Hawkeye women finish 6th, men 13th at NCAA Midwest Regional
The NCAA Midwest Regional begins Friday at 12 p.m.
Both UI teams earn 10th place finishes.
The Big Ten Cross Country Championships is set to begin Sunday at 10:45 a.m. (ET).
Women head to Wisconsin adidas Invitational, men to Pre-National Invitational.
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|
|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|
|Three Miles (CC)||17:56||at Bradley Open||9/7/12|
|6,000 Meters (CC)||22:21||at Big Ten Championships||10/28/12|