Women's Cross Country

Elizabeth Boyle
Elizabeth Boyle


Elmhurst, Ill.

High School:
Fenwick HS


2008 - Junior: Opened up the season at the Illini Challenge with a personal best 4K time of 14:50.54, smashing her previous time and placing first for Illinois...Placed second for the Illini and fifth overall at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships with a 5K time of 18:25...Placed fifth for the Illini at the Notre Dame Invitational with a personal record 5K time of 17:47...Recorded a 6K time of 21:41 at the Pre-Nationals meet, placing fifth for the Orange and Blue...Finished seventh for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships...Finished fifth for the Orange and Blue at the Midwest Regionals with a PR 6K time of 21:37...Placed fifth for Illinois at the NCAA Championships with a personal best 6K time of 21:33.

2007 - Sophomore: Joined the team as a walk-on, finishing 37th at the Illini Challenge in her first race for the Orange and Blue.

All-Conference in cross country four years... Cross country regional champion in 2005 ... Captain of cross country team as a senior ... Was part of the 2003 Elite Eight and 2004 Final Four state soccer teams ... All-Conference in soccer in 2006... Four-year cross country and soccer letterwinner.

Daughter of John and Mary Boyle ... Born March 15, 1988 ... Has three siblings, Annie, Jack and Charlie ... Her dad most influenced her athletic career ... Majoring in English.

Personal Bests:

Cross Country
4K - 14:50.54
5K - 17:47
6K - 21:33