Ebel begins her fifth season 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 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.

Roster for 2009-10 Women's Track & Field Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
Jade BradenJR 5-0Rocky River, OhioRocky River
Lauren DentzmanSR 5-6Lemont, Ill.Lemont
Alyssa DriscollSO 5-4Marion, IowaXavier
Dana EppleyJR 5-9Palos Heights, Ill.Shepard
Kayla GilbertJR 5-5Country Club Hills, Ill.Shepard
Ijeoma IbeSO 5-5Park Forest, Ill.Rich East
Brittany JacksonSO 5-6Aurora, Ill.Oak Park-River Forest
Amanda JanoszSR 5-1Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
Kelly MaloneJR 5-5Oak Lawn, Ill.Mother McAuley
Mercedes ManchaFR 5-2Elgin, Ill.Streamwood
Krista OlenekSO 5-1Algonquin, Ill.Marian Central Catholic
Jackie OttSO 5-6Island Lake, Ill.Marian Central Catholic
Amy PoullSR 5-4Oak Forest, Ill.Oak Forest
Jacina SimsSO 5-9Park Forest, Ill.Rich East
Megan SyringSR 5-7Tinley Park, Ill.Andrew
Katy ThomsonJR 5-4Matteson, Ill.Marian Catholic
Shalonda YoungSO 5-7Chicago, Ill.Crane Tech
Head Coach