2008 Outdoor Track and Field - Freshman:Competed in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... NCAA Mideast Regional champion in the steeplechase (10:32.83) ... Took third in the steeplechase at the Big Ten Championships ... Ran season-best steeplechase time of 10:22.36 at the Sun Angel Track Classic to rank second on Illinois all-time performance list. Indoor:Earned All-America honors by running 1,200m leg of the Illini distance medley relay that took sixth at the NCAA Indoor Championships (11:12.33) ... Also ran on distance medley relay that set school record at the Alex Wilson Invitational (11:09.09).
2007 Cross Country- Freshman: Garnered the Big Ten Freshman of the Year award... Achieved a personal best at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships with a 6K time of 20:54, placing 17th overall and third for the Illini... Placed 24th at the Big Ten Championships with a 6K time of 20:55... Helped lead the Illini to a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships with a 99th-place finish and a 6K time of 21:33... Finished third for Illinois at Pre-Nationals with a 6K time of 21:11 and was 47th overall...Began an outstanding first year by clocking a personal-best 5K time of 17:27.75 at the Illinois Intercollegiate meet placing first for the Illini and second overall... Placed in the top five for the Orange and Blue in every race this season.