The 2005 Pac-10 Women's Cross Country Newcomer of the Year will look to come back with a vengeance after injuries kept her mostly on the sidelines in 2006 ... earned All-Pac-10 and All-West Region cross country honors in 2005 ... California's 3200m state champion in 2005 ... a Pac-10 competitor at 5,000- and 10,000 meters as a freshman.
2006-07: Sat out most of the 2006 fall season after a busy 2005 ... ran just twice in the fall, placing 23rd overall at Sundodger, and 39th overall at the Dellinger Invite ... redshirted both indoor and outdoor track seasons, competing just twice unattached in the 3000m outdoors.
2005-06: Led all UW runners at three of five cross country races in the fall of 2005 ... never ran lower than second on the team ... earned three top-10 finishes during her debut season ... was named Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year following the season ... named San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Female Prep Athlete of the Year in October ... captured second-team All-Pac-10 honors with an eighth-place finish at the conference meet, best by a UW frosh since 2001 ... eighth-place Pac-10 finish was highest by a conference true freshman ... was also named All-West Region after a 15th-place finish at the Regional meet ... ran fourth in collegiate debut at the Sundodger Invitational, and was the No. 7 overall finisher at Willamette ... led all Huskies at the Pre-National meet in 28th ... was among UW's top competitors at 5K and 10K on the track ... competed in both events at Pac-10s, placing 15th and 10th, respectively ... was ninth in the 5000m at the MPSF meet, her time of 17:07.58 the eighth-best ever at UW.
High School and Personal: Parents are Joan and John ... father is the former coach of USA Rugby ... older brothers Tavin and Trevor each played Division-I sports, Tavin in rugby at Santa Clara and Trevor in soccer at Cal Poly ... sister, Tami, was a national-level ice skater ... ran third at the 2004 state cross country championships ... won the 2005 California state 3200m title in 10:38 ... placed fourth in the 5000m at the 2005 USA Junior Nationals ... was 12th at the 2005 USA Junior Cross Country Nationals ... placed eighth at the 2004 Foot Locker Cross Country Regionals, and 27th at the Foot Locker Nationals ... swept sectional cross country titles in 2003 and 2004, and was second in 2002 ... also won the 3200m at the sectional meet in 2003 and 2004 ... qualified for state in the 1600m as a freshman ... an honorable-mention cross country All-American in 2004 ... named to the San Jose Mercury-News' All-Area team for cross country and track in 2004-05 ... a first-team all-league and All-CCS honoree in 2004 and 2005 ... earned 10 varsity letters, including four each for track and cross country, and two for soccer ... excelled as a club soccer player, earning all-district and all-area honors at the U14, U15 and U17 levels, and leading club team to state title ... named 2004 High School Sports Focus' Scholar Athlete of the Year ... earned with 3.8 GPA.
Collegiate Best Marks:
5000m.......17:07.58i / 17:11.02