Ciersten Burks and Jordan Hulls named 2013 Spirit of Indiana Director's Award winners.
Big Ten Indoor Championships Day 1
2012-13 (R-SOPHOMORE): Indoor: Finished in seventh-place in the mile at the Gladstein Invitational with a season-best time of 5:07.00...Competed at the Big Ten Indoor Championships and placed 16th in the 3,000-meter run with a season-best time of 9:46.59...Outdoor: opened the outdoor season at the Alabama Relays with second-place finish in the 5,000-meter run with a career-best of 17:02.42...Competed in the Big Ten Outdoor Championships and placed ninth in the 10,000-meter run in a season-best time of 35:19.28.
2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Cross Country: Won the Indiana Open race to begin the season ... placed 13th at Indiana Intercollegiates in a time of 18:17 ... finished in 38th position at the Cowboy Jamboree in 18:25.15 as the Hoosiers finished second as a team ... scored for the Hoosiers at the adidas Invitational ... placed fourth in the Hoosier Invite in 18:54.33. Indoor: Ran a 5:07.67 mile PR at the Indiana Relays ... clocked a 3:08.62 PR in the 1,000m at the Indiana Open. Outdoor: Ran PRs of 2:21.24 in the 800, 4:52.42 in the 1,500, 10:08.52 in the 3,000 and 17:30.86 in the 5,000.
2010-11 (REDSHIRT): Cross Country: Redshirted. Indoor: Redshirted. Outdoor: Redshirted.
PREP: Three-time most valuable runner for Karl Knerr, Marty Hill and Layton Elliott at Brebeuf ... ran in four state meets, three-times in the 1,600m, once in the 4x800m relay and once in cross country ... all-state, all-semi-state, all-sectional and all-county in cross country as a junior ... second girl in school history to advance to the state meet in cross country ... all-county as a senior ... indoor state champ in the 3,200m as a senior ... conference athlete of the meet as a senior, winning titles in the 1,600m, 3,200m and 4x400m relay ... county champ and regional champ in the 1,600m ... two-time team captain ... ran PRs of 18:48 in the 5K, 11:10 in the 3,200m, 5:08 in the 1,600m and 2:19 in the 800m ... maintained a 3.5 GPA throughout high school. PERSONAL: Daughter of Richard and Margaret Winters ... has a twin sister, Betsy, and an older sister, Emily ... born June 19, 1992 ... exercise science major.
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