2 UI student-athletes post unblemished 4.0 grade point averages
Both UI cross country teams win Western Illinois Early Bird Open.
The Early Bird Open is set to begin Friday at 5 p.m.
Iowa Black & Gold Invitational Friday, Sept. 13, 2013
2014 -- Indoor - placed third in 800 meters at Big 4 Duals (2:17.77) and eighth at Jack Johnson Classic (2:15.96)... placed 29th in mile at ISU Classic (5:02.05) and 11th at Husker Invite (5:08.42)... Outdoor - ran second leg on team-leading 6,400-meter relay that placed eighth at Drake Relays in 20:23.27... that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... placed eighth in 1,500 meters at Musco Twilight (4:40.08) and fifth at Illinois Twilight (4:40.47), and ran event at Big Ten Championships (4:36.71) and Stanford Invite (4:40.99).
2013 -- Indoor - ran mile at Iowa State Classic (5:05.80) and Iowa Invite (5:06.36)... anchored team-leading distance medley relay (11:47.15) at Big Ten Championships... Outdoor - ran 1,500 meters (4:52.86) at Jim Click Shootout. Academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner... Cross Country - one of four Hawkeyes to compete in all six races... posted season-best times at NCAA Midwest Regional (22:35-48-6,000 meters), Iowa Black & Gold Invite (14:45.63-4,000 meters) and Hawkeye Early Bird Invite (11:30.09-3,000 meters)... academic all-Big Ten... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors... letterwinner.
2012 -- Indoor - placed fifth in 800 meters at Iowa Invite (2:20.37)... ran mile at New Year's Classic (5:20.67)... Outdoor - did not compete... Cross Country - plplaced sixth in 4,000 meters at Western Illinois Early Bird (15:52) and ran three miles at Bradley Open (19:14-40th)... team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors.
High School -- three GCAC indoor 800-meter champion, winning outdoor title in 2010... five-time state qualifier, running at three state cross country meets and in 800 meters twice at state track meet... set school records in indoor 800 meters (2:18.0), 880 yards (2:22.20), 1,000 yards (2:48.50) and 1,600 meters (5:20.43), and outdoor 800 meters (2:16.0)... placed ninth in 800 meters at 2011 Midwest Distance Gala (2:20) and 10th in 2010 (2:16.31)... two-time track team MVP, earning cross country team MVP honors as a senior... three-time team outstanding performer in track, earning the honor two years in cross country... earned team most improved award in cross country and track as a freshman... four-year Loyola Scholar... coached by ChrisJon Simon and Frank Amato.
Personal -- born May 26, 1993... daughter of Raymond and Susan Price... art major.
|Price's Collegiate Bests|
|800 Meters (I)||2:15.96||at Jack Johnson Classic||1/25/14|
|1,500 Meters (I)||4:36.71||at Big Ten Championships||5/17/14|
|Mile (I)||5:02.05||at Iowa State Classic||2/15/14|
|3,000 Meters (CC)||11:30.09||Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational||8/30/13|
|4,000 Meters (CC)||14:45.63||Iowa Black & Gold Invitational||9/13/13|
|Three Miles (CC)||19:14||at Bradley Open||9/7/12|
|6,000 Meters (CC)||22:35.48||at NCAA Midwest Regional||11/15/13|