Women's Cross Country, Track & Field

Ahlivia Spencer
Ahlivia Spencer


Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence North

Last College:



I/O Eligibility:


Six Illini Finish in Top-Five at LSU

Two Illini set personal bests on Saturday


#18 Illinois Athletes Head to Three Meets This Weekend

Illini to compete at LSU; Jesse Owens and Mt. SAC


Ashley Spencer Wins Two Events at ASU

Four Illini crack school's top-10 in events


Illini Find Success on Day One of Texas Relays

Spencer makes finals; relay sets second best time in Illini history


Squads Head to Three Different Meets This Weekend

Majority heads to Texas; small distance crew to California; some to SIU


2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Photos from the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships.


Illini Classic 1/19/13

Photos from the Illini Classic at the UI Armory


Illini Open

Photos from the Illini Open on Jan. 12, 2013


2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 800m ... Placed eighth in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Won the 800m at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... Clocked a season-best time of 2:07.04 to place 10th in the 800m at the prestigious Drake Relays.

Indoor: Big Ten Champion in the 800m after clocking the second-fastest time in school history (2:06.53) ... Member of the 4x400m relay team that placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships ... Won the 400m at the Illini Open ... Won the 600m at the Illini Classic.

2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Earned All-America honors after helping 4x400m relay squad place fifth at the NCAA Championships and break the school record with a time of 3:29.28 ... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championships in the 800m, setting a lifetime best time of 2:06.22 which ranks sixth fastest in school history ... Big Ten Champion in the 4x400m relay ... Scored points for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships, finishing third in the 800m ... Ran in the Sprint Medley Relay (3:45.75), 4x400m and 4x800m relay to help the Illini capture the first annual Hy-Vee Cup at the Drake Relays ... Won the Sun Angel Classic 800m title.

Indoor: Competed in the 400, 600m and 800m for the Fighting Illini ... Part of the Big Ten Championship team, first team crown since 1996 season ... Won the 600m title at the Husker Invitational with the seventh best time in Illinois history (1:31.69) ... Ran the third leg of the winning 4x400m relay squad at the SPIRE Invitational to crack the top-10 list with a time of 3:37.19 ... Also won the 600m and 4x400m crown at the Illini Classic.

At Louisville
Holds the school record in the 500m, 600m, 800m and the indoor 4x400m relay ... Three-time Big East champion.

High School
Broke the school record in the 400m in 2010 .. Also holds the school record in the 4x400m ... Three-time state champion in the 4x400m relay ... Finished runner-up at the state meet in the 400m in 2010 ... Earned all-state honors and conference honorable mention.

Daughter of Demietrus and Rita Spencer ... Born May 5, 1992 ... Has two siblings, including sister Ashley who ran on the Illinois team for two years ... Majoring in psychology.

Spencer's Personal Bests

800m: 2:06.22 - NCAA West Preliminary (5/24/13)

400m: 55.57 - Husker Invitational (2/1/13)
600m: 1:31.69 - Husker Invitational (2/2/13)
800m: 2:06.53 - Big Ten Championships (3/1/14)

Updated July 2014