4K: 15:18.9 (Sept. 2, 2017)
5K: 17:41.0 (Sept. 30, 2017)
6K: 21:21.5 (Nov. 10, 2017)
2017 Cross Country
Competed in all six races for the Bears… Ran a 15:18.9 4K at the J.K. Gold Classic (Sept. 2) and finished in 37th… Recorded an 18:16.61 time at the Southern Stampede where she finished in 38th place… Marked her best 5K of the season at the Chile Pepper Festival (Sept. 30) with a 17:41.0 time… Earning a 22:10.3 6K at the Bradley Pink Classic… Earned 13th at the MVC Championship claiming Honorable Mention All-Missouri Valley Conference honors after running a 17:58.33 5K… Clocked a 21:21.5 6K time at the NCAA Midwest Regional and finished 63rd.
Background: Participated in cross country, track and soccer at Lafayette High... Helped guide the Lancers to conference, district, sectional and state championships her senior year... Ran the 800-meter run and 1600-meter run for the Lancers during her senior track season.
Personal: Grace Breiten was born December 18 to Thomas and Mary Breiten... Has two sisters, Cassie and Gabby... Plans to study elementary education at MSU... Aspires to teach at an inner-city school upon graduation.