Women's Cross Country


Tec Fernando
Tec Fernando

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Skokie, Ill.

High School:
Niles North HS

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:
01/01/1987

AT ILLINOIS

2005:
Posted a 3k personal best of 11:32 at the Hawkeye Invite . . . Marked up a finish of 19:56.98 at the Illini Challenge as the sixth illini scorer.

High School:
Earned all-conference honors in cross country and track as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named the team MVP in both sports ... Also garnered the most spirited and scholar-athlete award for both sports ... Earned varsity letters in cross country and track ... Ran at Niles North for coach Dan Horyn.

Personal:
Full name is Techika Roshami Fernando ... Goes by her nickname Tec ... Born 1/1/97 in Sri Lanka ... Parents are Emmanuel and Elisabeth Fernando ... Has one brother and one sister ... Plans to become a teacher following school ... Was a member of the honor roll throughout high school ... Her biggest thrill in sports is reaching a personal record ... Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... Her high school coach has been most influential in her high school career by making her believe in herself.

Personal Bests:

3km: 11:32
5km: 19:56.98

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