Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Lindsey Rakosnik
Lindsey Rakosnik

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lombard, Ill.

High School:
Glenbard East

Event:
XC-Distance

Birthdate:
01/17/1994

I/O Eligibility:
SO/SO

03/28/2013

Squads Head to Three Different Meets This Weekend

Majority heads to Texas; small distance crew to California; some to SIU

01/10/2013

2013 Women's Track and Field Season Preview

Squad sets goals of breaking records and being at the top this season

12/10/2012

2012 Cross Country Season in Review

Senior leads youthful squad throughout season

11/09/2012

Schneider and Yaeger Earn Midwest All-Region Honors

Illini place ninth at the regional meet

11/07/2012

Illini Gear Up for NCAA Midwest Regionals

Orange and Blue travel to Springfield, Mo., for regional race

AT ILLINOIS

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 .

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2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at the Big Ten Championships ... Clocked a personal-best 800m time of 2:12.28 to place fourth at the Illinois Twilight ... Placed fourth in the 800m at the Billy Hayes Invitational.

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.

Personal
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)

Track
Outdoor
800m: 2:12.28 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)

Updated July 2014

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