Coming off back-to-back Big Ten Championships in 2010 and 2011, the Women's Cross Country team has secured several new additions to the program.
2012: Competed unattached ... Won the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 18:04.20 ... Ran at the Spartan Invitational, placing 21st with a time of 21:54.
High School: Four-year letter winner in cross country and track and field at Allendale High School ... All-Conference and All-State all four years in cross country ... State Champion in 2010 in cross country ... All-Conference and All-State all four years in track and field ... State Champion in the 3200-meter all four years with personal records each year and a time of 10:23 her senior year ... State Champion in the 1600-meter in 2010 ... Allendale High School Athlete of the Year for the Class of 2012 ... Placed first in the 3200-meter at the M.I.T.S Indoor State Meet at Eastern Michigan University in 2011 and 2012 ... Placed first in the 3200-meter at the Midwest Meet of Champions at Northrop High School with a time of 10:36 ... Named team captain in cross country and track and field her junior and senior year ... Part of the student government and leadership team ... Top-10 in her class ... Was the class representative her sophomore and junior year for the student government.
Personal: Born June 30, 1994 ... Daughter of Greg and Shari Wiersma ...Undecided on a major.