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Lisa Gordon
Lisa  Gordon


Western Springs, Ill.

High School:
Lyons Township



Smith Leads Iowa in Day 1 of Season Opener

UI track and field records three personal bests in 1,500 meters at Baldy Castillo Invite.


Bote Gonzalez Grabs 3,000-Meter Title

Iowa track and field concludes competition in Lincoln, Neb.


Iowa Crowns 12 Champions at Musco Twilight

The Iowa track and field team hosts the 14th annual Musco Twilight


Hawkeye Women Take Invite Title

Women finish first with 212 points, while the men finish second with 170.5


2 School Records Go Down in Tucson

The Hawkeyes finalize competition at the Jim Click Shootout


Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015


2013 Drake Relays

2013 Drake Relays Thursday, April 25, 2013

2015 -- Indoor - placed second in 3,000 meters at Husker Invite (9:55.33), running event at Big Ten Championships (9:56.62)... placed ninth in mile at Big 4 Duals (4:59.00) and fifth at Border Battle (5:02.79)... Outdoor - ran 1,500 meters at Baldy Castillo Invite (4:33.98)... letterwinner.

2014 -- Track - did not compete... Cross Country - ran season-best 5,000 meters at Notre Dame Invite (17:54.8)... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... academic All-Big Ten.

2013 -- Indoor - placed ninth in 3,000 meters with a collegiate-best 9:47.63 at Iowa State Classic... placed fourth in mile at adidas Classic (4:58.04) and 29th at Meyo Invite (5:02.22)... Outdoor - led team in 1,500 meters (4:29.16) and 3,000 meters (9:42.19)... ran second leg on team-leading 6,400-meter relay that placed fourth at Drake Relays in 19:41.15... that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... placed 10th in 1,500 meters at Big Ten Championships (4:34.94), running a collegiate-best 4:29.16 in the prelims... placed eighth in 1,500 meters at Alabama Relays (4:36.02), won race at Lee Calhoun Invite (4:36.11) and placed fourth at Jim Click Shootout (4:37.85)... placed third in 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight XIV (9:42.19)... Cross Country - placed 30th in 15:02.06 at Iowa Black & Gold Invite (4,000 meters)... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors.

2012 -- Cross Country - ran collegiate-best 4,000 meters at Toledo Bubble Buster (14:17), which ranks 10th all-time at Iowa... also competed at NCAA Midwest Regional (6,000 meters-22:45), Big Ten Championships (6,000 meters-22:21) and Bradley Open (3 miles-17:56)... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner... Dean's List.

High School -- four-time cross country team MVP and all-conference honoree... 2009 regional cross country champion as a sophomore... three-time all-state honoree in track and field... 2012 conference runner-up in the 1,600 (5:06)... school record holder in the 800 (2:17), 1,600 (4:55) and 3,200 (10:46)... school record holder in the indoor 1,600 (5:04)... holds the school's cross country course record (3k, 17:39)... was named team MVP of 2012 track and field state championship team.

Personal -- born Sept. 13, 1993... parents are John and Barbara Gordon... has two sisters, Julie and Tricia... high school coach was former Hawkeye Stetson Steele... member of the National Honor Society.

Gordon's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (O) 4:29.16 at Big Ten Championships 5/11/13
Mile (I) 4:58.04 at adidas Classic 1/19/13
3,000 Meters (I) 9:47.63 at Iowa State Classic 2/9/13
3,000 Meters (O) 9:42.19 Musco Twilight XIV 4/20/13
4,000 Meters (CC) 14:17 at Toledo Bubble Buster 9/21/12
5,000 Meters (CC) 17:54.8 at Notre Dame Invitational 10/3/14
3 Miles (CC) 17:56 at Bradley Open 9/7/12
6,000 Meters (CC) 22:21 at Big Ten Championships 10/28/12

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