Track & Field

Christina Sliepka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oswego, Ill.

High School:
Oswego

Event:
XC / Distance

Experience:
SR/SR

Christina Sliepka

05/02/2013

Marquette Track and Field Heads to BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

MU will compete Friday-Sunday at Rutgers

04/29/2013

Ralph H. Metcalfe Senior Award Winners Honored Sunday

Seniors honored Sunday at the AMU

04/21/2013

Distance Runners End Weekend of Competition at La Crosse

MU competed in three states at five meets

04/17/2013

Golden Eagles Flock to Six Track & Field Meets Across the Country

Track and field to compete Thursday-Sunday

04/05/2013

Marquette Splits Dual Track & Field Meet with Milwaukee

Women take first, men second at Valley

Personal Bests (as of MU graduation):

Indoor-
Mile:
5:09.07
3,000:
10:25.07
5,000: 18:17.57

Outdoor-
3,000:
10:21.99
5,000: 17:57.10
10,000: 36:34.86


2012-13:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Marquette cross country women's team captain
Marquette University - Outstanding Senior Female Leadership & Service Award(Ralph H. Metcalfe Senior Awards)
Indoor (Sr.)
: Competed in the 3,000 meters and the 5,000 meters during the 2012-13 indoor campaign... Posted a 27th-place finish at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 26) with a time of 10:44.90 in the 3k... Finished with a time of 18:53.48 at the GVSU Big Meet in the 5,000 meters ...2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Sr.): Competed in the 3,000 meters, the 5,000 meters, and the 10,000 meters during the 2013 outdoor campaign... Set and new personal best with a first-place finish at the MU vs. UW-Milwaukee Dual (April 5) in the 3,000 meters with a time of 10:21.99... Finished in 12th-place at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 5,000 meters with a time of 18:21.41... Posted a new personal-best in the 10,000 meters at the Gina Relays (April 26) with a time of 36:34.86... Scored a first-place finish at the Phil Esten Challenge (April 21) with a time of 37:26.06...2013 Outdoor Performance List.
Cross Country (Sr.): Women's team captain ... Competed in all six meets during the 2012 season... Inked a personal best at the 5k Greater Louisville Classic (Sept. 29) for a time of 18:16.51 to come in third for Marquette and 139th overall... Saw another best time at the 6k Bradley Classic (Oct. 12) of 22:14, achieving 46th place (fourth for Marquette)... Ran in the 6k BIG EAST Cross Country Championships (Oct. 26) for a 64th place finish (seventh for Marquette) and a time of 23:21.34... Competed in the 6k NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 9) with a time of 22:21 to finish fourth for Marquette and 109th overall...2012 XC Performance List.

2011-12:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Jr.): Sliepka competed in three events during the indoor season, including two times in the 3,000-meter run ... Notched a personal-best time of 10:25.07 in the 3,000 at the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet, where she finished second ... Also posted a fourth place finish at the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 14) ... Competed three times in the mile run, notching a personal-best time of 5:09.07 at the Hoosier Hills Invitational (Feb. 10) ... Also ran the mile at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 28) and the Panther Tune-Up (Feb. 17) ... Competed in the 5,000-meter run once at the Meyo Invitational, posting a time of 18:17.57...2012 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Jr.): Sliepka competed in three events during the outdoor campaign, including twice in the 10,000-meter run ... Finished third in the 10,000 at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (March 30) with a personal-best time of 37:32.04 ... Finished second in the 10,000 at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 13) ... Set a personal best-mark of 17:57.10 in the 5,000 at the Marquette Invitational (April 28), where she finished third ... Finished fourth in the 3,000-meter run at Milwaukee Dual (April 5) meet...2012 Outdoor Performance List.
Cross Country (Jr.):Finished in Marquette's top five at all seven cross country meets during her junior campaign ... Notched a season-best 5k time of 18:35.41 at the Greater Louisville Calssic on Oct. 1 to place third on Marquette and 114th overall ... Recorded a top 6k time of 22:39.5 to finish 75th (fourth on MU) at the 2011 BIG EAST Conference Cross Country Championships (Oct. 29) in Louisville ... Was Marquette fourth-place finisher, 111th overall, at the 2011 NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 12) in Toledo, Ohio with a 6k time of 222:44.3 ...2011 XC Performance List.

2010-11:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (So.): Competed in the mile and the 3,000-meter run during the indoor season and the 5,000-meter run during the outdoor campaign ... Notched indoor season bests of 5:22.61 in the mile (UW-Parkside Classic/Feb. 4) and 10:27.10 in the 3,000 (Milwaukee Tune-up/Feb. 18) ...
Outdoor (So.): Ran once during the outdoor season at the DePaul Invitational (April 16) and recorded a time of 18:49.70.
Cross Country (So.):Finished 26th overall at the Wisconsin Badger Classic (Sept. 3) in 15:17.6 (4k) ... Notched a season-best 6k time of 23:00.7 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational on Oct. 2 ... Ran in the open race at the Pre-National Invitational, finishing the 6k race 100th overall in 23:56.0...2010 Cross Country Performance List.

2009-10:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs during the indoor campaign...Recorded a top time of 10:30.30 at the Meyo Invitational in the 3,000.
Outdoor (Fr.): During the outdoor season, competed in the 3,000-, 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs....Reached a top time of 10:39.51 in the 3,000 at the Marquette Twilight...Ran an outdoor season-best time of 18:23.25 in the 5,000 at the Wisconsin Twilight on May 8.
Cross Country (Fr.): Began the cross country season with a 25th-overall finish (15:43.89) at the DePaul Invitational to help MU take first place...Ran a season-best 5K time of 19:44.9 at the Midwest Collegiate Open and finished 30th overall...Competed at the Wisconsin/adidas Invitational and ran a 20:10.4.

High School: Sliepka was a four-time letterwinner in track and field and a three time letterwinner in cross country at Oswego High School...Two-time co-captain of the cross country squad and track and field co-captain her junior year...Two-time regional champion in cross country...Sectional champion in the 3200 meter as a junior... was a three-time state qualifier in cross country earning all-state accolades as a senior...Earned all-conference honors four times in both track and field and cross country...Was named MVP four consecutive seasons in cross country, three consecutive seasons in track and field and earned most valuable freshman honors during her first season...Owns school records in the 3,200 meters as well as the 1,600 ...State Finalist for Wendy's High School Heisman...Academic All-State Team honorable Mention...Also earned one letter in swimming during her freshman year.

Personal: Sliepka was born Dec. 19, 1990 to Louis and Anastasia...Has one older sibling, Alex...Majors in biomedical sciences.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2013-
5,000-meter run: 12th (18:21.41)

Cross Country:

BIG EAST Championships (6k)
2012 - 64th (23:21.34; seventh on MU)
2011 - 75th (22:39.5; fourth on MU)
2010 - N/A
2009 - N/A

NCAA Great Lakes Regional (6k)
2012 - 109th (22:21; fourth on MU)
2011 - 111th (22:44.3; fourth on MU)
2010 - N/A
2009 - N/A

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