Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Courtney Ackerman
Courtney Ackerman

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Wilmette, Ill.

High School:
New Trier

Event:
XC - Distance

Birthdate:
04/21/1995

I/O Eligibility:
SO/FR

AT ILLINOIS

2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Did not compete.

Indoor: Competed at two meets ... Placed first in the 3,000m at the Illini Open ... Placed fourth in the mile at the Illini Classic.

Cross Country
2014 XC- R-FRESHMAN
Was the 12th Illini to finish in the Bradley Invite, setting a personal-best 6K time of 23.39.5 ... Place ninth for the squad with a personal-best 5K time of 19.21.81 at the Illini Open.

High School
2013 Illinois Gatorade High School Cross Country Runner of the Year ... Finished third at the cross country state championships in 2012, fourth in 2011, and sixth in 2009 ... Three-time sectional champion ... Placed sixth at Nike Cross Nationals in 2012 ... Finished runner-up in the 1600m at the state championships in 2012 and 2013 ... Member of the 2013 state champion 4x800m relay team.

Personal
Personal Daughter of Doug and Debbie Ackerman ... Born on April 21, 1995 ... Has one sister, Jessica, and one brother, Tyler ... Hobbies include hanging out with friends and family, swimming, and skiing ... Majoring in civil engineering ... National Merit Finalist.

Ackerman's Personal Bests
Cross Country
5K: 19:21.81 - Illini Open (10/24/14)
6K: 23:39.5 - Bradley Invite (10/17/14)

Indoor

Mile: 4:59.56 - Illinois Classic (1/18/14)
3,000m: 10:20.41 - Illini Open (1/11/14)

Updated December 2014

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