Sophomore crosses finish line in season-best time of 10:38.72
Ohio State in second place with 37 team points
Ohio State positions itself well for Saturday's finals
February 12 - February 18, 2013
Buckeyes encouraged by progress heading into next week's Big Ten championships
School-record holder in the 3000m steeplechase (10:27.45)
Member of school record-holding distance medley relay (11:27.78)
2012 USTFCCCA Division I Academic All-American team
Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Three-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete
800m - 2:09.41
1000m - 2:53.90
1500m - 4:31.12
Mile - 4:52.57
3000m - 9:46.31
3000m steeplechase - 10:27.45
5000m - 17:02.56
2013 Outdoor (Senior) Represented the Buckeyes in the 3000m steeplechase and 5000m at the Big Ten championships ... helped Ohio State place third in the 4x400m at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge ... fifth in the 1500m and seventh in the 3000m at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge ... fifth in 3000m and 15th in the 1500m at the Jim Click Shootout ... runner-up in the 3000m steeplechase and sixth in the 1500m at the All-Ohio championships ... third in the 5000m and sixth in the steeplechase at the Jesse Owens Classic ... first in the steeple at the Ohio Open.
2013 Indoor(Senior) Helped Ohio State place sixth in the DMR at the Big Ten championships; competed as an individual in the mile ... DMR team finished first at the Buckeye Classic, Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet and Armory Collegiate Invitational ... DMR team took third at the SPIRE NCAA D-I Track Invitational ... first in the 4x800m at the Gladstein Invitational ... first in the mile at the Buckeye Classic ... first in the 3000m and 11th in the mile at the Gladstein Invitational ... fifth in the 3000m and ninth in the mile at the Buckeye Tune-Up.
2012 Outdoor (Junior) Ran in the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA East Prelims ... finished 12th in the steeplechase and 13th in 5000m run at the Big Ten championships.
2012 Indoor (Junior) Helped the distance medley relay team set a school record of 11:27.78 with a third-place finish at the Meyo Invitational ... placed ninth in the 800m run and seventh with the distance medley relay team at the Big Ten championships ... set an 800m PR of 2:09.41 at the SPIRE Invitational ... finished second in the 800m and third in the 3000m at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... set a PR of 4:52.57 in the mile run vs. Michigan.
2011 Outdoor (Sophomore) Set a school record and PR in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 10:27.45 at the 53rd Annual Mt. SAC Relays ... won the 3000m steeplechase in a time of 10:38.47 at the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge ... took second in the 1500m run at the Jim Click Shootout in a PR time of 4:31.12.
2011 Indoor (Sophomore) Recorded a season-best time of 2:10.55 in the prelims of the 800m run at the Big Ten championships and finished sixth in the finals; also a member of the distance medley relay team that took eighth at the championships ... second-place finisher in the 800m run with a time of 2:10.84 at the Akron Invitational ... collected another second-place finish at the Buckeye Classic in the 3000m run in 9:54.46.
2010 Outdoor (Freshman) Broke the Ohio State school record in the 3000m steeplechase with an 11th-place run at the Big Ten championships (10:44.99) ... finished first overall in the very first steeplechase of her career at the Stan Lyons Invitational (10:47.12) ... took first place in the 1500m run at the Lenny Lyles Invite (4:35.89, a season best).
2010 Indoor (Freshman) Set the Ohio State school record in the 1000m run (2:53.90) with a ninth-place finish at the Penn State National Invitational ... helped the Buckeye Distance Medley relay to a fifth-place finish at the Big Ten championships (11:32.80) ... ran with the DMR at PSU, finishing second in 11:33.16 ... ran a season best in the mile at the Kentucky Invitational, taking 11th in 2:17.56.
Hilliard Davidson High School State runner-up in the 1600m with a personal record of 4:55.12 ... 11th at the OHSAA DI XC championships.
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