Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition
Two Illini set school records on Friday
Spire will also host Big Ten Indoor Championships
Personal and season bests set on Saturday
Freshman Alyssa Schneider successful in 3,000m on Friday
2012 XC - Junior
Set a new 5K career-best at the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing the course with a time of 17:53 ... Also competed at the Illinois Intercollegiate and helped the Illini win the title ... Ran in the red race at Pre-Nationals, finishing with a 6K time of 22:41.
2011 XC - Sophomore
Finished sixth for the Illini and 146th overall with a 6K time of 23:52.87 at the NCAA Midwest Regional ... Placed second for the Illini and 78th overall at the Big Ten Championships with a 6K time of 22:10 ... Made season debut at the Bradley Open, placing third overall and for the Illini with a three-mile time of 17:22 ... Led the Illini and placed seventh overall at the Orange and Blue Preview, setting a personal best 6K time of 21:27, cutting 1:19 seconds off her previous mark ... Set a personal best while leading the Illini at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational, timing 17:59 and placing 18th overall ... Led Illinois for the third consecutive week at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, with a 6K time of 21:50 ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010 XC - Freshman
Made Illini debut at the Sycamore Pride Invitational, placing fifth overall and fourth for the Illini with a 5K time of 19:03 ... Came in eighth for the Illini and 47th overall at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships with a 5K time of 19:09 ... Placed 10th for the Illini and 145th overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a 6K time of 22:48 ... Took fifth for the Illini and 50th overall with a personal-best 6K performance of 22:46 at the Bradley Classic ... Led the team and finished second overall at the Illini Open with a personal-best 5K time of 18:11 ... Named Big Ten Runner of the Week on Oct. 26 following her performance at the Illini Open ... Competed at the Big Ten Championships, finishing the 6K race in 22:50.6.
2013 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 10,000m at the Big Ten Championships ... Set a career best 10K time of 36.15.85 at the Drake Relays, the time ranks eighth fastest in school history ... Ran a season best 5K time of 17:43.49 at the Sun Angel Classic.
Indoor: Ran the 3,000m at the Big Ten Championships, finishing with a career best time of 10:01.81 ... Also ran the 3K at the Spire Invitational and the Indiana Relays.
2012 Track and Field
Indoor: Participated in the mile, 3,000m and 5,000m ... Placed second in the 3,000m at the Illini Classic with a time of 10:05.96 ... Recorded her personal best in the 3,000m with a time of 10:04.79 at the Mark Colligan Memorial ... Competed in five meets.
2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Ran in the 1,500m, 3,000m, and the 5,000m...Placed fourth in the 5,000m at the Stan Lyons Invitational...Recorded her personal-best in the 1,500m at the Mike Poehlein Invite with 4:54.34...Received her personal-best in the 3,000m at the Sea Ray Relays with 10:11.42...Also gained her personal-best in the 5,000m at the Stan Lyons Invitational with 17:46.97.
Indoor: Recorded her personal-best in the 3,000m with a 10:09.26 at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed second in the 3,000m at the EIU Friday Night Special.
Earned All-State honors in cross country in 2008 after placing 21st at the Illinois state meet ... Garnered All-State honors on the track in the 3,200m at the 2010 Illinois state meet, placing eighth overall ... Won the West Suburban Silver cross country conference title in 2008 and 2009 along with earning All-Conference honors three years ... Cross country regional champion in 2009 ... Won the 3,200m sectional title in 2008 and 2010 ... Earned eight varsity letters between cross country and track ... York Community High School Outstanding Female Senior Athlete of the Year ... Captain of 2009 cross country team and 2010 track and field team ... National Honor Society member and four-year Honor Roll student.
Full name is Meghan Marie Frigo ... Daughter of Mark and Mary Frigo ... Born April 8, 1992 ... Has one brother, Michael, and two sister, Michelle and Mikayla ... Majoring in elementary education.
Frigo's Personal Bests
3 Mile: 17:22- Bradley Open (9/9/11)
5K: 17:53 - Notre Dame Invitational (9/28/12)
6K: 21:27 - Orange and Blue Preview (9/16/11)
1,500m: 4:54.34 - Mike Poehlein Invite (4/2/11)
3,000m: 10:11.42 - Sea Ray Relays (4/15/11)
5,000m: 17:46.97 - Stan Lyons Invitational (4/30/11)
10,000m: 36:15.85 - Drake Relays (4/24/13)
Mile: 5:14.64 - Illini Open (1/14/12)
3,000m: 10:01.81 - Big Ten Championships (2/23/13)
5,000m: 17:22.71 - Tyson Invitational (2/10/12)
Updated August 2013