Emma Preston
Emma  Preston


East Peoria, Ill.

High School:
East Peoria



Three UIC Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Award

Women's cross country, women's indoor track & field and women's outdoor track & field honored


Track & Field Finishes Competition at Big Blue Classic

Benson, Graham and Ranberg captured personal bests


Track & Field Finishes Competition at Big Blue Classic

Benson, Graham and Ranberg captured personal bests


Sixty-One UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL 2014 Fall Honor Roll

Baseball led UIC with nine selections


Ehrhardt Defends League XC Title; Hauser Places Fourth

Flames garner four All-League honorees

Career-Best XC Times
4,000 meter run: 15:58.4 (8/30/14)
5,000 meter run: 18:16.8 (9/14/12)
6,000 meter run: 22:36.2 (10/19/13)

Career-Best Outdoor Marks
1500m: 4:43.84 (4/20/13)
5000m: 18:09.00 (4/4/13)

Career-Best Indoor Marks
800m: 2:21.13 (1/31/14)
Mile: 5:04.33 (2/23/13)
3000m: 10:17.60 (2/23/13)

Preston Records

2015 Outdoor: Competed in the 1500m at the Big Blue Classic (5:00.97)

2015 Indoor: Placed 16th in the 3000m at the Horizon League Championships (10:39.33) ... Member of the runner up DMR team at the ONU Invite (12:46.81) ... Finished sixth in the mile at the Panther TuneUp (5:24.15) ... Placed 10th in the 3000m at the Chicagoland Championships (10:39.57)

2014 XC: Took home third place at the UIC Home Opener (8/30), crossing the finish line at the 15:58.4 mark... Finished 28th overall at the Illinois State Invite (9/12) with a time of 18:26... Completed the 6K race at the Bradley Classic (10/17) at the 23:06.6 mark... Placed 29th at the Horizon League Championships (11/1) with a time of 23:03.

2014 Outdoor: Redshirted for the 2014 Outdoor season.

2014 Indoor: 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.

2013 Outdoor: 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.

2013 Indoor: 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.

2012 XC: 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.