Tyler Byrne scored a 10th-place finish and set the school record in the 10K.
The men's cross country team won the second conference team title in program history.
Tyler Byrne finished in the top 20 in the men's championship race.
Ernest Kibet finished second in the men's race, while Benadate Cheruiyot led the women's team by finishing 22nd.
2013 Cross Country: One of four Cardinals to compete in all six races ... began the season with an eighth-place finish at the Mid-America Opener behind a personal-best 4K time of 15:36.04 ... set a personal best in the 5K distance at the Bluegrass XC Invitational, finishing in 20th place with a time of 17:52.81 ... helped the Cardinals to a second-place finish at the AAC Championships with a personal-best 6K time of 22:08.26 ... named a Red and Black Scholar and to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... named to the AAC All-Academic Team.
2012 Cross Country: Competed in all six events ... finished second on the team at the BIG EAST Championships ... opened up the season with a fifth-place finish at the Mid-America Opener.
Prep: Academic and athletic standout at Effingham High under coaches Pam Higgs and Danniete Williamson ... became the school's first state champion, winning the 2A 800m in 2012 ... finished runner-up at the state meet in the event as a junior ... ran cross country for three years and was a four-year MVP in track ... was the class valedictorian and an Illinois state scholar ... named to the academic hall of fame each year of school ... served as the chemistry club treasurer.
Personal: Daughter of Lee and Kathy Cramsey ... birthday is Aug. 9 ... has three sisters and one brother ... majoring in chemistry, with a concentration in pre-medicine.