University of Iowa Athletics

Madison Waymire

Class Jr.
Hometown Grimes, Iowa
High School Dallas Center-Grimes
Madison Waymire - Women's Cross Country - University of Iowa Athletics

2018 — Indoor – ran 3,000 meters at ISU Classic (9:50.34) and 5,000 meters at Meyo Invite (17:08.18)… ran mile at Alex Wilson Invite (4:58.23) and Big Ten Championships (4:58.45)… Outdoor – won 1,500 meters with a team-leading 4:31.86 at Musco Twilight… anchored team-leading 3,200-meter relay (9:15.26) and distance medley relay (12:03.04) at Florida Relays… ran 1,500 meters at Big Ten Championships (4:32.97)… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

2017 — Indoor – placed fifth in 3,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (9:52.04)… placed 17th in 5,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (16:55.45) and seventh at Iowa State Classic (16:57.44)… placed second in mile at Black & Gold Premier (5:00.10) and third at Border Battle (5:03.44)… Outdoor – placed 11th in 3,000-meter steeplechase at San Francisco Distance Carnival (10:41.91)… ran 1,500 meters at Musco Twilight (4:36.57) and 5,000 meters at Mt. SAC Relays (16:50.11)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country – Iowa’s second finisher in all six races… ran season bests at NCAA Regional (21:08.24-6,000 meters), Joe Piane Notre Dame Invite (17:36.5-5,000 meters) and Hawkeye Invite (14:03.3-4,000 meters)… the 4,000-meter time ranks eighth all-time at Iowa… Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2016 — earned team John Raffensperger Dedication award… Indoor – led team in mile (4:58.60)… ran 3,000 meters at Meyo Invite (9:51.12)… Outdoor – redshirted… placed second in 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (10:08.09) while competing unattached… Cross Country – placed third at season-opening Hawkeye Invite with a collegiate-best 10:21.9 (3,000 meters)… that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa… ran season-best 6,000 meters at NCAA Regional (21:53.4)… also competed at Pre-Nationals (22:01.2-6,000 meters) and Big Ten Championships (23:09.7-8,000 meters)… placed third at Illinois State Invite (17:55.92-5,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2015 — Cross Country – Iowa’s top finisher in all six races… placed fifth at Early Bird Invitational (3,000 meters/10:29.2) and third at Illinois State Invitational (5,000 meters/17:52.6)… posted collegiate-best 17:22.7 in 5,000 meters at Notre Dame Invitational… ran 10th-fastest 6,000-meter time in school history (21:01.8) at Big Ten Championships to finish 32nd… raced that distance at Bradley Pink Classic (17th; 21:08.8) and NCAA Midwest Regional (37th; 21:19.1)… recipient of Big Ten Sportsmanship Award… letterwinner.

High School — finished fourth and sixth at the state meet her junior and senior season… two-time 800-meter state champion… state runner-up in the distance medley relay, 1,500 and 3,000 meters as a freshman and sophomore, and state finalist in each of those events her junior and senior season… state runner-up in the 800 meters junior year… school record-holder in the 800 (2:14), 1,500 (4:42) and 3,000 meters (10:06)… four-time team MVP and recipient of her team’s sportsmanship award.

Personal — born December 28, 1995… daughter of Pat and Lori Waymire… father ran track at Iowa… has two younger brothers, Jacob and Grant… sports and recreational management major.

Waymire’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,500 Meters (O) 4:31.86 Musco Twilight 4/12/18
Mile (I) 4:58.23 at Alex Wilson Invite 2/17/18
3,000 Meters (I) 9:50.34 at ISU Classic 2/10/18
5,000 Meters (O) 16:50.11 at Mt. SAC Relays 4/14/17