Cross Country2010 - Senior: Made season debut at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships, coming in fifth for the Illini and 30th overall with a 5K time of 18:56 ... Placed fifth for the Illini and 99th overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a 6K time of 22:09.6 ... Placed sixth for the team at Pre-Nationals with a 6K time of 22:54.8 ... Placed eighth for the team at the Big Ten Championships with a 6K time of 22:25.9 ... Placed seventh on the team at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships after finishing with a time of 22:23.58 ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2009 - Junior: Finished 223rd in her first appearance at the NCAA National Championships with a 6K time of 22:27.8 ... Placed sixth for Illinois at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships with a 6K time of 22:38 ... Had a personal-best 6K time of 21:58 at the Big Ten Championships and finished fifth for the Orange and Blue and 44th overall ... Came in sixth for the Illini at the Pre-National Invitational with a 6K time of 22:36.4 ... Ran a personal-best 5K time of 18:12 at the Wisconsin Inter-Regional ... Came in second for the Illini at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships with a 5K time of 18:32 ... Paced the Orange and Blue at the season-opening Illini Challenge, placing third with a personal-best 4K time of 14:39.57 ... Finished in fifth for Illinois at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invite ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2008 - Sophomore: Opened up the 2008 season at the Illini Challenge, placing fifth for the Orange and Blue with a 4K time of 15:44.59 ... Ran a 5K time of 19:18 at the Bradley Open to place fourth for the Illini ... Raced at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championships with a 5K time of 19:33 ... Competed in the open division of the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing 17th overall with a season-best 5K time of 18:53 ... Finished first for the Illini at the Bradley Classic with a 6K time of 22:41 ... Placed third for the Orange and Blue at the Illini Open with a 5K time of 19:00 ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2007 - Freshman: Finished 12th for the Illini at the Illinois Intercollegiate meet with a time of 19:33 in her first race for the Fighting Illini.
Track & Field2010:
Academic All-Big Ten. Outdoor: Participated in the 1,500m ... Placed first at Illinois Twilight (4:43.45) ... Placed third with her personal-best time at Dave Rankin Invite (4:37.36) ... Finished fourth at Stan Lyons Invite (4:37.86). Indoor: Participated in the mile and 3,000m ... Ran her personal-best in the 3,000m at Tyson Invitational (10:24.99).
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