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    Grace Lien
    Grace Lien
    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Hong Kong

    High School:
    Hong Kong International

    AT ILLINOIS

    2008 - Sophomore: Started the 2008 season with a personal best 4K time of 16:16.26...Placed eighth amongst the Illini at the Bradley Challenge...Raced at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, placing 11th for the Orange and Blue...Finished seventh for the Illini at the Bradley Classic with a 6K time of 24:11...Raced at the Illini Open, placing 16th overall.

    2007 - Freshman: Placed first in the Illinois Intercollegiate open race with a 5K time of 20:13.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Earned Hong Kong School Sports Federation Inter-School Cross Country Division I All-Honors for four years ...Asia Pacific International All-Honors three times...Hong Kong National Team in 2006 and 2007...Four-year letterwinner in cross country.

    PERSONAL
    Daughter of Gary Lien and Rebecca Chou...Born Jan. 13, 1989...Has one sister, Jennifer...Biggest thrill in sports is seeing hard work pay off by achieving goals and setting even higher ones...Hobbies include being with friends and family, cooking, fundraising and playing the piano...Majoring in recreation, sport and tourism.

    Personal Bests

    4K: 16:16.22
    5K: 20:13
    6K: 24:11

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