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
MU resumes action Saturday at 11 a.m.
Track & Field Personal Bests (as of June 2014)
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (So.):Competed in the 500 meters, the 600 meters and 800 meters 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