MU men's XC returns six key contributors from 2011
Women placed eighth at the Bradley Classic
BIG EAST Championship (8k) Appearances
NCAA Regional (10k) Appearances
2011:Competed in two varsity and one junior varsity meets for Marquette as a sophomore ... Was Marquette's eighth-place finisher at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 1) in a time of 25:52.39 to finish 132nd overall ... Placed 20th overall and 10th on Marquette, at Valparaiso's Crusader Open (Sept. 2) to open the season in 16:38.1 (5k) ... Lone JV competition was at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 14) ...2011 Performance List.
2010: Placed 19th at the Wisconsin Badger Classic with a season-best 8k time of 26:46.3...Ran a 5k time of 26:27 at the National Catholic Invitational...Finished 182nd at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational ...BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
High School: Grese earned three letters in cross country and a pair in track in field at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Was cross country team captain as a senior in 2009 and earned the team's most improved award in 2007 ... Was honored as the Lawrence Township Athlete of Character in 2009 ... Recorded personal bests in the 800-meter run of 1:58, in the 1,600 of 4:22, in the 3,200 of 9:36, and the 5,000 of 16:09.
Personal: Born in Irvine, Calif., and is the oldest of five children to Tim and Karen Grese ... Plans to major in political science.