Leah O'Connor's runner-up finish leads the Spartans to their third title in four years.
2012: Finished third at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 18:11.77 ... Competed at the Spartan Invitational, placing 18th with a time of 21:51 ... Posted a career-best 5k time of 17:30.16 at the Louisville Classic for 39th place overall ... Ran at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing 167th with a time of 21:10 ... Placed 36th with a time of 21:13 at the Big Ten Championships ... Clocked in a personal-best 6k time of 20:53 at the Great Lakes Regional to finish 21st ... Competed at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:03.6, placing 143rd overall ... Academic All-Big Ten Selection ...Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
2011: Ran unattached ... Finished seventh at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 19:05.10 ... Competed in the Spartan Invitational, placing 47th with a time of 22:17 ... Posted the team's best overall 5K as the top female finisher with a time of 17:52.20 at the EMU Fall Classic.
High School: Elected captain for cross country in 2009 and 2010 and for track and field in 2011 ... Four-year letter winner in cross country and track and field ...Placed 1st at regionals and 6th at states for cross country senior year ... All-state cross country selection in 2008, 2009, and 2010 ... Three-year academic all-state in cross country ... Four-year all-conference selection in cross country ... Three-time all-county selection in cross country ... Four-year all-region selection in cross country ... Holds three cross country course records at Gilbert Willis (18:33), Huron Meadows (17:25), and Richardson (18:19) ... Placed 4th at states in both the 1600m and 3200m senior year ... All-state selection for 1600m in 2008, 2010, and 2011 ... Two-year all-state selection for 3200m ... Two-time academic all-state in track and field ... Four-year all-conference selection for 1600m ... Two-year all-region selection for 800m and 3200m ... Four-year all-county selection for 1600m ... Four-time all-region 1600m ... Two-time MVP of the City Meet ... Placed 16th in Footlocker Midwest Championships.
Personal: Born June 5, 1993 ... Daughter of Bill and Leslie Clark ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.