Part four of our four-part preview of the 2012 MSU Cross Country team.
2012: Finished in fourth-place at the Michigan Intercollegiates with a personal-best 5k time of 18:07.30...Posted a runner-up finish at the Jayhawk Invitational with a time of 18:11.22...Ran a time of 18:40.60 at the EMU Fall Classic, placing 12th overall.
2011: Placed ninth at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 19:18.51 ... Finished the Spartan Invitational in a time of 21:54 ... Competed in the Roy Griak Invitational, recording a time of 22:40.40 ... Placed seventh at the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships with a time of 18:53.07 ... Finished seventh at the Eastern Michigan Fall Classic with a time of 18:23.81 ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010: Finished with a time of 20:55.9 at the Jeff Drenth Memorial ... Turned in a 19:42.4 at the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships ... Clocked in a 19:07.4 at the EMU Fall Classic ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2009: Competed unattached at the Spartan Invitational where she posted a time of 23:17 ... Finished the Roy Griak Invitational in 24:41.
High School: Four year letterwinner in both cross country and track at Western High School, where she graduated with highest honors ... Named 2009 Athlete of the Year at Western ... Team captain her junior and senior years in both cross country and track ... 2006-08 conference and regional champion in cross country, while also adding a regional championship in 2005 ... Four-time all-state, all-region and all-conference honoree in cross country ... Named to the track all-state team her sophomore, junior and senior years ... A four-time all-conference and all-region honoree ... Named Jackson County Runner of the Year in cross country in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... Academic all-state in both cross country and track.
Personal: Born April 1, 1991 ... Daughter of Ron and Cindy Freeland ... Majoring in animal science with an emphasis on pre-veterinary.