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     Emma Preston
    Emma Preston

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    East Peoria, Ill.

    High School:
    East Peoria

    Position:
    XC/Distance


    04/23/2014

    Track & Field Prepares for Drake Relays, Benedictine Twilight

    Benedictine Twilight will be the last meet before the HL Championship

    04/15/2014

    Night of Champions Banquet Honors Student-Athletes

    Women's Tennis wins Academic Team of the Year for the seventh time in 12 years

    04/10/2014

    Five UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL Winter All-Academic Teams

    Women's Indoor Track and Field had four student-athletes honored

    04/10/2014

    Five UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL Winter All-Academic Teams

    Women's Indoor Track and Field had four student-athletes honored

    03/01/2014

    Track & Field Concludes Day One at HL Indoor Championships

    Men currently hold 2nd-place; women in 3rd

    2013 XC- Took home third-place at the College of DuPage Invitational clocking in with a time of 18:57.1...Competed in the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships finishing in 21st-place, with a time of 18:30.18...Finished 20 of 94 total runners at the Horizon League Championship with a time of 19:30.72.

    Outdoor 2013: Placed second in the 1500m run at the Huskie Blue Demon Classic with a mark of 4:43.84...Competed in the 5000m run at the Chicagoland Championships earning a time of 18:09.00...Placed second in the 1500m run at the St. Joseph's Puma Invite with a time of 18:28.89.

    Indoor 2013: Competed in the one-mile and 3000m runs at the Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships placing fourth and sixth with marks of 5:04.33 and 10:17.60.

    XC 2012: Began her collegiate career with a seventh-place showing at the UIC Opener, recording a two-mile time of 11:49.90 ... ran a team-season best and career-best of 18:17 in the 5K at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships on Sept. 14, placing 18th overall ... named Horizon League Runner of the Week on Oct. 10 for her performance at the Parkside Invite where she placed ninth in the 5K race ... claimed ninth at the Horizon League Championships with a 5K time of 18:34 and earned a spot on the All-Conference Second Team ... represented UIC at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a 6K time of 23:12.21.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-sport letterwinner in track, cross country, basketball and soccer ... placed 4th at the state track meet in the 800 meters her sophomore year and second place her senior year ... took fifth place at the 2008 XC state meet and 11th at the 2009 XC state meet as her team placed third at both events ... three-time all-conference selection in XC and track ... holds her high school's 800-meter record (2:13.33) and the indoor 1,600 record (5:11) ... daughter of Kenneth and Becky ... sibling named Amanda ... enrolled as a Biological Sciences major.

    Career-Best XC Times
    5,000 meters: 18:17 (9/14/12)
    6,000 meters: 22:52 (10/12/12)

    Career-Best Times
    800-meter run: 2:13.33
    1,600-meter run:
    5:06
    3-Mile (XC):
    17:42