Both Teams Look Well Rested Going Into a Competitive Field
Women Finish First Overall, Men Finish Third at 31st Annual Queen City Invitational
Xavier Has Taken Home the Traveling Trophy Each of the Past Two Seasons
Spencer Liechty Finished First Overall
Men and Women to Have Five Runners Participating from Each Team
Madison Riethman has excelled this year for the Xavier track and field after an injury riddled first two seasons. The junior just returned form the NYC Armory Collegiate Invitational where she competed in the 800-meter run.
2013-14: Ran in three events during her senior season ... Placed 39th at the Queen City Invitational with a time of 19:36.63 ...Ran a time of 24:53.00 at the BIG EAST Championship.
2012-13: Competed in two events as a junior ... Finished 5th in the 5K at the Mount St. Joseph Invitational with a time of 21:47.66 and finished 55th at the Queen City Invitational with a near identical time of 21:47.67
2011-12: Did not compete ... Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll following the spring semester ... Earned the AD Award for maintaining a 3.25-3.5 grade point average
2010-11: Saw action in four events as a rookie ... Highest finish came at the Queen City Invitational where she placed 23rd off a personal-best time of 19:53 in the 5K ... Ran a 25:21 6K at the Princeton Invitational ... named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll following the fall semester
Before Xavier: Cross country and track captain her senior year ... Two-time state qualifier in cross country, holding a personal best 5K time of 20:14 ... Holds a 58 second personal best in the 400-meters and a 2:18 in the 800-meters ... Voted team's MVP in track
Personal: Daughter of Duane and Renette Riethman ... Born December 4, 1991 ... Has two sisters, Sydney and Natalie ... Sister Sydney is on the track and field team at Dayton ... Majoring in natural science with an environmental studies minor