Two Illini set personal bests on Saturday
Illini to compete at LSU; Jesse Owens and Mt. SAC
Four Illini crack school's top-10 in events
Illini will bring full squad to meet in Tempe, Ariz.
Illini advance two relays and one individual to finals tomorrow
2013 Track and Field
Indoor: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 60m hurdles ... Part of the Big Ten Championship team, first team crown since 1996 season ... Big Ten champion in the 60m hurdles, finishing with a season-best time of 8.20 ... 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
Outdoor: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 second-team All-Big Ten 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 career-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 Second-team All-America honors after placing 12th at the NCAA Championships in the 60m hurdles ... Earned Second-team All-Big Ten 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 a season-best time of 13.53 in the 100m hurdles ... Posted a season-best time of 11.99 in the 100m to finish third at the Arkansas Twilight.
Indoor:Scored at the SEC CHampionships in the 60m hurdles ... Recorded the top times in the 60m dash and 60m hurdles ... Set a season-best time of 8.31 in the 60m hurdles at the SEC Championships.
High School: Holds the Olathe East High School records in the 100m, 200m, 100m hurdles and as the anchor leg of the 4x100 and 4x200-meter relays ... She owns personal bests of 11.7 seconds in the 100 meters, 24.5 in the 200 and 13.8 in the 100 hurdles. During her junior and senior seasons, she was a back-to-back three-time state champion-100 meters, 200 meters and 100-meter hurdles ... In addition to setting state records and being a Kansas Relays champion, Coleman was also a four-time league and regional champion in four events ... Member of the All-Metro Kansas City, All-Johnson County, All-Sunflower League and All-Sun teams ... For two years, she was the Olathe and All-Metro Girl Athlete of the Year.
Personal: Daughter of James and Rachel Coleman ... Born on June 19, 1992 ... Has one brother, Evan ... Majoring in community health.
Coleman's Personal Bests
100m: 11.91 - Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)
200m: 24.87 - LSU Invitational (4/7/12)
100m H: 13.22 - Big Ten Championships (5/13/12)
60m: 7.53- Big Ten Championships (2/22/13)
60m H: 8.17 - Big Ten Championships (2/25/12)
200m: 25.23 - Mark Colligan Memorial (1/28/12)
updated April 2013