Lavinia Jurkiewicz
Lavinia Jurkiewicz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young

Height:
5-4

Jurkiewicz's Track & Field Bio

At Wisconsin
Notables

• 2012 Academic All-Big Ten in track and field
• 2012 Academic All-Big Ten in cross country

2013: Placed fourth for the Badgers and 157th overall at the NCAA Championships (11/23), finishing in a time of 21:41.5 (6K) ... finished fourth for the Badgers and 34th overall at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (11/15), clocking in at 21:13 (6K) ... competed in the Big Ten Championships (11/3) and placed 43rd overall and fifth for the Badgers after clocking in at 22:12 (6K) ... recorded a first-place finish overall at the UW-Oshkosh Open (10/25) by finishing with a time of 21:42 (6K) ...finished eighth for the Badgers and 200th overall after running the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/19) in 21:49 (6k) ... placed fifth for Wisconsin and 31st overall at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown (9/27), finishing with a time of 18:01 (5K) ... finished fifth overall and fifth for the Badgers at the Sycamore Invitational (9/14), clocking in with a time of 18:23.6 (6K) ...Finished 15th overall and fifth for the Badgers at the Badger Opener (9/6) with a time of 14:36 (4K)

2012: Finished 53rd overall and fourth for the Badgers at the Great Lakes Regional (11/9), clocking in at 21:36 (6K) ... placed fourth for Wisconsin and 57th overall in a time of 21:39 (6K) at the Big Ten Championship (10/28) ... placed 75th overall and fifth for the Badgers at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic (9/29), finishing in a time of 17:52.45 ... placed sixth for Wisconsin and 14th overall with a time of 18:37.6 (5k) at the Panorama Farms Invitational (9/22) ... placed sixth at season-opening Badger Opener (9/7), finishing in a time of 17:57 (5K)

2011:
Finished eighth for UW and 12th overall at the Badger Opener with a time of 18:38

2010: Took 73rd at NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 22:13.61 ... competed in Big Ten Championships and finished 48th in a time of 21:35 ... placed 164th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of 23:13 ... competed in first-ever collegiate meet at the Northern Illinois Huskie Open, finishing first for the Badgers and second overall in a time of 18:45.73 ... took 241st place at the Pre-NCAA Invitational with a time of 23:17.4 ... placed third at UW-Oshkosh Open with a time of 18:10

High School
Illinois High School Association (IHSA) 2010 State and Sectional Track Champion in the 3200-meters as a senior ... finished third at IHSA State Track Championship in the 1600-meters senior year ... Gatorade Girl's Cross Country Player of the Year for Illinois as a senior ... Illinois State Champion at 2009 IHSA State Cross Country Meet senior year ... was the first girl in Chicago Public League history to win State Championships as a senior ... City of Chicago cross country champion both junior and senior years ... finished in fourth place in 3200-meters and ninth place in 1600-meter race as a junior at the 2009 IHSA State Track Meet ... also placed first in both 1600-meters and 3200-meters at 2009 IHSA Sectional Track Meet ... named an Illinois State Scholar ... on High School Honor Roll ... was National Merit Commended ... Co-President of Young Doctors League Club in high school

Personal
Parents are Ray and Margaret Jurkiewicz ... one brother, Raymond ... intends to major in molecular biology

Why Wisconsin?
"Wisconsin is the ideal combination of academic and athletic excellence. I was attracted by Wisconsin's strong scientific research reputation. Even after my first visit, I easily envisioned the academic and athletic success I hope to experience at Wisconsin."

ON WISCONSIN
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