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Katie Adams
Katie Adams


Marengo, Ill.

High School:


Iowa Black & Gold Cross Country Invitational

Iowa Black & Gold Invitational Friday, Sept. 13, 2013


Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational

Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational Friday, Aug. 30, 2013

2013 -- Cross Country - one of four Hawkeyes, and only freshman, to compete in all six races... Iowa's top finisher at Pre-National Invite, placing 66th in 22:16.88... best times were 11:40.22 at Hawkeye Early Bird Invite (3,000 meters), 14:37.84 at Iowa Black & Gold Invite (4,000 meters) and 21:59.83 at NCAA Midwest Regional (6,000 meters)... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner.

High School -- three-time all-state selection... four-time all-conference and NW Herald Cross Country first team selection... NW Herald Cross Country Runner of the Year her senior year... three-time cross country conference champion... two-time all-conference selection in track... 2012 1,600 meters state champion... state runner-up in the 1,600 meters her sophomore year and 3,200 meters her junior year... 1,600 meters conference champion her freshman year... three-time 3,200 meters conference champion.

Personal -- born June 25, 1995... daughter of Scott and Lori Adams... cousin, Frank Wainright, played for the New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens... great-grandfather was the 1934 Big Ten Wrestling Champion for the University of Illinois... grandfather played football for the University of Illinois... Illinois State Scholar... graduating sixth in her class of 198... National Honors Society Member... pre-physical therapy major.

Adams' Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
3,000 Meters (CC) 11:40.22 Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational 8/30/13
4,000 Meters (CC) 14:37.84 Iowa Black & Gold Invitational 9/13/13
6,000 Meters (CC) 21:59.83 at NCAA Midwest Regional 11/15/13
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