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    Lindsey Rakosnik
    Lindsey Rakosnik

    Lombard, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenbard East



    I/O Eligibility:


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    Cross Country
    2013 XC - SOPHOMORE
    Set a personal-best 4K time of 15:57 at the Illini Challenge ... Finished seventh for the squad at the Boilermaker Invitational.

    2012 XC - FRESHMAN
    Ran a 6K time of 22:58 at the NCAA Midwest Regional, finishing sixth for the Illini ... Ran at the Big Ten Championships, placing seventh on the team and 88th overall, finishing with a time of 22:31 ... Ran in the unseeded race at the Pre-National meet, covering the 6K course in a time of 22:46 ... Scored points for the Illini at the Illinois Open, finishing third and setting a 5K time of 19:04 .


    2013 Track and Field
    Indoor: Did not compete.

    High School
    2011 USTAF National Junior Olympic 1,500m Champion ... 2011 Illinois 800m state champion ... 2010 Illinois state runner-up ... Placed seventh at the 2011 cross country state championships and holds conference, sectional and school records in multiple events ... Five-time MVP ... DuPage female athlete of the year.

    Daughter of Ron and Leanne Rakosnik ... Born Jan. 17, 1994 ... Has a brother Mike and a sister Kailey ... Hobbies include watching movies and shopping ... Majoring in mathematics and minoring in education.

    Rakosnik's Personal Bests
    Cross Country
    4K: 15:57 - Illini Challenge (8/30/13)
    5K: 18:29 - Notre Dame Invitational (9/28/12)
    6K: 22:31 - Big Ten Championships (10/28/12)

    Updated December 2013

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