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...Finished 36th at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 20:29.64...Ran at the Spartan Invitational, placing 208th with a time of 25:27.
High School: Four-year letter winner in both track and field and cross country at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School ... All-conference all four seasons in cross country ... All-District her junior and senior year ... Placed 19th at the state meet her junior year and third in the district...Posted a third-place finish in the district her senior year ... All-Conference in 2009 and 2010 in track and field ... All-District her sophomore, junior, and senior season ... Awarded the Iowa Track Coaches Association Senior ... Placed seventh at the state meet in the 3000-meter her senior year with a time of 11:19 ... Member of the National Honors Society ... Salutatorian of her class.
Personal: Born August, 18, 1994 ... Majoring in animal science.