Lisa Ebel
Lisa Ebel Image
Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 7th Season

Ebel began in 2006 as the coach of the Saint Xavier University women's cross country and track teams.  In just her second season at the helm, the Cougars won the 2007 NAIA Region VII Cross Country Meet and qualified as a team for the 2007 NAIA National Cross Country Championships.  Ebel has also had a number of individual runners and relay teams qualify for Nationals in track in her short tenure.  She has been named the CCAC Coach of the Year twice for cross country (2007 & 2008) and once during the indoor track season (2009).  Ebel graduated magna cum laude from Saint Xavier University in 2001 with a degree in elementary education and a minor in mathematics.  She was also a two-year runner on the SXU women's cross country team during the 1998 and 1999 season.

The Orland Park native was a seventh and eighth-grade mathematics teacher at the I.E. Magnet School in Joliet, Ill., prior to joining the Saint Xavier University coach staff.  She resides in Orland Park with her husband, Keith.  The couple have three children:  Ken, Theresa, and Nick and a granddaughter, Carmella.

#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Rachael DeanSR  Lindenhurst, Ill.Judson University/Lakes
Anna GalvezJR  Park Ridge, Ill.
Ann KolkerFR  Naperville, Ill.
Amanda MageeSO 5-6Frankfort, Ill.
Mercedes ManchaJR 5-2Elgin, Ill.
Dana MartinFR  Chicago, Ill.
Lexi McDermidFR  Lockport, Ill.
Jackie OttSR  Island Lake, Ill.Marian Central Catholic
Christa PittsFR  Franklin Park, Ill.
Leslie RosarioJR  Fort Myers, Fla.
Ashley SharesSR 5-3Palos Park, Ill.
Jordan WallaceJR 5-4Frankfort, Ill.
Lisa Ebel Image
Head Coach
7th season
Nancy Norkiewicz Image
Assistant Coach
2nd season