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Santiago

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Player
Year: Senior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: John A. Ferguson
Major: Animal Science

Bio

Honors
Nebraska Most Improved Runner (2015)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016)

2017 (Senior)
Santiago opened up the season at the Augustana Twilight Invitational, finishing 18th with a time of 18:20.86...finished 13th at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational, with a time of 22:40.0...finished 54th at the Sam Bell Invitational with a time of 22:36.11.

2016 (Junior)
Santiago opened up the season at the Augustana Twilight by finishing ninth with a time of 17:08.22...placed ninth at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational (22:45)...placed 115th at the Notre Dame Joe Piane Invitational (17:54)...led the Huskers at the ISU Pre-National Invitational, coming in at 51st (22:21.5)...posted a 68th-place finish at the Big Ten Championships (22:51.9)...ran in 71st place at the NCAA Midwest Regional (21:36.8) and was the Huskers’ No. 2 finisher.

2015 (Sophomore)
Santiago competed in all six meets for the Big Red...finished 72nd at the Big Ten Championships (21:50.7)...placed 121st at the NCAA Midwest Regional (22:25.3)...came in at 15th at the Augustana Twilight (17:30.2)...took 25th at the Kansas Rim Rock Classic (22:27.5)...joined teammate Kendall Cast in sharing Nebraska's most improved runner Award...earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

2014 (Freshman)
Competed in three regular-season meets before earning a spot in the Husker lineup at the Big Ten Championships and NCAA Midwest Regional...ran a time of 11:13.83 at the Big Ten Championships and was the sixth Husker to cross the finish line...posted a time of 22:50.6 at the NCAA Midwest Regional...placed 57th at the Augustana Twilight (17:46.73)...notched a time of 24:13.6 and was Nebraska's No. 7 finisher at the Bradley Classic.

Before Nebraska
Was a standout in both cross country and track at John A. Ferguson High School in Miami, Florida...finished sixth at the Florida Class 4A State Cross Country Championships as a senior in 2013 after taking eighth at the state meet in 2012...was also the district cross country champion...set a career-best 5K time of 18:21...on the track, took second in the two-mile run at the state meet as a senior in 2014...recorded times of 11:08 in the 3,200m and 5:15 in the 1,600m...was also a member of Ferguson's 4x800m relay team that finished as the state runner-up in both 2013 and 2014.

Personal
Born Feb. 26, 1996...daughter of Raul Santiago and Madeleine Isern-Santiago...majoring in animal science at Nebraska.

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Woody Greeno Invitational
Jarren Heng - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013
Isabel Andrade - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013