Erin O'Grady

Junior - Arlington Heights, IL - Mt. Prospect

EASTERN: Erin is a sophomore distance runner on the cross-country and track and field teams… placed 15th at 2007 OVC championships... personal record time of 18:35.93 set at EIU Panther Open with an 8th place finish... OVC cross-country “Freshman of the Year” in 2006 after finishing 12th at the conference championships, as the meet’s top freshman finisher...  2nd team All-OVC for her conference finish... top-two runner for EIU throughout the cross-country season... part of school record breaking distance medley relay team... scored points for EIU Indoor OVC championship teams with top eight finishes in the 800 meters and mile... personal record mile time of 5:10.41 came at Iowa State...  scored points for EIU Outdoor OVC Championship team with a 7th place finish in the 5,000 meters... personal record in 800 meters and 1,500 meters both came at Vanderbilt Invitational.


HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped for coaches Dave Wurster and Cristen Conrad at Prospect High School earning varsity letters in track, cross country and basketball… All-Conference in track and cross country… sectional champion in 4x800 relay… division champion in 800… team captain… All-Academic… All-State placing seventh in 4x800 relay… National Honor Society.


PERSONAL: Erin is majoring in social sciences with  a psychology designation… daughter of Margaret and Don Mattes.

Cross Country

Meet Race Time/Split/Mark Place Media
Millikin Invite (09/01/2009)5k19:36.92
EIU Panther Open (09/11/2009)5k18:45.488Video
Illinois Intercollegiate (09/18/2009)5k18:27.014
EIU Alumni Meet (10/03/2009)2.1 Miles11:45.01
Lucian Rosa Invite (10/10/2009)5k19:04.119
Evansville Invite (10/17/2009)5k19:32.129
OVC Championships (10/31/2009)5k20:16.36
NCAA Midwest Regional (11/14/2009)6k24:33.0145

Indoor Track & Field

Meet Race Time/Split/Mark Place Media
EIU Early Bird (12/11/2009)Mile Run5:09.916
EIU Mega Meet (01/23/2010)3k10:15.82
Illinois Intercollegiates (01/30/2010)1000 Meter Run3:00.061Video
Illinois Intercollegiates (01/30/2010)Mile Run5:06.352Video
Notre Dame Meyo Invite (02/05/2010)Mile Run5:06.743
Notre Dame Meyo Invite (02/05/2010)Distance Medley Relay12:10.988
Iowa State Classic (02/12/2010)3k10:23.9128
Friday Night Special (02/19/2010)800 Meter Run2:19.294Video
Friday Night Special (02/19/2010)Mile Run5:01.051Video
OVC Championships (02/26/2010)Mile Run5:10.552
OVC Championships (02/26/2010)Distance Medley Relay12:16.371
OVC Championships (02/26/2010)3k10:23.21
Iowa State NCAA Qualifier (03/06/2010)Mile Run5:00.536

Outdoor Track & Field

Meet Race Time/Split/Mark Place Media
EIU Invitational (03/27/2010)1500 Meter Run4:52.946Video
Big Blue Classic (04/01/2010)5k18:32.692Video
Big Blue Classic (04/01/2010)4X800 Relay9:28.521Video
WIU Lee Calhoun (04/10/2010)3K Steeplechase11:24.424Video
SIUE Gateway Classic (04/17/2010)3K Steeplechase11:05.041
SIUE Gateway Classic (04/17/2010)800 Meter Run2:27.4112
Drake Relays (04/23/2010)Distance Medley Relay11:55.1014
Drake Relays (04/23/2010)4X800 Relay8:56.156
OVC Championships (04/30/2010)3K Steeplechase11:24.072Video
OVC Championships (04/30/2010)5k18:06.595Video
OVC Championships (04/30/2010)1500 Meter Run4:47.728Video
Billy Hayes Classic (05/07/2010)3K Steeplechase11:02.12
Cardinal Twilight (05/14/2010)3K Steeplechase10:44.451
NCAA Regionals (Outdoor) (05/28/2010)3K Steeplechase10:54.3335

** = unattached | D = Decathlon