Women's Cross Country

Theresa Brokaw
Theresa Brokaw


Stronghurst, Ill.

High School:
West Central HS




2008 - Junior: Ran a personal best 5K time of 17:39 in her season debut at the Notre Dame Invitational...Raced at the Pre-Nationals meet with a 6K time of 22:01, finishing sixth for Illinois...Placed 33rd overall and fourth for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships...Finished sixth for Illinois at the Midwest Regional Championships...Placed sixth for Illinois at the NCAA Championships with a 6K time of 21:55.

2007 - Sophomore: Achieved a personal best at the Big Ten Championships with a 6K time of 21:18, placing 42nd overall and helping the Illini finish fourth overall...Ran a personal-best 5K time of 17:58 at the Notre Dame Invitational... Clocked a 21:57 at the NCAA Championships placing 153rd overall and fifth for the Orange and Blue ... Placed 32nd at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 21:20, placing fifth for the Illini... Placed in the top seven for Illinois in every race.

2006 - Freshman: Debuted at the Illini Challenge, placing third for the Illini with a time of 18:38...Placed 31st overall at the Brissman-Lundeen Invite with a 23:15...Ran a 5K personal-best time of 18:23 in the JV Women's race at the Notre Dame Invitational...Clocked a 6K personal-best time of 22:15 at Pre-Nationals, finishing seventh for the Illini.

2005 All-Hawkeye Runner of the Year ...All-State honoree in cross country in 2002, 2004 and 2005 ....All-State in track from 2003-2005 ... Member of the Illinois Senior All-State cross country team...Four-year cross country and track letterwinner.

Daughter of Patrick and Brenda Brokaw...Born June 19, 1988...Her biggest thrill in sports was placing second in state in the 1,600m and running a 5:06 personal best...Her dad most influenced her athletic career...Majoring in kinesiology.

Personal Bests:

Cross Country
5K - 17:39
6K - 21:18