The Indiana men's and women's cross country teams reported back to campus this week and began practice on Tuesday.
Indiana had 49 student-athletes post a 3.7 GPA during the 2013-14 Academic Year
2013-14 (R-FRESHMAN): Cross Country: Finished in ninth-place in her first race for the Hoosiers at the Indiana Open, running the 5K in 19:04 ... was 24th at the Big Ten Championships ... set a season best 6K time of 21:06 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational ... finished as the Hoosiers second runner at the NCAA Championships. Indoor: Finished in 10th place at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 3,000m run in 9:30.24, the 11th fastest time in school history ... finished in 15th place in the 5K at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in 16:39.72, the 10th fastest time in IU school history. Outdoor: Scored points for the Hoosiers at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships by finishing in seventh-place in the 10K ... ran the eighth fastest time in school history in the 10K at the Penn Relays in her 10K debut in 34:33.69 ... ran 16:28.83 in the 5K at the Stanford Invitational, the 10th fastest time in school history ... qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round for the 5K.
2012-13 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted the cross country, indoor and outdoor seasons.
PREP: Ran personal bests of 5:08.07 in the 1600m and 11:37.21, both placing 3rd in Missouri State Track and Field Championships... clocked a 19:34.87 and finished 9th in Missouri State Cross Country Championships... 5 time All-State 1600m (2) and 3200m and Cross Country (2)... MSHSAA Award of Excellence for Exemplary Display of Sportsmanship, Ethics, and Integrity... 4 time MVP Cross Country (3) and Track and Field... member of 2 time District Champions Cross Country team... Lutheran High School South 1600m school record holder (5:08.07)
PERSONAL: Born October 26, 1993 to Tim and Tami Behnke... has twin brothers Adam and Aaron Behnke... majoring in Exercise Science... brother Adam is a fifth-year senior transfer from Columbia who is also on the IU track and field roster.
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