Alison Szykowny breaks own records in discus and hammer throw, men's 4x100m relay team bests previous marks by nearly one second
Ramblers make seven moves on the all-time record boards
Ramblers will compete in California, Illinois and Florida starting Thursday
Loyola garners four first-place finishes despite harsh conditions
Sophomore races to fifth place on her way to the top of school record boards
2013-14: Saw action in six cross country meets during her senior year... Finished ninth (18:04.3) at Missouri Valley Conference Championships... First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference Selection... Grabbed a 30th place finish (21:14.0) with a personal-best time at the NCAA Midwest Regional...Led the Ramblers with a 6th place finish (17:43.9) at the elite Notre Dame Invitational...Finished in 10th place (17:46) at the National Catholic Championships...Opened the season with a 6th place finish (14:35) at the Badger Season Opener.
2012-13: Earned First Team All-Horizon League honors by virtue of a seventh place finish at the 2012 Horizon League Championships...Opened her cross country season with a third place finish at the Illini Challenge, helping the women's side capture the team championship...Finished 10th (17:52) at the Illinois Intercollegiate...Posted an 18th place finish at the 40th Annual Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational...Was the second finisher for Loyola at the NCAA Pre-Nationals meet...Contributed 16 points to the team score with runner-up finishes in the 3,000m (10:03.67) and 5,000m (17:42.83) Runs at the 2013 Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships as the women's side captured its first indoor league title in program history...Set new PRs in the Mile (5:01.07) and the 3,000m (9:58.12) Runs during the indoor season...Moved to fourth all-time at Loyola while crushing her personal best in the 10,000m Run at the 2013 Horizon League Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 35:32.00...Notched an impressive victory in the 1,500m Run at the Benedictine Eagle Invitational while setting a personal best time in the event of 4:38.66...Also saw action at the Stanford Invitational and Mt. SAC Relays during the outdoor season.
2011-12: Earned Second Team All-Horizon League after eighth-place finish at the Horizon League Cross Country Championship ... Scored in all six cross country events ... Was Loyola's top finisher at NCAA Midwest Regional meet, finishing 74th overall ... Took sixth at the UIC Home Opener, 14th at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championship and 23rd at the Bradley Open ... Finished sixth in the 3,000m and seventh in the 5,000m at the Horizon League Indoor Championship ... Posted season-best times of 10:07.36 (3K) and 17:21.61 (5K) in both events ... Took sixth out of 35 runners in the 3K at the Gladstein Invite ... Finished eighth in the mile with season-best time of 5:07.65 at Grand Valley State's Big Meet ... Placed third in the rain-shortened 5K and fourth in the 10K at the Horizon League Outdoor Championship ... Posted time of 37:04.28 in the 10K in her first appearance in that event ... Took seventh in the 1,500m at the Ted Haydon Invitational with time of 4:51.68 ... Posted personal-best time of 10:26.66 in the 3K at the Tom Botts Invite.
2010-11: Scored in all seven cross country meets ... Was named Horizon League Newcomer of the Year for cross country ... Finished 17th at the League meet with a time of 19:04 ... Posted 6K time of 22:55 at the NCAA Regional meet ... Finished 20th at the UW Parkside Midwest Open ... Took 16th at season-opening Vincentian Cup Invite ... Finished 11th in the 5K (18:46.44) and 14th in the 3K (10:48.17) at the Horizon League Indoor Championship ... Both times were season-bests in each event ... Ran times of 2:32.50 in the 800m and 5:17.33 in the mile at the UWM Tune-Up ... Took ninth in the 1,500m at the Horizon League Outdoor Championship with time of 4:50.96 ... Ran 4:49.69 in the 1,500m at the Stan Lyons Invite ... Posted top times of 10:32.92 in the 3K (Vanderbilt) and 18:41.64 in the 5K (DePaul).
High School: Helped team to conference championships in 2007, 2008, 2009... state qualifier in 2007 and 2009... team regional champion in 2007.