sept. 7) ...2012 XC Performance List.
2011-12: BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor (Sr.):Won the mile at the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 22) with a time of 4:11.05... Also competed in the 3,000-meter run at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 29) with a personal-best time of 8:25.33 ... Competed in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the mile where he finished fifth with a time of 4:10.56...2012 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor: Did not compete. Cross Country (Jr.): Was among Marquette's top five finishers and the final five meets of the season ... Notched a season-best 8k mark of 24:40.9 at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships on Oct. 29 in Louisville to finish 42nd overall and third on the squad ... Was also MU's third finisher, 48th overall, at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 1) in 24:57.16 ... Placed 76th at the 2011 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships in 32:01.4, the No. 5 mark on the Golden Eagles...2011 XC Performance List.
2010-11: BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor (Jr.): Notched the third-fastest time (4:07.38) in the men's indoor mile in Marquette history on March 5 at the Alex Wilson Invitational to win his heat...Competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Track and Field Championships in the mile where he finished fifth to earn the MU men four points with a time of 4:10.56...Won the mile at the dual meet with Milwaukee (Jan. 22) with a time of 4:11.05... Also competed in the 3,000-meter run and set a personal record at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 29) with a time of 8:25.33...2011 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor campaign. Cross Country (So.):Was the top Marquette, second overall, finisher at the Carthage College Invitational with a 8k time of 27:03...Placed 58th at the BIG EAST Championships with a 8k time of 27:10.2...Ran a 10k time of 33:05.1 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional ...2010 XC Performance List.
2009-10: BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor (So.): Showed off the skill he displayed in the prep ranks in his first year at MU after an injury-plagued freshman campaign at Loyola (Ill.)...Won the 5,000-meter run in his first meet at MU, the Blue and Gold Invitational on Dec. 4 , in a time of 4:12.54...Bettered that mark at the Meyo Invitational on Feb. 5 with a time of 4:08.97 to rank as the fifth-fastest time in MU history...Ran the 3,000 meters once during the indoor season, placing third at the Badger Quad on Jan. 16 in 8:34.25...2010 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor (Fr.): During the outdoor season, recorded the eighth-fastest time (3:50.73) in MU history in the 1,500 meters on April 16 at the Mt. SAC Relays...Also recorded a PR on March 26 at the Stanford Invitational in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:33.88...2010 Outdoor Performance List. Cross Country: Did not compete.
2008-09 (at Loyola (Ill.)): Indoor (Fr.): Posted season-best time in the mile (4:16.88) at the Meyo Invitational...Took seventh place in the mile at the Horizon League Indoor Championships ... Helped the distance medley relay squad to a second-place finish at the indoor championships. Outdoor: Did not compete. Cross Country: Did not compete.
High School: Cross country MVP junior year...voted most improved senior...14-time conference champion for track...conference record holder in the mile and 6,400-meter relay and holds school records in the 800-, 1,600-, and 3,200-meter runs, 3,200- and 6,400-meter relays and distance medley relay...1,600 meter state champion as a senior...two-time cross country conference champion...cross country state champion as a senior...track conference champions senior year and placed third at state.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships 2012- Mile run:5th (4:11.30)/(8th in prelim./4:12.73) 2011- Mile run: 5th (4:10.56) 2010- Mile run: 10th (4:14.47)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships 2013- 10,000-meter run: 7th (29:50.88) 2012- 5,000-meter run: 12th (14:39.90) 2010- 1,500-meter run: 15th (3:54.13)
NCAA West Preliminary Rounds 2013- 5,000-meter run: 39th (14:53.57)
BIG EAST Championship (8k) 2012 - 33rd (25:29.32; first on MU) 2011 - 42nd (24:40.9; third on MU) 2010 - 58th (27:10.2; fifth on MU)
NCAA Regional (10k) 2012 - 35th (32:00; first on MU) 2011 - 76th (32:01.4; fifth on MU) 2010 - 129th (33:05.1; seventh on MU)