Freshman John Teeters shatters the school record to move on to Friday's semifinal, while junior Katherine Camp advances to 800-meter semifinal
Seven men, four women will head to Austin, Texas, to compete in national event
April 22, 2013, Issue #34
Marc Scott,Tim Rackers and Brandi Krieg all run personal bests in the 5,000-meters
Cookson and Huddleston run solid times in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at Mt. Sac Relays
2011-12: (Indoor) Placed eighth in the mile at the C-USA Championship with a time of 4:16.68 . . . season-best mile of 4:15.12 came in a 17th-place effort at the Meyo Invitational . . . finished ninth at the league meet in the 3K with a season-best time of 8:25.82 . . . (Outdoor) Finished fifth at the Conference USA Championship in the 5,000m run with a time of 14:32.53 . . . placed third at the Track-It Buster Invitational in the 1,500 meters in 3:57.83 . . . finished fourth at the Tulsa Duels in the 3K (8:39.42).
High School: A three-year letterwinner in track and field at St. Louis University High School . . . also earned two letters in cross country and one letter in swimming . . . personal bests were - 4:13 in the 1,600m, 9:15 in the 3,200m and 15:26 in the 5K . . . finished fourth at the state cross country meet as a senior, and placed eighth junior year . . . named all-state in track senior and junior years . . . first team all-metro in cross country senior and junior years . . . St. Louis Dispatch Male Runner of the Year in 2010 . . . named second-team all-midwest region . . . 4x800m relay team won the state championship in 2010.
Personal: Majoring in mechanical engineering . . . starting running at age 15 . . . has five siblings - Josh, Jackie, Peter, Mary and Lucas . . . son of Keith and Cheryl Rackers . . . born March 7, 1993.
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