Kerry Brennan
Kerry Brennan


Orland Park, Ill.

High School:

XC/Middle Distance

2007-08 Highlights: Turned in a season-best 5,000-meter run with a time of 20:53 at the Illinois Intercollegiate Invitational on Sept. 14.

2006-07 Highlights: Ran a 20:40.90 at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships...posted a 1,500-meter run mark of 5:19.05 to place seventh and an 800-meter run time of 2:40.09 to place 17th at the Elmhurst Intercollegiate Invitational on Apr. 14...turned in a 10th-place 5:26.42 in the 1,500-meter run at the Redbird Invitational on Apr. 28.

2005-06 Highlights: Team's third-best finisher at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships (32nd/19:24)...ran in both the 800- and 1,500-meter events during the outdoor season...placed 14th at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships in the 800-m,eter with a season-best time of 2:24.74...competed in both the 800-meter and mile run during the indoor season...was a member of the distance medley relay team that broke the school record with a time of 12:43.33 at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...placed seventh in the mile run at the Wisconsin Elite Meet on Jan. 27 with a personal best time of 5:35.52...took fourth in the mile at the Chicago Opener on Jan. 7.

2004-05 Highlights: Placed second overall in the 800-meter run (2:27.77) at the Lewis Invitational on Feb. 12, which was good for UIC's fastest indoor season time...owns UIC's fastest mark in the 1,000-meter run (3:13.25), set at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...picked up a pair of second-place finishes in the 800-meter run (2:35.94) and 1,500-meter run (5:12.35) at the Puma Invitational...won the 1,500-meter run at the Jerry England Invitational with a tie of 5:08.11...raced to a team-season best time of 2:23.46 in the 800-meter run at the Butler Twilight...holds UIC's third-fastest time in the 1,500-meter run (5:02.87) set at the Wheaton Invitational.

Prep/Personal: Lettered on the cross country and track teams for four years at Sandburg...two-time All-State honoree in track...two-time All-Regional athlete in cross country...All-Sectional cross country runner in 2001...earned All-SICA honors two straight seasons...led Eagles to SICA, regional and sectional titles as a team captain in 2003...part of third-place cross country team and sectional champion track team in 2002...set three school records, with all-time best marks in the three-mile, 2.5-mile and 4x800-meter relay...born Jan. 12, 1986...daughter of Thomas and Bernadine Brennan...major is nursing.

Career-Best Cross Country Times
5,000-Meter: 19:24 (10/29/05)
6,000-Meter: 24:32 (10/14/05)
2-Mile: 12:29 (9/2/06)

Career-Best Indoor Times 800-Meter: 2:27.77 (1/29/05) 1,000-Meter: 3:13.25 (2/27/05) 1-Mile: 5:35.52 (1/27/06)

Career-Best Outdoor Times 800-Meter: 2:23.46 (5/7/05) 1,500-Meter: 5:02.87 (4/16/05)