Ellen Toennies
Ellen Toennies
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Breese, Ill.
High School: Mater Dei Catholic

PERSONAL-BEST 6K - 21:30.7 - NCAA Midwest Regional - 11/15/2014

2014-15: Finished 49th overall at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in 22:43.1 ... Earned All-Region honors by placing fourth at the NCAA Midwest Regional in a time of 21:30.7 ... Placed third at the UAA Championships to earn first-team all-UAA honors with a time of 21:55.14 ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country ... Academic all-UAA for cross country.

2013-14: Finished 152nd overall at the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... Earned All-Region honors with a 15th-place finish at the Midwest Regional ... Earned all-UAA honors in the 1,500 at the UAA Outdoor Championships ... Also placed eighth in the 800 at the UAA outdoor meet ... USTFCCCA All-Academic cross country ... Academic all-UAA for cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in cross country and two in track & field at Mater Dei Catholic High School ... Earned all-state track & field honors in 2011 and 2012 ... Received all-area cross country honors all four years, and all-area track & field honors as a junior and senior ... Three-time state cross country qualifier ... Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award winner ... Steven Becker Scholar-Athlete Award ... National Honor Society Subject Awards.

PERSONAL: Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Daughter of David and Michelle Toennies.