Cross Country

Lia Jones
Lia Jones

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Tustin, Mich.

High School:
Pine River

Height:
5-5

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

Major:
Health Sciences



11/09/2012

Hutton, Cassady Pace Oakland at NCAA Great Lakes Regionals

The women finished 22nd and the men finished 23rd.

11/08/2012

Oakland Cross Country Set to Compete in NCAA Great Lakes Regional

The women's 6K begins at 1 p.m. ET and the men's 10K starts at 2:15 ET.

10/27/2012

Hutton Wins Summit League Championship, Oakland Teams Fourth

Brittni Hutton won the women's Summit League Championship

10/25/2012

Oakland Cross Country Set to Host Summit League Championships

The meet will take place at Katke-Cousins Golf Course on the campus of OU.

10/19/2012

Oakland Women's Cross Country Defeat UDM in Dual Meet

Brittni Hutton won the 3K event with a time of 10:51.

10/27/2012

Summit League Cross Country Championship - Oct. 27, 2012

Oakland hosted the 2012 Summit League Cross Country Championships at the Katke-Cousins Golf Course.

09/14/2012

Oakland at Spartan Invitational

The Oakland men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Spartan Invitational in East Lansing, Mich. on Friday

Cross Country

2012:
▪ Finished top two on the team in four out of six races
▪ Earned 19th-place finish overall and second on the team at The Summit League Championships (Oct. 27)
▪ Ran season-best 22:17 in the 6K at the Bradley Classic (Oct. 12)
▪ Finished second on the team and 60th overall at the Loyola Invitational with a season-best 5K time of 18:40 (Sept. 29)
▪ Earned 13th-place finish at the IPFW Invitational (Sept. 8)

2011:
All-Summit League second team
Placed 11th at The Summit League Championships
Finished top-two in all five races she ran
Won the Golden Grizzly Open with a 4K time of 14:09.4 (Sept. 2)
Finished 55th at NCAA Great Lakes Regional with season-best 21:53.5 in the 6K (Nov. 12)
▪ Academic All-Summit League and a Distinguished Scholar

2010:
▪ Was the number one runner on the team in all five meets she ran
▪ Ran 17:23.63, the second fastest 5K time in OU history, at the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 16) to place 15th
▪ Ran 21:26.90, the second fastest 6K time in school history, to place fourth at The Summit League Championship (Oct. 30)
▪ All-Summit League first team
▪ Runner-up at the Michigan Intercollegiates (Oct. 8) to earn All-Michigan honors
▪ Had three top five overall finishes
▪ Earned Academic All-Summitt League honors

2009:
▪ Limited to three races due to injuries
▪ Ran 21:53.50 (6K) to place 18th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 12)
▪ was just the second OU women to earn all-region honors at NCAA Division I
▪ Won the Cardinal Invitational (Sept. 25)
▪ Earned Academic All-Summit League honors

2008:
▪ Ran 18:45 (5K) to win the Golden Grizzly Open (Aug. 30)
▪Suffered a season-ending injury shortly after the meet
▪Earned Academic All-Summit League honors

Track & Field

2012 Indoor
▪ Earned Summit League Track and Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 14
▪ Set the school record in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9:47.98 at the Youngstown State National Invite (Feb. 3)
▪ Earned first-place finish at the IPFW Quadrengular meet in the 1-mile run with a time of 5:06.46. (Jan. 28)
▪ Finished first in the 5000-meter run with a time of 17:09.88 at the Mike Lints Alumni Open (Jan. 20)
▪ Earned a first-place finish at the Chip Invite in the 3000-meter run with a time of 10:10.39 (Jan. 13)

2011 Outdoor:
▪ Placed 28th in the 5000 (16:59.24) at the NCAA Division I Track and Field National Semfinals (May 28)
▪ Runner-up in the 5000 at The Summit League Championships (May 12)
▪ Was second in the 5000 (16:29.34, school record) at the Drake Relays (April 28)
▪ Won the 3000 (9:48.45, school record by over 42 seconds) at the Detroit meet (April 9)
▪ Won the 5000 at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (April 2)
▪ Third leading scorer with 86 points

2011 Indoor:
▪ Redshirt

2010 Outdoor:
▪ Redshirt

2010 Indoor:
▪ Was runner-up in the mile (4:59.33) at The Summit League Championship (March 1)
▪ Won the mile at the EMU Open (Jan. 9)
▪ Placed second in the 3000 (9:52.16, school record) at the BGSU Challenge (Jan. 16)
▪ Was third in the mile (4:55.67, school record) for the second straight year at the Michigan Intercollegiates (Jan. 23)
▪ Had five top 10 finishes
▪ Was the fifth leading scorer with 64.25 points

2009 Outdoor:
▪ Earned all-league honors for placing third in the 5000 (17:20.26) at The Summit League Championship (May 14)
▪ Had three top 10 finishes
▪ Was the fifth leading scorer overall with 96 points

2009 Indoor:
▪ Was fourth in the 3000 (10:04.60) and 5000 (17:23.09) at The Summit League Championship (Feb. 28)
▪ Won the 3000 at the Macomb Open (Dec. 8)
▪ Placed third in the mile at the Michigan Intercollegiates (Jan. 31)
▪ Set the school record in the 5000 (16:57.10) at the GVSU Big Meet (Feb. 14)
▪ Had five top 10 finishes
▪ Was the fourth leading scorer with 64 points

High School:
▪ Four-year letterwinner under coach Cecil Burch and served three years as team captain
▪ Helped her team to division runners-up in 2006 and 2007 as a sophomore and junior
▪ Earned all-state honors in 2006 and 2007 as a sophomore and junior
▪ Also collected all-conference accolades three times
▪ Was a member of Team Michigan for the Mid-East Meet of Champions in 2007 as a junior
▪ Holds the school record in the 5K with a time of 18:29
▪ Also earned four letters in track and field, where she served as captain for two years
▪ Ran a leg of the state champion 4x800 relay all four years
▪ Earned all-state honors in the 1600 run and 3200 run in 2007 and 2008 as a junior and senior
▪ Holds the school records in the 1600 run, 3200 run and 4x800 relay with times of 5:12, 11:18 and 9:26, respectively

Academic Achievements:
▪ Graduated as valedictorian of her class and a three-year member of the National Honor Society
▪ Also served on student council and was class president her senior year.

Personal:
Parents: Tim and Kay Jones
Siblings: Zack, Luke
▪ Zack competed in the 10,000 at the NCAA Division I Outdoor National Semifinals

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