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    Maddie Elkins
    Maddie Elkins

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Stamford, Conn.

    High School:
    Westhill

    Height:
    5-2



    12/06/2012

    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    12/06/2012

    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    Maddie Elkins left the Northwestern cross country team following her sophomore season.

    2012: Missed 2012 campaign due to injury ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    2011: Competed in four events as a freshman ... Posted a season-best 5K time in her final meet, the Illini Open, where she placed ninth among NU finishers ... Recorded times of 19:43 and 19:48 at the Forester Invite and Notre Dame Invite, respectively ... Made her debut at the Huskie Open.

    High School: Earned all-state honors for two years ... Six-time all-county honoree ... Two-time team MVP ... 2009 Connecticut Class LL 3200-meter champion ... Best times include 11:05 in 3,200-meter and 18:02 in the 5K ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Team captain in cross country, indoor and outdoor track.

    Personal: Born Madeleine Elizabeth Elkins ... Daughter of Lorren and Lisa Elkins ... Father swam for Harvard University ... Chose Northwestern over Brown, Harvard and Pennsylvania ... Double major in political science and economics.