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     Emma Preston
    Emma Preston

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    East Peoria, Ill.

    High School:
    East Peoria

    Position:
    XC/Distance


    08/30/2014

    Cross Country Concludes Competition at Home Opener

    Women's squad takes home first, men take home second

    08/30/2014

    Cross Country Concludes Competition at Home Opener

    Women's squad takes home first, men take home second

    08/28/2014

    Cross Country Hosts UIC Home Opener to Begin 2014 Season

    Action begins at 10 a.m. CT with women's 4K race

    08/28/2014

    Cross Country Hosts UIC Home Opener to Begin 2014 Season

    Action begins at 10 a.m. CT with women's 4K race

    06/03/2014

    Sixty-Three UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL 2013-14 Honor Roll

    Student-athletes were honored in both the fall and spring semesters

    Career-Best XC Times
    5,000 meter run: 18:16.8 (9/14/12)
    6,000 meter run: 22:36.2 (10/19/13)

    Career-Best Outdoor Marks
    1,500-meter run:
    4:43.84 (4/20/13)
    5,000-meter run: 18:09.00 (4/04/13)

    Career-Best Indoor Marks
    800-meter run:
    2:21.13 (1/31/14)
    one-mile run:
    5:04.33 (2/23/13)
    3,000-meter run:
    10:17.60 (2/23/13)

    Preston Records

    Outdoor 2014: Redshirted for the 2014 Outdoor season.

    Indoor 2014: Earned first place in the 3,000m run at the Lewis Invitational with a time of 10:45.50... Placed second in the 800m run at the Tadd Metzger Invitational with a mark of 2:21.13...Placed sixth in the one-mile run at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 5:05.65.

    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.