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     Tess Ehrhardt
    Tess Ehrhardt


    Geneva, Ill.

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    Track & Field Prepares for Drake Relays, Benedictine Twilight

    Benedictine Twilight will be the last meet before the HL Championship


    Track & Field Concludes Action at DePaul Relays

    Ehrhardt and Zaiter impress at Mt. Sac Relays


    Track & Field Concludes Action at DePaul Relays

    Ehrhardt and Zaiter impress at Mt. Sac Relays


    Track & Field to Compete at DePaul Invitational

    Ehrhardt and Zaiter will participate in the Mt.Sac Relays


    Track & Field Completes Action at Chicagoland Championships

    Men's 4x800 takes first-place

    2013 XC- Set a personal record, finishing the 5K trail at the UW-Parkside Lucial Rosa Invite with a time of 17:34.7...Took home first-place with a time of 18:11.17 at the College of DuPage Invitational...Competed in the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships placing five of 79 runners with a time of 17:44..01...Ran the ISU Pre-National trail placing 17th, clocking in at 24:31.70...Was named Horizon League Runner of the Week for three consecutive weeks in a row...Was named Horizon League Scholar for the month of November...Took home first-place at the Horizon League Championship, earning a time of 17:47.63...Was crowned Horizon League Women's Athlete of the Year.

    Outdoor 2013: Placed ninth overall in the 1500m run at the Kip Janvrin Open with a mark of 4:40.81...Placed sixth place in the 5000m run at the Chicagoland Championships with a time of 17:44.30...Placed third at the NCC Dr. Keeler Track & Field Meet in the 3000m Steeplechase with a mark of 10:58.91.

    Indoor 2013: Placed second overall in the one-mile run at the Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 4:55.54...Placed third in the 3000m run at the Indiana University Relays with a mark of 10:08.65.

    XC 2012: Kicked off the season with a sixth-place showing at the UIC Opener, posting a two-mile time of 11:42.60 ... logged a 5K time of 19:13.26 at the NIU XC Open on Sept. 7 ... earned first-team All-Conference with a sixth-place finish at the Horizon League Championships, crossing the line in a career-best time of 18:20 ... represented UIC at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a 6K time of 22:47.33 ... helped UIC capture runner-up honors at the conference championships, the program's highest all-time finish.

    Outdoor 2012: Ran a 19:08.51 in the 5,000 at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invite to begin the outdoor season ... placed first in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Eagle Invite on April 14 with a time of 11:23.92 ... claimed victory in the 1,500 at the DePaul Invite with a personal-best time fo 4:48.79 ... placed 10th at the Horizon League Championships in the 3,000 steeplechase with a time of 11:51.47.

    Indoor 2012: Claimed vicotry in her first collegiate race (3,000) with a time of 11:01.93 at the Dick Pond open ... took first in the mile at the Carthage Tadd Metzger Invite with a result of 5:16.71 ... ran a 5:08.59 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invite on Feb. 3 ... clocked a career-best time of 5:07.11 in the mile at the Chicagoland Championships to win by more than eight seconds ... won the 3,000 with a personal-best time of 10:33.83 at the Milwaukee Panther Tune-Up ... placed second in the DMR (11:59.51), third in the 4x400 (3:58.87) and sixth in the mile (5:07.76) at the Horizon League Championships.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner in both track and cross country at Geneva (Ill.) ... four year All-Conference for cross country ... All-Area and All-State team for cross country in 2008 and 2010 ... All-Conference for track in 2008, 2010, and 2011 ... All-Area team for track in 2010 ... All-State team in 2008 for track ... cross country team achieved four conference titles, four regional titles, two sectional titles, and two state titles ... team appeared at Nike Cross Nationals ... Illinois State Scholar ... member of National Honors Society and French National Honors Society ... Upstate 8 Conference Art Champion in ceramics ... biggest athletic thrill to date is assisting her team to Cross Country State 2008 ... born November 22, 1992, in Geneva, Ill. ... daughter of James and Abigail Ehrhardt ... has three siblings, Annelise, Emma and Evan ... currently enrolled as a Movement Sciences major.

    Career-Best XC Times
    5,000 meters: 18:20 (10/27/12)
    6,000 meters: 22:47.33 (11/9/12)

    Career-Best Outdoor Times
    1,500-meter run: 4:48.79 (4/20/12)
    5,000-meter run: 19:08.51 (3/30/12)
    3,000 steeplechase: 11:23.92 (4/14/12)

    Career-Best Indoor Times
    One-Mile Run: 5:07.11 (2/11/12)
    3,000-meter run: 10:33.83 (2/17/12)