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 advance two relays and one individual to finals tomorrow
Majority heads to Texas; small distance crew to California; some to SIU
Photos from the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships.
Photos from the Illini Classic at the UI Armory
Illinois placed second at the Orange and Blue Preview with Meghan Frigo finishing first with a time of 21:27.
2012 XC - Senior
Finished third for the Illini at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a 6K time of 22:28 ... Scored points for the Illini, finishing fifth on the team and 82nd overall at the Big Ten Championships ... Nearly set a 6k personal best in Pre-Nationals' red race with a time of 21:50, coming in fourth for the Illini ... Scored points for Illinois, finishing fifth for the Illini at the Notre Dame Invitational, with a 5K personal best time of 17:29 ... Set a career best 5K time for Illinois in season debut with a time of 17:53, helping the Illini win Illinois Intercollegiate title.
2011 XC - Junior
Finished sixth for the Illini and placed 98th overall with a 6K time of 23:00 at the Big Ten Championships ... Led the Illini for first time in career and helped the Orange and Blue win the Bradley Open with a three-mile time of 17:13 ... Took second for the Illini and 10th overall at the Orange and Blue Preview recording a personal-best 6K time of 21:48 ... Scored points for Illinois, finishing third at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational, with a 5K personal best time of 18:12 ... Was a member of the racing lineup for the Illini at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010 XC - Sophomore
Made season debut at the Sycamore Pride Invitational, placing third overall and second for the Illini ... Placed seventh for the Illini at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships ... Placed 12th for the Illini at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational .. Posted a personal-best 6K time at the Bradley Classic ... Posted a personal-best 5K time at the Illini Open, finishing fourth for the team and eighth overall.
2009 XC - RS Freshman
Debuted at the Bradley Open finishing third for the Illini with a 5K time of 19:29 ... Clocked a 19:25 at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships and finished fifth for the Illini ... Finished third for the Illini at the Bradley Classic with a 6K time of 23:21 ... Placed third at the Illini Open with a personal-best 5K time of 18:50.
2008 XC - Freshman
Redshirted the 2008 season.
2013 Track and Field
Indoor: Part of Big Ten Championship team, first team crown since 1996 season ... Big Ten point scorer, running the first leg on third place Distance Medley Relay with a time of 11:16.03 which ranks third fastest in school history ... Set a career best mile time of 4:54.79 at the SPIRE Invitational ... Finished runner-up in the mile at the Illini Open.
2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championship in the 3,000m steeplechase for second year, placing 13th ... Scored in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big Ten Championships with an fifth-place finish and an 11 second personal-best time of 10:17.57 ... Won the 3,000m steeplechase at Mt. SAC Relays and at the LSU Invitational ... Also competed in the 1,500m, 4x400m relay, 4x800m relay, 4x1,600m relay ... Academic All-Big Ten.
Indoor: Improved her mile in each meet, setting a new personal-best time of 4.59.73 at the Tyson Invitational ... Posted a third-place finish in the 3,000m at the Orange and Blue Open ... Led off the distance medley relay with 1,200 split of 3:29.
2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championship in the 3,000m steeplechase, where she placed 25th ... Scored in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big Ten Championships with an eighth-place finish and personal-best time of 10:35.10 ... Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Illinois Twilight and was fourth in the event at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... Posted a third-place finish in the 1,500m at the SeaRay Relays and the Stan Lyons Invitational, where she tallied a personal-best time of 4:35.71.
Indoor: Competed twice in the 800m and three times in the mile ... Won the 800m at the Illinois Intercollegiate ... Turned in a personal-best 800m time of 2:14.02 at the Tyson Invitational ... Improved her mile time at each meet, running a personal-best time of 5:04.46 at the Meyo Invitational.
Four-time All-Conference selection in track ... Four-time All-Conference selection in track ... Three-time All-Conference selection in cross country ... Two-time state qualifier in cross country and track ... Part of relay teams that set the school record in the 4X800m and 4X400m and holds the school record in the 800m ... Earned seven varsity letters ... Was an Illinois State Scholar.
Daughter of Jeff and Donna Aufmann ... Born August 13, 1990 ... Goes by Maddie ... Hobbies include photography, snow and water skiing and gymnastics ... Majoring in media studies, working towards graduate degree in recreational sports and tourism.
Aufmann's Personal Bests
3 Mile: 17:23 - Bradley Open (9/9/11)
5K: 17:29 - Notre Dame Invitational (9/28/12)
6K: 21:48 - Orange and Blue Preview (9/16/11)
1,500m: 4:35.71 - Stan Lyons Invitational (4/24/10)
3,000m steeplechase: 10:17.57- Big Ten Championships (5/12/12)
800m: 2:14.02 - Tyson Invitational (2/12/10)
Mile: 4:54.79 - SPIRE Invitational (2/8/13)
3,000m: 10:05.78 - Orange and Blue Open (2/4/12)
Updated April 2013