Women's Cross Country, Track & Field

Breeana Coleman
Breeana Coleman

Graduate Student

Olathe, Kan.

High School:
Olathe East HS

Last College:
University of Arkansas



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


#16 Illini Face Loaded Field at Sun Angel Track Classic

Illini will bring full squad to meet in Tempe, Ariz.


Richartz Comes Close to PR at Texas Relays

Illini advance two relays and one individual to finals tomorrow


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

Three-Time NCAA All-American Honors (60m hurdles - 2x, 100m hurdles)
Four-Time All-Big Ten Honors (60m hurdles - 2x, 100m hurdles, 4x100m relay)
NCAA West-Prelims (100m hurdles, 2013)
Big Ten Indoor Championship Team Conference Title Member (2013)
Big Ten Indoor Champion Conference Title Winner (60m hurdles, 2013)


2014 Track and Field
Indoor & Outdoor:
Did not compete.

2013 Track and Field
Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 100m hurdles ... Scored points at Big Ten Championship earning All-Big Ten, Second Team honors for 1st leg of the 4x100m relay team that finished runner-up at the Big Ten Championships (45.58) ... Made the finals of the 100m and 100m hurdles at the Big 10 conference meet, setting a college best 100m time of 11.79 in the prelims ... Was part of the title winning 4x100m relay team at the Drake Relays (44.28).

Indoor:Qualified for the NCAA Championships and earned NCAA All-America Second Team honors after placing 12th in the 60m hurdles ... Part of the Big Ten Championship team, the first Team Conference Title crown since 1996 season ... Big Ten Champion in the 60m hurdles, finishing with a season-best time of 8.20 to win the Big Ten Conference Title ... earned All-Big Ten, First Team all conference honors after taking first in 60m hurdles ... Also competed in the 60m at the conference meet, running a career-best time of 7.53 in the prelims of the event ... Won the 60m hurdle title at the Illini Classic.

2012 Track and Field
Earned NCAA All-America Honorable Mention in 100m hurdles, placed 17th in NCAA Championship ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 100m hurdles, after qualifying 12th in the NCAA West Preliminary Round ... Scored points at the Big Ten Championship and earned All-Big Ten, Second Team honors after finishing runner-up in the 100m hurdles, setting a personal-best time of 13.22 which ranks ninth best in school history ... Set a season-best 100m time of 11.91 in the prelim round at the Big Ten Championships ... Also posted a personal-best 200m time at the LSU Invitational ... Was part of the winning 4x100m relay team at the EIU Big Blue Classic.

Indoor: Earned NCAA All-America Second Team honors after placing 12th at the NCAA Championships in the 60m hurdles ... earned All-Big Ten, Second Team honors after finishing runner-up in the 60m hurdles at the Big Ten Championship, setting a personal-best of 8.17 ... Took first-place in the 60m hurdles twice, once at the Illini Classic and at the Mark Colligan Memorial Invite ... Set a career-best time of 7.54 in the 60m at the Big Ten Championships.


2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Scored at the SEC Championships in the 100m hurdles ... Posted season-best times in both the 100m (11.99) and 100m hurdles (13.53).

Indoor: Scored at the SEC Championships in the 60m hurdles ... Recorded the season's top times for Arkansas in both the 60m (7.73) and 60m hurdles (8.31).

High School
Holds the Olathe East High School records in the 100m, 200m, 100m hurdles and as the anchor leg of the 4x100m and 4x200m relays ... For both the junior and senior seasons was a back-to-back three-time state champion 100m, 200m and 100m hurdles ... In addition to setting state records, and being a Kansas Relays champion in 100m, was also a four-time league and four-time regional champion in four events ... Received numerous All-State honors, along with numerous All-Metro Kansas City, All-Johnson County, All-Sunflower League and All-Sun first-team honors ... For two years, was the Olathe and All-Metro Girl Athlete of the Year ... Was on High School Honor Roll.

Born June 19, 1992 in Kansas City, KS ... Parents are James and Rachel Coleman ... Has one brother, Evan ... Completing degree in a UI Master's program after earning a Bachelor's Degree.

Coleman's Personal Bests
100m: 11.79 - Big Ten Championships (5/11/13)
100m H: 13.22 - Big Ten Championships (5/13/12)
200m: 24.87 - LSU Invitational (4/7/12)

60m: 7.53- Big Ten Championships (2/22/13)
60m H: 8.17 - Big Ten Championships (2/25/12)
200m: 25.05 - Mark Colligan Memorial (1/28/12)

updated September 2014